Why Religious Tolerance Is Uniquely American…And Christian

Religious tolerance is a given in the West. But it’s a historical aberration — an ideological revolution created by the Puritans and pre-1776 Americans. What was it that led to the religious tolerance revolution? Was there something unique in Protestantism and Americanism? Or would tolerance have eventually arisen elsewhere, perhaps in Europe? Larry Schweikart, best-selling…

Why Do People Become Islamic Extremists?

What makes someone become an Islamic extremist? Is it poverty? Lack of education? A search for meaning? Haroon Ullah, a senior State Department advisor and a foreign policy professor at Georgetown University, shares what he discovered while living in Pakistan.

What Would Muhammad Do?

Here is the “rough” footage of the first episode of What Would Muhammad Do. I would love for you to check it out. There are no graphics on this (this is just the master video and audio) so you can hear the words and how detailed we are going into the study of Muhammad’s life….

What If Jihadi Witnesses Tried To Proselytize Door-To-Door?

Jehovah’s witnesses come to my house nearly every saturday. At best, they stay too long trying to convince me of their craziness. At worst, they get offended when I tell them that they’re wrong. Still, let’s put it in context. They’re mildly annoying, but they aren’t trying to kill me. Which is more than I…

Muslim Woman Vs. Abercrombie and Fitch

The Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Muslim woman who was denied a job at Abercrombie and Fitch because she wears a headscarf due to her religion. Some are saying that this is a victory for religious freedom. Is it really though?