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Why We Should Learn about Islam: 12 Years after Regensburg

On September 12, 2006, almost five years to the day from 9/11, Pope Benedict XVI delivered a watershed lecture at the University of Regensburg. He argued that Islam and the modern West hold a significant tenant in common: a voluntarism that puts will above reason. For classic Islamic thinkers this meant that Allah was not bound by any restraints of...

09 12 2018

Why Christianity Can Reform But Islam Can’t

Fathers are powerful. We know this by what happens when they are absent. Children without fathers are: 5 times more likely to be poor 5 times more likely to commit crime 9 times more likely to drop out of school 20 times more likely to go to prison Those statistics are courtesy of former President Barack Obama, in his 2008 Father...

02 09 2017

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