Ancient History, History, Islam, Medieval History

The Church of the Resurrection – Links

We have filled the last three weeks looking at the Church of the Resurrection (also known as the Church of the Holy Sepulcher). Hopefully, the story of this revered but often neglected site gives us a little bit of perspective on the difficulties faced by the Church in all its various manifestations. Constantine and the… Continue reading The Church of the Resurrection – Links

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Islam, Things We Shouldn't Discuss

Three things most Christians do not know about the Qur’an

I am currently reading Abdullah Yusuf Ali's 1935 English translation of the Qur'an which is considered the "Authorized" English translation. To the Muslim, any translation of the Qur'an falls short because Muslims believe that the Qur'an is inspired only in Arabic. Any translation is a poor reflection of it, but since I cannot read Arabic,… Continue reading Three things most Christians do not know about the Qur’an