Having listened to President Obama walk on egg shells to avoid admitting that there is any religious dimension to ISIS, ISIL, and the violence in the Middle East and Europe. . . Having listened to pundits explain that religious terrorists are hijacking a noble and ancient faith. . . Having listened to conservative talking heads bash Obama without adding much more than heat and certainly little light to the situation. . . I read what has to be one of the most powerful, profound, and professional assessments of ISIS and what this groups wants.
It was published in The Atlantic and you can read it online here. . .
The Islamic State is committed to purifying the world by killing vast numbers of people. . . The caliphate is not just a political entity but also a vehicle for salvation.. . . The Islamic State differs from nearly every other current jihadist
movement in believing that it is written into God’s script as a central
character. . .
Below are two videos from Lutheran Hour Ministries on the Quran and Islam:
Challenge of Islam (Promo) from Lutheran Hour Ministries on Vimeo.
Challenge of Islam (Pt2): Defending the Christian Faith - Promo from Lutheran Hour Ministries on Vimeo.