ABC – What Would You Do? – American Soldier Condemning Islamophobia

“What Would You Do?” by ABC is a hidden camera series where people are put into ethical dilemmas, given the choice between passively accepting injustice and standing up for what they believe is right.

This soldier didn’t hesitate to speak up when a young man started harassing a Muslim cashier, refusing to be served by him because “he’s a Muslim.”

The uniformed man defended freedom of religion for all, stating, “We live in America, he can have whatever religion he wants.” Continue reading “ABC – What Would You Do? – American Soldier Condemning Islamophobia”

Some troubled by the ‘Christian fundamentalist’ label for Norwegian shooter

Religious conservatives in the United States went on the defensive after media described the suspect in last week’s shooting rampage in Norway as a Christian fundamentalist.

Christian Broadcasting Network veteran Dale Hurd called usage of religious terms to identify confessed murderer Anders Behring Breivik “really sloppy and probably opportunistic journalism by the left-wing media.”

“I have covered the so-called far right all across Europe and it is full of people who call themselves Christians who never go to church, clearly do not have a personal relationship [with] Christ, and they call themselves a Christian almost in a patriotic sense that they stand with their country in the way that it was founded,” Hurd said.

Denny Burk, associate professor of New Testament at Boyce College, the undergraduate arm of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky., said in a blog that “at most, he is Christian in name only.” Continue reading “Some troubled by the ‘Christian fundamentalist’ label for Norwegian shooter”

Muslims and Christians to meet in Geneva to build a common future

Muslims and Christians to meet in Geneva to build a common future

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Baptist World Alliance Response to ‘A Common Word’

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April 30, 2009


Dear BWA Member Bodies,


We greet you and pray you are doing well and rejoicing in our Lord, no matter what your circumstances.


I write today to share with you the formal BWA response to an Open Letter from Muslim Scholars entitled A Common Word, addressed to the leaders of Christian World communions, and received at the BWA Office in the fall of 2007.


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