At the end of 2017, I published a book with Liturgical Press entitled Finding Jesus among Muslims: How Loving Islam Makes Me a Better Catholic. Written for a Catholic and broader Christian audience, the book shows how interreligious dialogue with Muslims can deepen Christians' relationship with God. Here, I share a bit about the book, which you can learn more about at findingjesusamongmuslims.com.
Without my education at Georgetown, I could never have dreamed to have such a meaningful, deep, and heady conversation.
Earlier this week, a reader posted the following comment on my blog. I wanted to share my response (and the potential exchange that may ensue) with the rest of my readers. Stay tuned to see if the discussion expands--I hope you will weigh in as well. Reader: Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, … Continue reading The Way, the Truth, and the Life: An exchange with a reader
When I arrived back to my apartment late on Tuesday night, the eleventh anniversary of September 11, 2001, I opened my laptop to find a burning, bright orange image of a man stoking fire and a New York Times headline reading, “Anger Over a Film Fuels Anti-American Attacks in Libya and Egypt.” As I read … Continue reading At a loss
My last post discussed post-9/11 hate crimes against American Sikhs, many of whom were targeted because they were thought to be Muslim. It’s no surprise, then, that American Muslims too have experienced a wave of hate crimes directed at their own community. In the year after September 11, anti-Muslim hate crimes rose by a staggering … Continue reading Trends we can’t ignore: 3) The recent rise in anti-Muslim hate crimes