Category Archives: History

Yasir Qadhi admits that Islam was aggressively spread by the sword vs. Byzantine and Persian Empires

see also here on the principle of Dhimmi (ذمی ) (= the conquering and subjugation of Christians and Jews and later expanded to others – 2nd class citizens that only have certain rights) and those Islamic principles.

Posted in Dhimmi / Dhimmitude, History, Islam, Jihad, Muslim scholar, Muslims | Comments Off on Yasir Qadhi admits that Islam was aggressively spread by the sword vs. Byzantine and Persian Empires

Hitler admired Islam

Originally posted on Apologetics and Agape:
“Nazi theology” – chapter 11 in Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy, by Eric Metaxas Adolf Hitler said basically, as he rejected the Christian religion of the history of Germany: “Why couldn’t we Germans have…

Posted in History, Hitler, Islam, Jihad, Nominalism in church & culture | Comments Off on Hitler admired Islam

Who has history on it’s side? Christianity or Islam?

Originally posted on Apologetics and Agape:
Updated on December 16, 2020 The Historicity of the Life Jesus in the Gospels – John Dominic Crossan believes Jesus was crucified and died in history; Islam denies this – Surah 4:157 “Jesus’ death…

Posted in Apologetics, Crucifixion of Jesus Christ, Death of Jesus on the cross, Historical Jesus, Historical reliability of the Bible, History, Islam, Liberal Theology, Muslims | Comments Off on Who has history on it’s side? Christianity or Islam?

Acts 2:38 and the Early church

38 Peter said to them, “Repent, and each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. 39 For the promise is for you and your children and for all … Continue reading

Posted in Allan Ruhl, Apologetics, Baptism, Baptismal Regeneration, church history, early church history, History, Roman Catholic False Doctrines, Roman Catholic false practices, Roman Catholicism, Sam Shamoun | 1 Comment

The Resurrection of Jesus from the dead

An excellent debate / discussion by William Lane Craig with the conservative Jewish political and cultural commentator Ben Shapiro (who is great on political and cultural issues) – demonstrates the historical facts of the resurrection of Jesus from the dead.  … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Historical Jesus, Historical reliability of the Bible, History, The Resurrection of Jesus Christ | Comments Off on The Resurrection of Jesus from the dead

Did Jesus Rise from the Dead?

Posted in Historical Jesus, Historical reliability of the Bible, History, The Resurrection of Jesus Christ, Theology | Comments Off on Did Jesus Rise from the Dead?

A “fundamentalist spirit / attitude”

What is wrong with a “fundamentalist spirit/attitude” that cannot discern nuances in disagreements on secondary and tertiary issues in other Christians? Dr. White discusses an upcoming possible debate (sometime in 2020) with Sam Shamoun over 2 issues: 1. Limited Atonement … Continue reading

Posted in "fundamentalist spirit / attitude", Apologetics, Christian Attitudes toward others, History, Sam Shamoun, Textual Variants | 7 Comments

Historical Theology from a Protestant Viewpoint, Dr. Nathan Busenitz

This is the first of 25 lectures on Historical Theology from the early church up to the Reformation.  I have not listened to them all, but jumped around some; and still have a long way to go.  Overall, it looks … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, church history, early church history, History, Theology | Comments Off on Historical Theology from a Protestant Viewpoint, Dr. Nathan Busenitz

The Books that did not make it into the Bible

The beginning of Wesley Huff’s lecture (see the video at the end of this post) was a condensation of the opening of the book, “The Heresy of Orthodoxy” by Andreas Kostenberger and Michael Kruger – very important to see the … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Bart Ehrman, Canon of Scripture, church history, early church history, History, Islam, Muslims | Comments Off on The Books that did not make it into the Bible

Balancing the common claim that the Copts and Miaphysites welcomed the Arab Muslim Invaders

Always treated with immense suspicion the narrative of Miaphysites of Egypt and Syria welcoming Arab imperialism in lieu of Byzantium. Akin to the bs of the supposed “tolerant cosmopolitanism” in Arab/Maghrebi occupied Iberian peninsula. https://t.co/lsLTz07STp — Romanos I Lekapenos (@Lekapenos) … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Balance, church history, History, Islam, Muslims | Comments Off on Balancing the common claim that the Copts and Miaphysites welcomed the Arab Muslim Invaders