Luther, Islam, and the Lies that Cripple

FrontPage Magazine In “Islam’s Expansion Across Europe: Not Martin Luther’s Fault,” one Paul Gottfried pretends to respond to my article, “The Pro-Islamic West: Born 500 years Ago.”  While many of his own readers saw through and exposed his misrepresentations in the comments section more thoroughly than I ever would have, Gottfried’s piece is still worth […]

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“We Are Going to Burn You Alive!” Muslim Persecution of Christians, June 2017

Gatestone Institute Jesuit Father Henri Boulad, an Islamic scholar of the Egyptian Greek Melkite rite, held no punches in an interview concerning the motives of Islamic terror and Western responses to it.  “Islam is an open-ended declaration of war against non-Muslims,” declared the priest, and those who carry out acts of violence and intolerance are […]

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The Pro-Islamic West: Born 500 Years Ago Today

FrontPage Magazine Five-hundred years ago today, on October 31, 1517, a Catholic monk named Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of a German church, thereby launching what would come to be known as the Protestant Reformation.  Whatever else can be said of him, Luther unwittingly initiated something else that is often overlooked.  […]

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Video: Raymond Ibrahim on Egyptian President Sisi and Coptic Christians

In the video that follows, I discuss the situation of the Christian Copts of Egypt in the context of that nation’s president. The clip is from this year’s annual Coptic Solidarity conference held last June in Washington D.C.

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Defeating Jihad: The Winnable War

by Sebastian Gorka Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2016. Reviewed by Raymond Ibrahim Middle East Quarterly Summer 2017 Those looking for a comprehensive and detailed explanation for defeating jihad might be disappointed in Gorka’s study as his recommendations are confined to the last five pages of the book. The bulk of the work is a rehash […]

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“Our Lives Have Turned into Hell”: Muslim Persecution of Christians: May, 2017

Originally published by the Gatestone Institute  One month after Islamic militants bombed two Egyptian churches during Palm Sunday and killed nearly 50 people in April 2017.   On Friday, May 26, several SUVs stopped two buses transporting dozens of Christians to visit and pray at the ancient Coptic Monastery of St. Samuel the Confessor, in the […]

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Video: Raymond Ibrahim on “The History of Dhimmitude”

Last week I appeared on ABN’s 2nd International Apologetics Marathon, hosted by Tony Gurule, and with Dr. Bill Warner, Beshar Shukri, and Edip Yuksel. In the video that follows, we discuss the history of dhimmitude: The History of Dhimmitude from Tony Gurule on Vimeo.

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“It’s a War on Christians”: Muslim Persecution of Christians, April 2017

The Gatestone Institute As in former years, Easter was under attack in various Muslim nations, most spectacularly in Egypt. On April 9, two Coptic Christian Orthodox churches packed with worshippers for Palm Sunday Mass, which initiates Easter holy week, were attacked by Islamic suicide bombers. Twenty-seven people—mostly children—were killed in St. George’s in Tanta, northern Egypt. […]

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Slaughtered Christians “A Viable Target”? Muslim Persecution of Christians, March 2017

The Gatestone Institute The uptick in often lethal persecution of Christians in Muslim regions has caused many Christian leaders to appeal for aid. Canon Andrew White, the prominent minister known as the “Vicar of Baghdad” told Fox News in March, “If there is anything I can tell Americans it is that your fellow brothers and sisters are […]

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Raymond Ibrahim ‘Sets Record Straight’ on Hank Unplugged

I was recently interviewed on the Hank Unplugged podcast, with Hank Hanegraaff, president of the Christian Research Institute. We discussed a wide ranging number of topics in the 90 minute interview, including: the West actively undermining itself and the reality of Islam (6:00); the aberration of labeling Islam as one of the Abrahamic faiths (10:00); the […]

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“Drip-Drip” Genocide: Muslim Persecution of Christians, February, 2017

Gatestone Institute The Islamic State is at it again. More stories of atrocities against Christians continued to surface.  In one, a Christian man, Meghrik, said the bus in which he was riding in Syria was stopped at what turned out to be an ISIS checkpoint.  Three men dressed in black entered and began checking all […]

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