Muhammad owned slaves

Muhammad owned slaves (though he freed them all before he died). Be careful what you disapprove of. The Bible, the Qur’an, Aristotle, Buddhist scriptures, St Augustine, Montesquieu, Kant, Locke and so on all condoned slavery in one form or another. … Read More ›

Jesus, Paul, the Catholic Church & Slavery

Here is an interesting except from a book review by Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J. in First Things. The whole article (which I recommend reading) is a fascinating window into the sophisticated nature of Catholic theology. (Emphasis mine) ‘Slavery was practiced… Read More ›

My 3 academic book recommendations

I briefly discuss: The Historical Figure of Jesus – by E. P. Sanders. The Making of a Salafi Muslim Woman: Paths to Conversion – by Anabel Inge. Slavery and Islam – by Jonathan A.C. Brown