Radical Islam issues are addressed from a unique perspective in a new book authored by Nabeel Qureshi, entitled “Answering Jihad: A Better Way Forward.” The former Muslim who converted to Christianity encourages Christians to love Muslims despite acts of terrorism.
Qureshi was raised as a devout Muslim in the United States. As he grew up, he said he began to be disillusioned with Islam.
“After years of investigation, I had to face the reality. There is a great deal of violence in Islam, even in the very foundations of the faith, and it is not all defensive. Quite to the contrary, if the traditions about the prophet of Islam are in any way reliable, then Islam glorifies violent jihad arguably more than any other action a Muslim can take,” he wrote in his new book just released.
“This conclusion led me to a three-pronged fork in the road. Either I could become an apostate and leave Islam, grow apathetic and ignore the prophet, or become ‘radicalized’ and obey him.” …. Read more