Is Islam a Violent Religion?
Air Date June 8, 2013
Is Islam a violent religion that threatens our freedom or is it simply misunderstood and tainted by its extreme fringe? This Saturday on Up For Debate
, Julie Roys discusses the issue with Dr. Erwin Lutzer, author of The Cross in the Shadow of the Crescent,
and Carl Medearis, an author and expert in Muslim-Christian relations. Don't miss the discussion this Saturday at 8 a.m. on Up For Debate!
Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer is the senior pastor of The Moody Church in Chicago, Ill. He's also the award-winning author of more than 30 books, including his most recent The Cross in the Shadow of the Crescent.
Carl Medearis acts as a catalyst for a number of current movements in the Middle East to promote peace-making, as well as cultural, political and religious dialog leading toward reconciliation. He is the author of the book Muslims, Christians and Jesus. For more infromation about Carl, please visit his website.
Julie Roys has become a trusted voice of biblical wisdom on Moody Radio, earning an audience through her weekly commentaries and appearances on The Morning Ride. Julie came to Moody Radio in 2007, after taking a 13-year hiatus from broadcasting to raise her children and serve in youth ministry. Prior to that, Julie worked as a TV news reporter for a CBS affiliate in Indiana and as a newswriter for WGN-TV and Fox News in Chicago.
Julie holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Wheaton College and a master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Northwestern University. Julie and her husband, Neal, live in the Chicago suburbs and have three children.