The Jihad against Robin Williams Speaks Volumes

August 13, 2014

After the shocking news of Robin Williams’s apparent suicide hit the media, people throughout America and the world mourned his passing and celebrated his life and work. But not everyone did so. Consistent Muslims took the opportunity to spew Islamic venom at Williams and wish him eternal torture in flames.


Altruism: The Fuel of Jihad

June 24, 2014

In “Terrorism, Altruism, and Moral Certainty,” the Afterward to my book Loving Life, I explain that “Islamic terrorists are religious altruists: They selflessly commit human sacrifices for the sake of a supernatural ‘other’—an alleged God.” A Muslim professor at the Islamic University in Gaza recently acknowledged this too.

Murder for Allah—Again (and Again, and . . . )

May 20, 2014

Atrocities against women and girls, against homosexuals, against non-Muslims, are, in the Muslim world, a daily occurrence. The action against this Sudanese woman—whether or not Muslims ultimately carry out their threat to murder her—is just one atrocity in an endless stream of atrocities perpetrated by Muslims in the name of. . . Continue »

Faith-Based Saudi Censorship, A Lesson for America

May 11, 2014

American Christians calling for censorship based on religious beliefs should look to Saudi Arabia for an indication of what faith-based government means. There, government recently sentenced “prominent Saudi blogger [Raif Badawi] to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes for insulting Islam,” Fox News reports.

Why use “Islamist” Rather than “Muslim”?

July 9, 2013

In this episode of Reason at Large, Craig Biddle answers the question, “Why do you sometimes use the term ‘Islamist’ rather than ‘Muslim’ to refer to Muslims?” In answering, Biddle points out that some Muslims take their religion seriously and thus seek to convert or kill unbelievers, and some Muslims. . . Continue »

Morally Judging Muslims and Other Religionists

July 6, 2013

In this episode of Reason at Large, Craig Biddle answers the question, “You’ve argued that people should be intolerant of Islam. How does this apply to individual Muslims, not all of whom truly or fully embrace Islam?” In answering, Biddle discusses the need to account for the context of a. . . Continue »