These speeches, articles, and sermons were written by Rev. Bassam Madany over the past several years. Some have been published as noted.

THE GREATEST HYMN Dec'05

.... Lately, I have been looking over several of Zwemer’s works in my library. I began to reread, "Thinking Missions with Christ,” published in 1934. Chapter 7 has this title “The Greatest Hymn.” The reference is to Reginald Heber’s “From Greenland’s Icy Mountains.”....


DENIALS OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE Dec'05

.... I picked up my copy of the Wall Street Journal and noticed on its front page this eye-catching headline: Turk-Armenian Fight Over WWI History Goes to a U.S. Court.... The article brought back childhood memories that go back to the 1930s. ....


SHOULD WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE CRUSADES? Jul'05

There has been a resurgence of interest in the Crusades, spurred on by demands that have been made by Muslims who claim that an apology for the Crusades by the West is long overdue. Rev. Madany has written a response to that suggestion.


ISLAM IS MORE THAN A RELIGION, REVISITED Jul'05

On several occasions when trying to explain the true nature of Islam, I have emphasized the fact that this faith is much more than a religion. Unfortunately, due to the ignorance that prevails in North America about the history and tenets of Islam, our culture is incapable of grasping this reality.


A PASSIONATE WESTERN APOLOGIST FOR ISLAM Nov'04

Reviewing a program broadcast on CSpan2 on 5 June 2004.


IN DEPTH: A CONVERSATION WITH BERNARD LEWIS Jul'03

A review of a program broadcast on CSpan2 on 6 April 2003.


BERNARD LEWIS ON "TRIUMPHALIST RELIGIONS" Jul'03

A review of an article that appeared in the May 2003 issue of The Atlantic Monthly.


THE TEACHING OF MIDDLE EAST HISTORY IN CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS

Christian educational institutions ought to be including courses on Islam and specifically on the Middle East in their curriculum.


THE CHRISTIAN MIND   by Rev. Bassam Madany

The marks of a Biblically based mind facing the world at the end of the Second Millennium. First published in REFORMATION & REVIVAL, A Quarterly Journal for Church Leadership.


CHRISTIAN MISSIONS TO ISLAM & WESTERN CULTURE   by Rev. Bassam Madany

As we approach the end of this century, we need a new vision of world missions based on a realistic description of our times. We are living in a new era .... Muslims living outside Daru'l Islam, attempting to preserve their Muslim identity within a secular culture and engaging in Da'wah (Islamic missions) among Westerners. The Christian response.... (Published in March, 1995 in THE OUTLOOK)


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