Evangelical Christians Try to Convert Muslims

March 25, 2001

Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer


On March 25, 2001, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that "responding to Muslims has become a keen concern for many Christians as they watch Islam's steady growth in size and respectability in this country. While Roman Catholic and most Mainline Protestant churches promote theological tolerance and dialogue," evangelical leaders have rallied "their troops with the Gospel command to preach the word...Nowhere is the turf fighting between the two religions more pitched than in African American communities."