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The following pages have been added newly or substantially revised during the year 2014 at the following dates:

18 October 2014
Against the background of the massive violence and warfare going on in this world, Roland Clarke presents God's Peace Plan. Silas scrutinizes various arguments made in the mainstream media: Peter Beinart, Islam, and Critical Thinking and Ed Husainís Islam Versus Muhammadís Islam. Anthony Rogers examines and refutes an argument put forward by Andrew Livingston, a convert to Islam: Peterís Confession in the Synoptic Gospels: When Looking Closely is not Looking Close Enough. Sam Shamoun examines various theological and christological topics. Revealing Allahís Partner in Praise and Honor (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3) and The One Who Is Truly Worthy of All Praise and Honor (Part 1, Part 2). The Quran's Implicit Witness to Jesus being the Divine Lord A series on The Glorious Splendor and Majesty of King Messiah (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Addendum). Do Not Tempt the Lord Jesus Ė But Worship Him Instead! (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3a, Part 3b, Part 3c, Part 4). And, finally, two rebuttals to Paul Williams: Allahís Unbound Cruelty and Injustice, How Women Are To Be Treated in Islam, and a two-part rebuttal to Ali Ataie: The Meaning of Jesusí Name, The Scholars Have Spoken.

8 August 2014
Roland Clarke ponders the question With the recent surge in violence is there any hope of peace?, and he shares How I broached a touchy topic with a Muslim friend. Keith Thompson contributes the discussion Is Christianity a Religion of Peace? — Muslim Arguments Answered & a Positive Christian Case. Looking at the issue of how the West deals with Islam, one should ponder A Prophecy Against America by Silas. [Because of the horrible and pressing current situation in Iraq, we also recommend this off-site article: The bitter harvest of denial: How dissimulation about Islam is fueling genocide in the Middle East .] Samuel Green expanded his article on The Preservation of the Qur'an. Sam Shamoun contributed a number of articles on the true nature of Jesus Christ: Even the Demons Know that Jesus is God Incarnate And Tremble! (Part 1, Part 2), Patristic Evidence for Luke 23:34, More Proof from the Quran that Jesus is God Incarnate! (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3), and on various questions related to the issue of Hell: To Burn or not to Burn? That is the Question!, The Creation and Purpose of HellPart 1: A Muslim Perspective, Part 2: A Christian Perspective, and, related to that, an Exegesis of Matthew 25:41. Moreover, he presents an overview on the Evidence that Muhammad was a Sinful Transgressor. The article, Has Islam Misunderstood Christianity? [Part 3], continues his rebuttal series to Bassam Zawadi on issues raised in his debate with Dr. James White. Finally, Sam Shamoun provides plenty of rebuttal articles addressing claims made by Jalal Abualrub: The True Confession of Faith (Part 1, Part 2), Before Adam Was, Jesus Is! Part 1, Part 2, Part 3), Another Dawagandist Testifies to the Incorruptibility of the Holy Bible!, Revisiting the Quranís affirmation of Jesusí Eternal Existence (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5).

9 June 2014
The article Islam for Journalists: Errors and Omissions by Silas examines advice given in a handbook on how journalists should cover topics on Muslims and Islam. A Longstanding Violent Legacy by Roland Clarke ponders on some recent events and their spiritual background. As the books by Bible critic Bart D. Ehrman are enthusiastically welcomed by many Muslim polemicists and regularly appealed to in their arguments, Sam Shamoun examines the consequences of Ehrman's arguments for Islam in a new series titled Bart D. Ehrman Proves Muhammad is a false prophet (Part 1, Part 2a, Part 2b). Then there is a short article, Is Gabriel really the Holy Spirit? one Revisiting Christís Ignorance of the Day or Hour, and an examination of a strong statement of the deity of Christ in Our Great God and Savior Jesus Christ! Moreover, Sam Shamoun provides a 15 part (so far) rebuttal series to Shabir Ally's response to Dr. James White, starting at A Rebuttal to Shabir Allyís Response to Dr. James White, another rebuttal concerning claims Ally made on the story of Adam, Differences Between the Biblical and Quranic Account Of the Story of Adam (Part 1, (Part 2). Finally, a rebuttal to Paul Bilal Williams: Revisiting the issue of Matthew 28:18 (Part 1, Part 2).

19 April 2014
Sam Shamoun replies to Bart Ehrman regarding The Synoptic Gospels on Jesusí Divine Preexistence (Part 1, Part 2), and cites supporting evidence for OT Appearances of Christ as the Angel of God and The OT Witness to the Divine Personhood of the Spirit.

14 April 2014
Roland Clarke ponders the question, Is God/Allah mighty to save? Sam Shamoun contributes several series of articles: The Deity of Christ and the New World Translation (Part 1, Part 2), a rebuttal to claims made by Shabbir Ally and various other Muslim speakers and writers: Is Jesus Godís Servant or Son? (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Addendum A, Addendum B), and a second rebuttal to Shabir Ally: The Omniscience of Christ ( Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Addendum) in contrast with The Omniscience of Allah Examined. Finally, a rebuttal to Sami Zaatari: Muhammad and the Jewish Messiah Revisited (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3).

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