What people believe really does guide what they do, especially in the Islamic world. Dr. Timothy Furnish, an expert on Muslim eschatology, explains the differences between Sunnis and Shias and why their views on the end times make Sunni Muslims the bigger threat. Then Dr. Judd Burton explains why Christians can celebrate Christmas without guilt.
IS THE coming battle for the village of Dabiq, Syria the fulfillment of Islamic prophecy or the beginning of the end for the Islamic State? Dr. Timothy Furnish offers a primer on Sunni eschatology and insight into what may follow.
Dr. Timothy Furnish talks Tolkien as we discuss his new book on the political history of Middle-Earth.
PRESIDENT OBAMA is not responsible for ISIS. Neither is George W. Bush. Dr. Timothy Furnish, author of the new books Ten Years’ Captivation with the Mahdi’s Camps and Sects, Lies, and the Caliphate, explains why the roots of the Islamic State reach back much farther than America’s recent military adventures in Iraq. Click here for the notes and the interview.