Articles by James Arlandson - Alphabetized / Categorized

Apocryphal gospels in the Quran (Suras 3:37-49; 19:23-26, 29-31; 5:110)
Ayatollah Khamenei in His Own Words
A Brief Explanation of the Trinity
Crucifixion and mutilation? - Just say NO to Islamic law!
The Death of Jesus and the Death of Muhammad
Dialogue with a Saudi Muslim (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, Part 10)
Did Allah Transform Jews Into Apes and Pigs?
Does Islam Improve on Christianity?
Domestic violence in Islam
Facts vs. revelations in the Quran (Suras 4:157; 37:102; 14:35; 2:127)
Flogging and Stoning - Is There a Better Way?
Freedom of Christ and the Law of Muhammad
God's Wars and Allah's Wars
How Christ fulfills the Old Testament (Mt 5:17-20)
How Christians Benefit from the Old Testament
How Jesus and Muhammad Confronted Satan
Ill Legal Jihad in the Quran and Early Islam: The truth about the rules of Islamic warfare
Insulting and threatening Jesus and Muhammad: Two Very Different Reactions
Islam and Coexistence: What Dr. Habib Siddiqui Should Have Said at Vanderbilt
Islamic Crusades vs. Christian Crusades
Islamic Martyrdom: The Economy of Death in the Quran (Suras 61:10-12, 4:74, 9:111)
Islam's belated militant and mystical claim on Jerusalem
Muhammad, the Quran, and Prohibition: Islam's Punishments for Drinking and Gambling
Jesus and Muhammad: Fifteen Major Differences
Jesus in Messianic Bible Prophecies
Jesus and Muhammad: Fifteen Major Differences
Jesus and Muhammad in Bible Prophecy
Jesus and Muhammad on Wealth
Jesus and Muhammad: Their Roles and Natures
Jihad : Quran 9:123 vs. Matthew 10:34
Law of Retaliation in the Quran and Early Islam
Muhammad and the Jews
Muhammad's Atrocity Against the Qurayza Jews
Muhammad's Critics and Their Deaths: Why the West Must Protect Freedom of Speech
Muhammad's Dead Poets Society
Muhammad's peaceful non-assassinations of mockers
"Plowing fields" and marrying little girls in the Quran
Promise and Fulfillment in the Bible (How It Differs from Abrogation in the Quran)
Polygamy in the Quran
Rules of dialogue
Saul and Gideon: Revelation or Error? (Sura 2:249)
Seeds of Jihad - Part 1
Seeds of Jihad - Part 2
Sinlessness and Jesus
Slave-girls as sexual property in the Quran
A Strange Divorce and Remarriage Law in the Quran
Sword of Jesus and the Sword of Muhammad
Thieves, Give Muhammad a Hand!
Timeline of the Islamic Crusades
Terrorism at its Root
True Source of Islamic Terrorism
Top Ten Reasons Why Islam is Not the Religion of Peace
Top Ten Reasons Why Sharia (Islamic law) is Bad for All Societies
Top Ten Rules in the Quran that Oppress and Insult Women
Torture in the Quran and Early Islam
Truth about Muslim-Christian Marriages
Ultimate Goal of Islam (Suras 61:9, 48:28, 9:33)
Undistinguished Nonsense From a Distinguished Professor (Cherif Bassiouni's Editorial Regarding the Islamic Apostasy Laws)
Were Jesus and Muhammad Sinless?
Why I Do Not Convert to Islam
Why Islam today shuts down freedom of religion: Apostasy in the Quran, Traditions, and Islamic Law
Why I write hard-hitting articles on Islam
Women are inferior to men in the Quran

James M. Arlandson (PhD) teaches introductory philosophy and world religions at a college in southern California. He has published a book, Women, Class, and Society in Early Christianity (Hendrickson, 1997).

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Copyright (c) by James Malcolm Arlandson and used by permission. Originally published at, and later slightly edited for Answering Islam.

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