What's at the root of so many wars, conflicts and acts of terrorism that we see in the headlines? Most can be traced to Islamic fundamentalism. To understand so much of what is taking place in the world, we need to understand the religious beliefs that are motivating those actions. This sermon traces the background of Muhammad, Islam's founder, and the Koran, Islam's holy book. Muslims claim that Muhammad is the last and greatest divine prophet and that the Koran is the inspired revelation of Allah, superseding the Old and New Testaments. What is the truth about such claims?
United Church of God Pastor, Beyond Today Managing Editor
Scott Ashley is managing editor of Beyond Today magazine, United Church of God booklets and its printed Bible Study Course. He and his wife, Connie, live near Denver, Colorado.
Mr. Ashley attended Ambassador College in Big Sandy, Texas, graduating in 1976 with a theology major and minors in journalism and speech. It was there that he first became interested in publishing, an industry in which he has worked for more than 40 years.