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Must a Muslim Also Present When a Christian Teaches on Islam?

Alan responds to a question he frequently receives when teaching on Islam.

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | April 12, 2017

Never Read a Qur'anic Verse

Never try to understand the meaning of a passage without considering the context, whether it's the Bible or any other book.

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | March 14, 2017

How Should You Talk to a Friend Who’s Gay?

Treat your gay friends the same way you would treat your heterosexual friends in similar circumstances.

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | December 9, 2016

Naming the Clinical Efforts to Help People with Unwanted Same-Sex Attraction

Clinicians who help people with unwanted same-sex attraction have adopted a new term for their work that will more accurately communicate what they do.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | November 8, 2016

Know Your Audience

I should have known better. This time, though, I didn’t pay attention. Perhaps I got comfortable, lazy, and sloppy. I didn’t follow a basic public speaking rule: know your audience.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | August 16, 2016

Is Oral Tradition in Islam Reliable? (Video)

Alan explains how Islamic teachings were transmitted and compiled, especially regarding the words of Mohammed.

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | August 15, 2016

Homosexual Couples and Adoption (Video)

Alan explains why adoption policies should be approached with the general best interest of children in mind rather than letting rare circumstances dictate. COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | March 28, 2016

Could Panentheism Be an Understanding of God's Nature? (Video)

Is it possible that panentheism is a lost understanding of God’s nature? COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | February 22, 2016

Clarifying Biblical and Secular Reasons for Same-Sex Attraction

I recently posted a video answering a challenge: When did you choose your heterosexuality? Someone asked a follow-up question, and I thought I’d share my response. Here’s the question:

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | May 26, 2015

How Do You Handle Name Calling in a Winsome Way?

Alan explains three different types of name calling and what you can do when one of them is directed at you.    COMMENTS Read more posts

Video | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | March 26, 2015