I have no knowledge of Islam other than what I hear on the Evening News (which I don’t believe).
It is shameful on my part, because I really should take the time to study so that I can participate in the many questions from Muslims on this Board.
There is a class in my city taught by a priest, and I plan to try to go.
I don’t know if I have a strength. The only “strength” I have is that I spent more than 40 years as an evangelical Protestant, so I feel that I understand how these people think. But evangelical Protestantism is changing so fast and getting so divided that I’m quickly getting out of the loop. Some of the stuff that we did 40 years ago in my Conference Baptist church is no longer done (e.g., studying theology). And I used to be able to assume that evangelical Protestants possessed a working knowledge of the whole Bible. Now I meet up with many who have no idea what the Bible teaches. All they know is what their pastor teaches, or a book like Purpose Driven Life or a seminar speaker like Beth Moore say, or sometimes even a Christian musician has taught them.