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Discussion Questions

Monday Night Jihad

1. Many football players are held up as heroes and role models. What makes a person a true hero?

2. History shows that not long after retirement, many professional football players find themselves bankrupt. Why do you think this is?

3. Scott Ross’s life was changed by one man’s attention to his life. What is the power behind this sort of mentoring relationship?

4. When it comes to torturing a suspect to save thousands of lives, do the ends justify the means? What line would you draw as to how much is too much?

5. What do you feel would be the cultural ramifications of a terrorist attack at a football stadium?

6. At one point, Riley’s emotions towards God got the better of him. Is it wrong to get angry with God?

7. The actions of terrorists are designed to cause widespread panic within a society. What is it about fear that makes it such a powerful force?

8. Khadi Faroughi and Hakeem Qasim have two very different views of Islam’s teachings. What factors can cause such divergent opinions as to the practical outworkings of a single religious philosophy?

9. Are suicide bombers evil or are they simply deceived into a tragic action? What should our attitudes be toward them?

10. What is the one biggest difference between a life lived for true Christianity and a life lived for radical Islam?

Monday Night Jihad
by Jason Elam and Steve Yohn

  • Publication Date: January 1, 2008
  • Genres: Christian, Thriller
  • Hardcover: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
  • ISBN-10: 1414317301
  • ISBN-13: 9781414317304