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Today word from several news sources including the BBC that some of the Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Muslim extremists last month have been spotted. “The group’s leader, Abubakar Shekau, said the girls had converted to Islam. The video, released on Monday, claims to show them praying.”

A new video released by Islamist militants Boko Haram claims to show around 130 girls kidnapped from a school in Nigeria last month. The group’s leader, Abubakar Shekau, said they would be held until all imprisoned militants had been freed.He said the girls had converted to Islam. The video, released on Monday, claims to show them praying.Boko Haram abducted more than 200 girls in northern Nigeria on 14 April and threatened to sell them.The BBC’s John Simpson in the northern city of Maiduguri says Boko Haram’s comments show signs that the group is willing to negotiate.

Today our guest Elijah Abraham offers a unique perspective on the nature of Islam. He was born and raised as a Muslim in Iraq, but converted to Christianity and started  Living Oasis Ministries, an organization devoted to teaching American churches about Islam and the best means for reaching out to Muslims with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.