The Story of Abdul Saleeb. My name [pseudonym] is “Abdul Saleeb.” I was born and raised in a Muslim country in the Middle East. Even though. Each has been helpful in its own way, some far more than others. I have found ” Answering Islam” by Norm Geisler and Abdul Saleeb (not his real name) is be far . Answering Islam has ratings and 18 reviews. Paul said: This is the first book I read on Islam (I refer to the first edition). I thought it by. Norman L. Geisler.
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Answering Islam: The Crescent in Light of the Cross
Preview — Answering Islam by Norman L. Highly recommended reading during these days, especially if you go through it with a copy of the Qur’an.
An Evaluation of Muhammad A prophet, though a mere human being, must have impeccable character. Cory Dupont rated it it was amazing May 04, Becoming Christian seemed a definite betrayal of my own family and Islamic heritage. However, this understanding is not only philosophically flawed, but is also based off of a misunderstanding of Christian theology.
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Answering Islam: The Crescent in Light of the Cross by Norman L. Geisler
Endorsements “This book is a must for everyone concerned about defending the Christian faith. Despite my fundamental theological differences with my friends, there was something about their life and faith that impressed me a great deal. A first century Jew could make few other more obvious claims of divinity than what Christ made in John 8: Finally a well written well edited book about comparative religions that uses primary sources and is still readable.
Its focus on the oneness and transcendence of God the Creator prevailed. Read for personal research – found this book’s contents helpful and inspiring. In the comments that follow there are links to an extended exchange with a Muslim that read my critique.
He also devalued women, asserting that the majority of hell consisted of the fairer sex. More likely, they are completely misinterpreted. Published August 1st by Baker Books first published October 1st Jun 12, Marti Wade rated it really liked it Shelves: While Muslims claim that there are many inconsistencies within the Biblical text itself, each claim is arbitrary and ultimately ineffective. Importantly, any perceived contradictions within the text itself can be solved by the principle of abrogation — the belief that later passages render earlier passages irrelevant.
Want to Read saving…. I personally did not consider myself very religious. How can anybody believe that a human being was actually God incarnate?
Answering Islam, 2nd Edition | Baker Publishing Group
Feb 17, Callie rated it it was amazing Shelves: Though humans are weak, finite, and prone to forgetfulness, all humans are born as true Muslims with a pure and free human will. Chief among all prophets is the founder of Islam, Muhammad. Crucially, Islam views each of the prophets, including Jesus, to be a human.
The character of Christ himself, as manifested for example in his beautiful Sermon on the Mount, was gradually making a great impression on me. Karen Pearson rated it it was amazing Dec 27, Edmund rated it liked it Dec 31, Account Options Sign in.
It is not only divine revelation, but it is also viewed as a divine miracle. Its defense of historic Christianity at the end is very helpful, especially for the new Christian with the caveat that the discussion on the Trinity gets into some problematic views on the matter.
Baker Books- Religion – pages. Abdul Saleeb is a former Muslim who has intensively studied differences between Christianity and Islam.
I sincerely welcome any interaction that Muslim friends might have with my testimony. But I still could not bring myself to accept that Jesus was anything more than a human being.
The Crescent in the Light of the Cross. I thought it was a very helpful introduction and critique, from a Christian perspective. This concept is in accord with a virtually human practice.
He and his wife live in Charlotte, Norman L.
Gabriell Phillips rated it it was amazing Dec 24, The tension in my life was so strong that I felt torn asunder between these two faiths. This second edition contains two new appendices, a new preface written in light of September 11, Answering Islam evaluates the claims of orthodox Islam from a Christian point of view, appealing especially to the Qur’an and the Bible.
At the end of the third part, we are given five appendixes from covering Muslim sects and practices, the Gospel of Barnabas often cited by Muslims, common Muslim objections to the New Testament, violence taught in Islamic theology, and, finally and in particular, the Nation of Islam movement in America. Impronta designed by Quema Labs.
Anyway, I would recommend this book by Geisler egisler a helpful addition to your “Islam” section of your library. Dec 24, Jonathan Washburn rated it really liked it Shelves: