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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So I would often tell them that I did not want to deny their faith but I just wanted to find a compromise so that I could hold to the truth of Islam and they could continue to hold to their faith. 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 Mu Geisler and Saleeb provide a basic yet thorough introduction to the theology of orthodox Islam and its challenge it presents to orthodox Christianity.

The Crescent in Light of the Cross. I came to trust in Christ, the next day on January 20, Answering Islam evaluates the claims of orthodox Islam from a Christian point of view, appealing especially to the Qur’an and the Bible.

Lists with This Book. A Defense of Salvation by the Cross Muslims reject the Christian view of salvation for several reasons: Much needed information for today’s culture.

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His life and character prove him to have been the last and the greatest of the prophets. Return to Book Page. Trivia About Answering Islam: The second obstacle was the doctrine of the Trinity, an issue closely related to the first problem.


Though Islam and Christianity seem to share some similar traits, the two ahswering too disparate to provide any sort answerinng ecumenical union. The Islamic doctrine of progressive revelation helps to relieve the obvious tension between the messages of these five prophets.

Islaam is the author of nearly eighty books, including the Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics and Christian Ethics. Yet, none of these claims hold merit.

The response that I received to my letter from one of the most prominent religious leaders in my country was that I should just continue my secular studies and not focus too much on religion. Second, Muhammad received a miraculous call to be a prophet. Answering Islam evaluates the claims of orthodox Islam from a Christian point of view, appealing especially to the Qur’an and the Bible.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I asked my question after sitting in my first class about some of egisler teachings of the Bible. Numerous times, Muhammad retaliated against enemies in a morally reprehensible manner, and his teachings concerning the general treatment of slaves, women, and children are quite shocking.

He also devalued women, asserting that the majority of hell consisted of the fairer sex. At best, the fulfilled prophecies are vague and speculative. A Defense of the Trinity The Islamic attacks against the Trinity are unwarranted, and are based off of a misunderstanding of the Biblical data.

However, the Aanswering use of Scripture in support of these claims is both arbitrary and flawed. Muslim Sects and Movements. The Truth hath indeed come to thee from thy Lord: God wills each of these characteristics, thus providing islan unity to his character and actions. Preface to Second Edition.


Answering Islam: The Crescent in Light of the Cross

Popular Muslim Accusations against the. 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 This is the first book I read on Islam I refer to the first edition.

Verily God guideth not a people unjust. As a result, many Muslims practically live as agnostics, since they are unable to relate to God in any real way. 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.

Answering Islam: The Crescent in Light of the Cross by Norman L. Geisler

Mar 16, Hank Pharis rated it it was ok. Baker Books- Religion – pages. According to Sura There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Mar 30, Shep rated it really liked it. Becoming Christian seemed a definite betrayal of my own family and Islamic heritage. The character of Christ himself, as manifested for example in his beautiful Sermon on the Mount, was gradually making a great impression on me.

Humans are sinful and lazy, and often, especially with Americans, we islaj the quickest and fastest refutation of a position.

Continue reading about Norman L. To view it, click here. That is one out of every five persons on earth.