Answering Islam: The Crescent in Light of the Cross / Edition 2

Answering Islam: The Crescent in Light of the Cross / Edition 2

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by Norman L. Geisler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801064309

ISBN-13: 9780801064302

Pub. Date: 08/01/2002

Publisher: Baker Publishing Group

Answering Islam evaluates the claims of orthodox Islam from a Christian point of view, appealing especially to the Qur'an and the Bible. The authors, a Christian apologist and a former Muslim, provide apologetic answers to prepare Christians for ministry in the Islamic context. This second edition contains two new appendices, a new preface written in light of

Overview

Answering Islam evaluates the claims of orthodox Islam from a Christian point of view, appealing especially to the Qur'an and the Bible. The authors, a Christian apologist and a former Muslim, provide apologetic answers to prepare Christians for ministry in the Islamic context. This second edition contains two new appendices, a new preface written in light of September 11, 2001, and updated information throughout.
"This book is a theological masterpiece, the most lucid and comprehensive theological analysis and critique of Islam from a Christian perspective I have ever seen. It is invaluable as a tool for understanding the most serious religious challenge to Christianity in the modern world." R. C. Sproul, Ligonier Ministries

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801064302
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/01/2002
Edition description:
2nd Edition
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
557,378
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.76(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface to Second Edition7
Acknowledgments9
Introduction11
Part 1The Basic Doctrines of Orthodox Islam
1.Understanding Islamic Monotheism15
2.The Islamic View of Creation and Man34
3.Prophets52
4.Muhammad70
5.The Qur'an91
6.Endtimes and Salvation109
Part 2A Christian Response to Basic Muslim Beliefs
7.An Evaluation of Islamic Monotheism135
8.An Evaluation of Muhammad151
9.An Evaluation of the Qur'an183
Part 3A Positive Defense of the Christian Perspective
10.A Defense of the Bible213
11.A Defense of the Deity of Christ233
12.A Defense of the Trinity263
13.A Defense of Salvation by the Cross278
Appendix 1Muslim Sects and Movements295
Appendix 2Muslim Religious Practices301
Appendix 3The Gospel of Barnabas303
Appendix 4Popular Muslim Accusations against the New Testament309
Appendix 5Islam and Violence319
Appendix 6Black Islam331
Glossary337
Bibliography343
Suggested Reading349
Index of Qur'anic Suras351
Index of Persons357
Index of Subjects363

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