Jesus and Muhammed: Profound Differences and Surprising Similarities

Jesus and Muhammed: Profound Differences and Surprising Similarities

by Mark A Gabriel


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Jesus and Muhammed: Profound Differences and Surprising Similarities by Mark A Gabriel

Finally, the truth...about Jesus and Muhammad This provocative book presents a factual analysis of the two most influential men of all time-Jesus, the founder of Christianity, with 2 billion adherents, and Muhammad, the founder of Islam, with 1.3 billion followers. Dr. Mark A. Gabriel allows you to walk side by side with Jesus and Muhammad from their births to their deaths. You will discover that both were prophesied over as children, endorsed by their cousins, rejected by their hometowns, and assisted by twelve disciples. With an understanding of their biographies, you are prepared to compare their teachings, including:

  • How they described themselves
  • How they responded to challenges from Jews
  • The healings and miracles they performed
  • Guidelines for acceptable prayer
  • When to fight an enemy
  • What they taught about women
Dr. Gabriel's balanced historical comparison will shatter false images and give you new insight into the influence of Jesus and Muhammad in the world today.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591852919
Publisher: Charisma Media
Publication date: 04/27/2004
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 296,499
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.72(d)

About the Author

After earning a Ph.D. in Islamic history, Mark A. Gabriel became convinced that Muhammad did not speak for God. His search for truth led to the love of Jesus Christ, as well as complete rejection from his family and two attempts against his life by political fundamentalists. Now pursuing a Ph.D. in world religion at a Christian university, he speaks and writes about the true nature of Islam with the non-emotional accuracy of an academician. As a reflection of his new life in Christ, he has chosen a Christian name to replace his Islamic name.

Table of Contents

Section 1My Background
1Growing Up in Islam1
2Leaving the University10
3The Day I Saw Jesus and Muhammad Side by Side17
Section 2The Lives of Jesus and Muhammad
4Childhood Destinies23
5The Beginning of the Revelations30
6The People Respond39
7Spreading the Message48
8Last Days59
9Time Lines69
Section 3Their Legacy in Words and Deeds
10Their Messages to the World79
11Their Teachings About Each Other95
12Healings and Miracles106
13The Meaning of Holy War123
14Teachings About Love143
15Teachings on Prayer153
16Attitudes Toward Women166
17Interesting Coincidences185
18A Comparison of Practical Teachings190
Section 4Conclusion
19Summary of Key Points199
20My Personal Decision208
Appendix AThe Sources of Information About Jesus and Muhammad217
Appendix BIslamic Teaching Regarding Biblical Prophecies About Muhammad229
Appendix COld Testament Prophecies About Jesus233
Appendix DJesus in the Quran and the Bible236
Author's Academic Credentials258

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