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 by Norman L. Geisler

It took me a couple months to get through. I sincerely welcome any interaction that Muslim friends might have with my testimony.

Other editions – View all Answering Islam: However, the Islamic use of Scripture in support of these claims is both arbitrary and flawed. If so, then are not the works of Shakespeare and Homer miraculous too? The tension in my life was so strong that I felt torn asunder between these two faiths. 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.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. No eBook available Amazon. I am going to keep this on my shelf for future reference. Dec 24, Jonathan Washburn rated it really liked it Shelves: Their defense for their holy book is premised on its miraculous nature.


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As a result, many Muslims practically live as agnostics, since they are unable to geislfr to God in any real way. Like everything else, the Christian should not just use or resort to this book for his understanding of Islam.

Answering Islam: The Crescent in Light of the Cross

Even though I lived in a very conservative Muslim society I grew up in a somewhat of a liberal Muslim family. Christians need to understand what we’re up against and how to deal with it.

It was pretty hard to get through, though. Dan rated it really liked it Jun 26, Islam specifically recognizes five prophets among many to be the highest in rank: A Positive Defense of the Christian Perspective.

Apr 17, ali niazi is currently reading it.

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Indeed, most Christians would likely object to such a belief. Finally a well written well edited book about comparative religions that uses primary sources and is still readable.

As we read in the answerig Surely the incredible statements attributed to Jesus were invented by later church and put in the mouth of Jesus. This is a really good book for anyone wanting to understand the problems with Islam.

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Most Muslim claims to the contrary are based off of a faulty understanding answerinb Biblical claims. Not a light read. But I still could not bring myself to accept that Jesus was anything more than a human being.

Want to Read saving…. If you want one resource to understand the Muslim doctrine vs the Christian one, provide answers for you and still be readable, this is the one.

It is divided into individual chapters called suras which are generally arranged in order from longest to shortest.


Geisler PhD, Loyola University of Chicago has taught at top evangelical colleges and seminaries for over fifty years and is distinguished professor of apologetics and theology at Veritas Evangelical Seminary in Murrieta, California. I later came to the United States and received my undergraduate and graduate degrees in Lslam and Theological Studies. Verily God guideth not a people unjust.

Uthman was able to destroy and consolidate the texts into one canon, but the fact remains: The Old and New Testaments both contain clear prophecies about him. 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.

In contrast to Christianity, there geisker no such thing as conversion in Islam, since all humans were originally born Muslims. Importantly, any perceived contradictions within the text itself can be solved by the principle of abrogation ialam the belief that later passages render earlier passages irrelevant.

Like almost any other Muslim, my original reaction to the claims of Christians about Jesus Christ was that of utter shock. Edmund rated it liked it Dec 31, Yet, none of these claims hold merit.