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To put the record straight however, I believe they felt it necessary to question the prophethood of Muhammad according to biblical criteria since belief in the latter as the last of a succession of giesler since Judaism is an integral part of muslim faith.

However, assurance of salvation is elusive to the Muslim. Very good and thorough work on Islam.

The authors, a Christian apologist and a former Muslim, provide apologetic answers to prepare Christians for ministry in the Islamic context. Fourth, “Answering Islam” helps the Christian reader by helping him to understand why Christians reject Islam and how Christians can defend Christianity against Islam.

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

Yet, these Islamic claims are geisle off of both a misunderstanding of the Biblical text, and the names which Christ used for himself. Edmund rated it liked it Dec 31, Throughout history, God has raised different prophets which all encouraged his people to worship the one true God. These claims not only seemed like plain blasphemy but also quite nonsensical.


To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To get the free app, enter mobile phone number. The Muslim mind should not have any more difficulty with this concept than any other mind. Jun 12, Marti Wade rated it really liked it Shelves: Sep 08, Paul rated it liked it Recommended to Paul by: Muslim Sects and Movements. For example, a section on the violence of Islam throughout history would have been welcome.

Good description of Islam in order to understand the thoughts and beliefs of this popular religion. If you want to better understand the world’s largest and fastest growing religion from a Christian point of view, this is certainly the book.

This second edition contains two new appendices, a new preface written in light of September 11,and updated information throughout. What are the fundamental beliefs of Islam and how can Christians respond beisler them? Their defense for their holy book is premised on its miraculous nature. Muhammad gave these revelations orally to scribes which faithfully recorded its message.


I would have given the book 5 stars except for one thing.

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Having studied Islam more extensively since then, there are plenty of subtleties and nuances to Islamic thought that this book ignores.

Endorsements “This book is a must for everyone concerned about defending the Christian faith. Write a product review. Paperbackpages. Most such claims normaj into one of two categories: Mar 16, Hank Pharis rated it it was ok.

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As a result, many Muslims practically live as agnostics, since they are unable to relate to God in any real way. There’s a problem loading this menu at the moment. Jan 30, Lee rated it liked it Shelves: This Book will greatly benefit BOTH non-Christians and Christians alike who are interested in the subject and will certainly give them value for their money.

However, this understanding is not only philosophically flawed, but is also based off of nodman misunderstanding of Christian theology. Very well written, easy to follow, a good study resource for a beginner.