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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God wills each of these characteristics, thus providing a unity to his character and actions.

Answering Islam: The Crescent in Light of the Cross

The Crescent in Light of the Cross. Very informative book, really digs deeply into Islamic belief and arguments against Christianity. The Islamic doctrine of progressive revelation helps to relieve the obvious tension between the messages of these five prophets. His teachings on polygamy, and his own practice of it fly in the face of natural and moral giesler.

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A Defense of the Bible Islamic claims against the authenticity of the Bible are often arbitrary, inaccurate, and unconvincing.


However, throughout all this time I never doubted the fundamentals of my religious faith. Further, the miracle claims attributed to Muhammad are dubious.

The character of Christ himself, as manifested for example in his beautiful Sermon on the Mount, was gradually making a great impression on me. 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 Muslims, common Answefing objections to the New Testament, violence taught in Islamic theology, and, finally and in particular, the Nation of Islam movement in America.

Anyway, I would recommend this book by Geisler as a helpful addition to your “Islam” section of your library. Giesler is so knowledgeable in Bible Doctrine and Theology in general. This is a really good book for anyone wanting to understand the problems with Islam.

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However, the Islamic use of Scripture in support of these claims is both arbitrary and flawed. There are lengthy portions of the Koran quoted, which is helpful, but makes the book a hard read. Impronta designed by Quema Labs. However, assurance of salvation is elusive to the Muslim.

Like everything else, the Christian should not just use or resort to this book for his understanding of Islam. Jan 30, Lee rated it liked it Shelves: My library Help Advanced Book Search. Other editions – View all Answering Islam: Brief Comments on Logic.

Though the details of Muslim eschatology are open to interpretation, most theologians agree on a main outline: One’s study of how to interact with the Islamic faith shouldn’t end with this book, but this book isn’t a bad place to start. Dec 01, Nicole rated it really liked it. Afterwards, is a glossary of Islamic terms and their meanings. His miracles are a seal set by God Most High on his claims.


Throughout history, God has raised different prophets which all encouraged his people to worship the one true God. True saving faith has three aspects: Account Options Sign in.

His life and character gfisler him to have been the last and the greatest of the prophets. At best, the fulfilled prophecies are vague and speculative.

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

Islam is now reputed to be the fastest growing religion in the world. 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. The Basic Doctrines of Orthodox Islam. Objects and concerns with the islamic system of thought and defense of Christianity.