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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Preface to Second Edition. Other editions – View all Answering Islam: Jan 14, Royce Ratterman rated it it was amazing.

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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. This is one that I would recommend far above all the others I’ve read. This concept is in accord with a virtually human practice.

Mar 30, Shep rated it really liked it. Open Preview See a Problem? Read for personal research – found this book’s contents helpful and inspiring.

Edmund rated it liked it Dec 31, How can that be logically possible? Answering Islam evaluates the claims of orthodox Islam and examines the evidence for the Christian counterclaim, preparing you with strong apologetic answers. The Truth hath indeed come to thee from thy Lord: This reality typically motivates the Muslim to continue in his obedience to God.

The Old and New Testaments both contain clear prophecies about him. Its focus on the oneness and transcendence of God the Creator prevailed. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Muslims believe that Jesus was the literal, sexual offspring of God the Father and Mary the mother.


Despite my fundamental theological differences with my friends, there was something about their life and faith that impressed me a great aanswering. 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 Muslim objections to the New Testament, violence taught in Islamic theology, and, finally and in particular, the Nation of Islam movement in America. He is the isllam of nearly eighty books, including the Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics and Christian Ethics.

The Story of Abdul Saleeb (Answering Islam) – NORMAN GEISLER

Very informative book, really digs deeply into Islamic belief and arguments against Christianity. This text evaluates the claims of orthodox Islam and examines the evidence for the Christian counterclaim. Finally a well written well edited book about comparative religions that uses primary sources and is still readable.

Abdul Saleeb is a former Muslim who has intensively studied differences between Christianity and Annswering. Becoming Christian seemed a definite betrayal of my own family and Islamic heritage.

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Baker Books- Religion – pages. Today, Islam is the second largest religion in the world, with over one billion adherents. Its unity, though impressive, fails to provide a positive case for divinity. The Crescent aanswering Light of the Cross.

iskam Most Meccans of his day possessed a measure of literacy which would have rendered Muhammad to be entirely unusual. It is not only divine revelation, but it is also viewed as a divine miracle. Not a light read. The character of Christ himself, as manifested for example in his beautiful Sermon on the Mount, was gradually making a great impression on me. Importantly, any perceived contradictions answeing the text itself can be solved by the principle of abrogation — the belief that later passages render earlier passages irrelevant.


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Answering Islam: The Crescent in Light of the Cross

GeislerAbdul Saleeb Snippet view – In the comments that follow there are links to an extended exchange with a Muslim that read my critique. Yet, these Islamic claims are based off of both a misunderstanding of the Biblical text, and the names which Christ used for himself.

Selected pages Title Page. Logically, determinism forces the Muslim to acknowledge that God answfring contradictory actions. God wills each of these characteristics, thus providing a unity to his character geislerr actions. Its defense of historic Christianity at the end is very helpful, especially for the new Christian with the caveat that the answeirng on the Trinity This is the first book I read on Islam I refer to the first edition.

As a shameless plug, for any interested, I critique Islam here. I later came to the United States and received my undergraduate and graduate degrees in Biblical and Theological Studies.

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 geiler at Veritas Evangelical Seminary in Murrieta, California.

Karen Pearson rated it it was amazing Dec 27, Muhammad gave these revelations orally to scribes which faithfully recorded its message.

Humans are sinful and lazy, and often, especially with Americans, we want the quickest and fastest refutation of a position.