The Truth About Islam and Jesus

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Harvest House Publishers, Aug 1, 2009 - Religion - 80 pages
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Christians are often surprised when they hear Muslims say, "We believe in Jesus too, and we hold Him in great esteem." But what do they really mean? Are the Muslim Jesus and the Christian Jesus the same person? Immersed in the Islamic worldview as the son of a devout "muezzin--"mosque leader--Emir Caner helps readers untangle two very different belief systems. He and John Ankerberg take on the tough questions: What role does Jesus have in Islam? What does the Qu'ran say about Him? What does it "not" say? Why are Muslims repulsed by the idea that Jesus is the Son of God, fully God and fully man? What do Muslims have in mind when they acknowledge Jesus as virgin-born? How can Christians discuss these belief differences without insulting Muslim friends and acquaintances? A concise, authoritative guide for informed Muslim-Christian interaction.
 

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Contents

The Jesus of Islam
7
Was Jesus a Muslim?
13
Section ThreeThe Nature of Christ
27
Is God Allloving?
37
Section FiveThe Judgment of Christ
49
Section SixThe Family and Friends of Christ
61
Section SevenKnowing Christ
69
For More Information
73
Additional Resources on Islam
74
Notes
75
About the Authors
78
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John Ankerberg, host of the award-winning John Ankerberg Show, has three earned degrees: an MA in church history and the philosophy of Christian thought, an MDiv from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and a DMin from Luther Rice Seminary. He has coauthored the 2-million-selling Facts On series of apologetic books, as well as Taking a Stand for the Bible and Israel Under Fire.

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