What You Need to Know about Islam & Muslims

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B&H Publishing Group, 2000 - Religion - 183 pages
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Geared toward both the student and the interested general reader, What You Need to Know About Islam and Muslims is an all-you-need-to-know-and-more book about the Islam. Written in simple language, this book describes to Christians the story of Islam and the Muslim people, and their aggressive plans to establish Islam in every culture.
 

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I hace only read bits and pieces of the book but i much agree with everything mentioned, The book of gilgamesh is also a great connection between the 2 along with Josephus. :D my dad was a Christian minister for 20+ years so i know much about a variety of religions thanks to him.

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Contents

THE MUSLIMS ARE COMING DID YOU KNOW?
1
THE MUSLIMS ARE COMING THEY ARE HERE
3
WHY DO WE HEAR SO MUCH ABOUT ISLAM?
4
ISLAM RESPONDS
5
CHRISTIAN RESPONSES TO ISLAM
6
MUHAMMAD Prophet Ruler Commander in Chief
9
A RELIGION BORN IN TURMOIL
10
THE CITY OF MUHAMMAD AND ALLAH
11
HUMAN RIGHTS
89
STRUGGLE BETWEEN NEW AND OLD
90
THE CLASH OF TWO GIANTS
93
MUHAMMAD THE QURAN AND CHRISTIANS
95
EARLY MUSLIM DISPUTES WITH CHRISTIANITY
96
WARS OF WORDS AND DEEDS
97
The Wars of Words
98
A RELATIONSHIP OF UPS AND DOWNS
100

Tribal Persecution and Escape to Medina
12
Wipeout of the Jews
13
MUHAMMADS DEATH
14
LEGACY OF MUHAMMAD
15
Tradition and Change
16
BELIEVE CORRECTLY FOR THE QURAN SAYS SO
19
THE ONLY GOD
20
THE ANGEL GABRIEL BRINGS THE QURAN
21
THE TOP SIX PROPHETS
22
THE PAST PERFECT TORAH AND GOSPEL
23
THE DAY OF JUDGMENT AND RESURRECTION
25
EITHER THE GARDEN HEAVEN OR FIRE HELL
29
AND THE QURAN GOES ON
30
LIVING THE GOOD LIFE
31
THE GREAT CREED OF ISLAM
32
POSSESSIONS AND PERCENTAGES
34
THE FASTING SEASON
35
GOING TO MECCA ON PILGRIMAGE
36
JIHAD
37
A MUSLIM FOR ALL SEASONS
39
Celebrations in the Lunar Year
40
Mosques and Shrines
41
Preachers and Priests
43
FROM THIS LIFE TO THE NEXT
44
A WHIRLWIND BEGINNING
45
A BREAK FROM THE PAST
46
A SPLIT IN THE FAMILY
47
ISLAM FROM EAST TO WEST
48
THE JEWELS OF ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION
49
THE CRUSADES NEVER TO BE FORGOTTEN
51
FROM THE OTTOMAN TURKS TO LAWRENCE OF ARABIA
52
TWENTIETHCENTURY ISLAM IN SICKNESS AND IN HEALTH
53
SIX MAJOR FORCES ON ISLAM IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
55
Nationalism among Muslim Leaders
56
The Turban and the Crown
57
ARE ALL MUSLIMS ALIKE?
59
Much Diversity
60
Four Schools of Islamic Law
61
The Sunni Orthodox
62
The Sufi Mystics
64
ULTRAORTHODOX
65
Folk Islam
67
Other Divisions within Islam
69
SITTING AT TABLE WITH MUSLIMS
71
OLD WAYS NEW TIMES
72
MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE
73
THE PROPHET MUHAMMAD AND HIS WIVES
74
THE VEILING OF WOMEN
75
WOMEN AND MEN IN HEAVEN AND HELL
76
EATING AROUND THE TABLE
77
ENTERTAINMENT AND SPORTS
78
THE WEDDING
79
MUSLIMS AND SOME BIG ISSUES
81
ABORTION
83
AIDS
84
CAPITAL PUNISHMENT
85
WAR AND PEACE
87
FREEDOM OF RELIGION
88
Christians Considered Colonialists
101
Debates and Exchanges
102
Attempts at Serious Understandings and Renewed Missions
103
WARS AND RUMORS OF WARS INTO THE TWENTY FIRST CENTURY
104
ISLAMS VIEW OF JESUS AND CHRISTIANS
107
THE TITLES OF JESUS
108
The Messiah Al Masih
109
Word Kalima and Spirit Ruh of God
110
Other Titles of Jesus
111
THE MIRACLES OF JESUS
112
THE PEOPLE OF THE BOOK IN THE QURAN CALLED CHRISTIANS NASARA
113
MUSLIM TRADITIONS ABOUT JESUS
114
IN SUMMARY OF ISLAMIC AFFIRMATIONS
115
WHAT HAS ISLAM GOT AGAINST CHRISTIANITY?
116
CHRISTIANS ARE PEOPLE OF THE BOOK WHO FOLLOW UNTRUTHFUL DOCTRINES
117
DENIAL OF THE DIVINITY OF JESUS AND THE TRINITY
118
JESUS WAS NOT CRUCIFIED ON A CROSS
119
AFTER THE CRUCIFIXION
120
RELIGIOUS LIBERTY AND FREEDOM OF RELIGION
121
CHRISTIAN RESPONSES TO MUSLIM DENIALS
123
UNITY OF GOD AND SONSHIP OF JESUS IN THE TRINITY
125
THE CRUCIFIXION OF JESUS
126
BODILY RESURRECTION FROM THE TOMB
128
SALVATION IN NO OTHER NAME
130
JESUS AND MUHAMMAD
133
BACKGROUNDS
134
EARLY LIVES
135
THE STORY OF TWO CITIES
136
POSITIONS ON STRANGERS AND VIOLENCE
137
LOVE GOD AS FATHER OBEY ALLAH AS OMNISCIENT
141
A DAY OF JUDGMENT IS COMING
142
THEIR ROLES IN CHRISTIANITY AND ISLAM
143
THE CHRISTIANS ARE COMING
145
WHAT CHRISTIANS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ISLAM
146
EVANGELISM AND ISLAM
148
Donts
149
Presence and Place
150
A Witness Is Not a Warfare
152
Safety and Protection for All
153
Time and Place of Baptism
154
Contextualization
155
ENCOUNTERS OF THE TWENTYFIRST CENTURY
157
Responses of Christianity to Muslim Inquiry
158
MUSLIMS IN THE UNITED STATES
161
MUSLIMS OF MANY VARIETIES
162
The Ahmadiyya Community of North America
163
Ansaru Allah
164
The Islamic Party of North America
165
The Muslim Student Association MSA
166
The American Muslim Alliance AMA
167
Malcolm X
170
Louis Farrakhan
172
Examples of Mosques and Programs
174
THE RAPID GROWTH OF ISLAM INTO THE TWENTYFIRST CENTURY
177
SELECTED READINGS
179
END NOTES
181
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George W. Braswell, Jr. is senior professor of World Religions and director of the World Religions and Global Cultures Center at Campbell University Divinity School in Buies Creek, North Carolina.


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