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Answering Islam, 2d ed.

, 2002
ISBN: 0801064309
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In Answering Islam, Christian apologist, Norman L. Geisler, and former Muslim, Abdul Saleeb, compare Christianity with major tenets of Islam and give apologetic answers to prepare Christians for ministry in the Islamic context.

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Praise for the Print Edition

This book is a must for everyone concerned about defending the Christian faith. Dr. Geisler and his coauthor, a former Muslim, have given one of the most comprehensive expositions and most complete evaluations of Islam in print.

Josh McDowell, author, Evidence That Demands a Verdict

Answering Islam is a valuable tool for those wrestling with the theological barriers that separate one billion Muslims from personal faith in Jesus Christ.

—Patrick Cate, president, International Missions, Inc.

This book is a theological masterpiece, the most lucid and comprehensive theological analysis and critique of Islam from a Christian perspective I have ever seen. It is invaluable as a tool for understanding the most serious religious challenge to Christianity in the modern world.

R. C. Sproul, founder, Ligonier Ministries

Product Details

  • Title: Answering Islam
  • Authors: Norman L. Geisler and Abdul Saleeb
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Publisher: Baker
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Pages: 348

About Norman L. Geisler

Norman L. Geisler has taught at university and graduate levels for nearly 50 years and has spoken, traveled, or debated in all 50 states and in 26 countries. He holds a BA and MA from Wheaton College, a ThB from William Tyndale College, and a PhD in philosophy from Loyola University.

After his studies at Wheaton, he became the graduate assistant in the Bible-philosophy department at the college. He has since taught Bible, apologetics and philosophy at Detroit Bible College, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and Dallas Theological Seminary, and was the dean of Liberty Center for research and scholarship in Lynchburg, VA. In 1992, he cofounded and served as the president of Southern Evangelical Seminary in Charlotte, North Carolina, until 2006. Currently, he is a professor of theology and apologetics at SES.

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“Muslims make a strong point of the fact that the Qur’an has been completely preserved” (Page 238)

“God.’ For the Muslims, al lah is none other than the God of Moses and Jesus.’2” (Page 16)

“Arab Christians use the term ‘Allah’ for God. Of course, their understanding of what this term means differs from that of Muslims, but both have the same referent in mind.” (Page 16)

“It is generally agreed that according to orthodox Islam, the purpose of man is not to know God and become more conformed to his character, but to understand his will and become more obedient to his commands.” (Page 49)

“The cornerstone of Muhammad’s message was the absolute unity and sovereignty of God.” (Page 19)

  • Title: Answering Islam: The Crescent in Light of the Cross
  • Authors: Norman Geisler, Abdul Saleeb
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Baker
  • Print Publication Date: 2002
  • Logos Release Date: 2002
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subjects: Christianity and other religions › Islam; Christianity › Apologetic works; Islam › Controversial literature; Islam › Relations--Christianity
  • ISBNs: 0801064309, 9780801064302
  • Resource ID: LLS:42.20.31
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2022-09-28T20:20:42Z


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