Looking at church history, this article shows how history can be used to deal with ideologies the church faces. The author looks at Islam and its history, and the history of conflict between Muslims and Christians. The author also draws some conclusions about how Christians should live today in light of this history.
This article exposes three misconceptions that Christians have concerning Muslims: most Muslims support terrorism, all Muslim women feel oppressed, and Muslims seek to know a different god than Christians do.
There is a set of misconceptions that most Muslims have about Christians that keep them from considering the gospel. This article highlights three, and how to address them: Christians worship three gods, Christianity is morally corrupt, and "the West" and "the church" are synonymous.
Can the Arabic word Allah be used to refer to the God of the Bible? This article discusses the reason for the question, and provides an answer to it.
How should Christians respond to Islam? We ought to know what Islam is, and this article helps by looking at matters such as Islam's articles of faith, the Five Pillars of Islam, the place of Muhammad, the history of Islam after Muhammad, the Qur'an, and the place of Jesus in Islam. Then it suggests a way to respond to Islam.
This article first gives two reasons why it is misleading and inaccurate to compare the Bible to the Qur'an: the Qur'an is not self-sufficient but the Bible is, and the Qur'an does not contain most of the basic practices or beliefs of Islam. The article goes on to give some facts on the Hadith and Sira. It rounds off the discussion by showing its relevance for the Muslim and the Christian.
This article compares Allah and the God of the Scriptures.
This article argues that if there is a point of comparison between Islam and Christianity, it should be found between Christ and the Qu'ran (or Koran). This is so because to a Muslim, the question is whether the Qu'ran is created or uncreated, and this is the question of the Christian about Christ. Maintaining the difference between the two, the author shows some similarities for engaging Muslims.
This article explains that if Muslims believe Islam's scripture, they should also affirm the authenticity, inerrancy, and trustworthiness of the Bible. The Quran refers to the Bible and identifies pre-Islamic believers as people of the Book. The author argues that there is no verse in the Quran that undermines the Bible.
This article seeks to foster a Christian understanding of Islam. It starts with providing a broader framework of God's redemptive intentions for humanity, including Muslims. It explains the need to be accurate in our descriptions and interpretations of Muslim beliefs and practices. Overcoming this challenge is achieved in developing relationships with Muslims so as to understand them and their faith, and in immersing ourselves in their history and sources.