Islamic Studies: Equipping the Christian Witness to Muslims

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Preface vi

Introduction 1

Islamic Studies Outline 3

A Summary of Understanding Islamic Theology 28

Sharia Law: An Introduction 69

Sharia Law: A Summary for Sunni Islam 71

Sharia Law: A Summary for Shia Islam 97

Ultimate Intentions of Islam 115

A Summary of The Exorcist Tradition in Islam 117

Commentary on the books by Ayaan Hirsi Ali 127

Commentary on No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam by Reza Aslan 143

A Response to the Call for Reform by Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Reza Aslan 156

Basic Details of the Qur’anic Chapters 158

A Short Biography of Muhammad’s Life 162

The Crescent and Star Symbol 164

The Sira: The Biography of Muhammad 166

The Miracles of Muhammad and Jesus: A Comparison 170

Essays on Islam 176

A Follower of Muhammad? A Follower of Jesus? 178

Were the Crusaders and Inquisitors Christians? 180

Looking at Muslims 187

A Fundamental Error of Islam 189

The Weakness of Islam 191

Islam’s Cultic Connection 193

My First Essay on Islam 200

Shame versus Guilt 203

Abrogation or Progressive Revelation? 207

Eid Al-Adha: Who Has it Right? 213

The Making of an Extremist 217

But . . . It Is Warfare! 222

Who Is Gabriel? 225

Debating with Muslims 236

Was Jesus Crucified? 251

Answering A. Deedat’s Combat Kit Against Bible Thumpers 261

Islamic Hygiene 289

Christian Hygiene? 294

Names Given to Muhammad in the Qur’an and Hadith 296

Twenty-Five Ways 298

Significant Muslim Populations 301

Three Religious Movements Associated with Islam 305

Ministries to Muslims 313

Glossary: Terms Related to Islam 315

Annotated Bibliography 344

Index 353




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