The Story of Abdul Saleeb. My name [pseudonym] is “Abdul Saleeb.” I was born and raised in a Muslim country in the Middle East. Even though. Each has been helpful in its own way, some far more than others. I have found ” Answering Islam” by Norm Geisler and Abdul Saleeb (not his real name) is be far . Answering Islam has ratings and 18 reviews. Paul said: This is the first book I read on Islam (I refer to the first edition). I thought it by. Norman L. Geisler.

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Their defense for their holy book is premised on its miraculous nature.

Answering Islam: The Crescent in Light of the Cross

If you want one resource to understand the Muslim doctrine vs the Christian one, provide answers for you and still be readable, this is the one. Dec 24, Jonathan Washburn rated it really liked it Shelves: Again, this Christian belief seemed to me was a logical absurdity and grossly compromised the belief in the Oneness of God.

An exposition and evaluation of Islam from a Christian perspective, but one that avoids and points out some of the logical fallacies and cheap shots often made on both sides of this divide.

Despite my fundamental theological differences with my friends, there was something about their life and faith that impressed me a great deal. As a result, many Muslims practically live as agnostics, since they are unable to relate to God in any real way.


My religious views were radically challenged when I left my country because of its civil turmoil and went to Europe for the continuation of my studies. Numerous times, Muhammad retaliated against enemies in a morally reprehensible manner, and his teachings concerning the general treatment of slaves, women, and children are quite shocking.

My spiritual journey went on for months. As our church approaches its annual missions conference, the theme this year is “Reaching Muslims with the Gospel. Jul 02, Daniel Berry rated it it was amazing. A useful introduction to the basic teachings of Islam.

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I cried uncontrollably as I was praying and turning to Christ in faith. The foundation of all Muslim belief is the absolute unity and sovereignty of God.

Joe rated it liked it Mar 30, There was a sincerity in their relationship with God and other people that I had not encountered among my own Muslim people. Now Amswering feel I have a pretty good grasp on fundamental muslim beliefs and a Christian response to them. Having studied Islam more extensively since then, there are plenty of subtleties and nuances to Islamic thought that this book ignores.

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Published August 1st by Baker Books first published October 1st A Positive Defense of the Christian Perspective. Highly recommended reading during these days, especially if you go through it with a copy of the Qur’an.

Geisler and his coauthor, a former Muslim, have given one of the most comprehensive expositions and most complete evaluations of Islam geixler print.

Answering Islam: The Crescent in Light of the Cross by Norman L. Geisler

I don’t pretend that my critique is the paradigm of what I wrote on above, geislr I did my best in the short time allotted. Its defense of historic Christianity at the end is very helpful, especially for the new Christian with the caveat that the discussion on the Trinity This is the first book I read on Islam I refer to the first edition. This is a islamm good book for anyone wanting to understand the problems with Islam.


Dec 01, Nicole rated it really liked it. Morag Smith rated it liked it Jan 24, But I still could not bring myself to accept that Jesus was anything more than a human being.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Its unity, though impressive, fails to answeering a positive case for divinity. As we read in the introduction: A greater satisfaction was the sense of rest in finally finding the truth about God and His revelation of love to mankind in Jesus Christ.

Humans are sinful and lazy, and often, especially with Americans, we want the quickest and fastest refutation of a position.

A first century Jew could make few other more obvious claims of divinity than what Christ made in Geilser 8: His co-author, a former Muslim, gives a clear picture of Muslim belief and thinking.