Christians and Muslims talking together

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Committee for Relations with People of Other Faiths of the British Council of Churches on behalf of the Churches Committee on Migrant Workers , London
Islam -- Relations -- Christianity., Christianity and other religions -- I
Statement[translated by Kenneth Cracknell].
ContributionsMicksch, Jürgen, 1941-, Mildenberger, Michael, 1934-
LC ClassificationsBP172 .C43513 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination106 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2607304M
ISBN 100851691102
LC Control Number85167925

This ancient book of prayers by Imam Zayn al-‘Abidin is especially used by Shi‘a Muslims, but the words of this paraphrase could easily be spoken by any Sunni Muslim.

Christians would also find useful meditation material within this prayer. The best-known Muslim prayer comprises the opening text of the Qur’an. It is called Surat al-Fatihah. Muslims and Christians Talking Together: What can we agree on concerning the Gospel. Ibrahim Abdur-Rahman Product Details: Paperback: 48 pages Language: English ISBN: Dimensions: 4 x 6 inches.

This is very practical book on a challenging topic--dialoguing with, relating to, talking with, and becoming friends with Muslims.

David Shenk has been involved with such interaction with Muslims in the US and abroad for over 50 years, including in some very challenging countries such as Somalia/5(13). This book shows how Christians and Muslims can connect with one another in real relationships of respect and trust.

Fouad is an Arab Christian and a skilled communicator who can explain the cultural differences and bridge the gap between different worlds.

He explains where Muslims are coming from in ways that Christians can understand, and he 5/5(1). Incredibly, the very title of the Muslim document, “A Common Word Between Us and You,” is actually taken from a Quranic verse that calls for Christian’s (“people of the book”) to deny the Trinity (so-called “partners”) and to submit to Allah as the one true God: “O People of the Book.

This book is an outstanding apologetic on some basic tenets of the Christian faith, especially the Trinity, within the context of how it compares to the Muslim faith. It is written to answer many of the basic questions that Muslims may have about Christianity and Jesus, as well as what the Quran says about People of the Book (Christians).Reviews:   Good Muslims and Bad Muslims.

Spencer’s book ends with an interesting epilogue—a transcript of a debate between Spencer and Dr. Peter Kreeft, one. 1. They view Christians as wimps. Muslims view our belief that Jesus, as God the Son, died on the cross as a great sign of weakness Christians and Muslims talking together book as an affront to the all-powerful God who can never die.

Muslims believe it is an honor to die defending their faith, family and friends, and they view the Christian practice of turning the other cheek as wimpy. Islam and Christian–Muslim Relations, Vol Issue 3 () Articles. Article. Be Pious and Patriotic: A Comparison of Chinese Christian and Muslim Teaching on Just War in the Early Stage of the Second Sino-Japanese War, – Wai Luen Kwok.

Book Reviews. book review. The Quran, without describing the event in any detail, confirms for Muslims that “God raised Jesus to Himself” (Quran ).

The belief that Jesus is alive with God, then, is common to Muslims and Christians. Muslims also generally believe that Jesus will return to earth before the Day of Judgment.

Few issues have more serious implications for Christian witness and global politics today than Christian-Muslim relations.

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We can learn much from Arab Christian apologist John of Damascus. The Muslims clearly passed on an intellectual heritage, which a number of scholars say laid the foundations for the modern Christian West.

For more discussion of this, please see the book " Islam and the Discovery of Freedom by Rose Wilder Lane. Muslim Spain versus Christian Spain. Many Muslims look back at Muslim Spain with pride. You are talking with a real person, not just a set of ideas or concepts.

We sometimes wrongly assume things about Muslims that are not necessarily true, like a ll Muslims know the Qur’an well.

a ll Muslims know Arabic well. a ll Muslims believe the same things about Muhammed, the Qur’an, and share the same worldview.

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A Wheaton College professor was placed on leave for declaring, in a gesture of solidarity, that Christians and Muslims "worship the same God." But do. I was very happy to read “When Muslims and Christians Marry,” by Rita George Tvrkovic (9/10), reporting how well many people are handling interfaith marriages, even though it.

When we – a Muslim and a Christian – fell in love, we didn’t think much about the differences in our religions. (People falling in love usually don’t think much, full stop.).

Their efforts together were successful by decreasing incidence of malaria in Nigeria by 18% but their work and relationship continue.

Bishop Jung reported growing concern about the upcoming 15 th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in the U.S. orchestrated by al Queda leader Osama Bin Laden and coincidentally a Muslim holiday on the same day in Christians and Muslims Talking Together Respect Graduate School, Moravian Theological Seminary and Lehigh Dialogue Center mark 10 years of inter-religious dialogues.

Candid and respectful presentations about our beliefs, practices, and opportunities for cooperation are leading participants to deeper understandings of one another and mutual. Read more: International religious freedom ambassador says greatest threat to extremism is girls reading books.

Faith On the Run. Before the U.S. invasion, the Brookings Institute says between million Christians lived in Iraq. Today, conservative estimates say less thanChristians remain. Perhaps nowhere in the world is faith.

Evangelism is about leading Muslims to Christ. Convincing non-Christians or Evangelicals that Reformed theology is true, falls under the heading of polemics.

Don't confuse the two. When talking to Muslims stick with what all Christians hold in common wherever possible. Leave the internecine fighting among Christians aside when talking to Muslims.

Muslim Turned Christian Shares Terrifying, Real-Life Nightmare Conversion Story all of Fazal's brothers and sisters have converted to Christianity and he writes in his book that his relationship with is parents is proof that "peace between Muslims and Christians is possible." "When I started talking to my mom and dad about the truth and.

Muslim forces ultimately expelled the European Christians who invaded the eastern Mediterranean repeatedly in the 12th and 13th centuries—and thwarted their effort to regain control of. So, when Muslims say "Christians believe," be careful that they do not make too broad a generalization as they continue their attack.

6 Claim their thinking is correct and Christian thinking is incorrect. Many Muslims have told me that what I am saying about God, Salvation, the. Christians tend to tie up their religious conviction with patriotism, and freedom has become a synonym for the American way of life.

The majority on both sides want peace.

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But both sides are also called to spread their religion to all nations. Dedicated Muslims and Christians alike will fight for what they believe is right. One of the most interesting commentaries on the subject was published in in, of all things, a children’s book.

C.S. Lewis addressed the possibility of finding common ground with Islam in The Last Battle, the final book in The Chronicles of doesn’t use the term “Islam” and “Christianity” in his fictional account, but it’s quite obvious to an adult reader that the.

Stepping back for a moment, it is worth asking why the Christian church has and is now again called to live in such a sacrificial way. The answer in part is the description of Christians as.

My wife found this book particularly helpful. She says, “If you want to get a first-person take on what it’s like to live in a Muslim world and understand the worldview underpinning the militant Islamic world, and the passages used to support, this book will help.” Buy it at: Amazon.

Those are a few of the books I’d suggest checking out. In their book Crossroads to Islam, Yehuda D. Nevo and Judith Koren advanced a thesis, based on an extensive examination of archaeological evidence from the early Islamic period, that Muhammad may never have existed, with monotheistic Islam only coming into existence some time after he.

Answer: The Muslim and Christian views of God have some similarities. Christians believe in one eternal God Who created the universe, and Muslims apply these attributes to Allah.

Both view God as all-powerful, all-knowing, and all-present. A vital difference between the Islamic and Christian views of God is the biblical concept of the Trinity.

Christians & Muslims Talking Together: Christianity’s Principle & More Christians & Muslims Talking Together: Christianity’s Principle & More Date: Ap.

This article suggests that it is not only possible that Christians and Muslims can pray to one God together, but also, that the aforesaid praying together is essential and should be encouraged. Christians and Muslims Believe in one God. Christians and Muslims should recognize that, first of all, they worship but one God.A lot of Christians don't realize that most Muslims are nominal, and nominal Muslims are more apt to respond to the gospel if they can see Christianity lived out for them.

But perhaps the biggest challenge for all of us Christians and Muslims is to change basic attitudes so that they reflect the complex world in which we live.

Both Christianity and Islam .