files and documents originate from Jay Smith - well-known educator
and historian on Islam and the Bible. Visit his website for
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KHILAFA: "THE KHILAFA VS. THE KINGDOM OF
GOD": A look at the problems Muslims have finding, let alone
defining an Islamic kingdom or state, with a look at the alternative
Christianity can offer.
MUHAMMAD: "MUHAMMAD": An internal look at
the prophet Muhammad, assuming that the Muslim traditions are
correct, asking how we then as Christians assess him as a
MUH-BIO: "TRENDS IN BIOGRAPHIES OF
MUHAMMAD": A synopsis of the debate on Muhammad's biography,
especially as it impinges on the current setting.
OTHRFATH: "CHRISTIAN APPROACHES TO OTHER
FAITHS": A look at what the different faiths claim, how Christianity
stands against them, and critiques them.
QUR’AN: "THE QUR'AN": An internal analysis
of the Qur'an, assuming that the Muslim traditions are correct,
critiquing the claims made for it by Muslims, and asking how we then
as Christians can assess it?
QURCONTR: "THE ABROGATION OF QUR’ANIC
VERSES" A look at the problem of abrogation in the Qur’an, zeroing
in on fifty internal contradictions to highlight the
QUR-CRIT: "THE AUTHORITY OF THE QUR’AN"
Here we take the internal claims of the Qur’an, and external
historical difficulties and critique them (in note
QURERROR: "ERRORS FOUND WITHIN THE QUR’AN"
As the title suggests, a cursory look at a number of scientific and
historical errors which exist in the Qur’an.
QUR-HIST: "IS THE QUR'AN THE WORD OF GOD?":
An external, historical/critical analysis of the Qur'an, and the
prophet Muhammad, assessing the historical evidence at our
RESSRCTN: "THE EVIDENCE FOR THE
RESURRECTION": An apologetical paper which looks at the significance
and evidence we now have for the historicity of the
SOC-GNDA: "THE SOCIAL ATTRACTION OF ISLAM
AND A CHRISTIAN RESPONSE": A critical assessment of the social
agenda attracting people to Islam today.
TRINITY: "BELIEF IN ONE GOD": A
description, definition, and defence of the Biblical view on the
Trinity, followed by answering many of the accusations Muslims pose
to this doctrine.
VIRGIN: "THE VIRGIN BIRTH OF JESUS, AND ITS
SIGNIFICANCE": Describing the significance of the Virgin birth, a
belief which Islam shares with us, though with little
WHYISLAM: "ISLAM-THE LAST GREAT FRONTIER" A
Biblical study (taken from Romans 15) of why we need to go to the
Muslim world, where we need to go, and how we should go about
WITNS-CH: "WITNESSING AS CHRISTIANS": An overview of the
many different strategies we can use in our witness, pointing out
their pros and cons.