James F. Gauss, Ph. D. - Understanding Islam in Light of Christianity
These are the first two sessions in a multi-session lecture series on Understanding Islam in Light of Christianity. Doors open at 5 PM and the Lectures begin at 5:30 PM.
Syllabus: Session One: Understanding the Origin of Islam. Why is it imperative to know about and understand the truth about Islam? The Muslim Brotherhood and An Explanatory Memorandum—the Plan for America. The World Islamic Population. Countries Dominated by Muslims. The Origin of Islam. Muhammad’s First Revelation. Problems with Muhammad’s Revelation. The Source of God’s Word. Satanic Verses—The Islamic Challenge. Muhammad’s Night Journey to the Seven Heavens. The Hijra or Flight to Medina.
(A brief Intermission)
Session Two: The Bible vs. the Qur’an. Stark contrasts and Islamic abrogation. The difference between Mecca and Medina revelations of Muhammad. Muhammad’s revealed truth vs. Jesus as the Truth. The Qur’an in the light of the Bible. Are Muslims commanded to read the Bible? Is there common ground between the Qur’an and the Bible? One God or the Triune God?—How to explain the Trinity. Is Allah the God of Abraham and Moses? The coming of Jesus Christ foretold. The truth and validity of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Islam’s version of Christ’s crucifixion. Witnesses to Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection. Muhammad’s hatred for the cross.
You may bring your own food and beverages. Light refreshments will be served.
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