Christianity and Islam
An insightful four part series comparing and contrasting the faiths and beliefs of Christianity and Islam. The programs set forth basic and foundational differences and the implications for how we understand God, Christ and the meaning of salvation. Includes 32-page...
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An insightful four part series comparing and contrasting the faiths and beliefs of Christianity and Islam. The programs set forth basic and foundational differences and the implications for how we understand God, Christ and the meaning of salvation. Includes 32-page study guide.
Based on the best-selling book, IS THE FATHER OF JESUS THE GOD OF MUHAMMAD? by Dr. Timothy George. Words unfamiliar to most Americans are now heard daily on the evening news: jihad, Islam, Allah, Quran, fatwa, imam, ummah, Ramadan. Today, there are approximately seven million Muslims, and more than 13,000 mosques in North America. Now that Muslims are our neighbors, how do we talk to them about Christ? What do Muslims think about Jesus? Which beliefs do we share in common with Muslims and where do we differ from them? Do we worship the same God they worship? Is the Father of Jesus the God of Muhammad? Noted theologian, best-selling author, editor, and Dean of Beeson Divinity School at Samford University, Dr. Timothy George, teams with T N Mohan, producer-director of the award winning films, Hanged on a Twisted Cross, Here I Stand, For One English Officer, to answer these and other in this visually rich four-part TV series. Dr. George is dean of Beeson Divinity School of Samford University and an executive editor of Christianity Today. The series avoids the angry condemnation of all Muslims on the one hand, or a compromising of Christian truth-claims on the other. Muslim views are stated fairly and objectively from Muslim scholars who appear in the series. The programs set forth basic and foundational differences between Christianity and Islam and the implications for how we understand God, Christ, and the meaning of salvation. Four 25-minute programs 1. The Tenets of Islam 2. The Trinity 3. The Bible and the Incarnation 4. The Cross and Salvation 32-page study guide included
:Intended primarily as an educational resource and discussion starter for Christian study groups, the programs seek to foster informed understanding and meaningful communication. The four episodes are: 1. The Tenets of Islam2. The Trinity3. The Bible and the Incarnation4. The Cross and SalvationThis series includes a helpful study guide.
Timothy George (ThD, Harvard University) is founding dean of Beeson Divinity School. He is the author or editor of more than twenty books, including Theology of the Reformers and Pilgrims on the Sawdust Trail: Evangelical Ecumenism and the Quest for Christian Identity. He serves as executive editor for Christianity Today and is on the editorial advisory board for Books and Culture, Harvard Theological Review, and Christian History. A prolific author, he has written more than 20 books and regularly contributes to scholarly journals. His textbook, Theology of the Reformers, is the standard textbook in many schools and seminaries on Reformation theology.