A Muslim and a Christian in dialogue by Badru D. Kateregga

By Badru D. Kateregga

Thousands of Muslims and Christians are friends and worship an identical God. but they seldom witness to one another, and the problems they care for are profound. instead of an hostile interplay, Badru D. Kateregga and David W. Shenk pioneer one other way--that of genuine discussion among neighbors.

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Jesus the Messiah 156 A Muslim Response 20. Salvation 168 A Muslim Response 21. The Church 177 A Muslim Response 22. Worship and Fellowship 184 A Muslim Response 23. Right Conduct 190 A Muslim Response 24. The Mission of the Church 198 A Muslim Response Conclusion 205 Glossary 208 Select Bibliography 216 The Authors 219 Page 9 FOREWORD I As a Muslim it would be unreal for me not to be impressed by the bravery of two authors who write with honesty, tolerance, courtesy, and politeness on the fundamental matters of Islam and Christianity.

They were the first true Muslims. This is clearly revealed in the Qur'an. We read, "They said: 'Our Lord! We have wronged ourselves. If Thou forgive us not and Page 44 have not mercy on us, surely we are of the lost'" (Qur'an 7:23). The merciful Allah sent them down to earth with the words, "And We said: 'Fall down, one of you a foe unto the other! There shall be for you on earth a habitation and provision for a time'" (Qur'an 2:36). Nevertheless man's presence on earth is not a punishment, but rather a test of his commitment to the will of Allah.

The Church 177 A Muslim Response 22. Worship and Fellowship 184 A Muslim Response 23. Right Conduct 190 A Muslim Response 24. The Mission of the Church 198 A Muslim Response Conclusion 205 Glossary 208 Select Bibliography 216 The Authors 219 Page 9 FOREWORD I As a Muslim it would be unreal for me not to be impressed by the bravery of two authors who write with honesty, tolerance, courtesy, and politeness on the fundamental matters of Islam and Christianity. They are able to express the stand of each on matters of faith in God and Prophethood, the meaning of evil and sin and more, without attempting to make the reader believe in the rightness of one faith over the other.

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