About the Author
James R. White is the director of Alpha and Omega Ministries and the author of many books. He is an accomplished debater of Muslim apologists and an elder in the Phoenix Reformed Baptist Church. He and his family live in Phoenix, Arizona.
James White seeks to give his Christian audience a critical exposure to Islam’s founding document, the Qur’an. His goal is to describe as objectively as possible what the Qur’an is and what it says while also pointing out troubling issues that cast doubts on its claims for divine revelation.
Table of Contents
1. The Qur’an and Muhammad of Mecca
2. The Qur’an: A Brief Introduction
3. Allah: Tawhid, Shirk, the Mithaq and the Fitra
4. “Say Not Three”: The Qur’an and the Trinity
5. Jesus in the Qur’an
6. The Qur’an and the Cross
7. The Scales: Salvation in the Qur’an
8. Did the “People of the Book” Corrupt the Gospels?
9. Prophecies of Muhammad in the Bible
10. The Perfection of the Qur’an? Parallels and Sources
11. The Perfection of the Qur’an? Transmission and Text
Biblical Reference Index
Qur’an Reference Index
The Qur’an and Muhammad of Mecca
In this chapter, White seeks to give some historical context for the origins of the Qur’an. The central figure in this history is the prophet Muhammad. White surveys what is accepted or can be known about Muhammad’s life. Along the way, White points out certain aspects of his biography that throw into question his prophetic credibility, such as the “Satanic verses” and his questionable female relations….[To continue reading this summary, please see below....]
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