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Pastor McShaffrey taught an apologetics class entitled “Understanding Islam” during our Family Instruction Hour in the winter of 2011-12.

Study guides are available below:

1. Father Abraham – Exploring the shared historical and genealogical roots of Jews, Christians, and Muslims (Genesis 12-22)

2. Ishmael or Isaac? – Comparing the two different accounts of patriarchal history contained in the Bible and in the Qur’an.

3. The Islamic “Gospel” – Surveying what the Qur’an teaches about how Allah made us and how we can go to Paradise when we die.

4. The Islamic “Nativity Story” – Contrasting the Christology set fort in scripture with the Qur’an’s account of the birth and life of Jesus.

5. The Five Pillars – Surveying the main tenets of Islam as another example of man’s attempts to be justified by the works of the law.

6. The Concept of Jihad – Exploring the varies levels and types of “struggle” in which Muslims are called to engage.

7. Unholy Verses in the “Holy” Qur’an – Exposing some of the most ungodly and offensive sayings of the false prophet Mohammed.

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