Why Did God Create Mankind if He Knew Man Would Sin? – Dr. Shabir Ally



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What is God like?

What is the difference in Salvation between Christianity and Islam?

Does Islam guarantee Salvation?

Is Jesus Christ the only way to Salvation?

Which faith leads to eternal salvation, Islam or Christianity?

Representing the Muslim perspective was Dr. Shabir ally: Dr. Shabir holds a B.A. in Religious Studies from Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, with a specialization in Biblical Literature, an M.A. in Religious Studies from the University of Toronto with a specialization in Quranic Exegesis and a PhD studies in Quranic Exegesis at the University of Toronto.

Shabir is the founder of the Islamic Information and Da’wah Centre in Toronto, Canada.

He’s the author of the book ” Is Jesus God? The Bible Says No ! ”

He currently teaches Arabic at the University of Toronto.

Representing the Christian side was Pastor Thabiti Anyabwile: Mr. Thabiti M. Anyabwile is senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands.

He was previously an assistant pastor at Capitol Hill Baptist Church (Washington, DC) and served as an elder at Church on the Rock (Raleigh, NC).

Thabiti has a strong professional and academic background in community psychology, with special interest in the history and development of the African American church.

He holds B.A. and M.S. degrees in psychology from North Carolina State University. He and his wife, Kristie, have two daughters.

The Topic: How can we find forgiveness from a Holy God?

An Interfaith dialogue between Dr. Shabi Ally and Pastor Thabiti M. Anyabwile

(University of Wollongong, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 19th May 2013)

Breaking: Christian historian thrown out of Jacksonville conference over Ravi Zacharias



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Christian Historian Says He Was Evicted from First Baptist Church of Jacksonville Conference Over Ravi Zacharias
By Warren Throckmorton

Historian and former Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary archivist Jim Lutzweiler attended the How Should We Then Pastor Conference for pastors held January 25-28 at First Baptist Church of Jacksonville, FL hoping to find out more about Ravi Zacharias. Zacharias received the Lindsay Award, an annual award given by the church. Lutzweiler attended a Q&A session the afternoon before Zacharias was slated to get his award (Jan. 28).

Lutzweiler told me he wanted to ask lead pastor Mac Brunson, “In this conference about how to pastor, how did you as a pastor deal with the question of Ravi’s phony credentials, sexting, and suicide email, and still retain him on the program?”

I too would like to know the answer to that question. Zacharias has numerous loose ends remaining but has gone quiet since his ministry issued incomplete statements about credentialing issues several weeks ago.

I Will Call Security
According to Lutzweiler, he attended a Q&A session where he intended to ask lead pastor Mac Brunson his question. However, he said Brunson’s son, Trey, got to him before the microphone did. Lutzweiler quoted Brunson as saying, “No, do not ask the question. If you do, I will call security.” Lutzweiler said he complied with that request.

After the Q&A, Lutzweiler said he went to the auditorium for the meeting during which Ravi Zacharias was to get an award. He told me he looked for a good seat:
I got one four rows back. Suddenly a security guard came to my seat and asked me to follow him. I did. When we got to the foyer, he said, ‘We want to ask you to leave. We understand you want to create a scene.’ I said, ‘What? I am not hear to create a scene, I just came to hear Ravi. In fact, I pointedly did NOT create a scene across the street during a Q&A when Trey asked me not to ask a question about Ravi. I politely consented to his request.’ I could quickly tell this made no difference, that they had a mandate to get me out of there without compromise (like sitting in the balcony 200 feet-or-so away from the platform). There were two other pistol-bearing guards right there, ready to haul me away.

I sent emails and a tweet to First Baptist Church of Jacksonville and Trey Brunson and asked for their side of this story. I received no response.

Jim Lutzweiler is a Baptist and wanted to raise issues which would no doubt have been inconvenient and uncomfortable but given the information available and recent media coverage were fair to raise. In particular, Lutzweiler wanted to know how Brunson evaluated the evidence which is very compelling. Apparently, if you follow this example, how pastors are supposed to pastor is to ignore such things; and have good security guards packing heat.

Why Was Adam Sent to Earth After Being Forgiven? – Dr. Shabir Ally



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What is God like?

What is the difference in Salvation between Christianity and Islam?

Does Islam guarantee Salvation?

Is Jesus Christ the only way to Salvation?

Which faith leads to eternal salvation, Islam or Christianity?

Representing the Muslim perspective was Dr. Shabir ally: Dr. Shabir holds a B.A. in Religious Studies from Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, with a specialization in Biblical Literature, an M.A. in Religious Studies from the University of Toronto with a specialization in Quranic Exegesis and a PhD studies in Quranic Exegesis at the University of Toronto.

Shabir is the founder of the Islamic Information and Da’wah Centre in Toronto, Canada.

He’s the author of the book ” Is Jesus God? The Bible Says No ! ”

He currently teaches Arabic at the University of Toronto.

Representing the Christian side was Pastor Thabiti Anyabwile: Mr. Thabiti M. Anyabwile is senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands.

He was previously an assistant pastor at Capitol Hill Baptist Church (Washington, DC) and served as an elder at Church on the Rock (Raleigh, NC).

Thabiti has a strong professional and academic background in community psychology, with special interest in the history and development of the African American church.

He holds B.A. and M.S. degrees in psychology from North Carolina State University. He and his wife, Kristie, have two daughters.

The Topic: How can we find forgiveness from a Holy God?

An Interfaith dialogue between Dr. Shabi Ally and Pastor Thabiti M. Anyabwile

(University of Wollongong, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 19th May 2013)

Can We Trust the New Testament? ( Bob Siegel’s Opening Statement – 1 of 4 )



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Is the NT As It Exists Today the Inspired Word of God?

Has the NT changed and altered over time?

Was the NT corrupted as Muslims claim?

Representing the Muslim perspective was Brother Shadid Lewis; Brother Lewis is a revert to Islam, He has his certification in Comparative Religion from the Islamic Research and Propagation Center.

He has studied the Sciences of the Qur’an at the American Open Islamic University in Fairfax , Virginia

He is a member of the Muslim Dawah Initiative its formed of members from the Muslim community with experience in public speaking, apologetics, polemics, research and community work.

He is currently serves as President of the Hampton Mosque and Islamic Center in Virginia, USA

Representing the Christian side was Mr. Bob Siegel; Mr. Siegel is a graduate of Denver Seminary and San Jose State University, Bob Siegel is a radio talk show host and popular guest speaker at churches and college campuses across the country, using a variety of media including, seminars, formal debates, outdoor open forums and one man drama presentations.

Bob grew up in a strong Jewish home, but was led to Christ while in college, through the ministry of Campus Ambassadors. (Mission To The Americas)

Bob has debated many outspoken atheists, including, Dan Barker (Freedom From Religion Foundation), Phil Paulson, (Fundamentalists Anonymous) and Dr. Robert Price (The Jesus Seminar).

The Topic of Debate:Can We Trust the New Testament?

Shadid Lewis

vs.

Bob Siegel

( Calvary Chapel, California, USA September 9, 2013 )

Why can’t God just forgive? – Dr. Shabir Ally



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What is God like?

What is the difference in Salvation between Christianity and Islam?

Does Islam guarantee Salvation?

Is Jesus Christ the only way to Salvation?

Which faith leads to eternal salvation, Islam or Christianity?

Representing the Muslim perspective was Dr. Shabir ally: Dr. Shabir holds a B.A. in Religious Studies from Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, with a specialization in Biblical Literature, an M.A. in Religious Studies from the University of Toronto with a specialization in Quranic Exegesis and a PhD studies in Quranic Exegesis at the University of Toronto.

Shabir is the founder of the Islamic Information and Da’wah Centre in Toronto, Canada.

He’s the author of the book ” Is Jesus God? The Bible Says No ! ”

He currently teaches Arabic at the University of Toronto.

Representing the Christian side was Pastor Thabiti Anyabwile: Mr. Thabiti M. Anyabwile is senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands.

He was previously an assistant pastor at Capitol Hill Baptist Church (Washington, DC) and served as an elder at Church on the Rock (Raleigh, NC).

Thabiti has a strong professional and academic background in community psychology, with special interest in the history and development of the African American church.

He holds B.A. and M.S. degrees in psychology from North Carolina State University. He and his wife, Kristie, have two daughters.

The Topic: How can we find forgiveness from a Holy God?

An Interfaith dialogue between Dr. Shabi Ally and Pastor Thabiti M. Anyabwile

(University of Wollongong, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 19th May 2013)

Christian apologist David Wood gets destroyed by Ali Ataie on Violence and Slavery in the Bible !!!



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The following excerpt was taken from the debate took place at the University of California, USA between Ali Ataie and David Wood

Representing the Muslim perspective was Ali Ataie: Altaie is the founder and president of the Muslim Interfaith Council.

He was born in Tehran, Iran and came to the United States in 1979.

Altaie earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.

He is currently a visiting assistant instructor of religious studies at Cal Poly, as well as an instructor of apologetics at the World Alliance for Humanity in Fremont, California.

He is a student of sacred knowledge at Zaytuna Institute in Hayward, California and an author of several books. His organization is dedicated to spreading and defending the truth about Islam in America.

His two books include “In Defense of Islam: Confronting the Christians with Their Own Scriptures” and “Injil-ul Haq: the True Gospel of Jesus Christ.”

Representing the Christian side was Mr. David Wood: David is a former atheist, he converted to Christianity after examining the evidence for Gods existence

He is a Teaching Fellow at Fordham University, where he teaches Philosophical Ethics

He holds degrees in Biology and Philosophy and is coauthor of the book Who Was Jesus? Who Was Muhammad? Two Debates

The Topic was Who was Muhammad (pbuh)? The Christian and Muslim Perspectives

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Who was Muhammad (pbuh)? The Christian and Muslim Perspectives( David’s OP ST – 1 of 4 )



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Was Muhammad (pbuh) a true prophet of God?

Was he a mercy for humanity?

Did Muhammad (pbuh) author the Qur’an?

For Muslims, the question of Muhammad’s true prophethood is indisputable.

They firmly believe that he is a true prophet and Messenger of God, through whom God’s divine revelations throughout history were culminated and perfected, thus forming the universal divine message to mankind.

For critics of Islam, generally, it is Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him), rather than God, who is the founder of Islam, the author of its teachings, and the composer of its holy book, the Qur’an.

A sincere and “neutral” researcher examine both claims and arrive at his own conclusions.

Representing the Muslim perspective was Ali Ataie: Ataie is the founder and president of the Muslim Interfaith Council.

He was born in Tehran, Iran and came to the United States in 1979.

Altaie earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.

He is currently a visiting assistant instructor of religious studies at Cal Poly, as well as an instructor of apologetics at the World Alliance for Humanity in Fremont, California.

He is a student of sacred knowledge at Zaytuna Institute in Hayward, California and an author of several books. His organization is dedicated to spreading and defending the truth about Islam in America.

His two books include “In Defense of Islam: Confronting the Christians with Their Own Scriptures” and “Injil-ul Haq: the True Gospel of Jesus Christ.”

Representing the Christian side was Mr. David Wood: David is a former atheist, he converted to Christianity after examining the evidence for Gods existence

He is a Teaching Fellow at Fordham University, where he teaches Philosophical Ethics

He holds degrees in Biology and Philosophy and is coauthor of the book Who Was Jesus? Who Was Muhammad? Two Debates

He runs the website www.AnsweringMuslims.com

The Topic of Debate: Who was Muhammad (pbuh)? The Christian and Muslim Perspectives

Ali Ataie

vs.

David Wood

(University of California, Davis campus, California, USA 12th April 2007)

Islam Qur’an Koran Quran God Allah Yahweh Jehovah Elohim Scripture Gospels Bible New Old Testament Tanakh Torah Debate Jesus Christ Divine Divinity Prophet Son Godhead Sonship Revelation Muhammad Trinity Trinitarianism Monotheism Monotheist Jews Christians Muslims Sam Shamoun Sami Zaatari Joseph Good Dr James White Anthony Buzzard Christianity Paul Conflict Tony Costa Shabir Ally

Pastor Thabiti Anyabwile criticizes James White for Silence Over Kentucky Kroger shooting



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Thabiti Anyabwile is Assistant Pastor for church planting at Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, DC. He was previously Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Grand Cayman in the Grand Cayman Islands, and served as an elder at Church on the Rock (Raleigh, NC).

Thabiti has a strong professional and academic background in community psychology, with special interests in the history and development of the African American church and reaching out to Muslim peoples. He holds B.A. and M.S. degrees in psychology from North Carolina State University.

A former high school basketball coach and bookstore owner, Thabiti enjoys preaching, reading, sports, and watching sci-fi films. He and his wife, Kristie, have three children.

Islamic Trajectories in Early Christianity by Dr Jerald Dirks



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Were Early Christians Trinitarians?

Is the Trinity really an ancient pagan belief?

Is Jesus God?

Did Jesus ever claim to be God?

Dr. Jerald Dirks received his Bachelor of Arts (philosophy) from Harvard College in 1971, his Master of Divinity from Harvard Divinity School in 1974, his Master of Arts (clinical child psychology) from the University of Denver in 1976, his Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) degree in clinical psychology from the University of Denver in 1978, and his sessions program certificate in Islamic studies from Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University in 1998.

In 1969, he obtained his License to Preach from the United Methodist Church and was ordained into the Christian ministry (deaconate) by the United Methodist Church in 1972.

He converted to Islam in 1993 and completed the ‘Umrah and Hajj in 1999.

His vocational history includes over five years teaching in American colleges and universities and over 20 years spent in the private practice of psychotherapy. In addition, he has taught at the middle school level at two different private Islamic schools and has served as the psychoeducational consultant at one private Islamic school.

Dr. Dirks is the author or co-author of over 60 published articles in the behavioral sciences (primarily in psychosomatic medicine), over 140 published articles on the Arabian horse and its history, and over 220 published articles or formal presentations on Islam, comparative religion, and private Islamic education in America.

He has lectured widely on Islam at American universities (Tabor College, University of Kansas, University of Denver, Oklahoma State University, Missouri State University, Wayne State University, University of Michigan, University of Pittsburgh, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Georgetown University), in American mosques (in Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Virginia), and at regional and national conventions of the major Islamic organizations (ISNA, ICNA, and MAS).

In addition, he has been interviewed about Islam by newspapers in California, Colorado, Missouri, and Saudi Arabia and by television stations in Kansas, New York, Texas, Utah, Canada, and the United Arab Emirates. He is the author of four books that explore the commonalities and differences among the three Abrahamic religions (Islam, Christianity, and Judaism): The Cross and the Crescent, now in its second printing; Abraham, The Friend of God; Understanding Islam–A Guide for the Judaeo-Christian Reader; and The Abrahamic Faiths–Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

His fifth book, Muslims in American History–A Forgotten Legacy was published in 2006 and celebrates the centuries-old history of Muslims in America. His sixth book, Letters to My Elders in Islam, was published in 2008. Dr. Dirks has also proofread and/or edited several books for other authors.

The Topic: Islamic Trajectories in Early Christianity

A talk by Dr Jerald Dirks