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ISBN-10: 0836192907

ISBN-13: 9780836192902

This publication finds a wealthy range of Anabaptist engagement with Muslims world wide. listed here are essays and stories from missionaries within the box, directors at venture enterprises, professors and students of challenge, and theologicals. between those voices is a spirit of debate, wondering, agreeing, amazement, and infrequently dissent. Anabaptists assembly Muslims doesn't search to offer a homogenized view that flows via a predetermined Anabaptist ideological grid. really it's a discussion board for giving and receiving tips and a spot to percentage tales and reflections that might inspire and support to equip Christians for the calling to presence within the method of Christ. 568 Pages.

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But I tell you . ” (Matt 5:21-22). In the Qur’an, what starts as a message to obey God becomes “obey God and his Apostle” (4:59). Noah and Jesus in the Qur’an also tell people to fear God and obey them (71:3; 43:63), but in Medina, according to both the Blachère and Cairo ordering of the suras, Muhammad goes further in asserting his authority by saying that “he who obeys the Apostle obeys God” (4:80). Characteristics of the Citizens The characteristics that Jesus uses to describe the blessed (Matt 5:3-12) have interesting parallels and contrasts with those given in the Qur’an.

The church historian, Eusebius, was ecstatic when Constantine ordered Bibles to be made available for leaders in his seat of government in Constantinople. Eusebius believed that a Christian civilization was now a possibility. This civilization would unite political and ecclesial authority and power. Eusebius wrote, “There was a multitude of rulers before the coming of Christ. All nations were governed by different tyrannies and democracies and men had no intercourse with each other . . ”12 However, in the mind of Eusebius, Christ and Augustus were corulers whose mission was to bring order, as well as peace.

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