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Do We Worship the Same God?

Comparing the Bible And the Qur"an

by George Dardess

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Published by Saint Anthony Messenger Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Koran,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Islam - General,
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Religion,
  • Islam,
  • Relations,
  • Islam - Rituals & Practice,
  • Christianity - Catholic,
  • Christianity and other religions,
  • Christianity,
  • Comparative studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8330394M
    ISBN 100867167319
    ISBN 109780867167313
    OCLC/WorldCa65301648

      In other words, worship becomes the category under which we ordereverything in our lives. Whatever we do, even if we are simply eating or drinking, whatever we say, in business or in the home or in church assemblies, we are to do all to the glory of God. That is worship. And when we come together, we engage in worship in a corporate fashion.   "To say that we worship the same God is not the same as insisting that we have an agreed and shared understanding of God," Pauw says. One theologian with knowledge of .   The God revealed in the Jewish Tahakh displays abundant grace constantly. Christians would affirm that. But we also believe that we must believe about God what God has revealed about himself, and in fact that to disbelieve what God has revealed about himself and to worship some version of God we prefer is in fact to worship an idol.


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Do We Worship the Same God? by George Dardess Download PDF EPUB FB2

Concepts covered include "sameness" and "oneness," the nature of God, epistemology, and the Trinity. Do We Worship the Same God.

models serious-minded, honest, and respectful interreligious dialogue and gives us new ways to address an ongoing question/5(4). Comparing the Bible and the Qur'an, George Dardess, a Christian expert on Islam, provides a wealth of information about the teachings of both Christianity and Islam to help readers themselves discern if Christians and Muslims worship the same God.

He gives a brief introduction to the history of Islam, draws parallels between Jesus and the /5(7). Do We Worship the Same God. book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Often the differences between the three Abrahamic religi /5. Concepts covered include "sameness" and "oneness," the nature of God, epistemology, and the Trinity.

Do We Worship the Same God. models serious-minded, honest, and respectful interreligious dialogue and gives us new ways to address an ongoing : Miroslav Volf. "Do We Worship the Same God. invites us to love the one true God with all our mind. These essays challenge us to think carefully about deeply held convictions.

I joyfully welcome this important multifaith work on monotheism as a valuable companion to Miroslav's excellent book Allah: A Christian Response.". Today there is a majority feeling that everyone worships the same God. Though we have different names for Him and worship him differently, people believe we.

Do we worship the same God. Today many are asking this question. It may seem like a simple question, but it is not. Muslims will insist t /5. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Revelation. Do We Worship the Same God?: Jesus, Holy Spirit, God in Christianity Do We Worship the Same God?

book Islam: Guidance for the Perplexed by Mark Durie (, E-book) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. And as Pope Francis stated last week, we worship the same God. But do we all really worship the same God. If we are honest with the distinctive texts of each religion (the Bible, the Qur’an, the Book of Mormon, etc.) and the various traditions that understand these texts, we must recognize that real differences exist between each religion.

From these documents, one arrives at the answer that, according to Catholic Christians, we do worship the same God - but there is a difference in what we believe about God. Deacon Dardess uses the New Revised Standard Bible and his own translation of the Qur’an in this comparison.

(Mark Durie, Revelation: Do We Worship the Same God?, pp ; emphasis added.) Durie’s clarity on the importance of answering properly the “Same God Question” makes our study of this question essential. In fact, I would argue that the “Same God Question” is equally important for atheists and agnostics to : Ralph Sidway.

Often the differences between the three Abrahamic religions--Judaism, Christianity, and Islam--seem more obvious than their commonalities, leading to the question 'Do we worship the same God?' Can the answer be 'yes' without denying our differences?This volume brings Jewish, Christian, and Muslim philosophers and theologians together to answer this question, offering rare insight into how Format: Ebook.

The title of the address is, "Do Christians and Muslims Worship The Same God?" There is no charge to watch or download this video sermon. One may even download the message as an MP3 file for use in one's IPOD. In fact, I pray that God will give the message wide distribution. Do We Worship the Same God.

Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Dialogue. Edited by Miroslav Volf. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, Pp. Paperback $ In the Yale Center for Faith and Culture organized two consultations.

One was for Christian theologians, the other for Jewish, Muslim, and Christian scholars. How We Answer Depends on the Conversation. Greear says that because he served as a missionary to Muslims and wrote a book called Breaking the Islam Code, people often ask him whether or not Christians and Muslims have the same beliefs about ’s not Author: Jessica Mouser.

"Do We Worship the Same God. invites us to love the one true God with all our mind. These essays challenge us to think carefully about deeply held convictions. I joyfully welcome this important multifaith work on monotheism as a valuable companion to Miroslav's excellent book Allah: A Christian Response." Gavin D'Costa -- University of Bristol/5(13).

We are to worship God how God wants us to worship Him. This is the apparent crisis in the revolution of worship in our day. The driving force behind the radical shift in how we worship God today is not because of a new discovery of the character of God but rather through pragmatic studies on what works to attract people to corporate worship.

When we understand and embrace God’s Word, we will know the difference between the truth and the lies, and we won’t be deceived. The belief that people of all religions worship the same God, just in a different way, seems to be the cultural norm today.

Behind this is the idea that all beliefs should be tolerated and that any claim to. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: vii, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Opening prayer --Background and orientation --Islam and the life of Muhammad --The Qurʼan as sign of God --Comparing texts --What do we each believe about God's creation of the universe?--What do we each believe about God's creation of human beings.

Do both Christians and Muslims worship the same God. While most Muslims claim we worship the same God, Christians are divided on the question.

On the one hand, it seems straightforward that the God of Islam and Christianity are different, based on their characterizations in the Bible and the Qur’an. — Exodus5; Galatians 5: 19, ”1 The article concludes, “Accordingly, true Christians do well to direct their worship only to Jehovah God, the Almighty” (emphasis added) The book Knowledge That Leads to Everlasting Life () warns the reader: Unless we are careful, we may do something unacceptable to God.

Thus, we Catholics have to be careful to distinguish between the fact that Muslims believe in the one true God “living and subsisting in Himself; merciful and all-powerful, the Creator of heaven and earth,” and the fact that they get it wrong—profoundly wrong—when it comes to both who God has revealed himself to be in the New Testament.

Get this from a library. Do we worship the same God?: Jews, Christians, and Muslims in dialogue. [Miroslav Volf;] -- Often the differences between the three Abrahamic religions -- Judaism, Christianity, and Islam -- seem more obvious than their commonalities, leading to.

By contrast, Reza Shah-Kazemi is emphatic that we do worship the same God, on the objective and metaphysical plane, even if subjectively and theologically our conceptions of God differ.

So of the six main contributors, only Plantinga Pauw and Shah-Kazemi answer the title question with an unequivocal yes. Worship is not primarily what we do in church, it encompasses every moment of a believer’s life.

If we are living in an obedient relationship with God through the Holy Spirit then He will delight in and be honoured by everything we do. Worship today is the way we live our lives every moment of the day.

Baylor historian Thomas Kidd has re-posted his review of Yale theologian Miroslav Volf's book, if we acknowledge that we worship the same God as the people who attacked us, we'll be less.

For example, the Hindu “holy book,” the Bhagavad Gita, represents God as saying: “Even those who are devoted to other deities and worship them, filled with faith, they too really worship Me.” The Bahai World Faith considers all the world’s major faiths as part of the same evolving religion, with the same source of wisdom and spiritual.

Secondly, Jews reject the two messengers of God, Isa (Jesus) and Muhammad may peace and blessings be upon them both. It is not possible to commit to God and serve Him without accepting His messengers and revelation. This is why, Jews and Christians are repeatedly called to the worship of one God and acceptance of all His messengers in the Quran.

No, Muslims and Christians do not agree on the nature of God and Jesus Christ. But, we can agree on – and come together around – the fact that we both worship the very same God, the God of. The Quran says that Muslims and Christians worship the same God, so it must be the same God.

Ultimately, this is the reasoning of those who believe, as I once did, that Muslims and Christians worship the same God, and it is flawed. The similarities between the God of Islam and the God of Christianity are fairly superficial, and at times simply.

For there is but one God, and to worship anything but that one God is not to worship God at all. Since Christians, Muslims, and Jews all worship the God who created the world, who called Abraham from Haran, and whose Scriptures were completed and perfected by the Qur'an, it seems obvious that they worship the same God.

“I stand in religious solidarity with Muslims because they, like me, a Christian, are people of the book we worship the same God.” 3.

On Decem Wheaton College announced the decision to suspend Dr. Hawkins due to theological reasons; her comments violated the college’s statement of : John Gaston. How can we say that we worship the same God that Abraham and Moses did when they didn’t believe that God was a Trinity, but we do.

Here is what I would say in response to that question. The Christian does not reject the Jewish concept of God as the Muslim explicitly rejects the Christian concept of God. One last thought: We may very well be thinking about this question incorrectly. Instead of asking, do Jewish people worship the same God as Christians?, we might want to acknowledge that Christians worship the God of Israel.

When Christians worship God of the Bible, they are worshiping the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. In that way, this book about holiness transforms our worship. It shows God as he really is. And when we see God as he really is, we learn to worship God as he really deserves to be worshiped.

A great and holy God simply cannot be worshiped in trite and trifling ways. In lieu of a comments section, I accept and encourage letters to the editor. Let’s take one of those: God is Christ. Does Islam worship Christ as God. And the answer is no, it does not.

So the answer is no, we don’t worship the same God. You can only answer yes if you can somehow argue that there is a generic God that everybody worships and then there’s a Christian God, but that’s a slippery slide to pluralism.

When you say God the Father, most probably not since religions like Hindus believe in many gods and Buddhists believe in no God. But one things is for sure is that the man who Christians call Jesus, who Muslims call Isa (The Sinlessness of Jesus i.

In Miroslav Volf’s book, “Do We Worship the Same God?” Muslim scholar Reza Shah-Kazemi quotes the Quran, chapter Say: He, God, is One, God, the Eternally Sulf-Subsistent; He begetteth not, nor is He begotten And there is none like unto Him.

and comments on the verse. If we are going to worship God, we must prepare through fasting, mourning, and separating, and we must lead others to do the same. An unprepared worship is an unacceptable worship. Application Question: What are some other practical ways to prepare for daily worship.

In what ways is God challenging you to be more prepared to come into his presence. As author Greg Beale said in his book by the same title, we become what we worship. If we worship striving for our own gain, we get emptiness because, as Jesus said, “We can gain the whole world yet lose our soul” (Matthewmy paraphrase).

Our hearts have been pointed in. Christians and Muslims do not worship the same God. Christians worship the triune God—Father, Son and Holy Spirit—and no other god.

We know the Father through the Son, and it is solely through Christ’s atonement for sin that salvation has come. Mark Galli, senior managing editor of CT, spoke with Volf about the book.

You argue that Muslims and Christians worship the same god. Why is it important to determine whether they do? Neither Jews nor Muslims worship Jesus; therefore, they do not worship the same God.

Why Is This Question Even Asked? While this question is likely raised because postmodernism demands that all roads lead to God, it still has some validity because of Author: Todd Friel.