How does the Qur’an compare to the Bible? What figures and themes can be found in both? What is the theology, anthropology, soteriology, and portrayal of Jesus throughout the Qur’an? In the following question-and-answer, Mark Robert Anderson (@seeingislamnow) talks about his book, The Qur’an in Context: A Christian Exploration (IVP Academic, 2016). [Browse the Understanding […]
Around the world, millions of Muslims are observing Ramadan—a period during which faithful Muslims fast, pray, and reflect on their moral responsibilities as followers of Islam. Christians, of course, do not observe Ramadan. So why should Christians spend time thinking about a Muslim holy season? Understanding Our Neighbors First, it’s neighborly to be aware of […]
Today is the first full day of Ramadan, the month-long Muslim period of fasting. Here are a few interesting and useful links about Ramadan, and how Christians should understand and approach Islam.
This week marks the start of one of the world’s biggest religious observances: Ramadan, the Muslim month of fasting. While Christians don’t observe Ramadan, it’s nevertheless helpful to be aware of it. Here are a few things you can do during Ramadan to grow closer to God and show Christ-like grace to our Muslim neighbors.