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Islam Rising, Book 1
by Jim Murk
This first book, in a three part series, covers many topics: Clearly explains who Muhammad was, and the origins and core teachings of Islam. Relates Islam with Holy Jihad, and why Christianity is a prime target of violence today. Addresses Islam?'s claims to be a religion of peace and Christians responsibility to Muslim neighbors. This book reveals precisely what is being ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published January 28th 2006 by 21stcenturypress
(first published January 2006)
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I have collected many books on Islam over the years, most of them small paperbacks written by middle eastern converts to Christianity. They have all been very good and helpful, although they are often written in a personal, testimonial, format. This book by Jim Murk has been the most helpful so far. Murk has his Masters degrees from the University of Chicago in History and the University of Minnesota in Anthropology, and his PhD from Bob Jones University in Theology. He taught for several years ...more