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Did God Become Man?

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Although the vast majority of human beings have always believed in the universe having a creator, concepts of God vary greatly among them today. For many people, important questions remain unresolved such as: Are religions divine in origin or man made? Can God really do "all things" like some scriptures claim? Could He create a rock too heavy for Him to lift? Who created t ...more
Published February 17th 2020 by Islamic Audiobooks Central (first published 2007)
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I'd consider this a solid primer on comparative religion that explains, in an interesting and easy-to-follow fashion, the most fundamental differences between the major world faiths. I listened to the audiobook edition on Islamic Audiobooks Central.

The author, a former Christian who holds a PhD in Theology from the University of Wales, does not hesitate to take on the claims of theists and atheists alike regarding God, measuring them against common sense and reason. He even criticises beliefs o
Fatima Karim
Jan 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
make sense and logical!
my favorite quote from this book:
“ The claim that God became man is also an absurdity. It is not befitting of God to take on human characteristics because it means that the Creator has become His creation. However, the creation is a product of the creative act of the Creator. If the Creator became His creation, it would mean that the Creator created Himself, which is an obvious absurdity. To be created, He would first have to not exist, and, if He did not exist, how could
Beth Hutchison
I really enjoyed the point that it is not logical for humans to simply believe in no God at all. That made me giggle! I was confused in the end that it simply did not conclude on how to reach righteousness. I guess it said to believe God did not become man and to try to keep to the religion which is simply impossible because I do wrong things all the time so for me that doesnt make sense because there is no clear line. In this respect of righteousness it makes more sense to me in what the christ ...more
Dan Toleman
Feb 14, 2021 rated it really liked it
This was the first audio book I actually listened to. Makes some really interesting points about religion and gets you to think about religion in a different view!
Tariq Sheikh
Apr 29, 2021 rated it really liked it
It is amazing booklet by A.B. Philips to clear concepts of GOD
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Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips was born in Jamaica, but grew up in Canada where he accepted Islam in 1972. He completed a diploma in Arabic and a B.A. from the College of Theology (Usool-ud-Deen) at the Islamic University of Madeenah in 1979. At the University of Riyadh, College of Education, he completed a M.A. in Islamic Theology in 1985 and in the department of Islamic Studies at the University of W ...more

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