Theological Topics

Introduction

This website presents Muslim and Christian perspectives on a range of theological topics, such as God, Revelation, Prophethood, Jesus, Muhammad, Marriage, etc. Each entry is composed of three articles: one giving a Muslim perspective, one giving a Christian perspective, and a final summary paragraph which lays out areas of agreement between Muslims and Christians, areas of disagreement, and points for future fruitful discussion.

Theological TopicAuthor
Allah, God Dr. Adil Ozdemir, Dr. Terence Nichols
Almsgiving, Property, Wealth Dr. Adil Ozdemir, Dr. James Gaffney
Angels and Satan Dr. Terence Nichols, Muhammad H. Muhawesh
Authority in the Community of Believers Dr. Terence Nichols, Dr. Adil Ozdemir, Dr. Liyakat Takim
Christian Diversity Dr. Terence Nichols
Community of Believers: Church, Ummah Dr. James Gaffney, Dr. Adil Ozdemir, Dr. Liyakat Takim
Creation, Free Will, Adam, Sin Dr. Terence Nichols, Dr. Hamid Mavani
Death, Judgment, Heaven and Hell Dr. Terence Nichols, Dr. Liyakat Takim
Faith, Creed, Works Authors to be announced
Fasting Dr. Peter Feldmeier, Dr. Adil Ozdemir
Feasts, Seasons Authors to be announced
Good, Evil, Sin Dr. William McDonough, Dr. Liyakat Takim
Humanity Dr. Adil Ozdemir, Dr. Terence Nichols
Jesus Dr. Steven J. McMichael, Owais Bayunus
Jihad in Islam Dr. Liyakat Takim
Law Dr. James Gaffney, Dr. Hatam al Haj, Dr. Liyakat Takim
Marriage Dr. Peter Feldmeier, Dr. Hatem al-Haj, Dr. Liyakat Takim
Mary Dr. Terence Nichols, Sheikh Odeh Muhawesh
Mission Authors to be announced
Morality Dr. Liyakat Takim, Dr. James Gaffney
Muhammad Dr. Hamid Mavani, Rev. Steven McMichael
Muslim Diversity Dr. Adil Ozdemir, Dr. Liyakat Takim
Other Religions, People of the Book Dr. Hamid Mavani, Dr. Peter Feldmeier
Peace, War Dr. Liyakat Takim, Dr. James Gaffney
Pilgrimage, Hajj Sheikh Odeh A. Muhawesh, Dr. Steven J. McMichael
Politics Dr. Liyakat Takim, Dr. Michael Hollerich
Prayer, Worship Authors to be announced
Prophethood Sheikh Odeh Muhawesh, Dr. Paul Niskanen
Reason Dr. Adil Ozdemir, Dr. Terence Nichols
Revelation Dr. Paul Niskanen, Dr. Liyakat Takim
Rituals, Sacraments Dr. Thomas Fisch, Dr. Adil Ozdemir, Dr. Liyakat Takim
Salvation Dr. Terence Nichols, Dr. Adil Ozdemir, Dr. Liyakat Takim
Scripture Dr. Paul Niskanen, Dr. Adil Ozdemir
Terrorism Dr. James Gaffney, Dr. Liyakat Takim
Tradition Authors to be announced
Women Dr. Liyakat Takim, Dr. Sherry Jordon