Tagged: Books

When Islam Abandoned Reason

Robert R. Reilly, who has more accomplishments than I can list, has written a fascinating historical account of 9th century Islam, and how the more Hellenic (Greek) version of Islam, which viewed reason and faith as complementary, was ousted by the anti-reason school of thought...

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BOOK: Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus

In my World Religions class at Fuller Theological Seminary, I have focused on learning about Islam. I’ve read and listened to more books than I care to mention, and of course, realize how much more there really is to know. But one of the best books...

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Getting Things Done

If you’re like me, you really want to accomplish great and fun things in your life, but you never quite muster up the focus, energy, and skills to get it done. Like me, you read the occasional productivity blog from some guru, then sit down...

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REVIEW: Islam by Braswell

George W. Braswell Jr.’s Islam: Its Prophet, Peoples, Politics and Power is a concise yet fairly comprehensive introduction to the history, doctrines, and practice of Islam. Braswell, a Baptist professor of missions, has spent the majority of his career understanding and teaching on the beliefs...

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