1. What is Islam?
In recent polls, about 22% of the world’s population claim Islam as their religion, making it number two, behind Christianity. What is the Islamic religion? Who is Muhammad? What does it mean to be Muslim? In this first lesson Dave Miller, Ph.D., answers these questions and presents the history of the Islamic religion.
2. Why do terrorists hate America?
Have you asked the question, “Why do radical Muslims hate America and more specifically Christians?” In this lesson Dave Miller, Ph.D., takes an in-depth look at this question to gain a better understanding of the Islamic religion.
3. Who is Muhammad?
Who is Muhammad? How have his life and beliefs influenced Muslims throughout the centuries? In this lesson Dave Miller, Ph.D., takes an in-depth look at the life of Muhammad, the founder of the Islamic religion.
4. Is the Quran the Inspired Word of God? (Part 1)
How can one determine if a book is truly of divine origin? The Quran claims to be divinely inspired, but is it really direct revelation from God? In this lesson Dave Miller, Ph.D., examines the Muslim holy book, the Quran.
5. Is the Quran the Inspired Word of God? (Part 2)
Can we examine the books that claim to be of divine origin, including the Bible and the Quran, and determine if they possess the attributes of inspiration? In this lesson Dave Miller, Ph.D., makes the point that we can in fact know whether or not a book is divinely inspired and specifically investigates the Quran’s writings about Joseph and Jesus.
6. Are Christianity and Islam Compatible? (Part 1)
The central clash between Christianity and Islam is the deity of Jesus Christ. Where the Quran teaches that Jesus is not the Son of God, the Bible teaches that He came to Earth to die for the sins of the world. Join Dave Miller, Ph.D. as he takes an in-depth look at some of the major differences between the teachings of the Bible and the Quran.
7. Are Christianity and Islam Compatible? (Part 2)
In this second part of “Are Christianity and Islam Compatible?” Dave Miller, Ph.D., continues the discussion of several main differences between Islam and Christianity. In particular, he looks at the Quran’s teaching on polygamy and violence.
8. What Was the Attitude of the United States' Founders Toward Islam?
In this concluding lesson, Dave Miller, Ph.D., presents letters penned by men such as John Quincy Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams in order to gain first-hand insight on how they viewed Islam. Join Dr. Miller as he takes an in-depth look at America’s Founding Fathers’ attitudes towards Muslims and Islam, and how their Christian beliefs have shaped the American Constitution.