Joomla! powered Site Joomla! site syndication /ja 2008-07-23T21:49:00+01:00 Powered by Joomla! /ja /ja/images/M_images/joomla_rss.png text/html 2008-05-26T03:59:06+01:00 /ja Jihad: what the Qur'an teaches /ja/content/view/170/38/ Barry Peters gives us an in-depth study of what the Quran says about jihad. Is it mostly the desire for personality development, or is it in the first place another word for war and terror? read the article (/ja/Jihad-Barry(2).pdf) text/html 2008-05-26T04:03:56+01:00 /ja The Arabic Language: history and context /ja/content/view/171/38/ This article deals with the Arabic language and its history, Modern Standard Arabic, colloquial Arabic, political and religious disagreements about the Arabic language, and much more. It is actually a chapter of a PhD thesis by Jos M. Strengholt, Download (/ja/Gospel in the Air chapter3.pdf) here. It may take a while, the document is 2.4 MB. text/html 2008-05-26T04:04:53+01:00 /ja Sacraments in Mission to the Arabs /ja/content/view/172/38/ Abu Daoud’ (http://www.islamdom.blogspot.com/)s overall thesis is that we should rely on the sacraments to shape our mission and ministry. He argues that in mission to the Arabs, we must use liturgy, sacraments and the Apostle’s Creed. Hey, that is another sound from the chorus of contextualizationists! Download, read the article (/ja/SacramentandMission(1).pdf), and consider. text/html 2008-05-26T04:10:07+01:00 /ja Book Review: The Qur'an in its Historical Context /ja/content/view/173/38/ Phil Bourne, the researcher at MECO, (http://www.aboutmeco.org) Larnaka (Cyprus) wrote this excellent book review about Gabriel Said Reynolds (ed), The Qur’ān in its Historical Context (2008). The book looks at the relationship between the Qur’ān as we have it today and in its relationship to the history of late antiquity. Pure revisionism, dear readers, and very interesting to read. Download the review (/ja/Quran - Reynolds(1).pdf) text/html 2008-05-26T04:18:48+01:00 /ja Dialogue with Islam /ja/content/view/174/38/ We promised to keep you updated on new reactions to A Common Word, (/ja/pdf/2008/links/A%20common%20word%20between%20us%20and%20you.pdf) the initiative by 138 Muslim scholars to invite the Church worldwide to a religious dialogue for the sake of peace. Well, here are the World Evangelical Alliance (http://www.worldevangelicals.org/)and the Rev. Colin Chapman, a lifetime missionary in the Arab World, with seemingly opposing views. Then there is Don C. Warrington, Ministries Coordinator for the Church of God Lay Ministries, giving us some very sane advice...