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Claiming Abraham

Michael E. Lodahl

Claiming Abraham

reading the Bible and the Qur"an side by side

by Michael E. Lodahl

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Published by Brazos Press in Grand Rapids, MI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Abraham -- (Biblical patriarch),
  • Abraham -- (Biblical patriarch) -- In the Koran,
  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Genesis -- Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Genesis -- Islamic interpretations,
  • Koran -- Relation to the Bible

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael Lodahl.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS580.A3 L63 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23936260M
    ISBN 109781587432392
    LC Control Number2009045339
    OCLC/WorldCa424557899

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    Claiming Abraham. Reading the Bible and the Qur'an Side by Side. Lodahl, Michael. eISBN eBook Features. Read Anywhere. Read your book anywhere, on any device, through RedShelf's cloud based eReader. Digital Notes and Study Tools. Lodahl compares and contrasts how the Bible and the Qur'an depict and treat certain characters in common to both religions, including Noah, Abraham, Moses, and Jesus. He offers theological reflection on doctrines held in common by Christians and Muslims, such as creation, revelation, and the resurrection of the : Baker Publishing Group.

    Claiming Abraham | Many of the Bible's characters and stories are also found in the Qur'an, but there are often differing details or new twists in the Qur'an's retelling of biblical narrative. In this compelling book, seasoned theologian Michael Lodahl explores these fascinating divergences to discover the theological difference they g from a Christian perspective that is respectful Brand: Brazos Press. F or many Mormons, an examination of the Book of Abraham and its true history becomes the most significant stumbling block to Joseph Smith’s claim as a prophetic translator of ancient languages. The Book of Abraham narrative clearly demonstrates the manner in which the LDS Church works diligently to massage or reinterpret inconvenient facts to continue to defend its most extraordinary truth.


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Through the pages of this lovingly crafted book, all Abrahamic believers are invited to feast together on God's word."--Peter Ochs, University of Virginia "Claiming Abraham is a lively and succinct theological presentation of religious traditions from the point of view of their own exponents.

Lodahl offers the reader the considerable assets of personal sensitivity along with a clear exposition of ideas and concepts/5(17). Claiming Abraham book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Many of the Bible's characters and stories are also found in the Qu /5. Claiming Abraham: Reading the Bible and the Qur'an Side by Side () by Michael Lodahl Hear about sales, receive special offers & more. You can unsubscribe at any : Claiming Abraham: Reading the Bible and the Qur In this compelling book, seasoned theologian Michael Lodahl explores these fascinating divergences to discover the theological difference they make.

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—Peter Ochs, Edgar Bronfman Professor of Modern Judaic Studies, University of Virginia. Through the pages of this lovingly crafted book, all Abrahamic believers are invited to feast together on God's word."--Peter Ochs, University of Virginia"Claiming Abraham is a lively and /5(26).

Bruce Feiler is the author of six consecutive New York Times bestsellers, including Abraham, Where God Was Born, America's Prophet, The Council of Dads, and The Secrets of Happy Families.

He is a columnist for the New York Times, a popular lecturer, and a /5(). The Book of Abraham was purportedly translated from an Egyptian manuscript purchased by the Mormons from a travelling show inlong before their trek to Utah. Joseph Smith quickly produced a translation of this document, claiming it was written by Abraham in his own hand.

The false translation of the Book of Abraham, therefore, casts serious doubt on the Book of Mormon as well, forever debilitating Joseph’s claim he was a true, inspired prophet of God.

Thousands of Mormons left the church as the result of this discovery, while thousands more are completely unaware of this important piece of evidence.

Buy Claiming Abraham: Reading the Bible and the Qur'an Side by Side (Spire Books) by Lodahl, Michael (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(14). Michael Lodahl wrote Claiming Abraham: reading the bible and the quran side by side with the intention to provide a comparison between the textual scriptures and point out their similarities and explore the differences.

Lodahl does a good job of addressing key similarities and minor or major differences between the religious texts/5. The Book of Abraham is a work produced between and by Joseph Smith based, he said, on Egyptian papyri purchased from a traveling mummy exhibition.

According to Smith, the book was "a translation of some ancient records purporting to be the writings of Abraham, while he was in Egypt, called the Book of Abraham, written by his own hand, upon papyrus". Smith said the papyri described Abraham's.

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When you learn a book you can get a large amount of benefit. A range of articles and resources to assist the investigation of Joseph Smith's controversial claim that he discovered and translated a lost record of the biblical patriarch Abraham.

Includes color photos of the surviving Joseph Smith papyri, articles by Mormon and non-Mormon Egyptologists, and free download of a page book that surveys the history of the Book of Abraham controversy.

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Joseph Smith produced the Book of Abraham, which he claimed to have translated from Egyptian papyri. The Book of Abraham is an work produced by Latter Day Saints (LDS) movement founder Joseph Smith that he claimed were translated from Egyptian papyri purchased from a. Joseph Smith and the LDS Church for over years have claimed that the Book of Abraham is a “translation” of a portion of the papyri scrolls purchased by the Church in Kirtland, Ohio, and that this portion contains “[t]he writings of Abraham” written by Abraham’s “own hand.”.

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Jacob inherited the blessing through his father Isaac. Isaac inherited the blessing through his father Abraham. So it is not the Jews’ blessing or promise. It is not Israel’s blessing. It is Abraham’s blessing.

And that blessing is mine. “That the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ ” (Galatians ).