The Concept of God in Islam and Christianity ( Crossfire Session - 4 of 5 )


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What is God like? Do Muslims believe the Judeo-Christian god is the same god as the Muslim god? Do Christians believe that the Muslim god is their god, worshiped differently? How many gods do Christians have? Representing the Muslim perspective was Brother Abdullah al Andalusi: Brother Abdullah is a public speaker and activist. He is a former Christian who embraced Islam at a young age, and has studied Islam in depth since he was 18. He also has an academic background in Computer Science. Abdullah has had a long experience in working for Islamic revival and the establishment of Islamic shariah in the Muslim world. Abduallah is a member of the Muslim Dawah Initiative its formed of members from the Muslim community with experience in public speaking, apologetics, polemics, research and community work. His activities involve speaking at community centres, universities, colleges and appearances on various TV programmes. He is experienced in debates with Atheists, Secularists and Christians, and has be involved in public and radio debates with Atheists and Christians. He has made hundreds of videos defending Islam on Youtube. He has debated Christians on Hyde Park Corner for the past 5 years. Representing the Christian side was Mr. David Wood: David is a former atheist, he converted to Christianity after examining the evidence for Gods existence He is a Teaching Fellow at Fordham University, where he teaches Philosophical Ethics He holds degrees in Biology and Philosophy and is coauthor of the book Who Was Jesus? Who Was Muhammad? Two Debates He runs the website www.AnsweringMuslims.com The Topic of Debate: The Concept of God in Islam and Christianity ( Abrar House, London, UK July 18th, 2009 )