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  People of the Book & Muslims - by Harun Yahya
People of the Book and Muslims - by Harun Yahya
The beliefs of the People of the Book are in harmony with Muslims, not only in terms of faith-related issues, but also of moral values.
This being the case, it is necessary for the people of the Book and Muslims to cooperate, since they believe in God and accept the morality that He teaches.
www.islamherald.com /html/interfaith/general/invi/people_of_book_hy.htm   (1625 words)

 New Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
In the beginning was, not the book, in the beginning was the Word which had become flesh in Jesus of Nazareth, and the Word was God.
This is the Book of Life and the Sword of Glory, the living Word of God known as the Bible.
In that aspect, the People of the Book are also the People of the Spirit.
www.plpbook.bravepages.com   (1461 words)

 "people Of The Book" & The Muslims - IslamMessage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
"people Of The Book" and The Muslims - IslamMessage
O People of the Book! Let us rally to a common formula to be binding on both us and you: That we worship none but God; that we associate no partners with Him; that we erect not, from among ourselves, Lords and patrons other than God.
These people were the influential people of Medinah who represented the muslims so they transferred the authority on their behalf.
www.islammessage.com /bb/index.php?showtopic=2471   (5648 words)

 Reaching the People of the Book - Jews for Jesus
The Jewish people are known as "the people of the Book," referring to the Bible, but in general they read a great deal.
I was able to obtain yet another book which, in a scholarly fashion, exposed the spurious roots of this myth, which is founded on a fraudulent document created by a Russian journalist.
A final word of caution: while good literature is effective in witnessing, the "Book of books," the Bible, is irreplaceable as the sword of the Spirit which cuts through arguments and vanquishes the forces of darkness.
www.jewsforjesus.org /publications/newsletter/1989_04/people   (936 words)

 Harun Yahya - Articles - People of the Book are One Another's Trusted Friends
The religion of Islam commands people to create an "abode of peace and well-being" on the face of the Earth, but those circles try to show the opposite of this as if there was a conflict between followers of other religions and Muslims.
Among the People of the Book there are some who believe in God and in what has been sent down to you and what was sent down to them, and who are humble before God.
In the books of truth sent by God as guidance to His people, a community model is described that is based on love, peace, tolerance and justice.
www.harunyahya.com /articles/people_of_the_book.html   (982 words)

 Baptists: People of the Book
Southern Baptists, among others, continue to be a "People of the Book." This can be seen in the pulpits of Southern Baptist Churches with the expository style of Bible preaching and in the Bible based curriculum in the Sunday Schools, age-graded cradle to grave.
Though the various books of the Old and New Testaments were written upon specific occasions for specific peoples, the principles are timeless.
Although it is accurate to describe Baptists as a people of the Book, it would not be true to to say that we have "No creed but the Bible." B. Carroll wrote, "There never was a man in the world without a creed.
www.baptiststart.com /print/people_book.html   (922 words)

 Torah from Dixie's "People of the Book"
People revered Nimrod for this supposed display of courage and strength, and they anointed him their king, thereby establishing the first great empire after the flood.
She is mentioned in the Book of Judges in the story of the Jewish people's victory in battle over the Canaanites, read as the Haftorah for Parshat Beshalach.
To Yonah's disappointment, the people took his warning to heart, repenting sincerely from their misdeeds, and the decree of destruction was lifted.
www.tfdixie.com /pbook.htm   (4966 words)

 "The Book" of the "People of the Book"
But this is distinct from the question of "the Book," for the "Records of Abraham" do not seem to be mentioned in the Koran as parts of "the Book," while the Tourat, the Injil and the Zaboor, are often referred to as such.
That the books of the Old Testament are referred to by the first and second names is clear also from the fact that a whole string of Hebrew and Aramaic words occur in the Koran, words which have ever since puzzled Mohammedan commentators.
We have given only an epitome of the evidence which proves that undoubtedly "the Book" of "the People of the Book" is intended in the Koran to denote the Bible, that is the canonical Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments.
www.answering-islam.org /Books/Tisdall/thebook.htm   (1560 words)

 The Books of the People of the Book - Hebraic Collections: An Illustrated Guide (Library of Congress - African & ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The first book of the Hebrew Bible to be printed was the commentary of David Kimhi on the Psalms, which was published in 1477, probably in Bologna.
The first book printed on the continent of Africa was a Hebrew book, the second edition of the Sefer Abudarham, published by Samuel Nedivot and his son Isaac in 1516 in Fez.
The book represents an object lesson in how, after a catastrophe such as the expulsion from Portugal, a spiritual and cultural legacy is rebuilt and transmitted from one generation to the next.
www.loc.gov /rr/amed/guide/hs-books.html   (1857 words)

 People of the Book - Rutgers, the State University of NJ
People of the Book is a religiously diverse collaboration of campus ministries serving the New Brunswick/Piscataway campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
People of the Book is sponsored by the following campus ministries that serve the New Brunswick/Piscataway campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
For more information about People of the Book, or to sponsor a Book Reflection Group, you may contact any of Sponsoring Campus Ministries, or the Program Coordinator, The Reverend Gregory Bezilla, tel.
www.rci.rutgers.edu /~book/about.htm   (493 words)

 Who are the ‘People of the Book’ in the Glorious Qur’aan?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
And many from among the peoples of the land became Jews; for the fear of the Jews was fallen upon them.
Israelites are a race, a nation, a people, a huge family, and the sons of a particular progenitor, conscious and proud of their high lineage.
People in general and Muslims especially must come out of darkness of ignorance and augment their studies of Glorious Qur’aan and also of the other scriptures, rather taking the word of men (Translations of Qur’aan) as the truly revealed Word of Allaah.
www.islam-is-the-only-solution.com /people-of-the-book.htm   (2719 words)

 People of the book   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Nathan Englander's For The Relief of Unbearable Urges, books by Tova Reich and Tova Mirvis -- are written by people who purport to be insiders, but have in fact left the fold or perhaps never even really belonged in it.
I don't think you can read either of their books without gaining the impression that this is a world they both do -- in vastly different ways, and certainly vastly differently to the way Shalit does -- care about.
Their books had no real plot or tension; they were held together, barely, by the kind of 'atmosphere' which Shalit seems to laud them for.
pplofthebook.blogspot.com   (1264 words)

 Islam And The People Of The Book
Yet Islam's view of Jews and Christians, who are named "the People of the Book" in the Qur'an, is very friendly and tolerant.
Such attitudes of Christian people that are based on the concepts of compassion, mercy, modesty and justice, constitute a fact that God has pointed out in the Qur'an.
In the relevant verses of the Qur'an, there is a significant difference between the People of the Book and the idolaters.
www.islamdenouncesantisemitism.com /people.htm   (1619 words)

 People of the Book   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Raphael is mentioned in the Book of Tobit, an apocryphal book to Protestants, but canonical to Catholics.
Initially, he was a member of God's court, testing creation for flaws, the Book of Job is the classic exposition of that idea.
The supreme divinity among the coastal peoples of the Levant, He to whom all the other Gods and Goddesses were ultimately servants of.
web.raex.com /~obsidian/BookPan.html   (4894 words)

 israelinsider: Editorials: The war against the People of the Book   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Book and the people who embrace it find themselves at the center of global attention, as Osama bin Laden cites the Koran to justify attacks on Christians and Jews, swearing that the world will know no peace until Israel is destroyed.
Those who read the Book of Books may be tempted to say "we told you so" -forgetting that the deeper truth of any book worth reading - especially Holy Writ - is concealed between the lines, and must be discovered through painstaking interpretation and explanation.
As we rewind the scroll and prepare to reread the book of creation, with its story of the tree of knowledge and its forbidden fruit, of the choice of good and evil, may we all find the wisdom to resist temptation and to choose wisely.
web.israelinsider.com /Editorials/118.htm   (1260 words)

 Oh People of the Book
A section of the People of the Book say: "Believe in the morning what is revealed to the believers but reject it at the end of the day; perchance they may (themselves) turn back.
Not all of them are alike: of the People of the book are a portion that stand (for the right); they rehearse the signs of Allah all night long and then prostrate themselves in adoration.
The people of the Book ask thee to cause a book to descend to them from heaven: indeed they asked Moses for an even greater (miracle) for they said: "Show us Allah in public" but they were dazed for their presumption with thunder and lightning.
www.islamherald.com /html/interfaith/general/invi/people_of_book.htm   (3543 words)

 People of the Book
The "Book of Books" was given to the Jewish people who are therefore called, "The People of the Book".
The Bible was written in Hebrew and over the generations scribes and scholars copied letters, sentences and passages, thus preserving the spiritual independence and culture of the nation, even during the long period that it was dispersed among other nations.
A small Hebrew 'mem' mintmark is struck on the "Book" coin at the bottom.
www.commem.com /prod02n.htm   (250 words)

 People of the Book, by Marlena Tanya Muchnick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
People of The Book is recomended as a well written, profoundly thoughtful, and soul-searching story.
People of The Book is a lesson in love!"...M. Mafi.
This was a man sensitive to all of life, offering his thankfulness to the Almighty in prayer at day's first light, a common practice among the devout of Jewish men.
comeuntochrist.home.att.net /book_people.html   (803 words)

 People of the Book - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term "People of the Book" (Hebrew עם הספר, Am HaSefer) is used in Judaism where it refers specifically to the Jewish people and the Torah.
The Magians were in fact followers of Zoroastrianism and because they are specifically mentioned alongside other people of the book and before polytheists this may mean that Zoroastrians are People of the Book.
There are many statements in the Qur'an that promote tolerance towards People of The Book.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/People_of_the_Book   (973 words)

 ISLAM AND THE PEOPLE OF THE BOOK (Anwar Shaikh) May, 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
There is a general misconception that Islam seeks friendly relations with the People of the Book, that is, the Jews and the Christians.
In a nutshell, they mean that even before people were created, Allah convened the assembly of the Prophets' (soul) and asked them to promise that they would tell the communities of their followers about the coming of Muhammad and instruct them to embrace his religion.
The People of the Book, unless they renounce their faith, are liable to become the victims of Jehad i.e.
www.freeman.org /m_online/may98/shaikh.htm   (1833 words)

 Books in Review: People of the Book
Perhaps the most interesting chapters of the book consider the Middle Ages—and this is not just because Jeffrey is by trade a medievalist.
Jeffrey has written a fascinating and provocative book, one that deserves wide reading not only among Christians but also among those literary scholars and cultural historians for whom the power of the Bible is an unfortunate historical accident they would prefer to neglect or forget.
If this book only made it harder for Protestants to see the Bible as a textual artifact independent of tradition and harder for Catholics to see it as merely the product of tradition, it would be worthwhile indeed.
www.leaderu.com /ftissues/ft9710/reviews/jacobs.html   (1026 words)

 The Book People Mailing List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Book People mailing list is a forum for announcing and discussing electronic books that can be freely read on the Internet.
The list is maintained by John Mark Ockerbloom, editor of The Online Books Page, and Mary Mark Ockerbloom, editor of A Celebration of Women Writers.
(If you haven't even cut the Book People list footers, which appear the same in every post, you're definitely quoting excessively.) The archives are available for folks who want to see the complete post you're replying to, so there's usually no need for you to include it all in your own reply.
onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu /bplist   (904 words)

 Still The People Of The Book?
It’s a tragedy that because of ongoing war and attacks, the cream of our youth are constantly asked to put their lives on the line to defend our homeland — yet they do so without complaint, taking on this burden as a responsibility and a duty.
I don’t have statistics at hand on the number of publishers of Jewish books today or of their readers, but I am sure both figures are impressive.
She is the author of nine books, a syndicated columnist, and a teacher of creative writing.
www.jewishpress.com /page.do/19462/Still_The_People_Of_The_Book?.html   (952 words)

 Amazon.com: People of the Book: Christian Identity and Literary Culture: Books: David , Lyle Jeffrey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
In this book David Lyle Jeffrey seeks to characterize illustratively the historical commitment of Christianity to the literacy and literature of Western culture.
Jeffrey contends that Christianity has not historically embraced logocentrism, and his book is a brilliant survey of the ways that Christians have historically read texts.
Beginning with the Bible and moving through the entire history of Western literature, he demonstrates that Christian readers have traditionally embraced polysemous meaning in both sacred and secular texts; it was not until very late that Westerners decided that words had absolute referents that could be fully understood.
www.amazon.com /People-Book-Christian-Identity-Literary/dp/0802841775   (1124 words)

 Ahl al-kitâb (People of the Book)
The Book (Kitâb) refers to previous revelation such as the Torah (Tawrât), the Psalms (Zabûr), and the Gospels (Injîl).
Tolerance means to accept other people with their own differences; hence the Qur’ân recognizes the right of People of the Book to practice their religion.
Tolerance invites people to reflect and to dialogue in order to raise their level of understanding themselves and their relations with peoples who profess a different faith, position, or outlook.
www.csulb.edu /~dsteiger/fatimid.htm   (1147 words)

 People of the Book
Surrounded by walls of books, sitting on books, their feet propped up on books, they discussed books, Amharic literature, Jorge Luis Borges and a tale that the Argentinean writer retold: that of Don Quixote in the Parable of Cervantes and Don Quixote.
Print are still small, often not exceeding a couple of thousand and books are mostly distributed among urban citizens; a fraction of the population.
Alternatively you could try to get your hands on the Book of Henoch, an apocrypha only known in the West since it was brought back by the Scottish explorer James Bruce and presented to Louis XV at the end of the 18th Century.
impressions-ba.com /features.php?id_feature=10418   (1564 words)

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