Islam Revival - Part 1


1 Suzanne Haneef, What Everyone Should Know About Islam and Muslims (Chicago: Kazi Publications, 1979), p. 3.
2 Josh McDowell in a foreword to a manuscript this author has written, presently being considered for publication.
3 'Abd-al-Rahman 'Azzam, The Eternal Message of Muhammad, trans. Caesar E. Farah (New York: The New American Library, 1965), pp. 27-30.
4 Mohammed Marmaduke Pickthall, The Meaning of the Glorious Koran (New York: The New American Library, 1963), p. ix.
5 'Azzam, op. cit., p. 30.
6 Pickthall, op. cit., p. 10. Also, 'Azzam, loc. cit.
7 Qur'an 81:8.
8 'Azzam, op. cit., pp. 32-33.
9 John B. Noss, Man's Religions (New York: The Macmillian Co., 1956), p. 695.
10 'Azzam, op. cit., p. 39.
11 Abdullah Yusuf Ali, The Holy Qur'an: Translation and Commentary (Qatar: Qatar National Printing Press, 1956), p. 452.
12 Pickthall, op. cit., p. xv.
13 'Azzam, op. cit., p. 40.
14 Ibid.
15 W. Montgomery Watt, Muhammad: Prophet and Statesman (reprint ed.; London: Oxford University Press, 1967), pp. 204-205.
16 Pickthall, op. cit., pp. xxiv-xxv.
17 Robert Ernest Hume, The World's Living Religions (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1950), p. 213.
18 Maulvi Muhammad Ali, The Religion of Islam (Lahore, Pakistan: The Ahmadiyyah Anjuman Isha'at Islam, 1950), p. 145.
19 All quotations from the Qur'an are from the translation by Abdullah Yusuf Ali unless otherwise noted. This is important to remember when looking up specific quotes from the Qur'an because the numbers of the verses often differ from one translation to the next.
20 Alhaj A.D. Ajijola, The Myth of the Cross (Lahore, Pakistan: Islamic Publication Ltd., 1975), p. 170.
21 Haneef, op. cit., p. 16.
22 Qur'an 50:17-18.
23 Haneef, loc. cit.
24 Qur'an 3:3.
25 The Muslim Student's Association of the United States and Canada, The Prophet of Allah (Chicago: Medina Printers, 1976), p. 5.
26 Ajijola, op. cit., p. 160.
27 A. Yusuf Ali, op. cit., p. 763. Also, Maulvi Muhammad Ali, The Holy Qur-an: Containing the Arabic Text with English Translation and Commentary (Lahore, Punjab, India: The Ahmadiyya Anjuman-I-Ishaat-I-Islam, 1935), p. 802.
28 Cf. Qur'an 11:25-49 and Genesis 6:9-10; 7:1, 5.
29 Geoffrey Parrinder, Jesus in the Qur'an (New York: Oxford University Press, 1977), p. 16.
30 Also, cf. Qur'an 43:59; 5:19; 10:68; 19:35; 88-92.
31 Samuel M. Zwemer, Islam: A Challenge to Faith (New York: Laymen's Missionary Movement, 1907), pp. 93-94.
32 Maulvi Muhammad Ali, op. cit., p. 118.
33 J.N.D. Anderson is the Professor of Oriental Laws and the Director of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies at the University of London. In addition to his teaching responsibilities he has also authored numerous books and articles dealing with Islam and other world religions.
34 Norman Anderson, The World's Religions (Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1977), p. 117.
35 A. Yusuf Ali, op. cit., p. 1352.  Also, cf. Mauivi Muhammad Ali, op. cit., p. 1009.
36 Also, cf. Qur'an 56:22-24.
37 The "Companions" just mentioned in the above verses are literally "houris" in the Arabic.
38 Zwemer, op. cit., pp. 94-95.
39 Haneef, op. cit., p. 183.
40 Ibid., p. 38.
41 This is taken from Maulvi Muhammad Ali's translation of the Qur'an, The Holy Qur-an: Containing the Arabic Text with English Translation, op. cit.
42 Quoted in Abdiyah Akbar Abdul-Haqq, Sharing Your Faith with a Muslim (Minneapolis: Bethany Fellowship Inc., 1980), p. 152.
43 In some countries the women also may gather together with the men for public prayer. Where this is allowed the women are required to sit together at the rear of the mosque.
44 C. George Fry and James R. King, Islam: A Survey of the Muslim Faith (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1980), p. 112.
45 Ibid.
46 Ibid.
47 Ibid.
48 David Lamb, "Arabs-No Climate for Intellectuals," Los Angeles Times, July 18, 1985, part 1, p. 12.
49 David Lamb, "'What Went Wrong?' Arab Power on the Wane Despite Oil," Los Angeles Times, July 14, 1985, part I, p. 1.
50 Ibid.
51 "U.S. 'Bowed to Demands,' Hijackers say," Los Angeles Times, July 1, 1985, part I, p. 4.
52 "News," Christianity Today, January 8, 1985, p. 61.
53 John Dart, "Assimilation Perils Immigrant Muslims," Los Angeles Times, November 24, 1984, part II, p. 4.
54 "The World of Islam," Time, April 16, 1979, p. 46.
55 "Islam: It's Their Turn," Frontiers, Urbana '84 Issue, p. 13.
56 Philip Harsham, "Islam in Iowa," Aramco World Magazine, Nov.-Dec., 1976, p. 35.
57 Yvonne Y. Haddad, "The Muslim Experience in the United States," The Link, Sept.-Oct., 1979, p. 2.
58 Ibid.
59 Ibid.
60 Charles Hillinger, "Islam Center Aims to Bridge Cultural Gap in America," Los Angeles Times, December 26, 1983, part VII, p. 1.
61 "America as Alma Mater," Aramco World Magazine, May-June, 1979, p. 9.
62 Don M. McCurry and Carol A. Glasser, Muslim Awareness Seminar (Altadena, CA: Samuel Zwemer Institute, 1981), p. 13.
63 Ibid.
64 Sharon E. Mumper, "New Strategies to Evangelize Muslims Gain Effectiveness," Christianity Today, May 17, 1985, p. 75.

This article first appeared in the Fall 1985 issue of the Forward magazine (which became the Christian Research Journal).

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