Challenging and Engaging Islamic Traditions

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Challenging Islamic Traditions: Searching Questions about the Hadith from a Christian Perspective

Engaging Islamic Traditions: Using the Hadith in Christian Ministry Muslims

Dr. Bernie Power. Publisher: William Carey Library, 2016.

Reviewed by Amit A. Bhatia, PhD/Intercultural Studies; adjunct professor, Trinity International University; Fellow, Billy Graham Center for Evangelism


Bernie Power’s stated goal in Challenging Islamic Traditions is to contrast al-Bukhari’s collection of the Hadith—a body of text that details the traditions of Muhammad and the early Islamic community—with the teaching of the Bible as well as norms from other societies.

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