I could not set this book down: Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus by Nabeel Qureshi. It’s an autobiography of a Pakistani-American man’s leaving Islam to follow Jesus. Qureshi’s journey was (is!) a long, hard, thought-filled, prayer-filled, journey into the Christian family. The book is well written, respectful of Muslims, a testimony to Jesus the Son of God, and it strengthened my faith in the truths of Scripture.
There are many excellent parts of this book; here’s one section that has stuck with me. He wrote it after several years of agonizing over the teaching of Islam and the teaching of Christianity. His past foundation was crumbling, his world was turning upside down, so he put the Bible and the Quran next to each other. He first opened the Quran:
“[I was] frantically flipping from page to page, hoping for something, anything that would comfort me. There was nothing there for…
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