Free Class: An Introduction to the Bible


Are you a Muslim speaker? Interested in the history of the Bible? Are you tired of hearing contradicting information about the preservation and history of the Bible? Then this is the course for you. I, Br. Ijaz Ahmad, will be presenting a free course on introducing the Bible to Muslims this Saturday the 7th of December.

Please note, that this is not a polemical presentation, it is not intended to malign the Christian scripture. Look below for more details on our search for a Christian speaker and a Jewish speaker for the night’s event. This is an academic presentation based on Christian scholarly writings on the historical development of the Biblical literature.

Course Outline*:

  • What is the Bible?
  • Canons and Codices.
  • The Jesus Oral Tradition.
  • A Comprehensive History of the Biblical Text.
  • Introduction to Textual Criticism.
  • Responding to Missionary Apologetics and Polemics.
  • Question and Answer Period.

Free Literature:

  • A FREE Digital Handbook Summarizing and Expanding on the Course Topics.

Who Can Attend?

  • Persons of any religious or irreligious background can attend.

Where Will You Be Attaining Your Information From?

  • Textual Critic Journals, all citations will be given in the FREE digital handbook.
  • Textual Critic Books, all citations will be given in the FREE digital handbook.

Christian and Jewish Representatives Needed:

  • A Christian speaker is needed to introduce from the Christian perspective, their beliefs about the Bible, historically and faithfully for a period of 5 – 10 minutes, please contact us if you are willing to fill this open slot.
  • A Jewish speaker is needed to introduce from the Jewish perspective, their beliefs about the Bible, historically and faithfully for a period of 5 – 10 minutes, please contact us if you are willing to fill this open slot.

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* – The course outline is subject to change at the discretion of the speaker.

Note: Manuscript used is Judges 8:12-9:54, dated to 10th – 12th CE, Davis, M. C., Hebrew Bible manuscripts in the Cambridge Genizah collections, 2, Cambridge, 1980.

wa Allaahu ‘Alam.

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