There is no shortage of scholars and writers who claim that there are striking similarities between Christianity and paganism, or that Christianity was influenced by paganism.Christianity has been accused of borrowing from paganism virtually every important detail in the New Testament, including the virgin birth, the baptism, the Eucharist, the offer of salvation, the crucifixion, and the resurrection.We are interested in exploring here what the source documents say concerning these two major world religions, Christianity and Islam.That is, we will explore and compare the Bible and the Quran (plus the written traditions of Islam called the hadith).Producer and host of the nationally televised John Ankerberg Show - seen in all 50 states.Holds numerous degrees including: Master of Arts in Church History and Philosophy of Christian Thought and a Master of Divinity degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (both with honors), Doctor of Ministry degree from Luther Rice Seminary. In addition to being a well known evangelist and producer of the John Ankerberg Show, he is the author and co-author of 65 books. Hugh Ross to be remarkably humble, and in my dealings with him I have been impressed by his gentlemanly response to disparaging comments. They take on the label of the religion, but not the beliefs or practices.
The text says that on the third day “the land produced vegetation; plants bearing seed according to their kinds and trees bearing fruit with seed in it according to their kinds” (Gen. To grow from seeds to maturity and produce more seeds is a process that takes much longer than a day, a week, or even a month for most plants.The Bibles available in the Optasia format are: *Amplified Bible *American Standard Version *Contemporary English Version *Darby Translation *Douay Rheims 1899 American Edition *English Standard Version God's Word Translation *Good News Translation *Holman Christian Standard Bible *King James Version.King James 21st Century *New American Standard Bible *New Century Version *New International Readers Version *New International Version 1984 *New International Version 2011 New International Version UK *New King James Version *New Living Translation *New Revised Standard Version *Revised Standard Version *The Message (with verses grouped in paragraphs) The Message (with each verse numbered) *Today's New International Version Worldwide English New Testament, *Wycliffe New Testament *Youngs Literal Translation, We also offer 17 of these versions in the Optasia Bible Library, which allows users to easily compare readings in the different translations, with easy to use links.My impression is that he handles Scripture with great respect and in line with standard hermeneutical practice. Ross and the Reasons To Believe staff are providing a much-needed voice showing that science does not have to deny God.In fact, when science is approached without a naturalistic bias, it provides strong evidence for the existence of the biblical God.*New American Standard Bible *New International Readers Version *New International Version 1984 *New International Version 2011 *Today's New International Version *New King James Version *New Living Translation *New Revised Standard Version *The Message 2. Willmington The following original language texts are in the Optasia format 1.We provide the above 16 versions in an html format, that is designed to work well on the Victor Stream Reader. We provide the above 16 versions in rtf or txt format to make them accessible in any word processor. Study Bibles *Believe, NIV, Living the Story of the Bible to Become Like Jesus, Randy frazee New International Version Study Bible. Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia for those who wish to read the Braille Hebrew Old Testament using Braille 2. Greek New Testament which can be used with a screen reader to listen to the Greek text 4.As we compare orthodox (that is fundamental) Christianity and orthodox (fundamental) Islam, we hope to speak to a variety of audiences, including: Let us say this also at the outset.As noted on our home page, our organization is dedicated to exploring God through reason and evidence.Not one sees the question of age as a crucial doctrinal issue.Brief Background President and founder of The Ankerberg Theological Research Institute.