by David Catchpoole
Muslims claim to respect Jesus and other Biblical figures, which has
caused many to think Islam may be an ‘additional’ revelation from the
Creator, building on a Biblical foundation.
However, the differences
between the Koran and the Bible are massive, beginning with the
foundational history in Genesis, upon which the Gospel is squarely
This evidence is consistent with the Christian claim that the Bible is the Creator’s truthful, sole revelation, and that the Koran, despite some superficial resemblances, is a radical departure from its teaching.
To list all instances where the Koran contradicts the Bible would take very many pages. But the following examples suffice to show how Koranic teaching is utterly incompatible with the Bible:
Not surprisingly, therefore, the worldview of Islam leads to a radically different understanding of the nature of God, humanity, salvation and the world in general. This must affect not merely the stance of individuals, but entire cultures.