The Common Good
January-February 1999

No Middle Ground

by Warren Magnuson | January-February 1999

IN HIS ARTICLE "Is Islam the Enemy?" Charles Kimball states that "Muslims worship the same God as Christians and Jews." 

IN HIS ARTICLE "Is Islam the Enemy?" Charles Kimball states that "Muslims worship the same God as Christians and Jews." If the teachings of Islam are true—that Jesus was a great prophet but just a man, then are not we Christians idolaters for worshiping a mere man as God? On the other hand, if Jesus is indeed the second person of the Trinity, then does that not make Muhammad a false prophet? I wish there were a middle ground, but I can't find one.

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