Course 1: BIBLICAL INVESTIGATIONS OF THE KORAN
A Ministry Course on Biblical Content in the Koran
Jump to Unit: 01 -- 02 -- 03 -- 04 -- 05 -- 06 -- 07 -- 08 -- 09 --10 -- 11 -- 12 -- 13 -- 14 -- 15 -- 16 -- 17 -- 18 -- 19 -- 20
STAGE 1 - INTRODUCTION
Unit 01 - PREVIEW: What to expect in this ministry course
Unit 02 - INNER LIMITS: Comparing the Bible and the Koran as BOOKS
STAGE 2 - Tracing Biblical PASSAGES and Biblical PERSONALITIES in the Koran
Unit 03 - SURVEY: For the Bible as a whole, produce a panorama of biblical PSSAGES that were taken up in the Koran
Unit 04 - COMPILE: For PERSONALITIES in the Bible taken up in the Koran produce lists of Bible passages and corresponding lists of Koran passages for each such biblical personality
Unit 05 - CORRELATE: For biblical passages on ADAM associate Koran passages to similar biblical passages, to find omissions of, additions to, and changes of biblical content in the Koran
086 -- Adam in Genesis 2 Correlated to the Koran
087 -- Adam in Genesis 3 Correlated to the Koran
088 -- Adam in Genesis 4 Correlated to the Koran
Unit 06 - OBJECTIVES: Follow a general procedure for analyzing, explaining and using omissions, additions and changes between the Bible and the Koran
096 -- OBJECTIVE 2: EXPLAIN and INTERPRET the reasons for and consequence from these three types of relationship
Unit 07 - INVESTIGATE OMISSIONS: For Adam in the Bible, what biblical content was omitted in the Koran, why was it omitted and what can you do about it in your ministry?
07.1 - OMISSION EXAMPLE 1: The LORD God (Genesis 2:4b omitted in the Koran)
104 -- OMISSION EXAMPLE 1: Explanation of this omission - Why did the Koran omit God's name "Yahweh"?
07.2 - OMISSION EXAMPLE 2: The LORD God planted a garden in Eden as a place for Adam to live in (Genesis 2:8-14 omitted in the Koran)
107 -- OMISSION EXAMPLE 2: Analysis of this omission - Geographical details and God as Immanuel in the Bible
108 -- OMISSION EXAMPLE 2: Explanation of this omission - Why did the Koran omit biblical place names and God as Immanuel?
07.3 - OMISSION EXAMPLE 3: The descendants of Adam and Eve from their third son Seth (Genesis 5:1-32 omitted in the Koran)
111 -- OMISSION EXAMPLE 3: Analysis of this omission - Chronological information and the notions of fatherhood and sonship in the Bible
112 -- OMISSION EXAMPLE 3: Explanation of this omission - Why did the Koran omit most biblical genealogies?
Unit 08 - INVESTIGATE ADDITIONS: For Adam in the Koran, what non-biblical content was added to the Koran, from where was it added and what can you do about it in your ministry?
08.1 - ADDITION EXAMPLE 1: Allah commanded the angels to worship Adam right after his creation. All obeyed except the Devil, who was condemned by Allah, but given respite on the Devil's appeal (Six koranic passages about Adam added by the Koran)
118 -- ADDITION EXAMPLE 1: The koranic TEXTS added to the Bible (Suras 2:34 -- 7:11-18 -- 15:28-43 -- 17:61-66 -- 20:116-117 -- 38:71-85)
119 -- ADDITION EXAMPLE 1: ANALYSIS of this addition - Overview: 11 subjects in six parallel koranic passages
132 -- ADDITION EXAMPLE 1: EXPLANATION of this addition - From where did the Koran get this non-biblical content on Adam?
136 -- ADDITION EXAMPLE 1: EXPLANATION of this addition - The difference to the biblical teaching on Adam
08.2 - ADDITION EXAMPLE 2: Adam's repentance and restitution (Three koranic verses about Adam added by the Koran)
138 -- ADDITION EXAMPLE 2: The koranic texts added to the Bible verses about Adam (Suras 2:37 -- 7:23 -- 20:122)
140 -- Analysis 2 - The eight non-biblical teachings about Adam in the Koran in these three Koran verses
142 -- ADDITION EXAMPLE 2: Explanation of this addition - From where did the Koran get this non-biblical content on Adam?
Unit 09 - INVESTIGATE CHANGES: For Adam in the Bible and in the Koran, what biblical content was changed in the Koran, why was it changed and what can you do about it in your ministry?
09.1 - CHANGE EXAMPLE 1: Adam in the Garden and the interdiction to eat of the tree of knowledge of good and evil
150 -- CHANGE EXAMPLE 1: The biblical TEXTS that are changed in the koranic TEXTS (Genesis 2:15-17 was changed in Suras 2:35 -- 7:19 -- 20:120)
151 -- CHANGE EXAMPLE 1: Introduction to the ANALYSIS and EXPLANATION of these correlated texts from Bible and Koran
09.1.1 - Element 1: God put Adam in the Garden of Eden
09.1.2 - Element 2: The purpose of Adam in the Garden of Eden
156 -- Element 2: EXPLANATION - The difference between the biblical and koranic concepts of Paradise
09.1.3 - Element 3: God spoke to Adam
09.1.4 - Element 4: Permission to eat of every tree in the garden
162 -- Element 4: EXPLANATION - Differences between the biblical and koranic descriptions of Paradise
09.1.5 - Element 5: Interdiction to eat from the tree of knowledge of good and evil
165 -- Element 5: EXPLANATION - Differences between the biblical and koranic descriptions of the forbidden tree in Paradise
09.1.6 - Element 6: Consequences of breaking this interdiction
170 -- Assignment for UNIT 09
09.2 - CHANGE EXAMPLE 2: Adam's wife and he himself ate of the forbidden tree
171 -- CHANGE EXAMPLE 2: The biblical TEXTS that are changed in the Koranic TEXTS (Genesis 3:6.7 was changed in Suras 7:22+27 -- 20:115+120+121)
09.3 - CHANGE EXAMPLE 3: The LORD God condemned Adam
Unit 10 - CONCLUDE: Bring together all findings in a panorama on how biblical content about Adam was modified in the Koran
10.1 - Adam in Genesis 1
10.2 - Adam in Genesis 2
182 -- Adam 07 - Allah commanded the angels to worship Adam right after his creation. All obeyed except the Devil, who was condemned by Allah, but given respite on the Devil's appeal
185 -- Adam 10 - Adam in the garden and the interdiction to eat of the tree of knowledge of good and evil
10.3 - Adam in Genesis 3
189 -- Adam 14 - How Adam and his wife tried to excuse themselves in the LORD God's conversation with them
194 -- Adam 18 - Adam named his wife Eve and the LORD God made garments of skin for them to cover their nakedness
10.4 - Adam in Genesis 4
10.5 - Adam in Genesis 5