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Forward to The Qur'an with References to the Bible by Mark Siljander

Book Bridges Mark Siljander Qur'an

The clarion call of our most sacred holy books share one common cause; the tantamount task of reconciling the world to God, and men and women to each other. These scriptures serve to remind of us of man’s fallen nature throughout history, and our unquenchable necessity of a merciful and gracious God. Unfortunate to humankind, both past and present, is the obfuscation of the poetic power and reconciling work of the Qur’an. Current geopolitical events and radical extremists mar the Qur’an, giving rise to further misunderstandings and bloodshed. The path of peace, portrayed by the Prophet; further lost in translation....

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A Deadly Misunderstanding: A Congressman’s Quest to Bridge the Muslim-Christian Divide

Book Bridges Mark Siljander

Congressman Mark Siljander’s book, A Deadly Misunderstanding: A Congressman’s Quest to Bridge the Muslim-Christian Divide, published in Oct 2008 by HarperOne, is a testament to the effectiveness of the strategy and ideas Trac5 represents. Siljander recounts his spiritual odyssey from anti-Muslim Christian conservative to pioneer in discovering ground-breaking common roots between Islam and Christianity, while trailblazing a unique diplomatic path for bringing the two communities together. This story inspires hope in our increasingly desperate world, uncovering compelling common ground for followers of these two super-power religions. At the root of our mutual discord are basic misunderstandings of foundational concepts such as the...

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