Our planet is becoming a global village, yet enormous differences remain in culture and spiritual tradition—differences that can lead to misunderstanding, hatred, and war. Host Paul John Roach and his guests explore the unity and common values shared within all cultures and faith traditions.
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Are Islam and Christianity essentially the same? Aren't they both part of the Abrahamic faiths? This conversation will help you approach the question "Do Muslims and Christians worship the same God?" Dr. Andy Bannister is the Director of Solas, an Adjunct Research Fellow at the Arthur Jeffery Centre for the Study of Islam at Melbourne School of Theology and an Adjunct Faculty member at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto. He is a Christian academic and public speaker with a PhD in Islamic Studies. He frequently speaks and teaches throughout the UK, Europe, Canada, and the USA. He is the author of several books, including "An Oral-Formulaic Study of the Qur'an," "Heroes: Five leaders from whose lives we can learn," and "the Atheist Who Didn't Exist: the dreadful consequences of bad arguments." He has also contributed to the multi-author volume "Healthy Faith and the Coronavirus Crisis: Thriving in the COVID-19 pandemic."