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V. The Doctrine of the Divine and Undivided Trinity in the Unity of God Most High 177
VI. The Life and Conduct of a True Christian 192
VII. A Summary of the Main Reasons for believing that the Old Testament and the New contain God's True Revelation 202
VIII. In what Manner the Christian Faith was propagated in the first few Centuries 214


A Candid Inquiry Into The Claim Of Islam To Be God's Final Revelation.
I. An Explanation of the Reason and Scope of the Inquiry 222
II. Does the Bible contain Prophecies concerning Muhammad? 227
III. Can the Language and Style of the Qur'an be deemed miraculous and be considered a proof that it is God's Word? 253
IV. An Examination of the Contents of the Qur'an, in order to decide whether these prove its inspiration 268
V. An Inquiry into Muhammad's alleged Miracles, in order to learn what Evidence in support of his Claim to be a Prophet of God is thereby afforded 306
VI. An Examination of certain Parts of Muhammad's Conduct, as referred to in the Qur'an and described by Muslim Historians and Commentators, in order to ascertain to what degree his Claim to the Prophetic Office is thereby substantiated 327
VII. An Inquiry into the manner in which Islam at first spread in Arabia itself and in the neighbouring lands 349
VIII. Conclusion 368





PRAISE be to GOD, the Living, the Gracious Lord of the Ages, the All-Wise, the All-Knowing, Who created the world and all that is in it, Who dwelleth not in temples made with hands, and Who needeth not anything, since it is He that giveth to all life and breath and all things, and verily He (may His glory be glorified!) hath made of one every nation of men, that they might seek God, if haply they might feel after Him and find Him, though He is not far from each one of us; for in Him we live and move and have our being,—even as it is written in the Qur'an, "We certainly created man, and We know what his soul within him suggesteth, and We are nearer to him than his jugular vein." And, in the next place,

It is not hidden from men of understanding and enlightenment that, according to tradition, God Most High (may He be praised and exalted) said to David, "1 I was a hidden treasure, and I desired to become known, and I created the creature that I might be known." Accordingly God has placed all men in this great school which we call the world (الدٌنْيا), and which He has richly adorned with the tokens and manifest

‫1 كُنْتُ كَنْزاً مَخْفِيّاً فَأحْبَبْتُ أن أَعْرَفَ وَخَلَقْتُ الْخَلْقَ لِكَي أُعْرَفَ