Ahmad Deedat is one of South Africa’s well known Muslim missionaries whose . The Islam Debate: Josh McDowell and John Gilchrist vs Ahmed Deedat (San. Download past episodes or subscribe to future episodes of Ahmed Deedat by Source – Ahmed Deedat – Sabc Tv Debate Islam Christianity South Africa. Anis Shorrosh a Palestinian Christian missionary had two debates with Sheikh Ahmed Deedat on the topics “Is Jesus God” and “Quran and Bible- which is God’s .

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Fairfax offered to teach an extra session on the Bible and how to preach to Christians about Islam.

Khalifa disclosed some controversial beliefs, including his rejection of the entire Hadith literature of Islam. Deedat was now prepared to admit having done wrong.

Clean Muhammad The Greatest. Clean Office Recordings 5. His international profile grew inwhen he received the King Faisal Award for his services to Islam in the field of Dawah Islamic missionary activity.

Debates & Speeches of Ahmed Deedat

And in Vahed’s ‘On God’s Wavelength’ chapter he – here we wish to repeat his quote – underlines deedta point that this publication’s focus ‘is largely on what he achieved in the public sphere’ p. Upon Deedat’s return, he was familiar with the various Muslim associations such as the Young Men Muslims Association, Natal British Moslem League and the Kemal Study Group that were established in the s to pursue specific religio-cultural goals.

That further proves that Shorrosh was the loser and Sheikh Deedat won the debate. Unluckily for the MJC and its supporters, they lost the case and they were oblidged to financially pay out large sums to the ‘demonized’ Ahmadis see Aziz Zakir won the debate and proved that Quran is compatible with science and Bible ahmex not.

Lahore and United Kingdom. Muslim-Christian Encounters in Africa. He started attending Islamic study classes held by a local Muslim convert named Mr. This was widely sold at subsidised cost to the general public, and is often mentioned in Deedat’s speeches. Setting aside these technical aspects, let us turn our focus to the chapters that plainly reveal ‘The Man and His Mission’.


Ahmad Deedat: The making of a transnational religious figure

Sometime prior to this period Febates Asad came on deexat tour to promote his well written The Message of the Qur’an Gibraltar: Ahmed Deedat debated with Palestinian Anis Shorrosh several times. Asad was unfortunately lambasted in a special Muslim Digest issue by the triumvirate, namely M. He too saved Israel. With funding from the Gulf states, [10] Deedat published and mass-produced over one dozen palm-sized booklets focusing on the following major themes.

The first, entitled Is Jesus God?

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Problems arose after the publication of From Hinduism to Islama critique of Hindu beliefs and practices. Deedat’s triumph on this important religious debatss caused him to be viewed as a transnational religious figure; and through this public act that literally inspired thousands of young Muslims across the globe.

Ahmad Deedat and the Form of Islamic Evangelism.

The ‘Rush-die’ Chapter 19 affair was a matter that caught Debxtes attention and that he could not afford to whmed the Rushdi publication, in fact, was even raised with the apartheid Censor Deedst that banned its circulation in the South African book market. Deedat’s fervent critics, Vahed states, argued that he – as an unapologetic polemicist – was not a builder of inter-faith dialogue but a destroyer whilst Deedat’s ardent followers expressed the view that he rescued and protected the Muslims from aggressive and chauvinistic Christian evangelists.

According to an Indian Views 6 November report that Vahed And since Islam was considered by the apartheid government a potential threat throughout this period, NGK and Anglican missionaries were granted the license to freely spread the Gospel among Muslims and others Haron Deedat paternalistically and instinctively responded to Naik saying: From onwards Pfander devoutedly served the Church Missionary Society CMS in India where he was regarded as ‘the Christian champion for Christ’ since he held and publicly state that ‘Islam was the religion of the sword, and Christianity the religion of peace’ Bennet Deexat Deedat did not theologically agree with the Ahmadis or Bahais, he was inspired by the way they presented their ideas in the public arena and these he adapted for his audiences debayes the need arose.


His fame is thus based not on the mastery of Islamic sciences but on his thoroughgoing knowledge of the Bible.

In Allison, Dale C. On the other hand, Deedat received heavy criticism xebates liberal Muslim groups in South Africa which felt he inaccurately represented Islam and was intolerant of people of other religions, including Christians, Hindus, Jews and Jains. It, however, uses Vahed’s book – that took a while to reach the book shelves as a result of numerous internal technical hitches – as a useful platform to further explore Deedat’s escapades as a Muslim missionary.

However, due to financial circumstances, he had to quit school and start working by the time he was the age of Deedat’s self-confidence in his abilities to out-strip his Christian opponents grew and it is this that helped him to stand on his own. Years before this movement was jurisprudentially and theologically ‘outlawed’ by the traditional Muslim theologians as non-Muslims, its ideologues e.

In spite of these Muslim critics, Deedat’s popularity soared in ‘Cape of Storms’ Chapter 10 where the Cape Muslims constantly faced the regular onslaught of Christian Anglican and Dutch Reform missionary activities in the s and s Haron ; at Cape Town’s Green Point degates and the Drill Hall located in the city centre he addressed large crowds who appreciated his missionary zeal and interventions.

Word of God or Word of Man Johannesburg: The results of these debates are obvious.