What Are the Basic Beliefs of Islam?

This quick overview of Islam explains its basic beliefs and some of the ways those differ from the beliefs of Christianity.

Topics: World Religions

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From time to time, we invite friends and experts who are not elders, ministers or members of The Village to contribute to TVC Resources. Though we might not agree with them on every theological issue or ministry practice, we obviously love these men and women and value their unique gifts and insights.

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