The Qur'an and the Bible
in the light of
history and science

There is no God apart from me, a righteous God and a savior.
There is none but me!
Turn to me and be saved all you ends of the earth;
for I am God and there is no other.
By myself I have sworn,
My mouth has uttered in all integrity a word that will not be revoked.
Before me every knee will bow;
by me every tongue will swear.
They will say of me,
'In the LORD are righteousness and strength.'

Isaiah 45:21b-24a

Dr. William Campbell


   Preface vii
I.  Some Basic Assumptions About Words 3
II.  Basic Assumptions Peculiar to Dr. Bucaille's Book 15
The Bible as seen by the Qur'an and the Muslim Tradition
I.  What the Qur'an says About the Bible 31
II.  The Hadith and the Sunna 54
The Bible and the Qur'an:
Effects of Criticism and Similarities in Their Development
I.  The Documentary Hypothesis—
Its Effect on the Torah and the Qur'an
II.  New Testament Form Criticism—
Its Effect on the Gospel and the Qur'an
III.  Historical Development of the Qur'an and the Gospel Compared  
  A. The Beginning Development of the Qur'an and the Gospel 96
  B. The Final Collection of the Qur'an and the Gospel 110
  C. Variant Readings in the Qur'an and the Bible 123
  D. Struggle and Conflict in Early Christianity
Compared with Struggle and Conflict in Early Islam
  E. The Second Hundred Years of the Gospel 148
  F. Summing up of the Development of the Qur'an and the Gospel 157
Science and Revelation
I.  The Qur'an and the Bible: Foretelling Modern Science 161
II.  No Scientific Problems (Errors?!?) in the Qur'an  
  A. The Earth, the Heavens, and the 6 or 8 days of Creation 170
  B. Anatomy, Embryology and Genetics 182
  C. Fables, Allegories and History 211
Methods of Proof in Revelation
I.  Gods Creative Power as Proof and
How to Test a Revelation according to the Qur'an
II.  How to Test a Revelation According to the Torah 231
Jesus and Muhammad, Two Prophets for a Lost World?
I.  Muhammad's Prophethood 241
II.  Prophethood and Messiahship of Jesus 266
III.  Prophethood and Messiahship of Jesus - Continued 275
IV.  A Messiah to Suffer 284
V.  The Power of Intercession 291
VI.  Jesus as a Righteous Servant and Intercessor 312
VII.  Each in His Own Language 318
A.  Specific Miracles Reported in the Four Gospel Accounts 321
B.  Prophecies of the Details of Christ's Death and Their Fulfillment 333
Photo 1. Papyrus p46, I Corinthians 15, 200 AD 109
Photo 2. Qur'an, Sura Al-Nur 24:34-36, 150 AH 125
Photo 3. Codex Vaticanus, John 8-9, 350 AD 132
Photo 4. Papyrus p52, John 18:31-33, before 150 AD 151
Photo 5. Papyrus p75, Luke 24:31-50, 200 AD 153
Photo 6. Codex Sinaiticus, John 1, 350 AD 155
Photo 7. Papyrus p75, John 14:9-26, 200 AD 248
Photo 8. Dead Sea Scroll, Isaiah 53, 100 BC 285
Photo 9. Papyrus p66, John 10:13-17, 200 AD 289

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