Essays The Koran and the Bible Compared Allah – God of Love? The Fall of Man and the Redemption of Mankind The Meaning of Sin in the Koran and the Bible Repentance and Forgiveness in Islam Abraham in the Koran Jesus Christ in the Koran The Crucifixion of Jesus The Koran on the Trinity Apostasy in Islam and others Christine Schirrmacher, born 1962 (MA in Islamic Studies 1988, Dr. phil. Islamic Studies 1991) has studied Arabic, Persian and Turkish and is presently Professor of Islamic Studies at the Department Religious Studies and Missiology of the Evangelisch-Theologische Faculteit” (Protestant University) in Leuven/Belgium. She is director of the Institut für Islamfragen (Institute of Islamic Studies) of the German Evangelical Alliance as well as an official speaker and advisor on Islam for the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA). She lectures on Islam and security issues to authorities, is author of several books on Islam, sharia and family issues in Islam, has visited many countries of the Muslim world and is engaged in current dialogue initiatives, like the conference Loving God and Neighbour in Word and Deed Implications for Muslims and Christians” of the Yale Centre for Faith and Culture, Yale University, New Haven/Connecticut, in July 2008.