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  • Collection: Tracts on Islam

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Tracts-Islam/TractsOnIslam_016.pdf
How can sinful people win salvation? Muslims in general believe that repentance is enough. They also hope that their sacrifices of animals on the Idul Adha will, as the cleansing blood runs down onto the earth, lead God to forgive their sins. What is…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Tracts-Islam/tractsOnIslam_NoTitle_002.pdf
A series of papers contributed by Dr. Henry Martyn Clark, C.M.S. to the Punjab Mission News, and by permission reprinted with comments

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Tracts-Islam/TractsOnIslam_015.pdf
Title translation and description by Dr. Dennis Walker, Monash Asia Institute, Faculty of Arts, Monash University.

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Tracts-Islam/TractsOnIslam_014.pdf
Many Muslims have no wish to read the New Testament ("Injil") of the Christians. The real "Injil" went up into the heavens and what the Christians have is corrupted ("tahrif"). Goldsack here takes a 1905 work, the Munarat al-Masih of an Islamic…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Tracts-Islam/TractsOnIslam_013.pdf
Many Muslims are reluctant to read the Gospels, on the basis that the New Testament "has been corrupted" (tahrif). Goldsack conceded that a few letters or words might have been changed, but with little harm to the meanings: the Gospel is…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Tracts-Islam/TractsOnIslam_012.pdf
Title translation and description by Dr. Dennis Walker, Monash Asia Institute, Faculty of Arts, Monash University.

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Tracts-Islam/TractsOnIslam_011.pdf
Salvation can be won only through accepting Jesus. Adam committed in the Garden of Eden sin in which all descended from him are born. Prophets and pious figures all committed sins. The Compassionate Jesus sacrificed his life to break the cycle; a…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Tracts-Islam/TractsOnIslam_010.pdf
C.S. Mead's problem was that Hindus knew nothing of Jesus while Bengali Muslims thought that they already knew everything important about him through the Qur'an: they hoped that "correct" acceptance would grant them admission into Heaven. But the New…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Tracts-Islam/TractsOnIslam_009.pdf
Uses many Arabic, Persian and Urdu words. Homly illustrations from recent Bengali life. The Old Testament and Psalms predicted that Jesus will come as savior. Neither the Old Testament, Psalms nor the New Testament mention any savior or prophet to…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Tracts-Islam/TractsOnIslam_008.pdf
This pamphlet is probably by C.S. Mead. Cites Old Testament, New Testament, psalms, traditions of Muhammad ,Qur'an. "Brothers, you have to understand that you cannot enter Heaven on good deeds alone". Good works are not enough: redemption through…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Tracts-Islam/TractsOnIslam_007.pdf
Humans need a sinless advocate or intercessor to God. In the Surah of the Believers, Muhammad is ordered to ask forgiveness from God for his sins (quotes the Arabic).

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Tracts-Islam/TractsOnIslam_006.pdf
Some Muslims argue that secular rulers issue laws and then abrogate them, substituting new laws. God always says what is true. Thus the Qur'an, if it is the word of God, cannot abrogate the truths, duties and prohibitions that God stated in the Old…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Tracts-Islam/TractsOnIslam_005.pdf
Jesus was raised from the dead unlike Muhammad and Moses: "I am the path, the truth and the life: no man can reach the Father save through me" [=not through Muhammad]. Jesus is the only source of salvation. Classical Sanskritic Bengali as developed…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Tracts-Islam/TractsOnIslam_004.pdf
The argument is that Jesus would never go to the green luxurious paradise and sexual lusts that Muhammad dreamed of. In India the government prohibits the sale of women and males, but in the Muhammadan paradise there is a bazaar where women are sold.…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Tracts-Islam/TractsOnIslam_003.pdf
Sanskritised classical Bengali. Details of the clergymans' debates at village level with petty Muslim clerics and peasants. He quotes the Qur'an that Jesus cured the sick and raised the dead. And he is better than Muhammad because he is still living.…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Tracts-Islam/TractsOnIslam_002.pdf
Arabic-tinted Bengali. Argument: Theosophist Hinduism believe that all religions are paths to the same heaven (This author may have been debating Brahmo reform Hindus). Christians and Muslims disagree: they believe that only a specific religious path…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Tracts-Islam/TractsOnIslam_001.pdf
Arabic-tinted Bengali. Argument: Christians and Muslims have very similar doctrines but they diverge on the issue of whether Muhammad was God's last Prophet. The Qur'an says nothing about Muhammad's birth but gives the same account of Jesus' birth as…