Based on my own research, as well as conversations with others, I have seen the nature of truth as being one of the most pressing issues of our day. We live in a “post-truth” world that is full of “fake news.” It is because of this that I’m thankful for Abdu Murray’s latest book, Saving Truth.
I have had the opportunity to get to know Abdu a bit, both online and in person. I’m impressed with both his scholarship and his respectful tone. Saving Truth is no exception.
Abdu tackles the issue of truth with clarity and biblical perspective. Christianity is focused on Jesus, who identified himself with truth (John 14:6). If we get the truth wrong, we get everything wrong.
Abdu enters into our culture’s most challenging conversations, including human dignity, sexuality, science and other religions. He brings in both his knowledge of the Bible and his personal experience to expose where truth has gotten fuzzy and what needs to be done about it. Abdu’s past as a convert from Islam gives him a unique perspective.
There is always a danger to be controversial just for the sake of controversy. Abdu avoids this tendency and enters into the conversations with truth, but also love and respect. Every point is made with sincere compassion.
In a world where people no longer know what is true or even if there is truth, Abdu Murray’s Saving Truth is the message that we need.