What Is The New Religion Chrislam?

This is very interesting read. I never knew there was a concentrated effort to combine Christianity with Muslim. The two share alot as it relates to some of the teachings. I guess in a way it is a pretty good fit. Maybe this will help to bridge the gap for those people that feel torn between the two.

Founded by Tela Tella in the 1970s,the sect predominantly exists in Lagos, Nigeria. Its followers recognize both the Bible and the Qur’an as holy texts, and practice “running deliverance,” a distinctive practice of spiritual running which members liken to Joshua’s army that took Jericho, or the Muslim practice of walking around the Ka’aba.

“Chrislam”, as the name suggests, is a growing movement wherein some Christians are seeking to find common ground with Muslims,” explains theologian Bill Muehlenberg of the doctrine that began in Nigeria in the 1980s. “Indeed, it actually seeks to combine Christianity with Islam.”

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