Praying to Allah, Praying to Jesus: Praying to the Same God
Here’s another Christian clergyperson who believes that when Christians pray to Jesus and when Muslims pray to Allah, they are actually praying to the one and same, true God.
TESTING THE FAITH
Priest goes Muslim,
but remains Christian
Episcopalian prays at mosque Fridays,
joins in church service Sunday mornings
Posted: June 18, 2007
9:22 p.m. Eastern
© 2007 WorldNetDaily.com
Rev. Ann Holmes Redding at Seattle mosque (Courtesy Seattle Times)
SEATTLE – A veteran Episcopal priest says she became a Muslim just over
a year ago and now worships at a mosque Fridays – but that hasn’t
stopped her from donning her white collar Sunday mornings.
am both Muslim and Christian, just like I’m both an American of African
descent and a woman. I’m 100 percent both," Rev. Ann Holmes Redding
told the Seattle Times.
a priest for more than 20 years, until recently was director of faith
formation at St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral in Seattle, the paper
reported. Now, she’s telling the world about her adherence to Islam,
provoking bewilderment from Christians and Muslims.
Fredrickson, director of the doctor of ministry program at Fuller
Theological Seminary in Pasadena, Calif., told the Times there are
"tenets of the faiths that are very, very different."
"The most basic would be: What do you do with Jesus?"