Not that long ago an interview was done with author and Yale Divinity School theologian Miroslav Volf on his book Allah. In his new book, Volf claims that Christians and Muslims worship the same God. He does a lot of theological dancing around the massive and fundamental differences between the Bible and the Koran regarding the nature of God in order to assert his claim.
The Gospel Coalition decided to do a short response to Volf’s book through an interview with former practicing Muslim, and now Christian pastor, Thabiti Anyabwile. The short answer to “Do Christians and Muslims worship the same God?” is “No.” In the five minute interview, Anyabwile gives his theological and first-hand experiential reasons why Volf’s conclusions simply fall apart: