The Great Debate Series
June 18th – 21st
The Center for Religious Debate
11338 Ozga Road, Romulus MI 48174
$8 Each, $5 Student – For each debate
$15 Each, $10 Student – For All Debates
Note: Debates are subject to changes and cancellations.
Friday June, 18th • 7:00pm
Crucifixion or Cruci-Fiction?
Sheikh Ahmed Mohammed Awal vs. Professor David Wood
Saturday, June 19th • 2:30pm
Was Muhammad Predicted in the Bible?
Apologist Sam Shamoun vs. Sheikh Ahmed Mohammed Awal
Saturday, June 19th • 6:00pm
Does Science Show That Islam Is True?
Professor David Wood vs. Sheikh Ahmed Mohammed Awal
Sunday, June 20th • 2:30pm
Has The Qur’an Been Corrupted?
Apologist Sam Shamoun vs. Muslim Debater TBA
Sunday, June 20th • 6:00pm
Has The Bible Been Corrupted?
Muslim Debater TBA vs. Dr. James White
Monday June, 21st • 7:00pm
Jesus: A Prophet of Allah or Son of God?
Dr. James White vs. Sheikh Ahmed Mohammed Awal
Sheikh Ahmed Mohammed Awal is a scholar on Islamic science, comparative religion, and logic and a student of Sheikh Ahmed Dedat. He is the founder and director of Zaitun Dawah Institute-a think tank research center with headquarters in Seattle, WA and branches in NY, Atlanta and Africa. The center specializes in propagation of Islam to people of different faiths through the medium of science and comparative analysis. Sheikh Ahmed Mohammed Awal is a product of Kaduna polytechnic college of environmental studies. He has a degree in Engineering Surveying. He is also a graduate of Kano state college of irrigation and surveying.Sheikh Awal has debated many Christian theologians both in the United States and Africa. He has lectured in colleges, universities, and symposiums. He travels all over the United States and does programs in prisons and radio stations about Islam. Sheikh Awal has written two books: Islam and Science Vol. 1 and Islam and Christianity Vol. 1.He resides in Kent, WA.
Dr. James White is the director of Alpha and Omega Ministries, a Christian apologetics organization. He is the author of more than twenty books, a professor, an accomplished debater (having engaged in more than seventy-five moderated, public debates), and an elder of the Phoenix Reformed Baptist Church.
Professor David Wood is a teaching professor of philosophy at Fordham University, co-founder of Acts 17 Apologetics Ministry and a member of the Evangelical Philosophical Society. David, a former atheist, became a Christian after examining the historical evidence for Jesus’ resurrection. He has debated over 25 times with well-known Muslim scholars throughout the United States and England on behalf of “The Center for Religious Debate.”
Apologist Sam Shamoun is a writer and apologist for one of the world’s most highly recognized apologetics website Answering Islam. Shamoun has written countless articles dealing with common issues in Christianity and Islam. He has engaged in debates nationwide as an informed apologist refuting the accusations and attacks presented by Islam against Christianity.
Pastor George Saieg lived and studied in an Islamic environment in Sudan. At the age 11, he accepted Christ through SIM, an American missionary organization. Immediately, Pastor Saieg joined Operation Mobilization in sharing the Gospel with Muslims. Since God brought him to the U.S. He renewed his passion, vision, and dedication to mobilize the American church to effectively reach their Muslim neighbors. He is ordained as a Pastor with Calvary Chapel.