And thou wilt find the nearest of them in affection to those who believe (to be) those who say: Lo! We are Christians. That is because there are among them priests and monks, and because they are not proud. When they listen to that which hath been revealed unto the messengers, thou seest their eyes overflow with tears because of their recognition of the Truth.
They say: Our Lord, we believe. Inscribe us as among the witnesses.
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Dr. Jerald F. Dirks - Former minister (deacon) of the United Methodist Church. He holds a Master's degree in Divinity from Harvard University and a Doctorate in Psychology from the University of Denver. Author of The Cross and the Crescent: An Interfaith Dialogue between Christianity and Islam (ISBN 1-59008-002-5 - Amana Publications, 2001). He has published over 60 articles in the field of clinical psychology, and over 150 articles on Arabian horses.
Abdullah al-Faruq - Formerly Kenneth L. Jenkins, minister and elder of the Pentecostal Church.
Viacheslav Polosin - Former Archpriest of the Russian Orthodox Church.
Anselm Tormeeda - 14th century CE scholar and priest.
Khadijah 'Sue' Watson - Former pastor, missionary, professor. Master's degree in Divinity.
Ibrahim Khalil - Former Egyptian Coptic priest.
Anonymous Female Missionary - Former Catholic missionary.
Martin John Mwaipopo - Former Lutheran Archbishop.
Raphael - Former Jehovah's Witness minister.
George Anthony - Former Catholic priest.
Dr. Gary Miller (Abdul-Ahad Omar) - Former missionary.