Archive for the ‘Bible’ Category

The Nameless Gospels

The Anonymous Gospels of the New Testament by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT Dean at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary Keith Fullerton Nickle informs his readers that the Synoptic Gospels (Matthew, Mark and Luke) are anonymous literature. We simply have zero clue who wrote them. “We must candidly acknowledge that all three of the Synoptic Gospels are […]

The Nazareth Inscription

Does the “Nazareth Inscription” confirm the resurrection? by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT     Some hours ago, an article dated April 1st, 2015 that makes the bold claim that “Caesar confirmed the resurrection” was brought to my attention.* The article is written by Henry B. Smith Jr. who earned his MAR (Master of Arts […]

John 5:23 fails the Trinitarian

Does John 5:23 command the Johannine community to worship Jesus as they worship the Father? by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT Many Trinitarians quickly shout “Jesus is God” when they encounter John 5:23 which says, “that all may honour the son as they honour the Father. Whoever does not honour the Son does not honour […]

An examination of Jeremiah 8:8

Qur’an 5:44, Jeremiah 8:8, the scribes and the corrupted Torah by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT “The Bible has noble poetry in it; and some clever fables; and some blood-drenched history; and a wealth of obscenity; and upwards of a thousand lies.” – Mark Twain, Letters from the Earth One of the brothers on my […]

An examination of John 8:56-59 and Exodus 3:13-14

Is Jesus Almighty God because he said, “Before Abraham was, I am.”? by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT In this article, we will be exploring John 8 verses 56-59 and Exodus 3, verses 13-14. Once again, we come to one of the Johannine literature, the Gospel According to John*, to see whether Trinitarians have a […]

Biblical Elisha and YHWH butcher little boys

You baldhead!: Young Boys Bullying Prophet Elisha By Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT In this fascinating story, we read about the great Prophet Elisha who is harassed by 42 naughty children and the reaction that he gives to that, which consequently results into something rather unpalatable to the sensible human observer. Christian missionaries often make […]

Bart Ehrman’s Mainstream Scholarship in Textual Criticism

Do We Have the Original Words of the New Testament Writers? by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT   Many conservative Christians today would unceremoniously dismiss scholars who question the veracity of biblical texts and would expel and ostracise the voice that dares to question the inerrancy (The belief that scripture is free from errors, i.e., […]