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The rivals of Paul who were followers of Jesus

2 Corinthians 11:4 provides a clue to the existence of a powerful rival group that opposed Pauline Christianity by Ibn Anwar BHsc (Hons), MCollT    The text of 2 Corinthians 11:4 reads as follows: “For if someone comes and proclaims another Jesus than the one we proclaimed, or if you receive a different spirit from […]

Is ‘Isa a fake name of Jesus invented by Islam?

Refuting the falsehood that ‘Isa is not the real name of Jesus by Ibn Anwar, BHSc (Hons.), MCollT      In my rather long experience in engaging with Christians, they have often questioned the validity of identifying Jesus with the Qur’anic name that is given to him: ‘Isa (عيسى). They would argue that Arab Christians […]

Did the Prophet Muhammad s.a.w. intend to commit suicide?

Examining the charge that the Prophet Muhammad s.a.w. desired to commit suicide by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons)    Among the many nefarious attacks that are thrown at the prophet Muhammad s.a.w. none has received so scarce and miniscule a treatment as the serious charge that the Prophet Muhammad s.a.w. intended to kill himself by jumping […]

Biblical Taqiyyah (Dissimulation)

The Bible teaches and promotes dissimulation by Ibn Anwar BHsc. (Hons), MCollT To accuse Islam of teaching dissimulation(taqiyyah) and its adherents of practising it is one of the most common tactics employed by critics and detractors of Islam in their relentless crusade to demonise the faith. Many Christians gladly hop on the bandwagon peddling the […]

New Testament Anachronism Part 3

The Anachronistic Tale of Mark 2:26, Part 3

by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons)

The following is a continuation of the addendum in the previous post, New Testament Anachronism Part 2

Addendum

This addendum seeks to reinforce the previous two articles, …

Does Allah repent?

Allah repents? Really? By Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT Muslim apologists would sometimes use the argument that the Biblical depiction of God is often anthropomorphic and unbefitting of His Majesty. Therefore the Bible is wrong and theologically inappropriate. One such instance occurs in Genesis 6:6 which reads, “And it repented the LORD that he had […]

New Testament Anachronism Part 2

The Anachronistic Tale of Mark 2:26, Part 2 by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT The following is a continuation of the Addendum section in the article New Testament Anachronism. Addendum(continuation): There are some additional points that were left out in the discussion above. To add further clarity to our case we will go through the […]