Archive for the ‘Bible’ Category

The Bible demands that a rape victim marries her rapist for life

Does Deuteronomy 22:28-29 teach that a female rape victim gets married to her rapist? By Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons.)     The short and simple answer to the above question is yes. A lot of Christians however, would have us believe that the verses at hand have nothing to do with a raped victim and that […]

What does “yawm” (يوم) mean in the Qur’an?

Does yawm(plural ayyam)refer only to a 24-hour period due to the rotation of the earth? by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons.) One would often hear criticism levelled against the Qur’an by the “scientific” skeptical community alongside Christians working together as detractors of Islam that the Qur’an is unscientific in its description of the creation of the […]

New Testament Anachronism

The anachronistic tale of Mark 2:26 by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT    In previous articles we have exposed and refuted fallacious charges of anachronism laid against the Qur’an by its detractors. The uninitiated missionary does not realise that the claim of anachronism is easily levelled against his Bible in a much more forceful manner. […]

Aaron sacrificed to Satan?

The sacrifice made to Satan by Aaron as “divinely” ordained by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons) Would Christians be surprised to learn that the Bible depicts Aaron as being commanded by God to give something valuable to Satan? In fact, in this article I will contend that there is enough to show that it was not […]

Is Jesus God because of 1 Timothy 3:16?

Does 1 Timothy 3:16 say Jesus is God?

by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons)

“1 Timothy 3:16″ speaks of a personal manifestation of God – God in the second person was manifested” (The Impeccable Christ) [1]

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Jesus was hungry

Was Jesus really hungry? Was it just a parable? What was it? by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons) Before we delve into the topic proper we should briefly establish the relevant framework upon which the whole discussion will be built so as to get better clarity. For a long time Biblical scholars have noticed distinct similarities […]

Matthew 11:11

Rivalry between the early followers of John the Baptist and Jesus Christ by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons)     According to several reputed scholars  there was rivalry between the early followers of John the Baptist and Jesus. Matthew 11:11 is one passage that contains a clue to the tension that existed between the followers of Jesus […]