Archive for the ‘Jesus’ Category

The concept of God in Christianity is deficient

Dr. William Lane Craig: The biblical concept of god is morally deficient by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT In the Craig’s List (William Lane Craig) of absurdities, one that really stands out is his argument against the Islamic concept of God. He argues that “Islam has a morally deficient concept of God” [1] because whereas […]

Jesus refused to be called ‘good’

“Why do you call me good?” by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT Jesus is recorded to have denied the epithet ‘good’ that is attributed to him by an unknown person in Mark 10:17-18 (which is retained by Luke in Luke 18:18-19): “As Jesus started on his way, a man ran up to him and fell […]

Evidence persuades us that the cross did not kill Jesus

Did Jesus really die on the cross?: A revisitation by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT Christian missionaries confidently declare to Muslims that Jesus, according to them, as a fact of history, was crucified and died on the cross at the behest of Pontius Pilate. They cite scholars such as Marcus Borg, Bart Ehrman and Gerd […]

Anslem’s argument disproves Jesus as God

Saint Anslem of Canterbury proved Jesus isn’t God by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT The celebrated Catholic Benedictine theologian and philosopher Saint Anslem of Canterbury proposed a fine ontological argument that God is “a being than which nothing greater can be conceived.” In other words, any candidate that is placed on a pedestal can only […]

Revisting the question, “Is Jesus God?”

Is Jesus God? by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT The Trinitarians will unanimously sing “Yes” and if we were to ask notable Trinitarian personalities like the heavyweight Christian debater James White, he will surely tell you, “Yes, the Bible says so.” They will unhesitatingly and gladly tell you that Jesus is a member or one […]

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 […]