Archive for the ‘Jesus’ Category

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 Read the rest

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 … Read the rest

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 … Read the rest

Did God die on the cross?

Unravelling the Trinitarian confusion on the death or survival of “God” on the cross

by Ibn Anwar BHSc (Hons), MCollT

          Standard Trinitarian theology teaches that in the incarnation of Jesus he existed in two natures—divine and human. These two natures … Read the rest

Will the 500 please stand up?

Did 500 people really see Jesus’ alleged resurrected body?

by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons)


“And if Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile and you are still in your sins.” (1 Corinthians 15:17) The whole of the Christian … Read the rest

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 … Read the rest

How can Allah have a son without a consort?

What does it mean when the Qur’an says “how can Allah have a son without a consort”

by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT

The verse in question reads as follows:

بَدِيعُ ٱلسَّمَٰوَٰتِ وَٱلأَرْضِ أَنَّىٰ يَكُونُ لَهُ وَلَدٌ وَلَمْ تَكُنْ لَّهُ Read the rest