Archive for the ‘Christianity’ Category

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., […]

Is the Qur’an in stark contrast to the Gospels in its depiction of Jesus? Answering Dr. Michael Licona.

The Qur’an’s Low Christology Compared to the Gospels by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT I was asked by a brother named Kaleef Karim on 9th February 2016 to give some comments on what Dr. Michael Licona wrote about Mark and his low Christology. The following is my feedback to what Dr. Licona said and you can check the […]

Unitarian consistency throughout the passage of time

Unitarianism: From John Wright to Anthony Buzzard by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT With unwavering conviction in the Unitarianism of the lord Messiah, Unitarian author John Wright swiftly repels the Trinitarian belief that Jesus ever desired or sought religious adoration or worship from his Jewish monotheistic believers. ” If we examine the New Testament, we […]

Did doubting Thomas make Jesus God?

Thomas said to Jesus, “My Lord and my God”: Reconsidering John 20:28 in light of context and scholarship By Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT This is a favourite verse for Trinitarians when they argue for the divinity of Jesus. They say confidently that here lies a clear declaration of Jesus’ Godhood by his own intimate […]

The Trinity was not there in the first century

Jesus, the apostles or Church Fathers? Who invented the Trinity? by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT Often Trinitarians claim that the Trinity (and by Trinity, they mean the mainstream dogma that says God is three persons in one being, i.e., God exists eternally as the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit) is taught in […]

A cup of tea with Unitarian scholar Prof. (Dr.) Sir Anthony Buzzard MA (Oxon.), MATh, Hon. PhD

Psalm 110:1 is a proof text for Unitarian monotheism that refutes the Trinitarian hypostasis: A brief exchange with premiere Unitarian scholar, Professor (Dr.) Sir Anthony F. Buzzard of the Restoration Fellowship, Atlanta Bible College by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT Thoughts on Psalm 110:1. Does it say “the Lord (adonai) said to my Lord (l’adoni)” […]

Was Jesus the Messiah for the Whole World?

Jesus’ Ministry was Only for the Jewish people by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT Christians, especially Catholic (the name means universal) Christians, believe wholeheartedly that Jesus was sent to the world (John 3:16). They are correct insofar that later Christians after the departure of Jesus thought that Jesus was a messenger, a saviour for the […]