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Matthew’s Jesus performs a circus trick

Matthew’s Jesus performs a circus trick: Matthew 21:5 has Jesus riding on two donkeys into Jerusalem by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT   One of the most telling verses in the Gospel According to Matthew is verse 5 of chapter 21 and verse 7 of the same chapter confirms Matthew’s confusion of a quotation from […]

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, …

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 are inseparable in the incarnation in the Son of God who is the second […]