Archive for the ‘Sin and Salvation’ Category

The Crucifixion did not end Temple sacrifices

Animal sacrifice continued after the crucifixion: An indication that early Christians did not hold to the sufficiency of Jesus’ alleged sacrificial atonement by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT According to standard traditional Christian belief, all animal sacrifices ended with the death of Jesus on the cross which was, as Christians see it, the ultimate sacrifice […]

The Christian Concept of Salvation Falsifies the Trinity

Major Problems with the Christian Concept of Salvation: The Trinity becomes muddled in Christian Soteriology by Ibn Anwar, BHsc. (Hons), MCollT The concept of vicarious atonement is fundamental to mainstream Christianity. It is postulated that salvation is only acquirable through the acceptance of the death of Jesus on the cross as a divinely instituted sacrifice. […]

Sin did not enter the world through Adam

Who was the first sinner?: Lucifer’s Forgotten Legacy by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT Contrary to popular belief, Adam should not be held responsible for the introduction of sin into this world. To that effect, Paul was wrong to claim that it was Adam’s fault that sin came to earth. He mistakenly writes,“When Adam sinned, […]

God Does Not Need Blood to Forgive You

Atonement Needs No Blood: Jesus Did Not Have to Die for Anyone by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCoLLT   A person who claims that blood is absolutely neceessary for the atonement of sins is one that needs to have another careful look at the Torah and even the New Testament. There are, in fact, many […]

Vicarious atonement is not divinely sanctioned

The concept of vicarious atonement in western Christian theology: A Human Invention By Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT In religious lectures, dialogues and debates with interlocutors like Dr. William Lane Craig and James White, a specific image of the cross is presented and the manner by which they present their case impresses the impression that […]

The Cross: The Symbol of Abuse

The Christian Cross: The Most Celebrated and Recognised Symbol of Child Abuse by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT One of the most adhesive theological conundrums that Christian soteriology constantly faces today is the idea that the Father’s action in giving up His son Jesus to His enemies to be flogged, stripped and nailed naked on […]

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 […]