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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 […]

Islamic State (Dar al-Islam)

What is an Islamic State? by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT The term Islamic State may be variously translated as ‘dar al-Islam’, ‘bilad al-islam’ or ‘dawla islamiyyah’ in Arabic or juristic (fiqhi) terminology. Many Muslims today believe that in order for a territory to be counted as an Islamic State, one of its essential features […]

Simple Godly Truth: Three is NOT One

Trinitarianism is Tritheism in Disguise by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT   It’s Gandalf… it’s a bird … it’s superman! It’s One! It’s Three! What???: Trinitarianism is Tritheism in Disguise. “ ‘Trinitarianism, the faith of the Christian, is often Tritheism in disguise.’—(Dr. Vaughan.)’ “ [1] However much the Trinitarian tries to convince himself and others […]

Yahweh was the Golden Calf as Aaron, God’s spokesperson, declares in Exodus 32

Was the Golden Calf worshipped as Yahweh? by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT   Once in a while, one might hear some misinformed non-Muslim questioning the origin of Allah’s identity. Certain critics, in their ignoble efforts to blemish and besmirch Allah’s name, may even boldly propose, as many have, that Allah was a false idol […]

Does Titus 2:13 finally prove Jesus is God?

  Examining Titus 2:13 in light of biblical scholarship by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT “waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ,” (Titus 2:13) (emphasis added)   The Trinitarian Christian believer that happily and gloriously believes in the divinity of Jesus will joyously cling […]

Did the Prophet Isaiah truly walk naked for three long years?

A close examination of Isaiah 20:2: Did he indeed have to walk absolutely naked according to the passage? by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT    “at that time the LORD spoke by Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, “Go, and loose the sackcloth from your waist and take off your sandals from your feet,” and […]

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 […]