Archive for the ‘Islam’ Category

Did the Egyptians use crucifixion?

Does the Qur’an commit an anachronism when it says there was ‘crucifixion’ in the Egyptian civilisation? by Ibn Anwar, BHsc. (Hons.), MCollT Today I had a dialogue with a Christian that goes by the name ‘kevangreen’ on Paltalk who was recycling a common objection raised against the Qur’an by Christian missionaries namely that it says that […]

Does the Qur’an misrepresent the Trinity?

Does the Qur’an reject the Trinity? by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT One of the common objections levelled against the Qur’an is that it misrepresents the doctrine of the Trinity, hence facilitating the way for the Christian polemic that the Qur’an in no way admonishes Christians for their Trinitarian doctrine. There are three verses that […]

“Mary, the sister of Aaron”

Does the Qur’an commit an anachronism by saying that Mary is the sister of Aaron? by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons) The Qur’anic verse in question is from Surah Maryam(19), verse 28: يٰأُخْتَ هَارُونَ مَا كَانَ أَبُوكِ ٱمْرَأَ سَوْءٍ وَمَا كَانَتْ أُمُّكِ بَغِيّاً “O sister of Aaron! Thy father was not a wicked man, nor was […]

Does Allah pray? If yes then who does He pray to?

Refuting the nonsense that Allah prays for Prophet Muhammad s.a.w. by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons)     A couple of days ago I was chatting with some Christians who brought up this issue. One of them was arguing that Allah worships or prays on or for Muhammad s.a.w. according to the Qur’an. This contention was popularised […]

Life after Death: The Islamic Perspective

Life after death: The Islamic perspective by Ibn Anwar Death comes to us all. If there is one fact that no human being in human history can deny is that every man since the dawn of creation is absolutely subject to death. The Holy Qur’an emphatically reminds us of this inescapable truth in Surah al-Ankabut(29), […]

Torchbearers of knowledge in Islam

Female Scholars in Islam by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons) and al-Jamalullail The transmission of hadith collections and even the compilation of new ones with very elevated isnads in the post-canonical era was an area in which women could excel. Because they often lived longer than men, women could become the most sought after transmitters of books. […]

The New Testament Greek manuscripts

Greek New Testament manuscripts vs. Arabic Qur’an and hadith manuscripts by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons) Many Christian apologists argue that the Qur’an and hadith are historically unreliable. It is claimed that this is due to the scarcity of early manuscript evidence for either Qur’an or hadith. The latter is claimed to be far more unreliable […]