Posts Tagged ‘Jesus’

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 such as 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 […]

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 […]

Jesus refused to be called ‘good’

“Why do you call me good?” by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT Jesus is recorded to have denied the epithet ‘good’ that is attributed to him by an unknown person in Mark 10:17-18 (which is retained by Luke in Luke 18:18-19): “As Jesus started on his way, a man ran up to him and fell […]

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 […]

Saint Thomas Aquinas: Reason does not lead to the Trinity

Saint Thomas Aquinas confirmed Islamic theology By Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT The Doctor Angelicus of the Roman Catholic church postulated rational argumentation for the existence of God in his so called quinque viæ (five ways). Saint Aquinas contends that with reason, one can be rest assured that God is absolutely one– the common denominator […]

Anslem’s argument disproves Jesus as God

Saint Anslem of Canterbury proved Jesus isn’t God by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT The celebrated Catholic Benedictine theologian and philosopher Saint Anslem of Canterbury proposed a fine ontological argument that God is “a being than which nothing greater can be conceived.” In other words, any candidate that is placed on a pedestal can only […]

Revisting the question, “Is Jesus God?”

Is Jesus God? by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT The Trinitarians will unanimously sing “Yes” and if we were to ask notable Trinitarian personalities like the heavyweight Christian debater James White, he will surely tell you, “Yes, the Bible says so.” They will unhesitatingly and gladly tell you that Jesus is a member or one […]