Posts Tagged ‘monotheism’

James Dunn: Jesus said, “I am not God.”

“Why do you call me good?” : Jesus claimed he was not God Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCoLLT According to the eminent scholar on the historical Jesus Dr. James Dunn who is Emeritus Lightfoot Professor of Divinity in the Department of Theology at the University of Durham, the reply that Jesus gave to the rich […]

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 […]

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 […]

John 5:23 fails the Trinitarian

Does John 5:23 command the Johannine community to worship Jesus as they worship the Father? by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT Many Trinitarians quickly shout “Jesus is God” when they encounter John 5:23 which says, “that all may honour the son as they honour the Father. Whoever does not honour the Son does not honour […]

Unitarian consistency throughout the passage of time

Unitarianism: From John Wright to Anthony Buzzard by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT With unwavering conviction in the Unitarianism of the lord Messiah, Unitarian author John Wright swiftly repels the Trinitarian belief that Jesus ever desired or sought religious adoration or worship from his Jewish monotheistic believers. ” If we examine the New Testament, we […]

The Trinity was not there in the first century

Jesus, the apostles or Church Fathers? Who invented the Trinity? by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT Often Trinitarians claim that the Trinity (and by Trinity, they mean the mainstream dogma that says God is three persons in one being, i.e., God exists eternally as the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit) is taught in […]

A cup of tea with Unitarian scholar Prof. (Dr.) Sir Anthony Buzzard MA (Oxon.), MATh, Hon. PhD

Psalm 110:1 is a proof text for Unitarian monotheism that refutes the Trinitarian hypostasis: A brief exchange with premiere Unitarian scholar, Professor (Dr.) Sir Anthony F. Buzzard of the Restoration Fellowship, Atlanta Bible College by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT Thoughts on Psalm 110:1. Does it say “the Lord (adonai) said to my Lord (l’adoni)” […]