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John 17:3 is a Stumbling Block for the Trinity

Judaic-Islamic Monotheism in Light of John 17:3 by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT Although it is true that the Gospel According to John has a rather high Christology compared to the other three canonical gospels, it does not necessarily mean that the gospel actually elevates Jesus to the level of an actual divine being equal […]

Egg? Man? Water? The Sun? Which is a Trinity?: Trinitarian Analogies Falsify the Trinity

Analogies of the Trinity: Inadequate and Misleading by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT Throughout the ages, Christian thinkers, theologians and apologists have tried to come up with a solution to unpack the enigmatic Trinity and finally make it comprehensible but to no avail. One of the most common ways that Christian missionaries or apologists try […]

The Trinity is a Slippery Slope to Heresy and the Doctrine Did Not Exist Among Earliest Christians

The Trinity Doctrine and the Earliest Christians: Trinity Endangers the Soul and the Earliest Christians Held to a Non-Trinitarian Monotheism by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT The earliest followers of Jesus, i.e., his immediate disciples and those that followed them, had absolutely no theological concept that remotely resembled Christianity’s Trinity that took centuries to develop […]

The Monotheistic Ebionites: Islam’s Heritage in the First Century CE

Ebionites as the precursor to Islam: Tracing Islam’s claims to the first century CE by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT There is particularly strong evidence for the theological claims of Islam for the person of Jesus in a very early Christian group called the Ebionites. The Ebionites were a group of very early Christians that […]

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 […]

Justin Martyr and his angelic Jesus

Was Jesus an angel according to Justin Martyr?: Shabir Ally Versus William Albrecht by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT In the recent debate with Dr. Shabir Ally, Catholic apologist William Albrecht charged his fellow interlocutor with misrepresentation of Justin Martyr, one of the major early patristic authorities. In the rebuttal period of the debate, Dr. Shabir […]

God NEVER means Trinity in the New Testament

The word ‘God’ in the New Testament NEVER means Trinity by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT   Trinitarian theology says that God is neither the Jewish nor the Muslim conception of God but that He is the Trinitarian Christian conception that defines the term ‘God’ as ‘three persons in one being.’ Unfortunately, the New Testament, […]