Archive for the ‘Current Issues’ Category

The Legitimacy of Ishma’el as Abraham’s Heir

Was Ishma’el the illegitimate son of Abraham or was Jesus the illegitimate son? by Ibn Anwar This is a particularly teasing problem for Jews and Christians. They uphold that the true heir of Abraham was Isaac and for Christians that proposition bears an even greater significance as they trace the lineage of Jesus through Isaac […]

Did Jesus claim to be God? Nope!

Did Jesus Claim to be God? The leader of more than 47 million Christians said no. by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT The classic question “Did Jesus claim to be God?” that Muslims have asked Trinitarians for decades can easily be answered in the negative. The late Dr. Michael Ramsey, who served from 1961 to […]

Religion is not the source of terrorism

Western Academia Versus “Imam” Tawhidi Jahili by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT A self-proclaimed “Muslim leader” named Tawhidi has been making rounds on Australian media with scandalous and controversial remarks with which he lambaste Islam and Muslims. He claims to represent Muslims but takes every opportunity to deliver hate-filled sound bites against Muslims and Islam. […]

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 […]