Posts Tagged ‘Jesus’

Matthew’s Jesus performs a circus trick

Matthew’s Jesus performs a circus trick: Matthew 21:5 has Jesus riding on two donkeys into Jerusalem by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT   One of the most telling verses in the Gospel According to Matthew is verse 5 of chapter 21 and verse 7 of the same chapter confirms Matthew’s confusion of a quotation from […]

The rivals of Paul who were followers of Jesus

2 Corinthians 11:4 provides a clue to the existence of a powerful rival group that opposed Pauline Christianity by Ibn Anwar BHsc (Hons), MCollT    The text of 2 Corinthians 11:4 reads as follows: “For if someone comes and proclaims another Jesus than the one we proclaimed, or if you receive a different spirit from […]

Is ‘Isa a fake name of Jesus invented by Islam?

Refuting the falsehood that ‘Isa is not the real name of Jesus by Ibn Anwar, BHSc (Hons.), MCollT      In my rather long experience in engaging with Christians, they have often questioned the validity of identifying Jesus with the Qur’anic name that is given to him: ‘Isa (عيسى). They would argue that Arab Christians […]

Did God die on the cross?

Unravelling the Trinitarian confusion on the death or survival of “God” on the cross by Ibn Anwar BHSc (Hons), MCollT           Standard Trinitarian theology teaches that in the incarnation of Jesus he existed in two natures—divine and human. These two natures are inseparable in the incarnation in the Son of God who is the second […]

New Testament Anachronism Part 2

The Anachronistic Tale of Mark 2:26, Part 2 by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT The following is a continuation of the Addendum section in the article New Testament Anachronism. Addendum(continuation): There are some additional points that were left out in the discussion above. To add further clarity to our case we will go through the […]

How can Allah have a son without a consort?

What does it mean when the Qur’an says “how can Allah have a son without a consort” by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT The verse in question reads as follows: بَدِيعُ ٱلسَّمَٰوَٰتِ وَٱلأَرْضِ أَنَّىٰ يَكُونُ لَهُ وَلَدٌ وَلَمْ تَكُنْ لَّهُ صَٰحِبَةٌ وَخَلَقَ كُلَّ شَيْءٍ وهُوَ بِكُلِّ شَيْءٍ عَلِيمٌ “the Originator of the heavens and the […]

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 […]