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Mary, mother of Jesus
The Council of Ephesus was a council of Christian bishops convened in Ephesus (near present-day Selçuk in Turkey) in AD 431 by the Roman Emperor Theodosius II. This third ecumenical council condemned the teachings of Nestorius, Patriarch of Constantinople, who… Read More ›
The Qur’an retells the stories of biblical personalities in its own style and corrects them in the process. The Qur’an virtually never actually quotes from the Bible – the only exception being the passage from Psalm 37:29 quoted in the… Read More ›
The Christian idea of the Incarnation of God in Jesus is “foreign” to the gospel of Luke and Matthew
Luke 1:30-35 (NRSV) 30 The angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. 31 And now, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you will name him Jesus…. Read More ›
And beware the Day when Allah will say, “O Jesus, Son of Mary, did you say to the people, ‘Take me and my mother as deities besides Allah ?’” He will say, “Exalted are You! It was not for me… Read More ›