I discuss surah 4 verse 157 in its context and how its interpretation has been the subject of vigorous debate among Muslims for centuries. I read from ‘The Crucifixion and the Qur’an: A Study in the History of Muslim Thought’… Read More ›
Scan of The Clear Quran, page xvii, translated by Dr Mustafa Khattab
Also, who do Muslims hesitate to “adapt” the Qur’an to the needs of the modern age?
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Book discussed: ‘Laying Down the Sword: Why We Can’t Ignore the Bible’s Violent Verses’ by Dr Philip Jenkins, who is the Distinguished Professor of History at Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion. “The Bible contains far more verses praising… Read More ›
Denis Giron has produced an article which has stimulated much debate and reflection amongst Christian and Muslim commentators on Blogging Theology. Rather than add to the ever-extending line of comments, and because I wish to cite some academic sources at… Read More ›
Muslims can literally quote dozens of Quranic verses that speak to this. source
A brief discussion on divine plurals in the Bible and the Qur’an, and whether it is as obvious that they are non-literal as many allege?
Christians who dialogue with orthodox Muslims will often encounter appeals to the 112th chapter of the Qur’ān, sūrat al-Ikhlāṣ (also known as sūrat at-Tawḥīd). The Muslim participants in those dialogues will often present the relevant Qur’ānic text as an unambiguous… Read More ›