I read from ‘A History of the Jews of Arabia: From Ancient Times to Their Eclipse Under Islam’ by Gordon Darnell Newby, pages 59-61. Qur’an 9:30: The Jews say: “Ezra (‘Uzair) is Allah’s son,” and the Christians say: “The Messiah… Read More ›
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 ›
1) Acts 16: 29-31The jailer asked, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?” They replied, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved – you and your household.” 2) The Gospel of Mark chapter 10: 17-22As he… Read More ›
Also, who do Muslims hesitate to “adapt” the Qur’an to the needs of the modern age?
An academic excursus: A selection of mainstream New Testament scholarly views on the Christology of the Gospel of John
I think it is important for Muslims and Christians to be aware of what responsible biblical scholars are saying about the gospel of John. This gospel more than any other has laid the christological foundation for later beliefs about Jesus…. Read More ›
Isaiah 52.13 – 53.12: ‘One of the most difficult and contested passages in the Bible’ ~ the Jewish Study Bible
Isaiah 52.13 – 53.12: The servant. One of the most difficult and contested passages in the Bible, these fifteen verses have attracted an enormous amount of attention from ancient, medieval, and modern scholars. In particular the identity of the servant… Read More ›
British Marxist historian Eric Hobsbawm justifying his hypocritical lifestyle of relative affluence.
The current pandemic has upended nearly every aspect of the world we live in. But is it unprecedented? British muslim scholar Dr. Timothy Winter aka Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad, Dean of Cambridge Muslim College, shares his perspective on this humbling… Read More ›
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Addendum to Al-Isra and the “Temple” in the Islamic Sources: A Response to Sam Shamoun Originally posted on the Quran and Bible blog بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْم “Exalted is He who took His Servant by night from al-Masjid al-Haram to… Read More ›