Jesus’ native language was Aramaic. The Aramaic translation of the gospels present Jesus praying to and praising the God Whom he worshiped, naming him AaLah or AaLoh (the ‘Eastern’ and ‘Western’ vocalisations). Jesus surrendered to his Lord, and his words… Read More ›
The Christian Church today celebrates Trinity Sunday. Here are some reflections on the incoherence of Trinitarianism.
In the Bible, Jesus sometimes appears explicitly to deny that he is divine. Texts include, “Why do you call me good? No one is good but God alone (Mark 10:18), and “The son can do nothing of his own accord,… Read More ›
Did the first Christians worship Jesus? A leading Christian New Testament scholar gives his careful assessment of the evidence.
Missionaries are such high energy ball when selling Jesus as the prince of peace and God of love. They tells us that Jesus is the most pacifist being who has or ever could exist. But then look on their reaction… Read More ›
“Not one of his bones will be broken”: How the Gospel of John Misappropriated the Passover Sacrifice
“Not one of his bones will be broken”: How the Gospel of John Misappropriated the Passover Sacrifice Originally posted on the Quran and Bible Blog بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْم “These things happened so that the scripture would be fulfilled: “Not… Read More ›
The Qur’an is not a work of literary narrative, as is the Bible. As a scripture that provides guidance (huda) and a reminder (tadhkira) to humankind, it gives more emphasis to spiritual edifications than to providing a full account of… Read More ›