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 ›
This is a dialogue between former Archbishop of Canterbury (head of the Church of England) and myself at Cambridge University. The Williams with the beard is the former Archbishop, the Williams without a beard is the Muslim. Very confusing..