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Mohammed in the Bible: Jesus’ Prophecy

Mohammed in the Bible
Dr. Jamal Badawi

The main reference for Muslims is the Quran as the last scripture and the last revelation of God that remains intact. In the Quran, it says, “And remember Jesus, the son of Mary, said: O children of Israel! I am the Apostle of God sent to you confirming the Torah,

By |March 30th, 2015|Christianity, Common Ground, Comparative Religion|27 Comments
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    The Need for Revelation

    Dr. Laurence Brown In the previous two parts of this series, we answered the two “big questions.” Who made us? God. Why are we here? To serve and worship Him. A third question naturally arose: “If our Creator made us to serve and worship Him, how do we do that?” In the previous article I […]

The Need for Revelation

Dr. Laurence Brown

In the previous two parts of this series, we answered the two “big questions.” Who made us? God. Why are we here? To serve and worship Him. A third question naturally arose: “If our Creator made us to serve and worship Him, how do we do that?” In the previous article I suggested

By |March 20th, 2015|Common Ground, Comparative Religion|2 Comments

Christianity and Islam

About Christianity and Islam
In Dialogues Concerning Jesus Christ the Messiah
By Shabir Ally

The Similarities

Jesus is one of the greatest persons ever to have walked the earth. Two world faiths hold him in high regard. Islam holds him to be God’s Messiah, Prophet, and Righteous Servant. Christianity holds him to be all of the above and even more.

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    The Big Question

    Dr. Laurence Brown At some point in our lives, everybody asks the big questions: “Who made us,” and “Why are we here?” So who did make us? Most of us have been brought up more on science than religion, and to believe in the Big Bang and evolution more than God. But which makes more […]

The Big Question

Dr. Laurence Brown

At some point in our lives, everybody asks the big questions: “Who made us,” and “Why are we here?”

So who did make us? Most of us have been brought up more on science than religion, and to believe in the Big Bang and evolution more than God. But which makes more sense? And

By |February 15th, 2015|Common Ground, Comparative Religion|9 Comments
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    A Shared Golden Age

    By Saulat Pervez When the Muslims conquered Spain in 711 C.E., Jewish people were relieved from the persecution of their Visigoth Christian rulers and enjoyed a time of full religious liberty. While they had survived centuries of marginalization under Christian rule, the dawn of tolerance in Muslim Spain enabled them to thrive. Thus began a […]

A Shared Golden Age

By Saulat Pervez

When the Muslims conquered Spain in 711 C.E., Jewish people were relieved from the persecution of their Visigoth Christian rulers and enjoyed a time of full religious liberty. While they had survived centuries of marginalization under Christian rule, the dawn of tolerance in Muslim Spain enabled them to thrive. Thus began a period

By |February 5th, 2015|Common Ground, Comparative Religion|1 Comment

Pauline Theology

By Dr. Laurence Brown
In the midst of the growing 19th and 20th century awareness of the differences between Trinitarian doctrine and the period of origins, a person might be surprised to find one group who claim to be followers of Christ Jesus reading the following in the Holy Quran:

“O People of the Book!  Commit no excesses in

By |January 31st, 2015|Christianity, Comparative Religion|0 Comments

Place of Abraham in Islam, Christianity, Judaism

Faith, Sacrifice, Commitment and Patience.
These are just some of the qualities that characterize Prophet Ibrahim or Abraham as he is called in English (peace be upon him).

So it should come as no surprise that he is revered not just in Islam, but in Christianity and Judaism as well. Prophet Ibrahim is also a great personality

Islam's Stance on the Gospel and Torah

Dr. Jamal Badawi
First of all, even though it is common to say that the Quran confirms the Bible, strictly speaking this is not correct. The term Bible does not appear anywhere in the Quran. The term Old Testament and New Testament does not appear anywhere in the Quran. The Quran actually confirms the original revelation

By |January 10th, 2015|Common Ground, Comparative Religion|9 Comments

Who Was Jesus According to Jesus?

By Imam Shabir Ally
The Quran tells us a lot of wonderful things about Jesus. As a result, believers in the Quran love Jesus, honor him, and believe in him. In fact, no Muslim can be a Muslim unless he or she believes in Jesus, on whom be peace.

The Quran says that Jesus was born of

Concept of God in Christianity

by Dr. Zakir Naik
I) Position of Jesus (pbuh) in Islam:

(i) Islam is the only non-Christian faith, which makes it an article of faith to believe in Jesus (pbuh). No Muslim is a Muslim if he does not believe in Jesus (pbuh).

(ii) We believe that he was one of the mightiest Messengers of Allah (swt).

(iii)

By |January 4th, 2015|Common Ground, Comparative Religion|20 Comments