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Bio of Dr Abdullah Hakim Quick

Dr Abdullah Hakim Quick is a historian, social activist and religious leader of African and Native American descent. He has travelled to over 58 countries doing research and delivering lectures to various communities. His qualification in Islamic Studies comes from a BA from the Islamic University of Madinah, Saudi Arabia […]

By |December 26th, 2014|Christianity, Common Ground, Jesus (Peace Be Upon Him)|2 Comments

Jesus: A Servant of God

By Imam Shabir Ally
It will be quickly obvious that they often referred to him as a servant of God, but never Son of God. Peter, for example, said:

“The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified his servant Jesus” (Acts 3:13).

Peter further said: “God raised up his servant” (Acts 3:26), […]

The Messiah: Jesus, Son of Mary

By Imam Shabir Ally
“O People of the Scripture! Do not exaggerate in your religion, and do not say anything concerning Allah except the truth. The Messiah, Jesus son of Mary, was only a messenger of Allah, and His word which He conveyed unto Mary, and a spirit from Him. So believe in Allah and His […]

Who was Jesus (pbuh)?

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In the Name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

There are varied beliefs about Jesus among people of different faiths. Many believe he is God or the son of God. Some maintain that he was simply a very wise man. Others do not recognize Jesus at […]

By |December 26th, 2014|Comparative Religion, Jesus (Peace Be Upon Him), On Faith|28 Comments
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    Mary, the Mother of Jesus

    By Sabeen Khan The Virgin Mary. Mary, the Pure. Mariam, upon whom be peace. This blessed woman’s life is evident through many stories and teachings. She has a prominent, significant, and revered role in the Quran and Islam. The story of the Blessed Mary is a truly beautiful one. She descended from the family of […]

Mary, the Mother of Jesus

By Sabeen Khan
The Virgin Mary. Mary, the Pure. Mariam, upon whom be peace. This blessed woman’s life is evident through many stories and teachings. She has a prominent, significant, and revered role in the Quran and Islam.

The story of the Blessed Mary is a truly beautiful one. She descended from the family of Amram, the […]

By |December 25th, 2014|Comparative Religion, On Faith|3 Comments

Abraham(PBUH)–Father of Prophets

Father of Prophets
The birth of a Great Prophet
Abraham, peace be upon him (pbuh), was born in a house of idolaters, in the kingdom of Babylon. His father Aazar was a well known idol sculptor that his people worshipped. As a young child, Abraham (pbuh) used to watch his father sculpting these idols from stones or […]

Muhammad: A Prophet Like Unto Moses

By Dr. Jamal Badawi
In the Book of Deuteronomy, Moses relays what God told him, “I will raise them up a Prophet from among their brethren, like unto thee (Moses), and will put My words in his mouth; and will speak unto them all that I shall command him.” First, note the phrase ‘from among their […]

By |November 17th, 2014|Common Ground, Comparative Religion|6 Comments
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    Original Sin

    By Dr. Laurence Brown The concept of original sin is completely foreign to Judaism and Eastern Christianity, having achieved acceptance in only the Western Church. Furthermore, Christian and Islamic concepts of sin are virtual opposites with respect to certain nuances. For example, there is no concept of “sinning in the mind” in Islam; to a […]

Original Sin

By Dr. Laurence Brown
The concept of original sin is completely foreign to Judaism and Eastern Christianity, having achieved acceptance in only the Western Church. Furthermore, Christian and Islamic concepts of sin are virtual opposites with respect to certain nuances. For example, there is no concept of “sinning in the mind” in Islam; to a Muslim, […]

By |October 31st, 2014|Christianity, Common Ground, Comparative Religion|0 Comments
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    Quran, a Brief Overview

    An Interview with Dr. Jamal Badawi, former professor at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where he taught in the Departments of Religious Studies and Management Q: Dr. Jamal Badawi, please can you start introducing the Quran and what you feel is the message of the Quran to Muslims? Dr. Badawi: Well, first of all, I […]

Quran, a Brief Overview

An Interview with Dr. Jamal Badawi, former professor at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where he taught in the Departments of Religious Studies and Management

Q: Dr. Jamal Badawi, please can you start introducing the Quran and what you feel is the message of the Quran to Muslims?

Dr. Badawi: Well, first of all, I wish to […]

By |October 15th, 2014|Comparative Religion, On Faith|15 Comments

What do Muslims think about Jesus (PBUH)?

 

 

Muslims respect and venerate Jesus Christ. They consider him to be one of God’s greatest messengers to humankind. The Qur’an re-affirms his miraculous birth and his miraculous abilities. Furthermore, his mother Mary is regarded as one of the most pure and exalted women of all creation. As the Quran says:

“Behold! the angel said: ‘God has […]

By |October 15th, 2014|Christianity, Common Ground, Jesus (Peace Be Upon Him)|22 Comments