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 [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:02+00:00 January 31st, 2015|Christianity, Comparative Religion|

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 [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:35+00:00 October 31st, 2014|Christianity, Common Ground, Comparative Religion|

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 [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:55+00:00 October 15th, 2014|Christianity, Common Ground, Jesus (Peace Be Upon Him)|

Christianity

Christianity and Islam are closely related due to the chain of prophets they share as well as similarities in beliefs such as monotheism, love for Jesus, peace be upon him (pbuh), and great regard for Mary, the mother of Jesus. At the same time, the two faiths differ in matters [...]

2017-12-01T00:20:47+00:00 January 11th, 2014|Christianity, Comparative Religion|