Some members of the Muslim community will be joining a Jewish speaker, Joseph Cohen to inform the public that Muslims do have a right to and can pray at Hyde Park.
Paul’s View of the Law in Romans 7: An Engagement with E. P. Sanders
Br. Usman Sheikh has recently published a fantastic research paper on Paul’s view of the law in Romans 7, he analyses Paul’s attitude towards the law with respect to his soteriological outlook while contrasting these views with that of E.P… Read More ›
Is Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) mentioned by the name in the Bible?
Those who follow the Messenger, the unlettered prophet, whom they find written in what they have of the Torah and the Gospel… [Al A’raaf 157] It comes to my attention, initially brought by brother Abdullah (hafidzahullah) in his comment thread… Read More ›
Evidence that the current aggressive secularism (aka ‘muscular liberalism’) though undoubtedly aimed at Muslims can affect others as well.
One of Britain’s leading Strictly Orthodox rabbis has said state interference in religious education is “possibly the most serious” issue facing Jews in the UK since the expulsion ordered by Edward I over 700 years ago. Rabbi Shraga Feivel Zimmerman,… Read More ›
Ash Wednesday Against the Backdrop of the Bible and Jewish Tradition
An exploration of Ash Wednesday in light of the Bible and Jewish tradition.
Can Jews Study the Qur’an?
Can jews study the Qur’an? Rabbi Chaim Mintz founder and director of Oorah.org answers…
Jesus, the Law, and a “New” Covenant
A superb educational lecture by a top New Testament scholar. It mentions many things most Christians do not know about the real historical Jesus and the early church.
Trinity is an excuse for idolatry
R’ Yisroel C. Blumenthal: Educational Director at JudaismResources.com
God has made His light shine for those who seek for HIM
Everything that I loved about Christianity I got to bring into Islam. I didn’t see Islam as an abandonment of my Christian upbringing. I saw it as a fulfillment of it… Hamza Yusuf Hanson*) *) American Islamic scholar, and is co-founder… Read More ›
Is “The Son” in the Old Testament (Psalm 2:12)?
Torah expert rabbi Tovia Singer with some much needed teaching to help clear up the confusion around the Bible verse Psalm 2:12. Does it mention the son (as in Jesus)? Or is it speaking about embracing purity? As demonstrated in… Read More ›
How the teaching of one born again Spirit-filled Christian led to the most evil event in human history
Martin Luther paved the way for the Holocaust John Barrows in the Times of Israel writes: Reformation Day will be celebrated next week as a special national holiday throughout Germany. While Catholic and Protestant areas of Germany often do not… Read More ›
Eyewitnesses and the Gospels
QUESTION One of the major points of your work (if I understand correctly) is that the contents of the New Testament are at a vast remove in time, place, and source from any eyewitness account of Jesus’ life. But when… Read More ›
Is Loving God Sufficient to Make Someone a Believer?
One can often hear some Muslims puzzle over why in Islam Jews, Christians, Sikhs and others, aren’t considered believers (mu’minun); given that they all profess faith in One God and love of Him. Ibn al-Qayyim explains why not every person… Read More ›
Why Muhammad pbuh???
‘This is it, the final segment to the Paul Williams show. In this segment, Paul tells us why Muhammad (upon whom be peace) is the prophet and messenger of God!’
The Historical Jesus is the Muslim Jesus
Filmed at London Central Mosque.
The forgotten root: “They know him as they know their son”
Scriptures are not just text of revelation which one must understand within the border of sacred theological paradigm but it can also be approached as a collective memory of a profane history. In this context one should not neglect to… Read More ›
Brief Note on Parallels in Variant Forms of the Shema and the Lord’s Prayer
One of the central prayers of Judaism is the Sh’ma`. The name of the prayer is derived from the opening word of Deuteronomy 6:4, though the prayer as it is recited in Judaism goes beyond that verse. Interestingly, however, when… Read More ›
A Jew and a Muslim discuss Judaism & Islam at Speakers’ Corner
At Speakers Corner yesterday I had a fascinating and enjoyable inter-faith dialogue with Joseph Cohen, the leader of the Israel Advocacy Movement in London.
Dante & Salvation
Jason Thomas starts with the idea of the Holy Ghost in Islam and Paul Williams compares Dante’s Divine Comedy with the early Church understanding of hell/purgatory and then contrasts this with the Islamic variant!
Nuzul Al Qur’an & Nuzul At Tawraat (Shavuot)
Narrated by Abu Said, the freed slave of Bani Hashim, narrated by Imran Abu Awwam , from Qatada , from Abu Maleeh , from Waathilah bin Asqa that the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said: “The suhufs of… Read More ›
Rabbi Ishmael on the sons of Ishmael
It is worth to mention that some Jewish classical exegetical text such as Pirkei deRabbi Eliezer פרקי דרבי אליעזר which is attributed to a first century jewish sage, a well known tannaite Rabbi Ishmael Eliezer ben Elisha who went by the title Kohen ha-Gadol /the great high priest contains… Read More ›