Shalom, Salam to you my dear friends, I would like to share a thought I had, perhaps many of you can identify with it. If you follow this amazing blog, you might’ve read my recent post which as Paul put… Read More ›
Shalom, Salam This post is a continuation of my previous post where I said I was going to explain why according to the Jewish scriptures, Jesus does not meet the qualifications for being the long promised Messiah.
In Exodus/Shemot 3:14prophet Moses asked God what is His name, then God said to him Ehyeh ašer ehyeh אֶהְיֶה אֲשֶׁר אֶהְיֶה. The common English translation of this enigmatic phrase is: “I am what I am“, often contracted in English as “I… Read More ›
An interesting discussion at Speakers Corner last Sunday. At 2 minutes I chip in with some personal comments about same-sex attraction.
Catholicism knows the Christ of faith. Protestantism knows the Christ of Paul. Islam knows the Christ of history.
This individual was originally a committed Christian. Then he converted to Islam where he produced many videos polemicising against Christianity and promoting Islam. Last year he announced he had left Islam and then produced some amateurish videos attacking his former faith. Then he reportedly… Read More ›
Rabbi Tovia Singer Explores the Christian Doctrine of the Trinity, the Church’s Self-inflicted Wound
Published on 26 Oct 2016 ‘Responding to a caller, Rabbi Tovia Singer explores how the thoroughly monotheistic Christian movement that first broke away from Judaism rapidly transformed itself into a religion that embraced the notion that God had a son… Read More ›
In the story about the wife of patriach Abraham, Hagar, and his firstbon son, Ishmael, in the Torah in Genesis/Bereishit 16:7 it was mentioned about a place named Shur שֽׁוּר. וַֽיִּמְצָאָ֞הּ מַלְאַ֧ךְ יְהוָ֛ה עַל־עֵ֥ין הַמַּ֖יִם בַּמִּדְבָּ֑ר עַל־הָעַ֖יִן בְּדֶ֥רֶךְ שֽׁוּר An angel of… Read More ›
People have long come to terms with atheist Jews. But how about an atheistic Judaism? Well surely that must be oxymoronic. Judaism without God, many would argue, is like Christianity without Jesus or physics without Newton. Atheist Jews can celebrate aspects… Read More ›
Published on 21 Oct 2016 ‘Muslims are frequently confronted by the charge that the Quran—the central religious text of Islam—borrowed heavily from sacred Jewish literature. In this broadcast, Rabbi Tovia Singer responds to a caller who wants to know how… Read More ›
This hilarious video proves that Christians like Lizzie and Jay Smith are closet Marcionites (an early Christian heresy). As Yahya Snow puts it: “The utter lack of regard for the teachings of the Old Testament and the willingness to throw… Read More ›
Our Father, Our King, We did NOT sin before you; We have made mistakes, but it is none of your business!
Originally posted on journeyerblog:
It is Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Hebrew calendar, and I am sat with a group of fellow travellers – the only type of people I want to be sat with, not only on…
When Reza Aslan’s bestseller Zealot came out in 2013, there was criticism that he hadn’t addressed his Muslim faith while writing the origin story of Christianity. In fact, Ross Douthat of The New York Times wrote that “if Aslan had actually… Read More ›
A fascinating conversation between New Testament scholar J.R. Daniel Kirk and Anthony Buzzard exploring the fact that the Jesus of the synoptic gospels can best be understood not as God but as an idealized human figure.
The holy Qur’an says: God is the first and the last, the alpha and the Omega, Huwal Awwal wal âkhir هُوَ الْأَوَّلُ وَالْآخِرُ This is what is called the existence of being Al-Wujud al-Dzâti الوجود الذاتي . This is inherent existence and not… Read More ›