Here are quotations from three eminent Christian scholars – all personally believers in the Trinity – but honest enough to put the facts of the gospels before dogma. They are agreed that the gospels of Luke and Matthew know nothing… Read More ›
‘This is the BIG ONE. Paul examines why the majority of Christians remain ignorant of their scriptures and what the underlying reasons for this ignorance is. A damning exposure into the two faced nature of the Church.’ ‘If you like… Read More ›
This is a must read article by the respected scholar Ustadh Mobeen Vaid. As the issue of transgenderism becomes increasingly part of liberal discourse and the “transgendered” are increasingly seen as a minority group suffering systematic oppression and in need… Read More ›
Christian polemicists against Islam tend to support revisionist theories about the origin of the Quran. Here is what the latest academic scholarship has to say about such ideas: source
Hans-Joachim Schoeps (1909 – 1980) was a German-Jewish historian of religion and religious philosophy. He was professor of religions and religious history at the University of Erlangen.
In this 15 minute video, I respond to some common missionary claims made about the presevation of the Qur’an. More specifically, I respond to comments made by Dr. Daniel Wallace. and Allah knows best.
In 2015, Ravi Zacharias was outed for manufacturing claims about his scholarship regarding being a visiting scholar at Cambridge University. This led to him acknowledging and then removing the claim from his website. This year, the same person who did… Read More ›
New discoveries about the human mind show the limitations of reason. The vaunted human capacity for reason may have more to do with winning arguments than with thinking straight. Illustration by Gérard DuBois In 1975, researchers at Stanford invited a group… Read More ›
Yahya Snow comments: ‘James White really needs to sit down with a scholar and have these polemics he got from wild-eyed Christians he used to associate with ironed out. Learn from scholars, not from wild-eyed Islamophobic Christian polemicists who are… Read More ›
By Peter Adamson a professor of philosophy at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. Maybe I’m just an optimist, but I think people today mostly acknowledge the importance and originality of philosophy in the Islamic world. Would any scholar now say in… Read More ›
Jesus is God because he did amazing miracles! Jesus is God because he forgave sins! Jesus is God because people bowed down and worshiped him!
by Professor Jonathan Brown and Dr Abdullah Hamid Ali (Research Advisor) This is the first in three pieces on the question of Islam and slavery. It demonstrates that the very term ‘slavery’ is so ambiguous as to be functionally useless… Read More ›
Lecture delivered at Collingwood Masjid, Tower Hamlets, on Sunday 5th February 2017
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The English Muslim writer Gai Eaton was once asked why there is no historical criticism of the Qur’an as there is of the Bible. His answer from the Islamic perspective is illuminating: There is a misunderstanding: the Bible is made… Read More ›
This will come as a shock to most people to learn that New Testament scholarship is broadly in agreement that the gospels of Matthew and Luke do not portray Jesus as preexistent and have no awareness of the notion of the… Read More ›
This book is recommended by John J Collins, Professor of Biblical Exegesis and Interpretation at Yale University who has written the Forward (see extract below). It arrived at my office this afternoon. I immediately jumped to chapter 8 Jesus Was Wrong as… Read More ›
Dale C. Allison Jr writes: ‘Some of my divinity students, who find themselves threatened by the discourse of the quest [for the historical Jesus], the chief categories of which derive not from Christian theology but from the modern study of… Read More ›
Interview with Angelika Neuwirth “The claim that Islam lacks an Enlightenment is an age-old cliche” In this interview with Anna Alvi and Alia Hübsch, Prof. Angelika Neuwirth says that the claim that Islam lacks an Enlightenment is an age old… Read More ›