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Did Jacob Have A Cosmic Wrestling Match With God?

Tafsir al-Kitab al-Muqaddas, Critical Notes and Commentary on Selected Passages of the Old Testament by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT Then Jacob was left alone; and a Man wrestled with him until the breaking of day. Now when He saw that He did not prevail against him, He touched the socket of his hip; and… Read More ›

The Mystery of the Messiah: The Messiahship of Jesus in the Qur’an, New Testament, Old Testament, and Other Sources (by Louay Fatoohi)

To my knowledge there is no academic studies of what the messiahship of Jesus means in the Qur’an in comparison with the messiahship in Judaism and Christianity. This book: The Mystery of the Messiah: The Messiahship of Jesus in the Qur’an, New Testament, Old Testament, and Other Sources, by Louay Fatoohi (Luna Plena Publishing, 2009 ), is the only one… Read More ›

Are Humans Sinners By Nature And In The Heart?

Many Christian missionary’s  often claim: The problem with Islamic repentance is that it is never sincere, since you don’t believe you are sinners by nature and in the heart – you can never be truly or sincerely penitent / humble, since you think you can by your own power sincerely repent; and that repentance is… Read More ›

Song of Songs 5:16 prophesied Prophet Muhammad (p) by Name

When dealing with the fact that  Bible passage in the Song of Songs or  Shir haShirim 5:16  שיר השירים  ה:טז in Hebrew  where the word “Machamadim” מַחֲמַדִּים is clearly shown, christian apologists like James White in his debate with Br. Zakir Hussain titled “Is Muhammed Prophesied in the Bible?” typically respond that it can not refer to Prophet Muhammad (p) based on the… Read More ›

Child Marriage In The Bible?

Christians believe that the Bible has nothing to say with regards to the condoning or approving of child marriage. However, when we look into the Bible, we find passages that do approve of it. One of the most prominent examples is of Numbers 31. 17 Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and… Read More ›

‘Holy Bible’ Allows Lying – Deception?

Kaleef K. Karim Note: This is article is by no means to disrespect Christian or Judaic brethren/sisters or their Faith. I only endeavoured to write this article because of some extremist Christians and Jews who charge the Islamic faith with deception – that Islam as a religion sanctions lying in all circumstances, a claim which… Read More ›

Church Fathers Who Endorsed Lying – Deception

Kaleef K. Karim With evidences shown previously, that the Bible does allow lying. You can click on the links below for more information: Old Testament: 1. Exodus 1:15-22 – Midwives 2. Exodus 3:22 – YHWH & Israelites 3. Joshua 2:2-7 – Rahab 4. 2 Kings 6:18-20 – Elisha & YHWH 5. Judges 4:9 – Jael… Read More ›

Did Jesus Deceive His Brothers – Taqiyya?

Kaleef K. Karim “Go to the feast yourselves; I am not going up to this feast, for my time has not yet fully come.” So saying, he remained in Galilee. But after his brothers had gone up to the feast, then he also went up, not publicly but in private.” – John 7:8-10 In the… Read More ›

Bible: Isaac’s Marriage To 10 Year Old Rebecca?

Kaleef K. Karim The Book of Jasher is mentioned in Joshua 10:12–13 and 2 Samuel 1:18. This is interesting – although the Book of Jasher is not part of the canon, the Old Testament does mention it. So, it was in existence. Let’s read Jasher 24:37-45: 37. And the Lord hearkened to the voice of… Read More ›

Minimum Age For Marriage In The Bible

In this article I will establish that the age for marriage, when someone is allowed to get married Biblically, is when one enters puberty. The Bible makes mention the general age of girl allowed for “love-making”. The reference is found in a parable where God compares Israel to a baby girl whom YHWH took in… Read More ›