Tag: Jesus

On Tommy Robinson For Gavin Ashenden’s Edification

A potentially misleading social media post from  Gavin Ashenden He was arrested whilst filming, that does not mean he was arrested for filming. There’s a big difference here. If Rev Peter Bell had been  arrested for grooming offences whilst playing golf it does not mean he was arrested for playing golf. Gavin Ashenden needs to… Read More ›

Gavin Ashenden’s Anti-Islam Rhetoric Considered

Rev. Dr Gavin Ashenden is sadly given to unfairness and anti-Islam sound-bites when talking about Islam betraying his lack of contextualised understanding of Islam. I will interact with a few of his comments (in red) in this piece hopefully to the edification of Anglicans online (including Rev Ashenden who I do think is a mildly… Read More ›

Murdered Pakistani Girl Zainab, Christian Missionaries and Bible Forgeries

A Christian lady begins by talking compassionately and commendably about a little girl who was abducted, raped and killed in a Pakistan. Christian lady: Earlier this month, a 6 year old girl, Zainab, was abducted after attending a tuition centre near her home town of Kasur in Pakistan, then raped, killed and thrown on a… Read More ›

The New Testament: How Did It All Start?

THE NEW TESTAMENT: HOW DID IT ALL START? by Andrew Livingston Quite a lot has been written about the question of who wrote The Bible. Normally, however, this means people are writing about which specific author wrote what. Seeing as I’ve already gone over all of that myself [1] I’d now like for us to… Read More ›

Early Christians Rejected Jesus’s Suffering On The Cross

Kaleef K. Karim In the previous piece, we presented a quotation from the 1st Century of Christianity wherein a group of Christians rejected the crucifixion of Jesus taking place. In this article, we continue to explore further early sources wherein certain groups in early Christianity rejected that Jesus was crucified. The apostolic fathers have frequently… Read More ›

The Crucifixion Of Jesus In Light Of Science

Kaleef K. Karim Professor Thomas H.Huxley makes an interesting argument in relation to the New Testament’s portrayal of the crucifixion. He strongly argues that Jesus Christ may very well have survived the crucifixion, for him being removed while still living in the tomb, taken out either on the Friday or Saturday night by Joseph of… Read More ›

Crucifixion or Crucifiction: What Did 1st Century Christians Believe?

Kaleef K. Karim It has puzzled scholars for many years why the Quran in very strong words says that Jesus (p) was not crucified: “And because of their saying: We slew the Messiah, Jesus son of Mary, Allah’s messenger – they slew him not nor crucified him, but it appeared so unto them; and lo!… Read More ›

Christian Apologetics (And Its Problems) In Miniature

Andrew Livingston I have a challenge for my readers. I want you to get on Youtube right now and find any random formal interfaith debate about Jesus. Or at least any debate about his alleged divinity or resurrection—the two most important topics. Feel free to stray as far from the top results of your search… Read More ›

Did Jesus Have A Wife? A Look Into The Gospel Of John

Kaleef K. Karim Over the years the idea of Jesus having a relationship with a woman by the name of Mary Magdalene has been a controversial subject which newspapers have written about, and Christian scholars have hotly debated over and tried to refute. As mentioned, a debate has taken place over the years whether Jesus was… Read More ›

Dismantling The Trinitarian Perception Of John 1:1

Tafsir al-Kitab al-Muqaddas, Critical Notes and Commentary on Selected Passages of the Old Testament by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT A fresh new look at John 1:1 from a fresh new translation of the whole New Testament by the eminent scholar, Prof. Sir (Dr.) Anthony F. Buzzard The following traditional rendering of the beginning of the… Read More ›