Category: Islam

Understanding the Qur’an (Episode 2: The Alleged Divinity of Christ)

Stained Glass Window Jesus

I explained in a recent post that I feel the alleged divinity of Jesus Christ is the central issue of theology. This is especially true for Christians, of course, but it is also a crucial issue for Muslims, Jews, and other monotheists. In today’s… Continue Reading “Understanding the Qur’an (Episode 2: The Alleged Divinity of Christ)”

Understanding the Qur’an (Episode 1: The First Person Plural of Majesty)

Qur'an

Greetings, all. As I read through Muhammad Abdel Haleem’s English translation of the Qur’an recently, I highlighted everything that either didn’t make sense to me or that I found interesting in relation to Christianity and/or my own philosophical perspective. What I would like to… Continue Reading “Understanding the Qur’an (Episode 1: The First Person Plural of Majesty)”

Thoughts After Reading the Qur’an

Man in mosque

On several occasions in the past I have owned copies of the Qur’an, but read very little of it. This is because the translation from Arabic into English was very poor. Actually, I should note that to use the word “translation” when referring to… Continue Reading “Thoughts After Reading the Qur’an”