50,000 errors in the bible

The Jehovah’s Witnesses in their “AWAKE!” Magazine dated 8 September, 1957, carried this startling headline “50,000 Errors in The Bible?”. While I was still formulating the theme of this booklet, I heard a knock at my door one Sunday morning. I opened the door. A European gentleman stood there, grinning...

Who wrote the Bible?

Let me conclude this “authorship” search with the verdict of those 32 scholars, backed by their 50 co-operating denominations. God had been eliminated from this authorship race long ago. In the RSV by “Collins,” invaluable notes on “The Books of the Bible” are to be found at the back...

The Quran and Bible’s misconceptions

Dr. Maurice Bucaille is an eminent French surgeon, scientist, scholar and author of “The Bible, The Quran and Science” which contains the result of his research into the Judeo-Christian Revelation and the Quran. It is a unique contribution in the field of religion and science. Being an outstanding Scientist,...

The origin of the New Testament

There is a prevalent myth among both Christians and Muslims that the early Christian church was monolithic. This myth is far from the historical truth. In fact, each church, e.g., at Alexandria, Antioch, Damascus, Jerusalem, Rome, Lyons, etc. was fairly independent from every other church. Each and every church...

Is the bible God’s word?

Presumptuous Christians Whether Catholic, Protestant or a “Cultist,” of the thousand and one sects and denominations-of-Christianity, never will you find a missionary who will not, prima facie, presuppose that his potential convert accepts his “Holy Bible” as the book of final authority on every religious opinion? The only answer...

Contradictions in the Bible

“There can be no hope of going back to the original text itself,’ there is still the possibility that on the whole all the Gospels – including The Gospel of Barnabas – in their present form do contain a certain degree of accuracy and truth. It is possible to...

What the Bible says about Muhammad?

What the Bible says about Prophet Muhammad – will no doubt come as a surprise to many of you because the writer is a Muslim. A dominee (priest, parson and predikant) Van Heerden agreed to meet me at his home on the Saturday afternoon that I was to leave...

The Bible, the Quran and modern science

On 9 November 1976 an unusual lecture was given at the French Academy of Medicine. Its title was ‘Physiological and Embryological data in the Quran. I presented my study on the existence in the Quran of certain statements concerning physiology and reproduction. My reason for doing this was that...

Allah in the bible

The suffix “IM” of the word “ELOHIM” is a plural of respect in Hebrew. (Remember that in Arabic and Hebrew there are two types of plurals. One of numbers and the other of honour as in Royal proclamations. Since the plural of honour is uncommon in the language of...

Judaism holy book: The Talmud

– To heal his flesh a Jew should take dust that lies within the shadow of an outdoor toilet, mix with honey and eat it.” (Gittin 69a) – Adam had sexual intercourse with all the animals in the Garden of Eden.” (Yebamoth 63a) – Agriculture is the lowest of occupations. (Yebamoth 63a)...