Religious Mysteries 101

Of all the Christian mysteries, none rank as highly as the concept of Christ’s crucifixion and atoning sacrifice. In fact, Christians base their salvation on this one tenet of faith. And if it really happened, shouldn’t we all? If it really happened, that is. Now, I don’t know about...

Who invented the Trinity?

The three monotheistic religions – Judaism, Christianity, and Islam – all purport to share one fundamental concept: belief in God as the Supreme Being, the Creator and Sustainer of the Universe. This concept of the Oneness of God was stressed by Moses in a Biblical passage known as the...

Women in Islam vs women in Judeo-Christian

Five years ago, I read in the Toronto Star issue of July 3, 1990 an article titled “Islam is not alone in patriarchal doctrines”, by Gwynne Dyer. The article described the furious reactions of the participants of a conference on women and power held in Montreal to the comments...

The crucifixion: A question of identity

To millions of Christians raised with a Sunday School interpretation of Christianity, this article may come as something of a shock. However, for those Christians, the shocks are only just the beginning. Indeed, the shocks dramatically increase in voltage when one considers the early Christian scriptures, both apocryphal and...

Crucifixion on good Wed or on good Friday?

In my country, we enjoy a four day holiday around Easter, beginning with what is called Good Friday. What makes Good Friday good? They say that because Christ died for their sins on that day. And in tune with that, every Christian country in the world – Britain, France,...

Christianity is a ‘mask’ on the face of Jesus

An eminent scholar of Christian history admits that present-day Christianity is a ‘mask’ on the face of Jesus, peace be on him, but goes on to say that a mask worn for a long time acquires a life of its own and it has to be accepted as such....

30 Verses proofs – No crucifixion

Jesus Christ was neither killed nor was he crucified, as alleged by the Christians and the Jews, but that he was alive! because: 1. Jesus was reluctant to die! He had worked out a strategy of defence to repel the Jews. Because he wanted to remain alive! 2. He...

Who moved the stone?

‘Who moved the stone?’ or ‘who rolled away the stone?’ Mark 16:3 is a question which has worried theologians for the past two thousand years. Mr Frank Morison, a prominent Bible scholar, tried to nail down this ghost(s) in a book bearing the same title as this tract. Between...

Jesus: The son of Mary

Jesus was a Prophet and Messenger of God. He called to the Oneness of God. He never claimed divinity for himself, nor did he ever ask to be worshipped. No where in the Bible which Jesus reported to have said, I am God or worship me. The Claim was...

Christianity Today

In order to ascertain the nature of Christianity today, it is necessary to bear in mind the distinction between knowledge which is arrived at by observation and deduction, and knowledge which is revealed to man through no power of his own. Deductive knowledge is always changing in the light...