Jesus and Mary in the Quran

Many people may be surprised that Muslims love Mary, the mother of Jesus. In the Quran, no woman is given more attention than Mary. Mary receives the most attention of any woman mentioned in the Quran even though all the Prophets with the exception of Adam had mothers. Of...

Jesus freaks

When I was a child, growing up in the sixties and seventies just a few blocks away from the notorious Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco, I was surrounded by the hippie movement. It was a “turn on, tune in, drop out” age of sexual freedom, cultural revolution and social...

Jesus message and miracles

The message of Jesus was as simple and straight forward as that of all his predecessors as well as that of his successor Muhammad, namely “Believe in God and keep His Commandments’. For the God who inspired His Messengers, is an unvarying God and He is consistent: He is...

The ‘son’ of God

The Muslim takes strong exception to the Christian dogma that ‘Jesus is the only begotten son, begotten not made’. This is what the Christian is made to repeat from childhood in his catechism. I have asked learned Christians, again and again as to what they are really trying to...

Jesus and the upper room

This abode in question, is alternatively described as a ‘guest chamber’ and as a ‘large upper-room’ (Mark 14:14-15) It is not the whole residence. It is part of a mansion. Do I have to prove this to you? Could this be the only room upstairs? Taking into account that this...