Month: March 2014

Shabir Ali vs Dr William Lane Craig

Resuscitation theory – liberal German scholarship 1700s and 1800s – discredited The Qur’an says clearly that Jesus not crucified( Sura 4) Other place crucifixion mentioned  in Sura 5 it is not equated with death (So can’t say they meant no crucifixion as didn’t die by it.) Core facts agreed on. Scholars: Grant (details not important) N T Wright (as certain as death of Augustus AD14 and fall of Jerusalem AD 70) Hannibal – two irreconcilable accounts. No one says that didn’t...

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A light for the Gentiles

In the gospel of Luke, as well as being presented as the hope of Israel, Jesus is clearly shown to be “a light for the gentiles”. This is portrayed in several ways: 1] Ancestry to Adam (3:23-38) Jesus’ descent is traced back to Adam, symbolically the father of mankind rather than just to Abraham, the ancestor of the Jews and the one to whom God made many important promises, which the Jews considered to  be fulfilled in their history and future. 2] Mention of God helping gentiles in the OT (4:24-27) In Luke 4 Jesus mentions that the prophets...

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