Responding to Shabir Ally’s Discussion of Paul’s Christology

This post is intended to supplement my response to Shabir Ally found here: https://answeringislam.net/Responses/Shabir-Ally/paul_on_jesus.htm. Here’s what Ally wrote in relation to the Christology of Paul and Hebrews: Paul, believed to be the author of some thirteen or fourteen letters in the Bible, also believed that Jesus is not God. For Paul, God first created Jesus, then used […]

PAUL IN THE EARLY ISLAMIC SOURCES REVISITED

Make sure to read the document citing some of Islam’s earliest and greatest scholars, all of whom acknowledge that Paul was a truly inspired apostle of the Lord Jesus Christ: The Apostle Paul In Early Islamic Exegesis https://answeringallah.com/the-apostle-paul-in-early-islamic-exegesis/ In this post I am going to address some of the objections raised in the following Muslim […]

St. Paul in Islam

The following is a response to Nisar Muhammad’s article regarding Paul which can be found here: http://www.answerchristianity.fsnet.co.uk/StPaul.htm. Nisar has falsely claimed that I have been unable to refute his arguments, and consistently boasts about defeating me. He even boasts about being my student. Seeing that this is not about me, but rather about God’s truth, his […]

THE APOSTLE PAUL IN EARLY ISLAMIC EXEGESIS

إِذْأَرْسَلْنَاإِلَيْهِمُاثْنَيْنِفَكَذَّبُوهُمَافَعَزَّزْنَابِثَالِثٍفَقَالُواإِنَّاإِلَيْكُممُّرْسَلُونَ [Surah Yasin: 36:13-14] And present to them an example; the people of the city, when the messengers came to it – When We sent to them two but they denied them, so We strengthened them with a third, and they said, “Indeed, we are messengers to you.” (Sahih International) Tafsir Al-Quran Al-Adhim, By Ibn Abi Hatim (D. […]

Paul’s Divine Christology Pt. 3

I proceed from where I previously left off (https://answeringallah.com/pauls-divine-christology-pt-2/ THE USE OF THEOS IN REFERENCE TO CHRIST I am going to examine all the places where God describes Jesus as God, starting with the following: “Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the […]

Paul’s Divine Christology Pt. 2

I continue from where I left off https://answeringallah.com/pauls-divine-christology-pt-1/ ISRAEL’S ONE LORD At the heart of the Hebrew Bible is the affirmation that Jehovah is one, meaning the only God whom the Israelites were to look to and worship: “Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD (YHVH Eloheinu YHVH echad): And you shall love the LORD […]

Paul’s Divine Christology Pt. 1

In this series, I am going to go through the inspired letters of Paul to show how this beloved Apostle proclaimed the absolute, essential Deity of Christ. I will point to texts where Paul clearly describes the risen Jesus as the God of Israel who became flesh. There are various ways in which the Apostle […]

Paul and the Concept of a Dying and Rising Messiah

Muslim polemicist and blogger Paul Bilal Williams posted a response (https://bloggingtheology2.com/2018/12/06/my-reply-to-paul-and-the-depths-of-jewish-hermeneutics-by-denis/) to Catholic apologist and philosopher Denis Giron’s blogpost (https://bloggingtheology2.com/2018/12/04/paul-and-the-depths-of-jewish-hermeneutics/) where he shows how Paul’s method of interpreting the Hebrew Scriptures is essentially identical with the hermeneutics employed by rabbinic Judaism before, during and after the time of the Lord Jesus Christ. Williams takes issue […]

Shabir Ally Proves Muhammad was a Terrorist! Pt. 1

Noted Muslim dawagandist Shabir Ally has arbitrarily come up with his own criteria which he has begun to use in his debates on the issue of violence and peace in the Holy Bible and Quran in order to mislead people into thinking that, whereas the Holy Bible does not clearly exhort believers to live peacefully […]