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What do Muslims teach about the schism of faiths after Jesus Christ?

After Christ's ministry, Islam and Christianity went two separate directions. I'm Christian, from Christian teachings, Mohammed founded Islam around 600AD, but it is my understanding that Muslims ...
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Did Jesus(pbuh) really appear to the disciples?

For a commoner, the very next question which comes into mind after this How does Muslim teaching on the person of Jesus differ from that of Christian teaching? is, what about those instances where ...
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Jesus was the only man since Adam born free of sin?

My comparative religions teacher says that Muslims believe that Jesus was the only man since Adam to be born free of sin. I thought that there was no doctrine of original sin in Islam. How can every ...
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Surat 'Ali `Imran 3/55 about the death of Jesus(puh)

Here is Surat 'Ali `Imran 3/55: [Mention] when Allah said, "O Jesus, indeed I will take you and raise you to Myself and purify you from those who disbelieve and make those who follow you [in ...
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Whose death in Surat An-Nisa' 4/159?

Here is Surat An-Nisa' 4/159: And there is none from the People of the Scripture but that he will surely believe in Jesus before his death. And on the Day of Resurrection he will be against them a ...
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Do Muslims view Muhammad as more important than Jesus?

Do muslims view Muhammad as more important than Jesus? If they view them as being on the same 'level', how come there have been negative reactions from Muslims against cartoon depictions of Muhammad ...
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Did Isa want to be part of this Ummah?

In my childhood I've heard from one of our Mosque leader that.."One day Isa(A) cried to Allah to be a Ummah of Prophet Muhammad (S)". Today one of my friend asked to show him some valid references ...
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Why is 'Messiah' interpreted as “a word from Allah” in the Holy Quran?

I read in surah Aali-Imran:45 that Messiah or Jesus is "a word from Him (Allah)." What does "a word from Allah" mean? إِذْ قَالَتِ الْمَلَائِكَةُ يَا مَرْ‌يَمُ إِنَّ اللَّـهَ يُبَشِّرُ‌كِ ...
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Can Muslims consider Isa the “Spiritual” son of God?

Christians call Isa (Jesus) the "Son of God" whereas Muslims consider this to be blasphemy because of these verses: 4:171 O People of the Scripture, do not commit excess in your religion or say ...
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why didnt allah reveal his name to jesus?

Why didn't Allah reveal his name to Jesus ? I mean Allah, and his other names ? I tried searching but I didn't find anything.
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Will Muslims see Prophet Esa?

I have heard that when time gets closer to judgement day, jooj majooj will come out and eat everything on Earth other than sand. Also Dajjal will be here too and Prophet Esa will kill Dajjal with his ...
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Color of Jesus, Hadith contradicts

In some hadith, Jesus is said to be of red or reddish-white. eg: Narrated Ibn `Abbas: The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "I saw Moses, Jesus and Abraham (on the night of my Ascension to the heavens). Jesus ...
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Depicting Jesus

If Islam prohibits depicting prophets, and consider Jesus a prophet (although not the biggest one), are all these images of Jesus in Christian hands some kind of sacrilege?
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What calamity befell Jesus' Nation?

Nearly every prophet/messenger came with a warning to his 'nation'. Once that warning has been spread some calamity befalls the disbelievers from that nation. For instance, one well known one is Noah ...
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How Jesus Christ became prophet?

It was always a question for me, How God chose prophets? for example why Muhammad was chosen and not other prophet. I have being told that God tests them before choosing them. Now it is a question for ...
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How does Muslims explain revelation of Bible on Jesus?

In Islam, Muslims must believe in the Torah and Injeel, and that they were revealed to Moses and Jesus (Peace be upon them). But Christians say that Jesus (Peace be upon him) did not receive a book, ...
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How should one read the bible as a muslim?

Jesus is a prophet in Islam but the Bible is said to be either corrupted or superseded by the Quran. In that case is it forbidden to read the Bible; or if can read it how should it be interpreted?
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Jacob and Jesus

As a Muslim it is my understanding that Jesus was born to Mary(P.B.U.T) and the person who took care of him was Zakaria. However, I am reading a book on Jesus (written by a Christian) that claims it ...
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How often is Jesus quoted in the Quran?

I have heard it quoted that "Jesus is the most quoted prophet in the quran." I was wondering about the legitimacy of this claim, just out of plain curiosity.
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Tacitus' account on the crucification of Jesus (PBUH)

Tacitus was a Roman historian who among other things wrote the following account on Jesus. Consequently, to get rid of the report, Nero fastened the guilt and inflicted the most exquisite ...
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In what language was Injil originally written?

My understanding of the Muslim belief about the Gospel of Jesus is that it has been largely lost, although pieces of it remain in the versions that modern Christians use. In what language was the ...
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What is the significance of al-Qurʾān referring to ʿĪsā as المسيح?

Al-Qurʾān refers to ʿĪsā as المسيح. For example, in Sūratu Āli ʿImrān:45: إِذْ قَالَتِ الْمَلَائِكَةُ يَا مَرْيَمُ إِنَّ اللَّهَ يُبَشِّرُكِ بِكَلِمَةٍ مِنْهُ اسْمُهُ الْمَسِيحُ عِيسَى ابْنُ ...
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Jesus Christ PBUH in Quran

(5:117) I said not to them except what You commanded me - to worship Allah , my Lord and your Lord. And I was a witness over them as long as I was among them; but when You took me up, You were the ...
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nulify the gospels?

I am a christian but it was presented to me that Islam has a contradictory view of the gospels and I wondered how you view them. I was told some muslims view them as corrupted because they clearly ...
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Do sunni Muslims believe that Jesus was the only person without sin and fault [duplicate]

In this answer, the OP states that Jesus is the only prophet with the honor of being called sinless. If this is true, according to sacred texts, why does he have that honor? What was the purpose of ...
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Is it possible to interpret Surat An-Nisā':157 as allowing that Jesus was crucified?

In Islam, the common understanding is that Christ Jesus was never killed nor was he crucified; this understanding is quite reasonable given that God says وَقَوْلِهِمْ إِنَّا قَتَلْنَا الْمَسِيحَ ...
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Were the prophets such as Christ infallible in Islam's point of view?

I want to know if Jesus of Nazareth (PBUH) was infallible form Islam's point of view? Do we consider him free of error and sin just as our own prophet Muhammad (S.A.) was. What about other Abrahamic ...
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Does Jesus have the power of intercession?

It is known in the Qur'an that "none will have [power of] intercession except he who had taken from the Most Merciful a covenant," however it is not so clear on exactly who has taken such a covenant ...
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What are the lessons we can learn from the creation of عيسى (Jesus) PBUH?

The Jews were people of faith and clinged to a strict hereditary practices of marriage based on strict constrained sexual contract. They have achieved pinnacle status in doing so to the point of the ...
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Why is Jesus predicting his death and raising to life in Sura 19?

My question falls under the 'those interested in learning more about Islam' category, so please forgive any naivety in my question here. I've read the majority of the Quran, and I've always been ...
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Do Muslims celebrate Christmas?

Although the role and importance of Jesus may be seen very differently, Islam does recognize the existence of Jesus of Nazareth and even give him some critical acclaim as a prophet. However, do they ...
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Will Isa (peace be upon Him) come back? (Shia View)

In this answer at the end, it says that the Mahdi will kill the Dajjal. I wonder if it is believed that Isa (peace be upon Him) will come back? if so than what will be his (mission)? Will he kill ...
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Why Jesus was born as faultless son and why not Mohammed?

This question comes to my mind as why this special treatment to Jesus and why not for Mohammed also. Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith, Hadith 4.506, narrated by Abu Huraira: عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ ـ ...
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Was Jesus (PBUH) married?

From this article on BBC 'Wife of Jesus' reference in Coptic 4th Century script, I learn that Jesus(PBUH) was married. Is it true? Did he ever have a wife? Is there any reference to this in the Holy ...
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Is it common to debate which prophet is more significant?

I was watching a Turkish soap opera called Magnificent Century. A preacher in the series was saying that Jesus (PBUH) was more significant than Mohammed (PBUH). The Sultan ordered people to prove that ...
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Does the Qur'an state that Jesus was crucified?

I am new to Islam and wondering whether or not the Qur'an states that Jesus was crucified on a cross.
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How do Muslims respond to C.S. Lewis's “Lord, Liar or Lunatic” argument?

Christian author and apologist C.S. Lewis, is famous, among other things, for posing the Lord, Liar, or Lunatic argument, in favor of the divinity of Christ. The cliff-notes version is: Jesus said ...
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How does Muslim teaching on the person of Jesus differ from that of Christian teaching?

Both religions acknowledge the existence of Jesus of Nazareth. But how do the Muslim teachings about Jesus differ from the Christian view of the same person?