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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?
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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What color is Jesus, and is there a Hadith contradiction?

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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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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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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How can sculpting/drawing be Haram when Isa (PBUH) sculpted a bird?

I would like to see a scholarly commentary or quote explaining why Isa (PBUH) is allowed to form things from clay (3:49) but Muslims are not allowed. Sculpting/forming out of clay is usually frowned ...
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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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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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Why did God create the illusion of Jesus's crucifixion?

in the quran it says about Jesus' crucifixion: And [for] their saying, "Indeed, we have killed the Messiah, Jesus, the son of Mary, the messenger of Allah ." And they did not kill him, nor did they ...
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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 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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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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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, then what will be his (mission)? Will he kill the ...
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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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Does Islam believe that Jesus will come back to rule as the king of Israel?

Shalom Aleikhem my friends I want to know what Islam says about this question: Does Islam believe that Yahusua (Isha) an important messenger and messiah (servant) of Allah will come again as the king ...
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Why does the Quran not mention a punishment for the people of 'Isa pbuh?

When we read the Qur'an we find verses addressing or referring to the (wrongdoers among the) people of almost all prophets and messengers and their punishment see for example: Has there not reached ...
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Did Allah bring back to life a man and a boy who were burning each other after death?

In Major Sins by Al-Dhahabi (pdf): It was related that Jesus, the son of Mary (pbuh), passed by a flaming fire burning a man when he was in a journey. Then, Jesus carried some water to extinguish ...
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Did the companions of Prophet Isa (P.B.U.H) stay truthful to the original message?

Did the companions of Prophet Isa (P.B.U.H) stay devoted and truthful to the original message or did they corrupt it? (During and after the life of Prophet Isa (P.B.U.H))
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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 is the Islamic interpretation of Jesus? [duplicate]

I read in an article that Muslims believe and recognize Jesus as a holy, or at least historical figure. That got me curious, what is the historical significance of Jesus in the Islamic faith? How does ...
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the implications of Jesus abolishing Jizya?

Sahih Bukhari Volume 3, Book 43, Number 656: Allah's Apostle said, "The Hour will not be established until the son of Mary (i.e. Jesus) descends amongst you as a just ruler, he will break the ...
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Are Christian images of Jesus sacrilege?

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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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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How can I show that Jesus (pbuh) is not a god to Christian friend using Quran as guidance?

I am a Muslim, and I have a Christian friend. He usually argue that Jesus (pbuh) is the God and the son of God. I know that Jesus is the son of Maryam and the messenger of Allah. Please guide me ...
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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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Are Christian depictions of Jesus and Mary considered accurate?

Jesus and Mary in Christianity is Prophet Isa and his mother Maryam in Islam; see Jesus in Islam. It seems Christianity doesn't have the same restrictions as Islam regarding depictions of Jesus, and ...
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Will Prophet Isa (AS) come back to earth before the sun rises from the west?

Will Prophet Isa (AS) come back to this earth and preach Islam to everyone on this earth before the sun rises from the West? I have a question I asked in the comment section below
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Does the Quran have the wrong concept of Trinity in 5:116?

Some Christians argue that, "the Quran 5:116 wrongly defines the Trinity. Trinity is not Allah, Jesus and Mary. Further Catholics do not worship Mary but pray via her to God." How do we ...
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On what basis do some Muslims not believe in the second coming of Jesus?

This a follow-up on this question. In the accepted answer of the linked question, author notes some Muslim groups, such as Mu'tazilah, didn't believe in the second coming of Jesus. I'd like to know ...
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Can I call Jesus "Rasool Allah"?

As Salam Aleikhum can I call Isha Rashool Allah or YA Rashool Allah as Muhammad Rashool Allah.because Isha is also my prophet as Muhammed is my prophet can I give same reference to Isha.
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Are disciples of Jesus Muslims, Jews or Christians?

I'm confused because, Allah recognises Jews and Christians. Surely, those who believe (in the Oneness of Allah, in His Messenger Muhammad SAW and all that was revealed to him from Allah), those who ...
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How can Prophet Isa return to Earth without violating Prophet Muhammad being the last Prophet?

We know that Prophet Muhammad is the last of the Prophets (sometimes referred to as the Seal of the Prophets): Muhammad is not the father of [any] one of your men, but [he is] the Messenger of ...
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How is Jesus viewed within Islam?

What is the status of Jesus within the Qur'an?
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Is Jesus considered to be the messiah in Islam?

I have read that Mohammed would have came in a period after the first messiah and before the second messiah. Does this mean that Jesus is considered as a messiah or who else is considered to be that? ...
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Isa- Prophet and Messiah

Which Old Testament verses does Islam cite which prophesy the coming of Isa, the Jewish Messiah? How would muslims know what the "Jewish messiah" is unless they read about this somewhere in Jewish ...
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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 can we say about when Jesus was born? [closed]

What can we say about when Jesus was born? I found the following For example the Qur'an states in 19:25: "And shake towards thyself The trunk of the palm-tree: It will let fall Fresh ripe dates upon ...
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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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Was the Injeel ever written in book form?

Is there any evidence that Isa (a.s.) wrote the Injeel in book form? Because it seems that Allah has already gave him the Injeel when he was a baby. [Jesus] said, "Indeed, I am the servant of ...
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Where in the Quran is Jesus' appearance described?

I'm a Jewish follower of Jesus, and was recently surprised to see Linda Sarsour, the Muslim women's leader in the US, tweeting about Jesus' appearance in the Quran: Ignoring for a moment the ...
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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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What sin(s) did Prophet Isa commit that required forgiveness from Allah?

I understand that Islam does not acknowledge inherited sin, that we are all born sinless. Prophet Adam sinned by disobeying Allah and had to be forgiven. Prophets Noah, Abraham and Moses are all ...
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