Monthly Archives: July 2015

Blogging the Qur’an: Sura 30, “The Byzantines,” and Sura 31, “Luqman”

JUNE 23, 2008 5:53 AM BY ROBERT SPENCER After many passages in which the unbelievers ask Muhammad for a sign that he is a genuine prophet, but are rebuffed (6:37; 10:20; 13:7; 13:27), in sura 30 he delivers an actual … Continue reading

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Blogging the Qur’an: Sura 29, “The Spider”, by Robert Spencer

JUNE 16, 2008 8:06 AM BY ROBERT SPENCER This sura’s name comes from v. 41, which compares those who trust in anyone or anything besides Allah to spiders, who labor to build webs that are “the flimsiest of houses.” Maududi … Continue reading

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Blogging the Qur’an: Sura 28, “The Story”

JUNE 9, 2008 6:05 AM BY ROBERT SPENCER It has often been noted that while the Bible is (among many other things) a series of historical narratives, the Qur’an is a series of sermons. This is nowhere clearer than in … Continue reading

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There is no distinction in the worship and praise of all created beings in heaven given to the Father and the Lamb

Rev 5: 5 v 8 And when he had taken the book, the four beasts and four and twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps, and golden vials full of odours, which are the prayers of … Continue reading

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Jesus is the Lord God who sent his angel to shew unto his servants the things which must shortly be done

Prologue (Daniel 12:1-13) 1 The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John: The New … Continue reading

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Blogging the Qur’an: Sura 27, “The Ant”

JUNE 3, 2008 5:24 AM BY ROBERT SPENCER A great romance, a conversion to Islam According to Ibn Abbas and Jabir bin Zaid, suras 26, 27, and 28 were revealed to Muhammad in Mecca in that order, although the subject … Continue reading

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Jesus the incarnate Word gives power to become sons of God therefore he is God

John 1 v 12 But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name: 13 Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will … Continue reading

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Blogging the Qur’an: Sura 26, “The Poets”, by Robert Spencer of JihadWatch.org

MAY 26, 2008 7:18 AM BY ROBERT SPENCER “And the Poets, it is those straying in Evil who follow them”¦” This is a Meccan sura; its name comes from v. 224, which tells us that only those who are going … Continue reading

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CAIR: “Oldest Qur’an” challenges “Islamophobia” — but Saudi scholars discredit it, a post from JihadWatch.org

JULY 27, 2015 12:40 PM BY ROBERT SPENCER15 COMMENTS Hamas-linked CAIR’s press releasesays in part: The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), a prominent Muslim advocacy group, Friday cited a discovery of what may be the earliest fragments of the Quran … Continue reading

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Jesus as Divine Judge, a post by Keith Thompson from Answering-Islam.org

A Response to the Muhammedan Site “Do Not Say Trinity” Keith Thompson This is a response to the “Do Not Say Trinity” article Jesus (pbuh): Nothing Divine about Him: Analyzing Jesus’ (pbuh) deity from the judgment perspective published by a … Continue reading

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