While authoring this article, I came across an odd admission from the famous Christian exegete, Adam Clarke. In his commentary on 2 Corinthians 12, he states: The Jews thought that the Divine name, the Tetragrammaton Yehovah, should not be uttered, and that it is absolutely unlawful to pronounce it; indeed they say that the true pronunciation is utterly lost, and cannot… Read More ›
How this grand prophecy finds fulfillment in the person of Prophet Muhammad (sws) is now beyond doubt. Each and every verse fits perfectly on him and his noble mission. Who can be so blind to not believe in him after reading this?
It’s long been known that the number of British persons identifying themselves as Christian has been on the decline for several years now. As recently as last year, one study as reported in the British Newspaper (Telegraph UK), had these surprising statistics to report: The number of people who declare themselves as Christians in England… Read More ›
Was Muhammed foretold in the Bible? – MDI speaker Zakir Hussein vs Australian Christian apologist, Samuel Green, at Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland 13th February 2013.
Jesus in Islam and Christianity – Lord Rowan Williams and Paul Williams discusses and debates the message of Jesus
On Thursday 21st February Paul Williams, representing MDI, shared a platform at Cambridge University with the former Archbishop of Canterbury and head of the worldwide Anglican Communion, Lord Williams, to discuss Jesus in Islam and Christianity.
by Sadat bin Anwar, MDI Canada The annual Reviving the Islamic Spirit (RIS) conference in Toronto, Canada is the second largest Muslim gathering in North America after the annual Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) conference in Chicago, U.S. Due to its stellar speaker line-up and the organizers and attendees being made up of mostly… Read More ›
(A Response to Anthony Rogers’ video “Killing Babies for Allah” and his allegation that the Qur’an 17:4-7 is directly sanctioning the killing of babies in warfare) by Sadat bin Anwar, MDI Canada PROLOGUE I was expecting the Answering Muslims team to be slightly peeved after David Wood’s mediocre and dispiriting performance at Speaker’s Corner in… Read More ›
On Tuesday, Paul Williams represented Muslim Debate Initiative at a debate in King’s College London (University of London) on the topic of whether Jesus is God or an Islamic Prophet?. The event was organized by ‘Kings College London Interfaith’ together with KCL’s Islamic Society and Christian Union. The debate title was “Jesus: God or Prophet”…. Read More ›
The video of last week’s debate, “Is Muhammed Prophesied in the Bible?” featuring James White debating Zakir Hussain, is now up:
10 People Who Give Christianity a Bad Name.
by Sadat bin Anwar By all accounts, James Holmes appears to have been a normal American man. The killer responsible for one of the worst mass shootings in American history that resulted in 12 dead and 58 injured had been a neuroscience student at the University of Colorado and had worked as a “big brother”… Read More ›
In Australia, MDI is currently focusing upon it’s Ramadan activities continuing from last year, Alhamdulillah. The primary project is an opportunity for communal charity during the month to provide for orphans around the world, promoting specifically the idea that charity can be easily made, if done in a group. Last year we encouraged Muslims to… Read More ›
Apart from the article’s intrinsic interest, it is instructive for Muslims to know the great diversity that exists in contemporary Christianity. In fact it is probably more accurate to speak of Christianites, plural! by Ross Douthat of The New York Times (published July 14th). IN 1998, John Shelby Spong, then the reliably controversial Episcopal bishop of Newark, published a book entitled… Read More ›
By Paul Williams Professor Robert F. Shedinger who wrote “Was Jesus a Muslim?” said his research convinced him that Jesus, like Muhammad (peace be upon them both), shared a common passion for social justice. This will come as absolutely no surprise to Muslims of course! In the video below the Professor is interviewed by In The Community… Read More ›
MDI London debate: Jesus of Nazareth: was he a Muslim prophet or incarnate deity of Christian faith?
On the 9th of July 2012, Paul Williams of the Muslim Debate Initiative held a “historic” debate with the Reverend Chris Green, Vice Principal of Oak Hill Theological College. The topic of discussion centred on Jesus: just who was he? Was he God? Was he God incarnate? And did he come to die for the sins of… Read More ›
On the 9th of July, Paul Williams of the Muslim Debate Initiative held a (historic) debate with the Reverend Chris Green, vice-principle of Oak Hill Christian college. The topic of discussion centered on Jesus, just who was he? Was he God? Was he God incarnate? And did he come to die for the sins of… Read More ›
Jesus of Nazareth: was he a Muslim prophet or the incarnate deity of Christian faith? A London venue opens its doors to a frank and friendly discussion between faith communities.The Muslim Debate Initiative proudly presents a debate hosted at the London Muslim Centre (attached to East London Mosque) on the age-old question between Islam and Christianity: Is Jesus God? The… Read More ›
By Paul Williams A New History of Early Christianity by Charles Freeman, published by Yale University Press 2009 The relevance of Christianity is as hotly contested today as it has ever been. ‘A New History of Early Christianity’ shows how our current debates are rooted in the many controversies surrounding the birth of the religion… Read More ›
Guest Post by Lamia Harkati, student at Henry Ford Community College, Dearborn, Michigan, USA Last weekend, hundreds of people gathered to attend the annual Arab festival in our city of Dearborn, Michigan. As a mixed environment of Muslims and Christians, the festival has become a platform for some heated religious dialogue, as well as a… Read More ›
Salvation in Christianity and Islam: How can we be saved? Sami Zaatari vs Carlton Macdonald
University of Brighton, UK
Date: 27th February 2012