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  Isa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The understanding of Jesus in Islam is very unlike the mainstream Jewish tradition, in which he is regarded as a false Messiah, and the Mandean religion (which views John the Baptist as the faithful one, and Jesus as a trickster).
Jesus' message to mankind was originally the same as all of the other prophets, from Adam to Muhammad, but has been distorted by those who claim to be its adherents.
Jesus is alive in heaven and will return to the world in the flesh with Imam Mahdi to defeat the dajjal ("the deceiver", anti-Christ in Islamic belief), once the world has become filled with injustice.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Isa   (1649 words)

 Islamic eschatology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Islamic eschatology is concerned with the Qiyamah (end of the world; Last Judgement) and the final judgement of humanity.
According to the Islamic view Jesus (Isa, in Arabic) is not the Son of God, but was a very important prophet and will become the messiah.
Islamic descriptions of Jannah (Heaven) are couched in the language of physical pleasure, sometimes interpreted literally, sometimes allegorically.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Islamic_eschatology   (687 words)

 Jesus in India
Repudiating both these views, Hazrat Ahmad writes that Jesus came to India not before the event of the Cross but after it and that it was not he who borrowed Buddhistic teachings but the followers of Buddha who seem to have reproduced the entire picture of the Gospels in their books.
Jesus made this prophecy so that he might give an assurance to the disciples that, presently they would see the signs that those who had raised the sword against him would be killed with the sword during his own life-time and in his very presence.
Jesus always used to travel; he went from one country to another, and at nightfall wherever he was he used to eat the vegetation of the jungle and to drink pure water.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Delphi/1340/jesus_in_india.htm   (17420 words)

 Isa - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Isa (عيسى) is the Islamic name for Jesus, who is considered to be one of the Prophets of Islam in the Qu'ran.
However, Muslims strongly disagree with the mainstream Christian belief mentioned in the Gospel of John that, as an embodiment of the divine logos, Jesus was hence divine himself, regarding it as a blasphemous denial of tawhid.
Some liberal movements within Islam have tried to use the view that Jesus was originally a Jewish preacher as evidence that the divine message evolved over time from Judaism to Christianity and finally Islam.
open-encyclopedia.com /Isa   (638 words)

 Jesus.com.au - Swoon Theory
This view, as advocated by Herrmann Reimarus, Karl Venturini and Heinrich Paulus in the early nineteenth century, is generally held to have been thoroughly refuted by Albert Schwietzer and David Strauss, amongst others, and the whole idea abandoned by the middle of that century.
Jesus was beaten in addition to being flogged, and spent the night awake, being held captive, and taken from one trial to another prior to the crucifixion.
Jesus' legs were not broken, as they found that he was already dead) — instead he received a spear wound to the side.
www.jesus.com.au /html/page/swoon   (1722 words)

 Truth About Jesus
Jesus was a link in a long chain of prophets and messengers sent by God to various societies and nations whenever they needed guidance or deviated from the teachings of God.
Jesus' nature, mission and claimed death and resurrection, are all challenged by studies in the field.
Jesus seemed to be primarily concerned with the poor, the oppressed, the outcast, the sick - and not tolerant of the sanctimonious and meaningless religious 'cant' of the so-called "pious." His call was to the hearts of men, and his theme was humanity and love.
dawah.faithweb.com /jesus/truth.htm   (7089 words)

 ( JESUS in the QURAN ) عيسى عليه السلام في القرآن
Jesus is NOT the son of God: He was obviously enough, the son of Mary.
The messiah, Jesus, son of Mary, was only the messenger of God, and his word (Fulfilment of his word (Fulfilment of His command, through the word "Be", for the creation of Jesus) that he committed to Mary, and a spirit originating from Him (was given life by God).
The answer is that Jesus was a link in a long chain of Prophets and Messengers sent by God to various nations and societies whenever they needed guidance or deviated from his teachings of Moses and other Messengers.
www.saaid.net /islam/6.htm   (1742 words)

 Amazon.com: The Muslim Jesus: Sayings and Stories in Islamic Literature: Books: Tarif Khalidi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
While it is obvious that Islamic writers have co-opted some of Jesus Christ's wisdom and have deliberately tried to recast Christ in an effort to have Him conform to their religion, many of the sayings attributed to Christ are still quite transcendent and, in fact, prophetic.
Jesus was asked, "Spirit and Word of God, who is the most seditious of men?" He replied, "The scholar who is in error.
While reflecting the certain theological differences between the Islamic Jesus and the Christian Jesus, these sayings are evidence for a surprising similarity in attitude and values between the two religions.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0674004779?v=glance   (2244 words)

 Gabriel to Daniel, Messiah will be killed
Although open to debate as to the year of Jesus' crucifixion, evidence supports that Jesus was crucified in either the year 30, 32 or 33 CE.
The references and physical evidence are from positive and negative views of Jesus, the crucified Messiah.
Both pro and con views of Jesus support that he was crucified, which agrees with Gabriel's prophecy of a Messiah that would be killed.
www.harvardhouse.com /Gabriel-to-Daniel_3.htm   (1692 words)

 Islam Online - Fatwa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Since Jesus’ contemporaries used to deny the existence of spirit, they were shown the presence and the power of divine spirit by this unique birth.
Jesus also performed many other miracles, such as raising of the dead to life, healing the blind and lepers, speaking about the hidden things.
It is also reported in the Christian Bible that Jesus prayed to God to save him from his enemies and remove the “cup of death” from him.
www.islamonline.net /fatwa/english/FatwaDisplay.asp?hFatwaID=89306   (1148 words)

 The Truth about Jesus Christ
Although the Qur’an does not present a detailed life-account of Jesus, it highlights the important aspects of his birth, his mission, his ascension to heaven and passes judgements on the Christian beliefs concerning him.
Focusing upon the nature of Jesus and Mary as explained in the Koran, and in the Gospel of the New Testament, we see two opposing views — that of Christian teaching that Jesus is 'Son of God' and that of the Koran neglecting all such claims.
Jesus seemed to be primarily concerned with the poor, the oppressed, the outcast, the sick — and not tolerant of the sanctimonious and meaningless religious 'cant' of the so-called "pious.” His call was to the hearts of men, and his theme was humanity and love.
sultan.org /articles/Jesus.html   (7123 words)

 Jesus in Islam
And (Jesus) shall be a Sign (for the coming of) the Hour (of Judgment): therefore have no doubt about the (Hour), but follow you Me: this is a Straight Way.
The leaders and senior missionaries of this movement are known for their willful misrepresentation and rejection of well established Islamic principles.
Please be advised that their claims are based on denial and misrepresentation of the teachings of Islam and worthless conjecture.
www.irshad.org /idara/qadiani/monthly/071999.htm   (403 words)

 What Did Jesus Really Say ? - Table Of Contents
The great messenger of God, Jesus, says: "And this is life eternal, that they might know You the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom You have sent." John 17:3
Jesus said 'I am' so he must be God
The systematic destruction of the law of Jesus
wings.buffalo.edu /sa/muslim/library/jesus-say/contents.html   (265 words)

 Islam Online - Fatwa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
When Jesus (peace and blessings be upon him) ascended to heaven, all his advice and teachings were known to his disciples.
Such distortions have dramatically led to decay and incomprehension in the teachings of Jesus (peace and blessings be upon him).
It is clear that Allah sent down the Gospel to Jesus (peace and blessings be upon him), but his disciples did not take an active role in preserving it as Muslims did with the Qur'an, which was revealed to Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him), who ordered Muslims to write it down.
www.islamonline.net /fatwa/english/FatwaDisplay.asp?hFatwaID=35481   (752 words)

 Jesus in the Qur'an
This is in conformity with the Islâmic view of the oneness of God (Allâh), the oneness of Divine guidance, and the complementary role of the subsequent mission of Allâh’s messengers.
Allâh gives thee glad tidings of a Word from Him, whose name is the Messiah, Jesus, son of Mary, illustrious in the world and the Hereafter, and one of those brought near (unto Allâh).
The Messiah, Jesus, son of Mary, was only a messenger of Allâh, and His Word which He conveyed unto Mary, and a spirit from Him.
ccminc.faithweb.com /islam/03isa.html   (1988 words)

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 TIME.com - Jerusalem
He refused to pray in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher when he was escorted around the city by the Greek Orthodox Patriarch.
Other Islamic shrines on the Temple Mount, which Muslims call al-Haram al-Sharif, the Most Noble Sanctuary, were devoted to David, Solomon and Jesus.
After the bloodbath of the Crusades, when Saladin reconquered Jerusalem for Islam in 1187, the Jews (barred from the city by the Crusaders) were invited to return, and even the Western Christians, who had supported the crusading atrocities, were allowed back.
www.time.com /time/2001/jerusalem/islam.html   (841 words)

 NOLA.Tv - Xavier University - Islamic View of Christ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Find out Friday, Nov. 29 at 7:30 PM when Dr. Oussama Arabi speaks on “The Muslim Jesus: An Islamic View of Christ.” The lecture will be held on the Xavier University campus in the Norman C. Francis science building auditorium, Room 105.
The goal of the program is to increase the understanding between Americans and people from Islamic countries by sending eminent scholars from the Muslim world to U.S. universities and colleges that lack extensive academic programs on Islam and Muslim society but wish to expand such offerings.
He received the Seniora Award for Arabic Studies in 2004, served as director of the Mediterranean Judiciaries Panel in Florence, assisted as chair for the Hadith Studies Panel at the Middle East Studies Association of North America in 1996 and was a Fulbright scholar in 1995 at UCLA.
nola.tv /news/75.html   (430 words)

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