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A Christian view of Mohammad

To our Muslim friends, please do not be offended: Christianity has no official view on Mohammed or the Quran, nor could it because Mohammed and the Quran came about hundreds of years after ...
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Does the verse in Song of Solomon 5:16 contain the name of the Islamic prophet Muhammad?

Q - Does the verse in Song of Solomon 5:16 contain the name of the Islamic prophet Muhammad? A – No, it does not. In Song of Solomon 5:16, the maiden says of her lover, "His mouth is sweetness ...
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Does Christianity allow eating pork and horse meat, which even though it is prohibited by the Jewish Law?

Dietary rules among Christians vary from sect to sect. The starting point for understanding the Christian views on food regulation is in the book of Acts, chapter 10, when Peter has a vision and is ...
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Why don’t Christians accept Muhammad as the true prophet?

I would like to take a more conciliatory approach to answer this question by starting with some common grounds that Islam has with Christianity about Jesus: That Jesus historically existed That Jesus ...
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Where do Christians believe the Qur'an came from?

The "prophet" Muhammad stated that the angel Gabriel visited him with revelation and he put great importance upon Gabriel. This is not true. Not if you are talking about the Koran, which never says ...
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How do Christians explain Muhammad being mentioned in the Gospel of Barnabas?

The content of the so-called "Gospel of Barnabas" is so wildly contradictory to all the other books of the New Testament scriptures that it is thoroughly rejected from the canon of scripture....
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Does Christianity allow eating pork and horse meat, which even though it is prohibited by the Jewish Law?

The answer which focuses on Acts 10 is excellent, but this statement from the Jerusalem Council, also recorded in the book of Acts, is also pertinent: It is my judgment, therefore, that we should ...
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What is the basis for the belief that Christianity and Islam worship different gods?

The answer to your question lies in what each religion teaches about who God is. Islam From The Truth About Islam by Dr. David R. Reagan*: God — The Koran asserts that the god of Islam is the God of ...
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How did St John of Damascus view Islam?

You may find a book that shows his writing about the followers of Islam On Heresies (see 101) by St. John of Damascus . The writing of St. John of Damascus basically runs like this: (Actually he ...
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Is there a Christian equivalent of the Muslim hadith, but for narrations relating to Jesus?

The Gospels might be considered akin to the hadith in how they are used. The Catholic and Orthodox sects of Christianity read the Gospels in a similar way to the hadith, as the start of a divinely ...
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What is the view of Islam within the Catholic Church?

Muslims have an incorrect view of God, as they do not recognize the Trinity, nor the divinity of Christ. Muhammad was not a true prophet like Moses, Isaiah, etc. However, Muslims do worship the "...
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What is the basis for saying Christians and Muslims worship the same God?

The first question is: Muslims claim that they worship the same god as Christians do. . . . Are there any Christian doctrines that accept this claim? Yes. The Christian doctrine of Emanuel ...
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Catholic position about non-truthfully conversion to islam

According to canon law on mixed marriages (i.e., marriages between a Catholic and non-Catholic), 1917 Can. 1060 … if there is a danger of perversion to the Catholic spouse and children, that ...
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Does Christianity allow eating pork and horse meat, which even though it is prohibited by the Jewish Law?

Christianity is broad in its beliefs of what may be eaten and what may not be eaten (see Acts 15, 1Co 8, and Gal 2:11-14 for a peek at early church debates on what foods may or may not be eaten). ...
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They will see but will remain blind

Acts 28:27 (Matt 13:15 is almost identical) For the heart of this people is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes have they closed; lest they should see with their ...
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How do Christians explain Muhammad being mentioned in the Gospel of Barnabas?

Historical Facts: The last book of the Bible was written before the end of the first century. Muhammad died in 632 (the seventh century) but the Qur’an and Hadiths were not written till later. The ...
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Do Muslims pray like Christians should?

Nehemiah's posture is only one of many recorded in the Bible. Among the others: Moses bowed low in reverence, and so did many others, but he also prayed with arms outstretched. (Exodus 9:27) Abraham ...
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Interfaith marriage in Christianity with Bible reference

The Bible verse most commonly cited about this issue is 2nd Corinthians, Chapter 6 verse 14: Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? Or ...
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A Christian view of Mohammad

Mohammed never read the Bible and therefore makes many mistakes in the Koran like confusing Miriam the daughter of Amram and sister of Moses and Aaron with Mary the mother of Jesus. I'm sure you are ...
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Do Latter-day Saints believe Muhammad is a prophet?

I know this is an old question, but I thought I'd provide some additional perspective. First, though, we need to define what a prophet actually is (from an LDS perspective). In Preach My Gospel, the ...
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What is the view of Islam within the Catholic Church?

The Catholic Church considers its origins to be diabolical and classifies it as a form of paganism. Pope Eugene IV, Council of Basel, Session 19, Sept. 7, 1434: “Moreover, we trust that with God’...
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Is it permissible for a Catholic to pray the Salat?

It is forbidden for Catholics to engage in communicatio in sacris—joining non-Catholics in their false worship or prayer, e.g., worshiping Islam's false god Allah, who is not the Holy Trinity: 1917 ...
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Did Arianism survive as Islam?

Like @curiousdannii pointed out in his comment, Arian influences do not equal an Arian viewpoint or verbatim parroting. In Qur'anic teaching, worship or veneration of anything besides God is strictly ...
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Historical Apologetic used by 7th Century Christians towards Early Muslims Regarding the Hypostatic Union and Jesus' Title "Son of God"

James White discusses this in What Every Christian Needs to Know About the Qur'an. Here is the relevant quote with some emphasis added: One early source, the Tanwīr al-Miqbās min Tafsīr Ibn ’...
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Is there any Scriptural support for claims about Jesus appearing to Muslims in dreams and visions?

Nowhere in the Bible will you read of any prophecy about Jesus appearing to Muslims in dreams and visions. Perhaps that’s because Islam (and Muslims) did not exist till the 7th century. https://en....
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What is the name of God in the Bible, Quran and Talmud?

1.The Jewish and Islamic concept of God is the same: one God, one person, one mind.This is same in Talmud, a central text of Rabbinic Judaism written between 200 CE/AD- 500 CE/AD.Thus it is different ...
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What are Anglicans' opinion about Muhammad (founder of Islam)?

Anglican would, for the most part, not disagree with the assessment given by the Catholic church in the linked questions. Islamic teaching - specifically the teaching of Muhammed in the Quran - is ...
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Does God encourage hurting or killing others in his name in the Bible?

Short answer There is not a single passage in the New Testment that even encourages phisical violence against others. Long answer Yes, at the Old Testment you have some instructions that involves ...
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