The Quranic Jesus and the Historical Jesus: A Messianic Prophet

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All Islamic schools of thought accept it as a fundamental principle that for centuries, for thousands of years before the advent of Muhammad, there arose from time to time messengers, illumined by Divine Grace, for and among those races of the earth which had sufficiently advanced intellectually to comprehend such a…

Syria’s Christians: A Personal Story of a Stolen Legacy — By Lamis Khalilova on Fikra Forum of Washington Institute org

Depending upon whom you talk to, anywhere from six to sixteen ethnic groups constitute the Syrian population, with the main six groups being:  Sunni Muslim; Shiite Muslim (Alawite and Ismaili); Christian; Druze; Kurd; Circassian; and the stateless Palestinian refugees and their descendants. The Christians are not foreign to the Syrian land; they have not been…

‘Israel only officially recognizes Jewish holy sites’ — By Orly Noy on +972 Mag com | Even the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem is not recognize as a holy site

cThe Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem is one of the most sacred places in the world for Christianity. Yet Israel does not officially recognize it as a holy site, a new report reveals. Tourists and worshipers visit the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in the Old City of Jerusalem. (Photo by Fat Jackey / Shutterstock.com) Last…

Christmas Celebration in various cities of Pakistan – The Good News Western media will try to hide from Public of Western Countries

Lahore: Christmas bazaars set up in six different locations in order to facilitate local Christians — Posted by Madeeha Bakhsh On December 23, 2015 on Christians in Pakistan com A Christmas bazaar has been set up in country’s one of the largest Christian neighbourhoods, Youhanabad in order to facilitate the Christians. According to details, District…

Video on how Israel creating obstacles against pilgrims visiting sacred sites of Bethlehem and Nazareth — ‘Al Jazeera World – Forbidden Pilgrimage’

Al Jazeera English Published on 17 Dec 2013 AL JAZEERA WORLD/PALESTINE REMIX: Pilgrimage to sites associated with the life and ministry of Jesus has been a significant aspect of Christian faith since the earliest centuries AD. Group tours to the ‘Holy Land’ are still very much part of the culture of practising Christians but are…

Navid Kermani on Christianity: With his book "Ungläubiges Staunen" – (In English "unbelieving awe"), compares Christianity with Islam, particularly with Sufism and Shiite faith on Jesus

Navid Kermani on Christianity: “The awe of a loving unbeliever” — Qantara de article by Ulrich von Schwerin With his book “Ungläubiges Staunen” (literally “unbelieving awe”, as yet unavailable in English), Navid Kermani delivers a fascinating reflection on Christian art and religion. The German-Iranian writer looks at Christianity with a curiosity and an earnestness that…

Event: March 21 | Boston College School of Theology | Khalil Andani: Shared Theologies between Islam and Christianity

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EVENT: Khalil Andani: Shared Theologies between Islam and Christianity DATE: March 21, 2015 TIME: 2:45 – 4:30 PM VENUE: Nemaar Annual Conference STM 332 3rd Floor Large Conference Room, Boston College School of Theology, 9 Lake Street, Brighton MA 02467 Facebook Invitation: https://www.facebook.com/events/1609818429252277/ ‘God beyond God’ across Muslim and Christian Theology Khalil…

In U.S., Pope’s Popularity Continues to Grow — PEW Forum org

Nine-in-Ten Catholics View Pope Francis Favorably, on Par With Ratings for John Paul II Pope Francis arrives for a special audience for the Cassano allo Jonio diocese at the Vatican on February 21, 2015. Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images Nearly two years after becoming the leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis continues to grow more popular…