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Life After Death in the West / Exclusive interview with FATHER FRANK GELLI

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SHAFAQNA- Father Frank Gelli is an Anglican priest and cultural critic and commentator. He has a BA in Philosophy, MA in Christian Ethics, MA in Islamic Studies, PGCE in Religious Education and Oxford Certificate in Theology. He has been a…

Is the Shroud of Turin Evidence of Jesus' Existence?

SHAFAQNA - The Shroud of Turin is an ancient, sepia-colored, rectangular, 14.3 x 3.7 foot linen cloth woven in a three-to-one herringbone twill composed of flax fibrils with the front and the back image of a naked man with his hands folded…

The Mission of Prophet Jesus (as)

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SHAFAQNA- Follow me, not worship me Like all other prophets, Jesus had also come to teach the sublime ethical issues. With his lifestyle, he set a role model for his followers inviting them to guard themselves against evil and to obey his…

Jesus Christ and the sinner

SHAFAQNA - In a tradition we read that one day Prophet Jesus (as) went along a road with his apostles, when a notorious sinner known for his immorality and wickedness saw them. He began to sincerely regret his previous sins, saw himself damned,…

Jesus through Shia Narrations

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SHAFAQNA- AUTHOR(S): Mahdi Muntazir Qa’im PUBLISHER(S): Ansariyan Publications – Qum Categorized collection of hadith (narrations) on Prophet Jesus (a) from the Shia books of Hadith. Topics include: His childhood,…

Words and advice of Prophet 'Isa (Jesus) found in Shi'i traditions

SHAFAQNA - Divine Omnipotence 1. It is said that Jesus the son of Mary ('a) was sitting and an old man was working with a small shovel tilling the earth. Jesus ('a) said: “O Allah! Extract his desire from him.” The old man put down the…

Awaiting Jesus (pbuh)

SHAFAQNA- For us Muslims, Jesus' (pbuh) second coming is of utmost importance. Born as a miracle of God, he invited the Israelites to the righteous path, performed many miracles in their presence, and is the Messiah and God's word (Qur'an,…

Is Jesus Really God?

SHAFAQNA- Without a doubt, you have often heard the claim that Jesus is God, the second person in the "Holy Trinity." However, the very Bible which is used as a basis for knowledge about Jesus and as the basis for doctrine within Christianity…

Jesus the Prophet of God

SHAFAQNA- BIRTH OF JESUS ( A Quranic Conception) Relate in the Book (they story of) Mary, when she withdrew from her family to a place in the East. She placed a screen (to screen herself) from them; then We sent to her Our Angel, and he appeared…

1500 Year Old Bible Confirms that Jesus Christ Was Not Crucified

SHAFAQNA - Much to the dismay of the Vatican, an approx. 1500-2000 year old bible was found in Turkey, in the Ethnography Museum of Ankara.  Discovered and kept secret in the year 2000, the book contains the Gospel of Barnabas – a disciple…

‘Jesus in View of Quran’ Published in Greece

SHAFAQNA- According to the website of the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (ICRO), Mohammad Ali Shomali is the author of the book, which was published in cooperation with the Islamic Center of England. An English translation…

To Bring a Fool to His Senses

SHAFAQNA- Prophet Jesus was once seen running away from a man. People were surprised to see him running away. Prophet Jesus did not run away from anything or anybody. He was known for his goodness, humbleness and friendliness. They asked him:…

Jesus the Muslim

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SHAFAQNA - Few Christians know how important a role Jesus plays in Islam, where he stands out as one of the most revered prophets. Yet the narrative about him in the Quran is very different from the gospel accounts – starting with the story…

Prophet Jesus and three loaves of bread

SHAFAQNA- A man accompanied Prophet Jesus (A.S) the son of Mary (Maryam) and said that he would go with him. They continued along until they came to a river. They sat and started to eat. They had three loaves of bread. They ate two of them…

“Jesus in Quran and Bible” Exhibition in Greece

SHAFAQNA- According to alahram website, the Cultural Center of Egypt has organized the exhibition, which features Quranic verses and quotes from the Bible about Jesus (AS). The Foreign Cultural Relations Section of Egypt’s Ministry of Culture…
Easter

Easter: a time of pain and hope

SHAFAQNA - Poverty is on the rise and inequality has reached unprecedented levels, even in the developed world. No-one expected a world with so many intelligent minds and with such abundant methods of communication between them to decline…

Jesus in Islam - Ahlulbayt documentaru

SHAFAQNA - Jesus son of Mary, a man who embodied qualities so sublime, a Prophet of Allah for Muslims and a meeting point for coming together with Christians. In Islamic traditions, Prophet Jesus pbuh is revered for his exceptional wisdom.The…

Shia beliefs in the Bible - The Book of the Gospel Rediscovered

SHAFAQNA - Wherever I go to lecture I hear one question first of all: “What is the true Gospel of Jesus (as)?” There is always someone who wants to know whether the book of the Gospel has been irretrievably lost, or whether it is to be…

Words of wisdom - Prophet Issa (Jesus) in Shia Islam tradition

SHAFAQNA - Divine Omnipotence 1. It is said that Jesus the son of Mary ('a) was sitting and an old man was working with a small shovel tilling the earth. Jesus ('a) said: “O Allah! Extract his desire from him.” The old man put down the…

Religious confusion fuels misunderstanding and misrepresentation

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SHAFAQNA - Christian Today, a news media dedicated to Christian related news published a report in which it likens Islam’s belief in Imam Mahdi, with the Christian antichrist, implying thereof that Muslims stand in fact outside any “acceptable”…

1,500 Year Old Bible Says That Jesus Christ Was Not Crucified

SHAFAQNA - A 1,500 year old bible has been seized from a gang of smugglers in a Mediterranean-area operation in which it is revealed that Jesus Christ was never crucified on the cross as commonly believed. According to this ancient version…