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Introducing Islam
by Suhel Farooq Khan

Does Islam recognize Jesus?

Yes, believing in Jesus (Peace be upon him) is a part of the fundamental Islamic faith, but Islam does not see him as the son of God because Islam considers God to be beyond humanly relations. Islam recognizes Jesus as one of the great Messengers of God like Adam, Noah, Abraham, Ishmael, Isaac, Lot, Moses, Solomon, David, Job, Jacob, Muhammad and many others (Peace be upon all of them).

God had sent Jesus some 600 years before Muhammad (Peace be upon them) for the guidance of mankind.

While believing in Jesus as a Messenger of Allah, Islam firmly rejects the irrational doctrine of trinity as Islam clearly differentiates between the Creator and His creations.

Islam believes in the miraculous birth of Jesus (Peace be upon him) to his mother Mary without any male intervention. Surah Maryam, a complete chapter of the Qur-an is named after Mary.
Islam also believes in the God given miracles performed by Jesus.

Muslims
believe that God saved Jesus (Peace be upon him) from his Jewish tormentors before they could crucify him. Islam also believes that God Almighty did not have to get Jesus killed to save humanity.

Muslims believe that the actual Message of God brought by Jesus (Peace be upon him) was altered, modified and lost, therefore God sent His Message for the last time through Muhammad (Peace be upon him).

Muslims give utmost respect to Jesus and use peace be upon him as a suffix to the name of Jesus like all other Messengers of God.

 

 

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What is Islam?

Who are Muslims?

Who is the God of Muslims?

What is the Qur-an?
Who was Muhammad (Peace be upon him)?
Do Muslims Worship Muhammad (Peace be upon him)?
What are the Tradition of Muhammad (Sunnah)?
The Concept of worship in Islam?
The Five Pillars of Islam
1.
Declaration of Faith
(Shahadah)
Articles of Faith
2.
Prayers (Salah)
Call for Prayers
(Adhan)
3.
Compulsory Charity (Zakah)
4.
Pilgrimage to the Ka'bah (Hajj)
5.
Fasting (Sawm)
The Islamic Calendar
Is Islam Rational
Status of Women in Islam
Polygamy in Islam
Does Islam teach violence?
What is Jihad?
Fundamentalism, Terrorism and Islam
Does Islam tolerate other religions?
Does Islam recognize Jesus?
Things forbidden in Islam
A Simple Test
How to revert back to
Islam?
 

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