Category Archives: Muslim Christian relations

Qur’anic verses on Paradise – a commentary

A study of Qur’an verses on Paradise Surah Al-Waqi’ah [56], 11-40: They are the ones brought nigh, in Gardens of bliss – many from those of old and few from those of later times – upon embroidered couches, reclining upon … Continue reading

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Contemporary of Rumi – St Francis of Assisi

  Contemporary of Rumi – St Francis of Assisi Prelude             The seventh and eighth centuries CE allowed easy converse between Christians, Jews, and Muslims. It was only with the subsequent involvement of the state with religious questions that these … Continue reading

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THE CATHOLIC CHURCH AND ISLAM – the fundamental attitude

 THE CATHOLIC CHURCH AND ISLAM – the fundamental attitude by Rev. Dr John Dupuche The following pages show both the fundamental attitude of the Catholic Church towards Islam and the manner in which this attitude is being lived out in practice … Continue reading

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The Prophet Muhammad: lessons for our day

The Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)[1]: lessons for our day Rev. Dr John Dupuche Introduction The Second Vatican Council (1962-65), states with regard to Islam: “… the plan of salvation also includes those who acknowledge the Creator, in the first place amongst … Continue reading

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‘Discipleship’ in Islam and Christianity, a discussion

The figures of Muhammad and Jesus are very different. So too is the nature of discipleship in Islam and Christianity. See Reflections on discipleship in the Qur’an,                           … Continue reading

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The person of Jesus Christ: the great debate between Islam and Christianity, ‘Surat Al-‘Ikhlāş

The person of Jesus Christ: the great debate between Islam and Christianity One of the most significant points of difference between Christians and Muslims is their different understanding of the nature of Jesus Christ. Who is he, what is he? … Continue reading

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How is Mary, the mother of Jesus, presented in the Qur’an

Mary, the mother of Jesus is highly venerated both in Christianity and in Islam. She can be a point of unity and reconciliation between these two great religions.  Reflections on Mary – Maryam in the Qur’an, held on 1st November … Continue reading

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