Category Archives: Muslim Catholic relations

The Qur’an: the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus

The crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus in the Qur’an In preparation for the discussion, we were provided with excerpts from the chapter ‘Crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ’ in Abdullah Saeed, Reading the Qur’an in the Twenty-first-century, a contextualist approach, … Continue reading

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The ‘Word’ in the Qur’an

The ‘Word’ in the Qur’an Part A The phrase “Word(s) of God” (Kalam Ullah) occurs in the following verses: Praenotanda ‘Word’ The root QAL can mean just ‘words’ or ‘God’s words’ or ‘Word’ of God. (Kalam Ullah) It can be … Continue reading

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Activities, Circular Letter, 8 January 2005

Dear Friends, This is a circular letter. Rather than remaining silent at this time of the year I wanted to wish you every happiness and success in 2005. I also wanted to share with you just some of the things … Continue reading

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Muslims and Christians praying together?

Some reflections on Muslims and Christians meditating and praying together.                         John R Dupuche, 2014 The most basic point is the meaning of the word ‘God”. In the Gospel of St … Continue reading

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Milestones and Signposts in Interfaith Relations: the View from Christianity

Milestones and Signposts in Interfaith Relations: the View from Christianity  I would like to approach this theme by looking at two outstanding figures, Francis of Assisi and Pope John XXIII. I will say a few words about their lives and … Continue reading

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Qur’anic verses on punishment

 A study of Qur’anic verses on punishment God warns the people against the possibility of punishment. Surah Ta Ha (20), 134 If We had destroyed them through punishment before this Messenger came, they would have said, ‘Lord, if only You … Continue reading

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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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