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EARLY CHURCH’S INVOCATION OF MARY

By Sam Shamoun | Go to Source The following material was compiled by William Albrecht. The Sub Tuum Praesidium (250) petitions: “O Mother of God: do not despise our petitions in time of trouble: but rescue us from dangers, only pure, only blessed one.” The Anaphoras of Coptic/Egyptian Basil (300s) In its oldest Sahidic manuscript […]

YHVH’S DIVINE ANGEL AND ETERNAL SPIRIT

By Sam Shamoun | Go to Source In this post I will highlight some of the evidence from both the Hebrew Bible and Christian New Testament affirming the divinity of the Angel of Yahweh and the Holy Spirit Yahweh’s Divine Messenger The first line of evidence from the OT that the one true God is […]

REVISITED: JESUS THE TRUE GOD AND ETERNAL LIFE

By Sam Shamoun | Go to Source In this short post I will sum up the evidence from the Johannine corpus that the Father is said to be the only true God, not to the exclusion of the Son (or the Holy Spirit), but in perfect inseparable union with his beloved Son (and his eternal […]

“ALLAH ONE OF”: REVISITING THE ISSUE OF AHAD

By Sam Shamoun | Go to Source In the following article, Ahad: Monotheism vs. Eloquence of the Quran, I demonstrated that the phrase found in Q. 112:1 qul huwa Allah ahadun literally translates as “Say he is Allah, one of.” In this post I will share some of the verses proving that the word ahad […]

DEBATE CHALLENGE TO MUSLIM METAPHYSICIAN PT. 2

By Sam Shamoun | Go to Source I continue with my challenges to Jake the so-called Metaphysician: DEBATE CHALLENGE TO MUSLIM METAPHYSICIAN PT. 1B. AL-QURAN: THE ETERNAL LOGOS BECOMES A BOOK! As a Sunni Muslim, Jake is obligated to believe that the Quran is the uncreated speech of Allah (kalam Allah) that became a book (kitab). […]

DEBATE CHALLENGE TO MUSLIM METAPHYSICIAN PT. 1B

By Sam Shamoun | Go to Source I proceed from where I previously left off: DEBATE CHALLENGE TO MUSLIM METAPHYSICIAN PT. 1. THE QURAN CONFIRMS THE TRINITY  What makes this all the more ironic, in fact shocking, is that the Islamic “revelation” actually confirms the Trinity, albeit unwittingly. Take, for instance, the very passage that Adnan […]

DEBATE CHALLENGE TO MUSLIM METAPHYSICIAN PT. 1

By Sam Shamoun | Go to Source This begins a series of posts to a pseudo-intellectual Muhammadan named Jake who calls himself Muslim “Metaphysician”. I am preparing this material since I am openly challenging him to debate me on the Quran’s view of the Trinity and whether Islamic tauhid is logically consistent.    I begin […]

PLIGHT OF NON-MUSLIMS IN AN ISLAMIC STATE

By Sam Shamoun | Go to Source The following citations will give the readers of what life would be like under Islamic rule. IBN KATHIR The Order to fight People of the Scriptures until They give the Jizyah Allah said… <Fight against those who believe not in Allah, nor in the Last Day, nor forbid […]

Koranic Criticism: 700 C.E. to 825 C.E.

By Sam Shamoun | Go to Source The following is taken from the post: Koranic Criticism: 700 C.E. to 825 C.E. > Ibn Warraq. Muslim scholars themselves, particularly acute and brilliant commentators like Zamakshari, Tabari, and al-Suyuti, made important observations on the Koran but they were all, of course, working within the Islamic framework, and […]

The Early Church Fathers on 1 Corinthians 3

By Sam Shamoun | Go to Source The ancient writers of the faith all interpret 1 Corinthians 3 as a purification that occurs in the afterlife. -William Albrecht Cyprian of Carthage (200s) It is one thing to stand for pardon, another thing to attain to glory: it is one thing, when cast into prison, not […]