Jesus in the Qur’an and Islamic Tradition. Presentation by Vernon K. Robbins [In the menu on the top line, click “Slide Show,” then “From Beginning.” This will activate this Power Point in your computer. You must have “Windows Media Audio ” on your computer to hear the audio.].
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Presentation by Vernon K. Robbins
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Presentation by Vernon K. Robbins
570 AD: Muhammad’s birth
Place: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Learned trading from Uncle Abu Talib
595 AD: Married Khadijah: rich widow
Took a month retreat yearly near Mt. Hira
610 AD: First revelation of Qur’an
40 yrs old: month retreat Ramadan
622 AD: Hijrah from Mecca to Yathrib/Medina
Islamic State and Constitution
632 AD: Death of Muhammad
In the name of thy Lord who created.
Created man from a clot.
And thy Lord is the Most Bounteous,
Who taught by the pen,
Taught man that which he knew not.
Jews were present in Mecca, before Muhammad went to Medina.
Many Jewish tribes were present at Medina.
Some Jewish tribes of Medina opposed Muhammad.
In the Constitution of Medina, Jews were included in Muhammad’s community as long as they contributed to the welfare of the community.
While a young man traveling as a trader, Muhammad had conversations with Christian monks and hermits.
Muhammad’s wife Khadijah had a cousin Waraqa, who became a Christian and influenced Muhammad.
Christians are mentioned in Qur’an revelations only after Muhammad moved to Medina.
In the Constitution of Medina, Christians were included alongside Jews as people who receive protection if they were peaceful with Muhammad’s community.
Jesus (Isa): 25 times in the Qur’an
Q 2:87: And verily We gave unto Moses the Scripture and We caused a train of messengers to follow after him,
and We gave unto Jesus, son of Mary, clear proofs (of God’s sovereignty), and We supported him with the Holy Spirit.
Q 2:136: Say (O Muslims): We believe in God and what is revealed unto us and what was revealed unto Abraham, and Ishmael, and Isaac, and Jacob, and the tribes,
and what Moses and Jesus received, and what the prophets received from their Lord.
We make no distinction between any of them, and unto Him we have surrendered.
Paul’s Letter to the Romans 1:3-4
(Jesus is Son of God: Luke 3:22; 4:3, 9)
Luke 1:32; 18:38-39
grandson of Aaron
And when he was hung upon the cross on Friday, at the sixth hour of the day there came a darkness over the whole earth.
And my Lord stood in the middle of the cave and gave light to it and said, "John, for the people below in Jerusalem I am being crucified and pierced with lances and reeds and given vinegar and gall to drink.
But to you I am speaking, and listen to what I speak… I suffered none of the things they will say of me…
Both The Qur’an and The Muslim Jesus contain additional stories and sayings focused on Jesus, which are not in this Power Point presentation.
But these have been shown so that you may understand the nature of Jesus in the Qur’an and Islamic tradition,
and that through this understanding you may lead a better life in this world.
Many thanks for your close attention!