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Tag: Imām Shihāb al-Dīn al-Qarāfī

Answering Christian Doubts: Jesus Is Described as the “Spirit of Allāh” in the Qurʾān

The Christians claim: The noble Qurʾān has related that ʿĪsá (عليه السلام) is the spirit of Allāh—the Most High—and His word.1 This is consistent with our (Christian) belief. In refuting this statement: It is impossible for the meanings of Allah’s reference to His “word” and his reference to a “spirit” (al-Nisāʾ, 4:171) being God incarnate in the creation of ʿIsá (عليه السلام) as alleged by some Christians. For how can it be possible, for one with even an iota of intelligence, to describe ʿĪsá (عليه السلام) with godly attributes —calling him by it publicly and explicitly, to the extent that...

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