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Finding Similarities Working with Differences…

The Muslim Jesus is not divine, but a humble servant of God. He was not crucified – Islam insists that the story of the killing of Jesus is false. He is, as it were, Jesus as he might have been without St Paul or St Augustine or the Council of Nicaea

By John Casey, Daily Telegraph (London) 19 December 2001

Greetings, Peace be upon you…

See: Luke 10:5, Luke 24:36, Genesis 43:23, Numbers 6:26, I Samuel 1:17 & 25:6

Judges 6:23: But the Lord said to him, “Peace! Do not be afraid. You are not going to die.

John 20:19 (21,26): Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!”

Al-An’âm(6):54: When hen those who believe in Our signs come to you, say: “Salâmun ‘Alaykum” (peace be on you)

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Non-Muslim Views of the Prophet ص

Michael Hart wrote in his book, The 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Persons in History, “Muhammad was the only man in history who was supremely successful on both the religious and secular levels. Of humble origins, Muhammad founded and promulgated one of the world’s great religions, and became an immensely effective political leader. Today, thirteen centuries after his death, his influence is still powerful and pervasive. It is this unparalleled combination of secular and religious influence which I feel entitles Muhammad to be considered the most influential single figure in human history.”
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Spring’s Gift with Hamza Yusuf

I envy the sand that met his feet

I’m jealous of honey he tasted sweet

Of birds that hovered above his head

Of spiders who spun their sacred web

To save him from his enemies

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Prophethood and History and Maqaam (Station, Position) of Muĥammad ص

Prophethood (Risâlah) is a channel of communication between Allâh and humankind. Prophets don’t just prophecise , but they receive messages from God, act upon these messages, carry this message to people, become ideal examples for others, strive to set up a way of life, a society in accordance with the instructions provided by Allâh ج. Beginning with the first man and Prophet (nabî) Adam عليه سلم through the finality of prophethood Muĥammad ص; they called humankind of their time to obey and worship Allâh ج alone. They brought guidance by the Mercy of Allâh ج and called to the right/straight path. (ŝirât al-mustaqîm). Prophets of Allâh ج were trustworthy, intelligent, truthful, and fully conveyed their messages. Allâh ج protected them from sin, and from every physical trait unbecoming to them, though as human beings, they ate, drank, slept, and married. They were the best of all created beings; and the highest of them was him whom Allâh ج chose to be the final seal of prophet hood, our prophet Muĥammad ص to be the Messenger till the end.

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Heart to Heart منَ الْقَلْبِ اَلَى الْقَلْب

Reflection and Analysis of a Series of Dialogues

In the name of Allâh,
The full and continuous source of
Love, Mercy, Compassion, and Grace

Part 1

The Prophet ص related that Allâh, Exalted and Blessed, said;

“Oh My servants, I have forbidden Myself injustice,
and have made it forbidden to you; so do not be unjust
Oh My servants, all of you are lost but those I guide;
so seek guidance of Me, and I will guide you.
Oh My servants, all of you are hungry but those I feed;
so seek sustenance from Me, and I will feed you.”

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“One of the gifts that Allah (swt) has given is Prophets and they’re sent to be obeyed because their obedience is in fact the obedience of Allah (swt)… because they are given authority in His name (bi idhnillaah)”

Hamza quotes a saying of the Beloved Messenger (pbuh)
“I was only sent to perfect noble character”
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