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The notion of incarnation in the Qur’én?: a critical evaluation of Kenneth Cragg’s assertion

Muhammad, AkiluAliyu and Mohd. Daud, Noor Amali (2016) The notion of incarnation in the Qur’én?: a critical evaluation of Kenneth Cragg’s assertion. In: International Seminar on al Quran in Contemporary Society (SQ2015), 10th-11th Oct. 2015, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu.

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Abstract

Although Islam and Christianity differ on the doctrine of Incarnation, whereby Islam rejects it completely, and Christianity affirms it uncompromisingly, one of the celebrated orientalists, Kenneth Cragg, claimed to find it in the Quranic text. His main point of argument is Quran (33.56) where he asserts that the word Tasliyah shares the same notion with Christian Incarnation. This research analyzed and evaluated his argument from the Islamic viewpoint. The researchers, while using analytical and evaluative methods, argued that these two issues are incompatible and that there is no, in any way, divinity in the person of Muhammad (p.b.u.h).

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Invited Papers)
Additional Information: 2907/45018
Uncontrolled Keywords: Incarnation, TaÎliyah, Kenneth Cragg, Islam, Christianity
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion
Depositing User: Dr Noor Amali Mohd Daud
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2015 10:05
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2017 17:14
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/45018

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