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    Crucifiction or Crucifixion - What was the 1st century fate of Jesus? ( Yusuf's OP ST- 2 of 4 )


    by xicg_1

    Did Jesus die on the Cross? Did Jesus Know He would die on the Cross? Was Jesus Christ Crucified as a Willing Sacrifice for the sins of the world? Did Jesus get crucified according to Islam? Representing the Muslim perspective was attorney Yusuf Ismail; Mr Ismail is presently full-time in the legal profession and is additionally affiliated to the IPCI where he engages in primarily inter-faith discussions and debates with individuals from varying persuasions and religious and political backgrounds. He earned a Bcom law law degree from University of Durban in Westville and a bachelors of law from University Natal He is a part time lecturer in law at Unisa SBL He is heading the interfaith department of the islamic propagation center international on a part time basis. He is primarily involved in discussions focusing on the relevancy of Christianity and Islam in the modern world, discussions on Christian Muslim relations in postmodern society and the challenges of secularism in the 21st century. Mr. Ismail has engaged in regular debates on theological issues with a number of leading christian figures in South Africa such as Dr. Seecombe, Pastor Glenn Schentke and Pastor Bob Benjamin In 2009 he was instrumental in setting up and coordinating a series of debates between Shabir Ally from Toronto and leading christian apologist from South Africa John Gilchrist. Representing the Christian side was Michael Licona: Mike is a New Testament historian, author, and Christian apologist. He is a PhD candidate in New Testament at the University of Pretoria and has an M.A. in Religious Studies from Liberty University He has appeared as guest on numerous secular and Christian radio talk shows including nationally syndicated The Bible Answer Man Hank Hanegraff, Janet Parshalls America, Truths That Transform with Dr. D. James Kennedy and the Current. He is asked to speak frequently for parachurch ministries such as Young Life, MOPS (Mothers Of Pre-Schoolers), FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes), and has been the keynote speaker for multiple church retreats. Mike was twice a guest on Lee Strobels program Faith Under Fire (PAX TV), and numerous times on D. James Kennedys Sunday morning program The Coral Ridge Hour. The Topic of Debate: Crucifiction or Crucifixion - What was the 1st century fate of Jesus? Attorney Yusuf Ismail ( vs. Michael Licona ( (North -West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa, 22nd September 2011)