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    Jesus: A Prophet of Islam ( Q & A Session - 2 of 2 )


    by ChristianDialogue

    What do you believe about Jesus? Is he a good man? Is he a prophet? Or is he, as Christians believe, actually divine? What do Muslims believe about Jesus? Is he a prophet or more than a prophet? Jesus Christ (pbuh), just as all the other prophets, is a chosen servant of God whom God assigned to summon people to the true path. However, there are some attributes of Jesus distinguishing him from other prophets, the most important one being that he was raised up to God and that he will come back to earth again. A series of lectures delivered by Br Shabir Ally as part of the Islamic Awareness Week organized by the Islamic Society at the University of surrey, Guildford UK Day 4: Jesus: a prophet of Islam Shabir Ally has earned a B.A. in Religious Studies from Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, with a specialization in Biblical Literature, and an M.A. in Religious Studies from the University of Toronto with a specialization in Quranic Exegesis. He is now in his third year of Ph.D studies in Quranic Exegesis at the University of Toronto. He is the president of the Islamic Information & Dawah Centre International in Toronto where he functions as Imam. He travels internationally to represent Islam in public lectures and interfaith dialogues. He explains Islam on a weekly television program called "Let the Quran Speak. The Topic: Jesus: a prophet of Islam A talk by Shabir Ally (University of Surrey, UK 12th of March 2009 )