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    Who is Jesus? ( 1 of 7 )


    by xicg_1

    Who is 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? Representing the Muslim perspective was Shabir Ally: 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. Representing the Christian side was Prof. Kenneth Hawkins: Ken graduated from Scotia Glenville High School in Scotia NY in 1962. His community activities include member Merrimack Jaycees, President NH Jaycees, National Vice President U.S. Jaycees, Chairman of the Merrimack bi-centennial committee, chairman of the building committee at St. James Methodist Church in Merrimack, member, numerous committee chairs, and President of the Bedford Mens Club. The Topic of Debate: Who is Jesus? Shabir Ally ( vs. Prof. Kenneth Hawkins For further information on upcoming or previous debates click here ;