Who is Jesus Christ? In the light of the Bible and the Qur’an ( 5 of 8 )

Is Jesus Christ God or just a prophet? Did He ever claim to be God? What do the ancient texts tell us? What do Muslims believe about Jesus? Is he a prophet or more than a prophet? Representing the Muslim perspective was Brother Ahmed Hamed: Brother Ahmed is a young scholar on Islam and comparative religion. He spoke about the similarities between both religions and clarified the perceived differences among religious scholars in light of the Qur’an, Gospels and Torah. Representing the Christian side was Pastor Thabiti Anyabwile: Thabiti M. Anyabwile is senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands. He was previously an assistant pastor at Capitol Hill Baptist Church (Washington, DC) and served as an elder at Church on the Rock (Raleigh, NC). Thabiti has a strong professional and academic background in community psychology, with special interest in the history and development of the African American church. He holds BA and MS degrees in psychology from North Carolina State University. He and his wife, Kristie, have two daughters. The Topic: Who is Jesus Christ? In the light of the Bible and the Qur’an A dialogue between Brother Ahmed Hamed and Pastor Thabiti M. Anyabwile (from the First Baptist Church of Grand Cayman) (the University of Wollongong, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 20th February 2007) For further information on upcoming or previous debates click here www.call-to-monotheism.com

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