The Muslim Understanding of Jesus

J. Dudley Woodberry

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/1996

Issue: Islam (Vol. 16, No 2, Spring, 1996)

Jesus is an important figure in Islam. He is known as ‘Isa,' and is frequently called the son of Mary, the Prophet, and the Messiah. The New Testament and Quranic descriptions, however, vary significantly. The Muslim understanding of Jesus takes us into the core area of Christian witness. The author carefully and objectively leads us through some of the main elements of the Muslim position.

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