A number of difficulties will beset any presentation of muslim understandings of the trinity not the least of these is the fact that these muslim understandings have been almost as diverse and as numerous as those obtaining among. By matt slick 12/12/08 muslims often state that the trinity doctrine lacks both common sense and logic additionally, they sometimes accuse the christians of being polytheists by saying that the trinity teaches three gods. To help clarify the non-physicality of the trinity i often will ask an arabic speaking muslim if they know anyone who has gone to mecca on the hajj most do then i ask them what is visited during the hajj eventually the. Question: what does the bible teach about the trinity answer: the most difficult thing about the christian concept of the trinity is that there is no way to perfectly and completely understand it the trinity is a concept that is impossible for any human being to fully understand, let alone explain. Monotheism, or tawheed in arabic, is the basis and foundation of islam everything in islam revolves around monotheism in christianity, you have the trinity, which is a form of monotheism amongst trinitarians.
The intellectually honest thing for a muslim to do would be to read some orthodox christian writers, for example, augustine, anselm, and aquinas, on the trinity before critiquing the doctrine in addition, understanding the trinity has been made more difficult because muhammad, the prophet of islam, mischaracterized the doctrine in the qur'an. Welcome to trinity church of england high school set in the heart of the university district of manchester, we are an outstanding 11-18 high school and sixth form with a rich history and a very exciting future. Muslim scholars make a big point of computing the mathematical impossibility of the trinity after all, does not 1+1+1=3 it certainly does if you add them, but christians insist that this is the wrong way to understand the trinity.
It is a useful presentation for both muslim and christian readers, providing fundamental keys for understanding and explaining the trinity it is a high privilege to recommend this unique book authored by long-term spanish worker in turkey. Located on upper west side of new york city, trinity school is a college preparatory, coeducational independent school for grades k-12 since 1709, trinity has provided a world-class education to its students with rigorous academics and outstanding programs in athletics, the arts, peer leadership, and global travel. Even so, every muslim believes the shahada is true and the way to become a muslim send us your thoughts on these three examples here the word of god teaches the trinity.
Muslim apologists have always appealed to several passages in the qur’an which appear to be directed against the trinity and incarnation doctrines, with the complication, however, that these passages seem to presuppose something other than the mainstream doctrines (wolfson 1976, 304–10 shah-kazemi 2012, 87-8. This is an appraisal of a document by k dayton hartman ii over at “answering islam” the notion of “differentiated unity,” and the assessment of the issue of christian trinitarianism within the muslim worldview belong to him. View the profiles of people named trinity muslim join facebook to connect with trinity muslim and others you may know facebook gives people the power. This is not what the muslim god is it is not who the muslim god is and it is not what the muslim god does truly, the trinity is antithetical to tawhid, fundamentally incompatible and only similar superficially and semantically muslims and christians do not worship the same god.
Create a stronger muslim community on trinity's campus in love and in support remove your fears and anxieties and shift to the fear of failing each other in love, support and being negligent of god god knows best. Q greetings dr craig, i'm a yemeni muslim, born and raised in saudi arabia, currently studying for a short term in canada i came across your work, and highly appreciate your contributions to modernizing and polishing, the scholarship from great men like imam al ghazali and thomas aquinas. Trinity college dublin (tcd)has distanced itself from one of its muslim lecturers who has advocated female genital mutilation (fgm) last week, dr ali selim said in an rtÉ interview that he. Of course the concept of a triune god, or trinity, is a distinctly christian one, and further would require muslims to place a significance on christ that they do.
The trinity this page presents you with a lot of material on the trinity as a suitable starting point for muslim (and non-muslim) readers our recommendation is to read first at least one of the following five, and then to proceed further in your explorations. @richarddawkins actually, over the last two decades, its 8-4 against trinity i say this as a muslim alumnus of trinity college, cambridge i say this as a muslim alumnus of trinity college, cambridge 8 replies 21 retweets 14 likes. A the trinity this was, arguably, the biggest apologetic problem for the church in the first three centuries a special problem with muslims.
Explaining the trinity to a muslim daniel janosik the mathematics of the trinity seems to baffle muslims how can 1 + 1 + 1 = i this point is illustrated by reviewing the words of mish'al ibn abdullah, a muslim author abdullah defines the trinity. Islamic view of the trinity in christianity , the doctrine of the trinity states that god is a single being who exists, simultaneously and eternally, as a communion of three distinct persons, the father, the son, and the holy spirit. In the fall of 2008, i got a chance to ask one of the muslim world's most prominent clerics, sheikh habib ali al-jifri, founder and director of the tabah foundation, a question of great interest to me.