Jesus, The Son of Mary

Jesus (c. 4 BC – c. AD 30 / 33), also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth and Jesus Christ or simply Christ, was a first-century Jewish preacher and religious leader. He is the central figure of Christianity and is widely described as the most influential person in history. Most Christians believe he is the incarnation of God the Son and the awaited Messiah (Christ) prophesied in the Old Testament.

 

Jesus, The Son of Mary is the central figure of Christianity and also prophet in Islam.

The Depiction of Jesus

Who is Jesus?

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From birth to the Passion

The Passion

Resurrection and Ascension

Coming of Jesus (End Time)

Perspectives

Depictions of Jesus

Associated relics

FAQ about Jesus

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Mary And Prophet Jesus

Mary And Prophet Jesus This article covers Mary and Prophet Jesus in Islamic sacred texts. ‘O mary! God gives you glad tidings of a Word from Him: his name is the Messiah [Christ] Jesus son of Mary, honoured in this world and in the hereafter, and among those nearest [to...

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Muhammad and Jesus Two Great Prophets of God

Muhammad and Jesus Two Great Prophets of God Though Islam is often criticized as being oppressive to women, the fact is that the teaching and example of Prophet Muhammad demonstrate something quite the opposite. Muhammad, like Jesus, was very counter-cultural in championing the rights of women. Yet it has often...

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Jesus And Muhammad: Commonalities of Two Great Religions

Jesus And Muhammad: Commonalities of Two Great Religions Apleasing coincidence of mutual thought has occurred because some years ago your correspondent was asked why he had not embraced Islam. My reply was that had Jesus and Muhammad ever met they would have got along splendidly. Here is the book to...

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Isa, Alayhi Al-Salam

Isa, (Alayhi Al-Salam) This article covers Jesus, Isa (Alayhi Al-Salam) in Islam. WHO WAS JESUS? For Muslims, Jesus is one of the five elite prophets, and he will come again at the end of time to bring peace. Although Muslims and Christians have a very similar idea of Jesus as...

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Historicity And Origin Of The Resurrection Of Jesus

Historicity And Origin Of The Resurrection Of Jesus The historicity and origin of the resurrection of Jesus has been the subject of historical research and debate, as well as a topic of discussion among theologians. The accounts of the Gospels, including the empty tomb and the appearances of the risen Jesus to his followers, have been...

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Did Jesus Have Brothers Or Sisters?

Did Jesus Have Brothers Or Sisters? In this article, you will find the answer to your burning question: “Did Jesus Have Brothers or Sisters?“ The pregnancy of Mary, the greatest example of purity, was a miracle of God and a wonder of divine creation, and the birth of Jesus, peace...

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The Character Of Jesus Christ

The Character Of Jesus Christ The surpassing eminence of the character of Jesus Christ has been acknowledged by men of the most varied type: Kant testifies to His ideal perfection; Hegel sees in Him the union of the human and the Divine; the most advanced sceptics do Him homage; Spinoza speaks of Him as the truest...

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Virgin Birth Of Christ

Virgin Birth Of Christ This article covers the Virgin Birth Of Christ. The dogma which teaches that the Blessed Mother of Jesus Christ was a virgin before, during, and after the conception and birth of her Divine Son. The Virgin Birth in Catholic theology Councils and creeds The virginity of our Blessed Lady was defined under anathema in the third canon of the Lateran Council held in...

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Chronology Of The Life Of Jesus Christ

Chronology Of The Life Of Jesus Christ This article covers the Chronology Of The Life Of Jesus Christ according to the Catholic Encyclopedia. In the following paragraphs we shall endeavour to establish the absolute and relative chronology of our Lord’s life, i.e. we shall show first how certain facts connected with the history of Jesus Christ fit...

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Predictions And Claims For The Second Coming

Predictions And Claims For The Second Coming This article lists the predictions and claims for the Second Coming of Jesus. The Second Coming is a Christian concept regarding the return of Jesus to Earth after his first coming and his ascension to heaven about two thousand years ago. The belief is based on messianic prophecies found in the canonical gospels and is part of most Christian eschatologies. Views about...

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Jesus In The Hadith

Jesus In The Hadith Jesus, son of Mary, is mentioned in 93 verses in The Quran. We have collected prophet Muhammad’s sayings and actions called “Jesus In The Hadith“. According to the Encyclopaedia of Islam, a hadith (plural ahadith) is an account of what Muhammad said or did, or of his tacit approval of something...

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Hadith Of Jesus Praying Behind Mahdi

Hadith Of Jesus Praying Behind Mahdi Hadith of Jesus Praying Behind Mahdi (حدیث نماز خواندن عیسی به امامت مهدی‎) refers to a collection of hadith related to the prophecy that Jesus will follow Mahdi’s lead in salat (prayer) after he descends. Mahdi is the twelfth Imam for Shia and salat is the Islamic practice of worship of...

Jesus In the Talmud

Jesus In The Talmud

Jesus In The Talmud There are several passages in the Talmud which are believed by some scholars to be references to Jesus. The name used in the Talmud is “Yeshu”, the Aramaic vocalization (though not spelling) of the Hebrew name Yeshua. The identification of Yeshu as Jesus is problematic. For example, the Talmud...

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Jesus In Islam – 2

Jesus In Islam This article covers Jesus in Islam. In the Islamic tradition, Jesus is not considered a deity. He is a human and not a God. Muslim tradition explicitly indicates that Jesus was born without a physical father of the virgin Mary. He is considered the word of God in...

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Outline Of Jesus

Outline Of Jesus This article covers the outline of Jesus Christ of Nazareth. Jesus (c. 4 BC – c. AD 30 / 33), also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth and Jesus Christ or simply Christ, was a first-century Jewish preacher and religious leader. Jesus, The Son of Mary is the central...

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Paraclete

Paraclete Paraclete (παράκλητος, paracletus) means advocate or helper. In Christianity, the term “paraclete” most commonly refers to the Holy Spirit. Many Muslim writers have argued that “another Paraclete” (John 14:16)—the first being Jesus—refers to Muhammad. This claim is based on Quran 61:6. Etymology Paraclete comes from the Koine Greek word παράκλητος (paráklētos). A combination...

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Anointing Of Jesus

Anointing Of Jesus The anointing of Jesus’s head or feet is an event recorded in the four gospels. The account in Matthew 26, Mark 14, and John 12 has as its location the city of Bethany in the south and involves Mary the sister of Martha and Lazarus. The event in Luke features an unknown sinful woman, and...

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Jesus’ Interactions With Women

Jesus’ Interactions With Women Jesus‘ interactions with women are an important element in the theological debate about Christianity and women. Women are prominent in the story of Christ Jesus. He was born of a woman, had numerous interactions with women, and was seen first by women after his resurrection. He commissioned the women to go...

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Christ The King

Christ The King Christ The King is a title of Jesus in Christianity referring to the idea of the Kingdom of God where Christ is described as seated at the Right Hand of God (as opposed to the secular title of King of the Jews mockingly given at the crucifixion). Many Christian denominations consider the kingly office of Christ to be one...

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Jesus Is Lord

Jesus Is Lord “Jesus is Lord” (κύριος Ἰησοῦς, kyrios Iesous) is the shortest credal affirmation found in the New Testament, one of several slightly more elaborate variations. It serves as a statement of faith for the majority of Christians who regard Jesus as both fully man and God. It is the motto of the World Council of Churches....