Did Jesus Claim to Be God? Muslims Say “No”
In No God but One: Allah or Jesus?, Nabeel Qureshi investigates the evidence for Islam and Christianity as a former Muslim. One of the most important parts to his investigation is his engagement with the widest point of divergence between the two religions: the person of Jesus.
“At no point is the schism between Christian and Islamic theologies broader than on the person of Jesus” (213) Qureshi reveals.
Answering his question about not only Jesus’ divinity, but his claim to be God, was a crucial one for his journey from seeking Allah to finding Jesus. “All other differences between Muslims and Christians were secondary to me, far less important than this most significant matter.” (213)
Below we explore this surprising claim by Muslims, that Jesus never claimed to be God,…