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Quran
By:Iqbal india
Date: Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 7:34 pm

THOUGHTS

The Quran must be allowed to speak and not be wrought into an understanding that supports one's own views. Otherwise, one would become guilty of 'eisegesis' (personal interpretation of a text using one's own ideas) instead of a more critical, objective 'exegesis'.

The Quran remains explicit when it challenges an incorrect belief of the followers of previous scriptures which is clear from many narratives of the Quran.

However, in the case of Prophet Jesus' (pbuh) birth there appears to be no room to argue for a metaphorical interpretation that denounces the literal understanding that Mary conceived without the intervention of a male counterpart.

Joseph Islam
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Quran
Iqbal india -- Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 7:34 pm
Re: The Qur'an
Dr Shabbir, Florida -- Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 8:32 pm
The Qur'an / son of God?
Dr Shabbir, Florida -- Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 10:14 pm