In verses 157 and 158 of Surah IV, the Qur'an tells the story of the crucifixion of Jesus very differently from the Christian tradition. In it, Jesus is crucified, "or so it appears". Might those who witnessed the scene have been victims of an illusion? Might someone else have been crucified in his place? Did Jesus really die on the cross?
Jesus of the Qur'An (2:42) -- Spirit of God (4:05) -- Jesus' Grace (3:25) -- Islam Triumphs (3:15) -- Contrary to Historical Truth (3:31) -- Tricky Passages (2:51) -- Land of Mirages Sons of Israel (2:25) -- Jesus Problem (2:52) -- Dying on the Cross (3:08) -- Punishment Narrative (2:18) -- Christian Heresy (2:23) -- Sparing the Son of God (2:38) -- Theological Problems for Christianity (4:00) -- Timothy and the Caliph (3:19) -- Eminent Figure (3:00) -- Relationship With Divinity (1:39) -- Credits: The Crucifixion According to the Qur'An: Episode 1-Jesus and Islam (1:14)
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