Christology

Dr. Shabir Ally’s analysis of the University of Pretoria debate on the topic “Did the Original Disciples of Jesus Consider Him God?” A short response to Dr Ally’s letter by Rudolph P.Boshoff

Dr. Ally writes: “The topic was, “Did the Original Disciples of Jesus Consider Him God?” James had the first 25 minutes to speak. Given the topic, it was necessary for James to show evidence that the original disciples considered Jesus to be God. Instead, he cited one verse from James, several from Paul, and presented a […]

The Staurogram: Earliest images of Jesus on the cross by Biblical Archaeology Society Staff & Larry Hurtado

How and when did Christians start to depict images of Jesus on the cross?   Some believe the early church avoided images of Jesus on the cross until the fourth or fifth century. In “The Staurogram: Earliest Depiction of Jesus’ Crucifixion” the March/April 2013 issue of Biblical Archaeology Review, Larry Hurtado highlights an early Christian […]

A Systematic synopsis of Molana Ahmed Pandor’s “The concept of God’s mercy in Islam and Christianity” by Rudolph P. Boshoff

Introduction: Mr Pandor’s book can be downloaded for free from the I.P.C.I. website. Mr Molana Pandor asked early in the book that we“Please read the entire book, not just mere browsing or else the essence of the books systematic sequence will be lost”[1]. Respectfully I have endeavored to do that and my response to Mr Pandor will be systematic […]