Beliefs about Prophet Isa in Islam: A Critical Refutation of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad’s Claims in the Light of Qur’an and Sunnah

  • Khalil Ahmad
  • Mohammed Farid Ali al-Fijawi
  • Abdul Ganiy Muhammad Raji Abiodun

Abstract

Abstract: This paper looks into some of the claims made by Mirza Ghulam Ahmad Qadiyani against the Prophet Isa (as). Mirza’s claims were not only discourteous to Isa (as), but were also not in line with the fundamental beliefs propagated by Islam. The Qur’an and Sunnah has emphasized Isa’s Prophet-hood, his reverence, his miracles, his ascending and his descending as the promised messiah. The mainstream Sunni School namely the Ahl Sunnah wa al-Jamaah base their position on these deliberations. Early tafsir works such as Ibn Jarir al-Tabari’s Tafsir al-Tabari, al-Nasafi’s Madarik al-Tanzil wa Haqaiq al-Ta’wil, and major hadith sources are referred to in exposing the mainstream position of Islam and concomitantly refuting Mirza’s claims.  


 


Keywords: Qadiyani, Prophet Isa, tafsir, Qur’an, Sunnah.

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Published
2018-01-03
How to Cite
AHMAD, Khalil; AL-FIJAWI, Mohammed Farid Ali; ABIODUN, Abdul Ganiy Muhammad Raji. Beliefs about Prophet Isa in Islam: A Critical Refutation of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad’s Claims in the Light of Qur’an and Sunnah. AL-BURHAN: JOURNAL OF QUR’AN AND SUNNAH STUDIES, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 1, p. 1-19, jan. 2018. Available at: <http://journals.iium.edu.my/al-burhan/index.php/al-burhan/article/view/47>. Date accessed: 24 jan. 2018.