Skip to comments.Professor: 'Jesus was a Muslim'
Posted on 07/11/2012 2:32:01 PM PDT by oliverdarcy
The head of the religion department at Luther College in Iowa recently argued that Jesus Christ, the central figure of Christianity, was in fact, a Muslim.
Was Jesus a Muslim?" asks Prof. Robert F. Shedinger in the beginning of a book he published this year entitled Was Jesus a Muslim? " I will answer with a very qualified yes."
In a recent interview Shedinger also defended his controversial thesis explaining that a Muslim undergraduate student had sent him on academic odyssey that culminated with him asking himself "Was Jesus a Muslim?"
"Even as a Christian I have to answer yes to that," said Shedinger, who is the head of the religion department at Luther College in Iowa.
Shedinger also argued that Islam is a better fit for Jesus since it is not a religion but a social justice movement.
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Bye bye prof....
Jesus was a member of a faith not established until 600 years after his death?
Sure, and Moses was a Christian, and Mohammed a Scientologist.
Interesting considering Islam came some 600+ years after Christ.
Yashua was Muslim six hundred years before Mohammad?
Yep - beating women, beheading his enemies, building an army to conquer the middle east, owning slaves, marrying little girls - Jesus did all of that. :)
His Jewish mama would be surprised to hear this...
Actually I’ve seen this before in that profession.
Proof that the only qualification to be a professor these days is a crack pipe.
He gets one thing right.
No Martha, nothing is sacred any longer. Jesus was not a follower of Mohammed, but that won't stop them.
Jesus Heavenly Father was not of this earth. Jesus stated that His relationship with His Father, was the model for our relationship with Him.
I'm pretty sure Jesus would have mentioned Mohammad if he was 'in the loop', instead of just being looped.
Social Justice. This guy must live under a rock, have rocks for brains or both.
Yeah sure I can see the second one, but probably not the first, or the thing about Jesus being Muzzy.
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...Islam is a better fit for Jesus since it is not a religion but a social justice movement.
Does that mean that Mohammed the camel humper and child molester was just another con artist?
It is becoming increasingly important that those professors holding real degrees (e.g., physics, math, chemistry, etc) must lobby for a different (very very different) title for those who have managed to obtain a doctorate in underwater basket weaving or a like “discipline” and who have fooled university facutly into actually paying them for doing something other than cleaning up after they soil themselves.
Yeah, and I’m Captain James T. Kirk of the Starship Enterprise.
“social justice movement” - good. It never was a religion; it has always been a cult of hate. Now strip it of its “freedom of religion” rights and please put this guy in a rubber room where he can’t hurt himself.
That is truly scary. How can you be a member of a religion that wasn’t founded yet?
Luther College as in “Martin Luther”?
You believe Islam is a “social justice movement”?
911 was the Second Coming?
One more compelling argument for the abolition of tenure.
And you wonder How America got So Screwed up with people like This being the role model other people PAYING for an education have to suck up to to earn their degree.
These are the people who produce the Morons that enact public policy throughout Every sector of our daily lives.
You need a college degree if you want a good, read secure, Government paycheck today, and this is what it’s worth.
That would be quite impossible. Like asking was the Paroah an astronaut.
Plus I know without being a professor in this area, the story of Mohammad and Islam diverges wildly from the story of Christ.
Simplest example: Christ said render unto Ceasar what is Ceasar’s. Mohammad WAS Ceasar.
Social justice movement? Oy.
Removed for what?
Post o’ the day!
Congradulation, the democrat part will welcome you with open arms.
“put this guy in a rubber room where he cant hurt himself.”
I don’t give a Rat’s A** if he hurts Himself.
Like Aquinas was a Scientologist?
Anachronism, much? (For starters.)
His next book is planned to be: Is Prof. Robert F. Shedinger a Serious Scholar. At present he anticipates answering the question the book poses with a qualified “no.”
Recently had a conversation with a Buddhist who claimed that Jesus was a Buddha. Seems nobody wants to accept Jesus’ religion but they all want to believe that Jesus was part of their religion.
Jesus was never about doctrines but always about relationships between:
1. God and mankind,
2. man and neighbor.
Ummm...he is about 600 years off there, he isn’t a Christian by any means, and I don’t think the buildings there have adequate ventilation.
The professor will make a fabulous dhimmi.
Please beam me up, ASAP...............
Muslims deny the divinity of Jesus.
If you believe that Jesus was a Muslim, you believe that He is no longer divine.
If you believe that Jesus is no longer divine, then you are no longer a Christian.
I believe that this doc is an idiot. And a Muslim. And a self-serving attention seeker.
Indeed. I remember hearing a Black Muslim co-worker telling her friends that Christianity was only 700 years old. :? Never mind the fact that our calendar was dated around 2,000 years after the coming of Christ.
To the headline: huh? How are you part of something that didn’t evolve until centuries after later.
I would say that such a claim consitutes heresy.
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