UK: Church Invites Imam to Deliver Eucharistic Sermon – but Where is the Reciprocity?

His Christian audience might find these Qur’an passages of particular interest:  Jesus is not the Son of God and belief in the Trinity is “excess”: “O People of the Book!  The Messiah, Jesus son of Mary, was only a messenger of Allah.  So believe in Allah and His messengers, and do not say ‘Three.’ Cease! It is better for you!  It is far removed from his transcendent majesty that he should have a son — Qur’an 4:171.  And: “It is not befitting to Allah that he should beget a son. Glory be to him! — Qur’an 19:35.  Jesus was not crucified: “they did not kill him or crucify him, but it appeared so to them; they did not kill him for certain.” — Qur’an 4:157.  Those who believe in the divinity of Christ are unbelievers: “They have certainly disbelieved who say that Allah is Christ, the son of Mary.” — Qur’an 5:17.   Read more: