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The Sharing Group Discussion on Jesus (a.s.) Qua Divine

بِسۡمِ ٱللهِ ٱلرَّحۡمَـٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ
The following was posted by me, on The Sharing Group, on the 11th March 2016: “Something to consider: From a Muslim theological perspective, the heresy of Trinitarianism is not the belief that Jesus (a.s.) is God since that can be understood through the doctrinal instruments of the tajalli and wahdat al-wujud; but that God is Jesus (a.s.) since God is Mukhalafatuhu lil Hawadits, Distinct from and without resemblance to Creation.”
Brother Abdul Karim Majid: Spot on and exactly what I have been taught to understand.
Brother Terence Helikaon Nunis: Shaykh ibn ‘Arabi (q.s.) was, perhaps, the one who articulated this best. Imam Ahmad as-Sirhindi (q.s.) also had a similar position.
Brother Sri Nahar: Regarding “God is Jesus”; if by “Jesus”, we refer to the human nature of the Son of Mary, then God is not Jesus.
Brother Terence Helikaon Nunis: God is not Jesus (a.s.) in any nature.
Brother Sri Nahar: The reason given to the statement that God is not Jesus is t…