Does the Qur’ān misunderstand the Trinity? [Analysis of Sūrat al-ikhlāṣ]

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Christian missionaries often make bold claims that Qur’ān have a misconstrued and erroneous notion of what Christians believed about their theology as though it reject of the fatherhood of God the Father and the sonship of “god” the Son is strictly speaking a rejection of fatherhood and sonship in a biological sense (belief which Christianity would also reject). They accuse God of the Qur’ān, does not know exactly what Christians believed and not be able to communicate it accurately, or does it?

Let us focus on Sūrat al-ikhlāṣ (112) “the pure belief”, one of the core texts of the Qur’ān, and compare it side by side with the Nicene Creed:

Nicano-Constantinopolitanum (381 AD)Qur’ān, Sūrat Al-ikhlāṣ (S 112 )
We believe in one God, – Πιστεύομεν εἰς ἕνα ΘεὸνSay: He is God, One – قُلْ هُوَ اللَّهُ أَحَدٌ
the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth, and of…

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