Who Is The Messiah In Islam?
- Voleta Ducharme
In Islam, Jesus is one of the greatest Prophets and Messengers of God along with Noah, Abraham, Moses, and Muhammad, peace be upon them all. He delivered God’s message to the Children of Israel that they should only worship one God, follow God’s law, and establish justice. The Quran also refers to Jesus as the Messiah.
The Quran states that Jesus (Isa), the son of Maryam (Isa ibn Maryam), is the messiah (al-masih) and prophet sent to the Children of Israel.
Is Jesus the Messiah in Islam?
In Islam, Jesus is given the title of Messiah, but Muslims also have their own messianic figure. Both Jesus and Mahdi, or the Twelfth Imam, will return at the end of days to fulfill their respective roles.
Is there a messiah in other religions?
Some version of the Messiah is common to the world’s most well-known monotheistic religions. In Islam, Jesus is given the title of Messiah, but Muslims also have their own messianic figure. Both Jesus and Mahdi, or the Twelfth Imam, will return at the end of days to fulfill their respective roles.
What is the meaning of the word Messiah in the Quran?
The word Messiah comes from Hebrew and means ‘the annointed one.’ The Quran refers to Jesus by this term. However, Jesus will not be the one to bring about the end of days, according to Muslim beliefs.
What is the role of the Messiah in Islam?
The Muslim Messiah plays a part in Islamic views of the end-time. If one examines his role further, however, he is said to be a red-haired figure, who marries, kills all the pigs, breaks down the crosses, eliminates the Islamic tax on infidels, and then dies.