Jesus

Ieso, the Tazig name for Jesus in the original materials behind the Arabic Quran comes from the original Koine Greek form Iesous (but without the Greek "-us" suffix). It is the only way the Persians have ever referred to Jesus. 

Just like other types of Manicheanism, Tazig lore says Jesus possesses three separate identities: 

(1) Jesus the Messianic Emmisary (the true body of Christ called ahmed) 

(2) Jesus the Suffering Word (patibilis the appearance referred to as mahmad)

(3) Jesus the Luminous Spirit

Furthermore, God's Word also strengthened Jesus the Luminous Spirit with God the Father's Essence (the Holy Spirit) by the Guardian Angel which was given to Jesus as an extra portion. 

Thus the Tazig Jesus around whom the Quranic materials were based was Themistian as purely a divine being who although subordinate to God the Father and appearing human in all aspects has no created aspect. 

This was in contrast to the Nasara (Adoptionists) Son of God which is just a title for every created human messiah. The Adoptionists therefore objected to referring to Mary as Theotokos but preferred to call her Christotokos as the term Son of God was for them did not imply any kind of divvinity but was simply a title awarded to every Messiah and had no physical meaning for them. It was just a phrase. The Adoptionists's Jesus only recieved a divine element from the Holy Spirit at Baptism. 

But for Tazigs, distinguishing any divine nature from Mary's Son was pointless. Jesus the son of Mary was anyway a divine being and the Tazigs rejected the idea that all messiahs before him could also be called Son of God as if it were a mere title. They also rejected the even wider claim of the Judaizers that any ezrah (born Israelite) could be called Son of God. 

For Tazigs, God's Son is a physical reality not just a title of honour or claimed status. Only divine spirits can be called Sons of God and only ONE of those spirits, the Firstborn Monogene Spirit which dispenses the other spirits, was begotten not directly of the Father but directly of the Father's essence (Holy Spirit) before all ages. Moreover it has only ever been born of one woman and hence is correctly named the Son of Mary. So Son of God was not a mere title but a genuine description of a specific being's physical essence. That being is the one who brings forth his brethren from the same essence which begat him. 

God the Father has not begotten anything directly. 
God's Essence begat Jesus directly. 

Furthermore the Tazigs regarded the Nestorian idea of two natures in Christ as paramount to elevating Mary to the status of God's consort leaving God open to the accusation of adultery from the Jewish perspective since Mary was already engaged to Joseph. From the Tazig point of view, the Son of God was preexistent in complete form and had simply chosen Mary and Joseph to be his earthly parents. Jesus is the most beloved and Firstborn Son of God. He is the one through whom all others born of the Spirit can be called Sons of God. God the Father has not adopted anything from creation, He has no need as everything belongs to him anyway. 

Not only did the Tazigs reject Nestorian Adoptionism, they also rejected Modalism. God the Father is not the Messiah Son of God. God the Father was not born. 

The Messianic Emmisary is the true body of Christ which Jesus gave up as Havdalah for his disciples. It was not crucified. 

Christ's Angel strengthened Jesus with the Holy Spirit. Jesus gave up his extra portion of the Holy Spirit on the cross so that the Word could die. 

The Suffering Word is the appearance of Jesus Christ which everyone saw crucified. It is referred to as mahmad, the Lamb and Temple of God. 

Christ's Angel returns to earth to speak to Christ's most devoted disciples. 






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