On July 27 the Church celebrates the sainthood of the 7 Sleepers (each one given by name). Interestingly in the Quran they have a similar story of two men who are trapped in a cave during the persecution of Chrstians.
A Muslim friend of mine made it a point for me to check it out where previously I was quite frankly not aware of such Feast (otherwise I wouldn’t have said) that there is no such record of such an event or anything close to it.
To make a long story short what would be the reason for the Qur’an to kind of support Christian belief such as being persecuted?
Any thought on this will be helpful for my further discussions with my good friend.