Question 532: Why wasn’t there another name for the prophet that came after `Eesaa (Jesus, peace be upon him) other than Rooh al-Qudus, i.e. (the Holy Spirit)?
Answer: Rooh al-Qudus (The Holy Spirit) is the name of Jibreel (peace be upon him). `Isa (peace be upon him) is Allaah’s Slave, Messenger and Word, which Allaah bestowed upon Maryam (Mary) and a spirit created by Allaah. `Eesaa was called Rooh (Spirit) because Allaah created him without a father. In fact Allaah created him with the mere word ‘Be’ from the Spirit which the angel blew into Maryam (Mary) without a father... read more here.