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in response to reader comment: ISLAM THE ONLY RESCUE RELIGION FOR PEOPLE BREAKING LAW?

Submitted by Mr. Saphron Watson (United Kingdom), Sep 17, 2007 at 18:39

Firsly more people than ever are converting to ISlam although many muslims are becoming Christians as revealed by Dispatches and InvestigateIslam sites. However, all muslims become muslims though birth alone or political or reason of conversation or politics. Divine intervention never happens. many people become muslims usually because they are homophobic and need a religion that diplays hate or because they want to live by legalistic rules. many blacks like Michael Jackson become muslims without realising that:

The African American soldiers are killed and targeted by Muslims in Iraq more than whites (voice newspaper) The Koran and the hadiths is full of racist text against black skin and insults. How can the Muslim with their vile racist history and the Koran with its racism be from God? Christians being racist is by ignorant choice but Islam has racism written into her text and her hadiths. Muslims say in Iraq they don't want to be governed by African Americans as they are low!

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Black skin and Judgment Day:

On the Day when (some) faces will be whitened and (some) faces will be blackened; and as for those whose faces have been blackened, it will be said unto them: Disbelieved ye after your (profession of) belief? Then taste the punishment for that ye disbelieved. (Âl 'Imran 3:106)

And on the Day of Resurrection thou (Muhammad) seest those who lied concerning Allah with their faces blackened. Is not the home of the scorners in hell? (Az-Zumar 39:60)

For these traditions, it is much harder to resist the impression of racist overtones. They do not speak about people being whitened or blackened at the time of judgment, but link their original skin colour with their eternal destiny, i.e. Allah decreed that blacks will enter hell in contrast to whites. In fact, other narrations even command that any person claiming that Muhammad was black be put to death!

Ahmad ibn Abi Sulayman, the companion of Sahnun, said, "Anyone who says that the Prophet was black SHOULD BE KILLED." (Muhammad Messenger of Allah (Ash-Shifa of Qadi 'Iyad), Qadi 'Iyad Musa al-Yahsubi, translated by Aisha Abdarrahman Bewley [Madinah Press, Inverness, Scotland, U.K. 1991; third reprint, paperback], p. 375; capital emphasis ours)

Ahmad ibn Abi Sulayman, Sahnun's companion, said that whoever says that the Prophet was black IS KILLED. The Prophet was not black. (Ibid., p. 387; capital emphasis ours)

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