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The Invitation To "Embrace Islam"

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Submitted by Mike Ramirez (United States), Jan 8, 2008 at 08:47

According to Islamic theology, all non-Muslims must first be invited to embrace Islam and given the chance to accept the belief that Al'lah is the true God and that Muhammad was the "Last and Final prophet of Al'lah".

Those who do not accept the invitation to accept Islam are classified as "Unbelievers" and "Infidels" and Muslims are allowed to persecute them in various ways according to the Ahadith teachings of Muhammad.

Meanwhile, apostate Muslims (those who converted away from Islam) are given a chance to reconsider and are invited to return to embrace the faith of Islam with threats of harm if they do not return.

If Barack Obama was born to a Muslim parent, he is still considered to be Muslim although he may have "converted away" to another faith. At any point, fundamental Islamic leaders can invite Obama to return to the faith of Islam. Therefore, it is possible that if Obama becomes president of the United States, he could convert while in office to "embrace" Islam, an ideology that is not at all compatible with the Democracy. The results could have a major influential change in the structure of America's government and way of life. Just a thought.

Mike Ramirez

http://www.Starman3000.com

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