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A fine thesis- up to a point

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Submitted by zzaazzeefrazzee (United States), Feb 15, 2008 at 16:39

oliver, you've composed a lovely thesis, up to a point, but is your conclusion essentially stating that Arab Christians are not supposed to use the Arabic word for God, because you claim it is essentially Islamic, rather than Arabic? Yet telling Arabic Christians that they should stop using Allah seems a bit ridiculous? After all, Arabic bibles have in fact been around for CENTURIES. Are they supposed to go back and ERASE the word "Allah" out of them, just because you don't personally like it???

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