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It's called 'Theological Correctness' ...

Reader comment on item: Is Allah God? - Continued
in response to reader comment: When did Arabic Christians employ "Allah" in the Arabic Bible?

Submitted by Oliver (United States), Feb 27, 2008 at 23:30

When did Arabic Christians employ "Allah" in the bible, and why? Is it "poltical correctness" as some have suggested on this board (Actually, I think one could ask if the current reaction against the usage is also a form of "political correctness"?)?

Sorry Friend - It's called 'Theological Correctness' ...

These Christians rejected the concept of Trinity.

Well ... if they reject the diety of 'the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit' then they are decided not Christians.

Bishr Ibn Al-Sirri's translation of the Arabic codex was made about 200 years after the Arab conquest of the Middle East.

200 years of dhimmitude can have an 'effect' on one's 'attitudes' toward the 'use' of the NAME of a false god in the translation of the Holy Scriptures - but perhaps Bishr Ibn Al-Sirri was a heretical non-Christian Christian - is that an oxymoron?

How the manuscript came to be in St Catherine's Monastery is not certain.

Was that the manuscript the 'Christian' monks were using for 'fire-wood'?

The name of "Allah" is found in Arabic bibles. Could it be that the name of "Allah" was used by Arab Christian converts from BEFORE the arrival of Islam?

SO - what else can we expect from heretical non-christian christians - sure sounds like an oxymoron.

In any case, allowing for the possibility that something could have happened and having hard evidence that something actually occurred is what separates pure speculation and objective scholarship. The only thing you've managed to 'prove' is that these supposed Arab Christians were not Christians at all.

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