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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Apr 1, 2008 at 14:37

Our dear Taj wrote this little gem

>While you may be addressing a novice Imam with regard to Brother Ahmad, your retorts regarding certain details pertaining to Islam, Quran, etc., are less than novice and misinformed.

Then prove me wrong

>First, the Quran does not state that Islam is only for hijazi arabs...good luck proving that one in the face of numerous Quranic verses that belie such a claim not to mention the reality that hijazi arabs are a small minority of Muslims world-wide.

Then how do you explain Q14:4? and where where would I find an aya in the Qur'an that says: ina al-3arab fi al-hijazi 3adadun aqal fi al-muslmeen fi kul al-3alam?

>Second, "Shaikh al Jami' " is a hardly used term,

Really? You have never been to the Middle East. Have you?

>and one that can be given to any elderly scholar, leader, or lay person in any Islamic community. "Imam" is a specific title given to a person who holds as specific position - your question really begs that you do some (easy) research on the term...

But I like the Mullah thing

>Third, Allah does not call menstruation a "disease" - I know you claim to "read" arabic, but your comprehension fails at least here...the word Allah uses is certainly not "disease", lol

Your Allah calls it a disease. He is the same Allah that "creates" you with a foreskin and then ooops it has to be removed!

>Fourth, your transliteration "al salaamu alaikum" is another indication of improper command of transliteral Arabic...First, you should have noted that the letter "seen" (s) is al harufash shamsiyah (let me know if you need a translation) and thus the "l" in "al" is not pronounced in favor of the seen being mushaddat...

Well our dear Taj there is a lam shamsiya and a lam qamariya and in this case it is lam shamsiya but only for vocalization and what our dear Mullah got himself into is that he has no clue about the difference between vocalization and transliteration so tell him that he either sticks to English or he will be corrected and so will you.

>Thus, when written, one would not transliterate a letter that not pronounced in Arabic. This of course is in addition to the fact that no one (who speaks arabic) pronounces the greeting as you incorrectly transliterated...Ahmed was correct in his transliteration, your rebuttal, I'm afraid, was woefully not so...

One word: Bogus If you are to transliterte it must be correct Arabic. Vocalization? It is a different matter and how would you it like if I write:

bi smi la hi r rah ma ni r ra heem "well this is how it vocalized by a Sheikh who is reciting the Qur'an) instead of Bism Allah al-Rahman al-Rahim you tell us ya ayuha al-falyasoof al-kabeer!

How come you did not know that?

>I can recommend a number of reference tools for you if you are actually interested in further study/knowledge, that way you can avoid such flubs.

Thank you but no thanks

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