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Actually Islam composite of poor copies

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in response to reader comment: Hi Mansoor, Here you are! ISLAMIC RITUALS - POOR COPIES OF HINDUISM

Submitted by Devasahayam (United States), Jun 11, 2008 at 13:10

Basically, they copied rituals from:

  • Hinduism (including occultic practices such as astrology and palm-reading)
  • Dietary laws, poor copy of Levitical (shellfish and hard animal fats, both disallowed to Jews, are allowed to Muslims--I have seen this when I purchased lamb from Kosher and Halal shops; the Halal-lamb was NOT fat-trimmed, while the Kosher was)
  • their so-called monotheism was already present in ancient Egypt (short-lived, under Akhnaton, father-in-law of Tut)*** and ancient Persia (Parsis worship a single god, Ormazd, whose symbol is the fire)
  • Ancient Greek/Roman
***Significant when you consider that Hagar (the mother of Ismail/Ishmael, the one claimed by Muslims to be Mo's ancestor) was an (ancient) Egyptian--and a syncretist; she had been told where to find water by God, but still got her son a bride from Egypt (where worshippers of Yahweh would have been few-and-far-between).

Gen 21:15-21 (KJV) "And the water was spent in the bottle, and she cast the child under one of the shrubs. And she went, and sat her down over against him a good way off, as it were a bow shot: for she said, Let me not see the death of the child. And she sat over against him, and lift up her voice, and wept. And God heard the voice of the lad; and the Angel of God called to Hagar out of heaven, and said unto her, What aileth thee, Hagar? fear not; for God hath heard the voice of the lad where he is. Arise, lift up the lad, and hold him in thine hand; for I will make him a great nation. And God opened her eyes, and she saw a well of water; and she went, and filled the bottle with water, and gave the lad drink. And God was with the lad; and he grew, and dwelt in the wilderness, and became an archer. And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran: and his mother took him a wife out of the land of Egypt."

Gen 24 (KJV)--only link, as the chapter is 67 verses long; the contrast in how Abraham went to look for a bride for Isaac. In summary, Abraham understood that he would find few (if any) other worshippers of Yahweh where he was, and specifically sent his servant (believed to be Eliezer of Damascus, but not explicitly named in the passage) to search where such COULD be found--and that the excuse "my son will be able to change her to worshipping Yahweh" actually was playing with fire.

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