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How can you be so sure Abraham was a muslim?

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Submitted by Zen (Malaysia), Dec 14, 2008 at 22:22

Abraham was neither a jew, christian nor muslim. Muslims want Abraham to be seen as a muslim because they are desperate for recognition. Abraham worshipped YHWH not Allah. Allah cannot be YHWH because of their different tributes. As some one said, calling Abraham muslim is a wishful thinking, done with the purpose of making Islam relevant.

Besides, no one was called a muslim before Muhammad. Calling someone muslim using a generic definition of the word is a form of corruption of ideas. The person muslims called Abraham lived in Mecca and this is not the same Abraham described in the Bible. The biblical Abraham never ventured into Mecca. The muslim Abraham is Muhammad's fabrication, this person never exist.ed. The biblical Abraham is not the ancestor of Arabs, for before Abraham, the Arabs already existed as people. How can the sons be older than the father?

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