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ayat al-raqeeq in the Qur'an

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Jun 9, 2011 at 21:38

Thank you Dr. Pipes and very interesting indeed and i must give Father Zakaria Botros, and I do regard him as my best Arabic language teacher and he is the one that indeed pointed out the difference between ma and man in the verse

>Abu Ishaq al-Huwaini (also spelled Abo Ishaq Alheweny)

Well in Egyptian Arabic his name is vocalized as abu Isha' el-heweni

>wants to apply the Shar'i code of spoils of war, including the taking of slaves. Raymond Ibrahim explains in "Raped and Ransacked in the Muslim World":According to Huwaini, after Muslims invade and conquer a non-Muslim nation—in the course of waging an offensive jihad—the properties and persons of those infidels who refuse to convert or pay jizya and live as subjugated dhimmis, are to be seized as ghanima or "spoils of war." … Huwaini said that infidel captives, the "spoils of war," are to be distributed among the Muslim combatants (i.e., jihadists) and taken to "the slave market, where slave-girls and concubines are sold."He referred to these latter by their dehumanizing name in the Koran, ma malakat aymanukum—"

Again I agree with Raymond however so no Muslim can come back and tell us that we kuffar cannot read the Qur'an the above comes in two other forms in the Qur'an

1. The singular form in Q33:50 and it is

wa ma malakat yaminuka

Or and what is owned by your (singular) right hand (read this as slaves)

2. It comes also in the plural form in Q23:6 where it is

wa ma malakat aymanuhum

Or and what is owned by their right hands (read this as slaves)

And any one who reads Wansbrough and is interested in Quranic literary criticism the above is an example of what Wansbrough called "variant traditions" and he believes that such phenomenon is the result of "the development of independent possibly regional traditions incorporated more or less intact in the canonical compilation" or the same material transmitted via different literary forms and more evidence that the Qur'an has multiple authors. How did the ulama explain such phenomenon and Allah repeating himself many times? They tell us it is all based on asbab al-nuzul but for sure Wansbrough maked us wonder


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