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"False Flags" Transcribed into Islamic Theology

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in response to reader comment: al-Tabari and Q2:69 an addendum and this time al-Qurtubi

Submitted by Mike Ramirez (United States), Mar 18, 2014 at 00:20

Hi dhimmi no more. Indeed, there are some confusing variations that Islamic theology teaches in its attempt to have people believe that Muhammad's revelations legitimately agreed with Judeo-Christian Biblical teachings. Thank you for pointing out the examples that you cited in your responses. Here is what I have read regarding why Muhammad failed in his attempts to convince Jews and Christians that he was the "last and final prophet" sent from God.

According to some accounts, Muhammad's army defeated one of the last remaining Jewish strongholds in Khaybar, circa 629. Muhammad then placed several rabbis under house arrest and ordered them to translate the Torah/Tanakh from Hebrew to Arabic. In doing so, the rabbis elected to deliberately make some "changes" to the Biblical accounts so that when Muhammad would convey them back to a Jewish crowd they would notice that his version did not agree with the Biblical accounts that had been written and established in Judaism. Because of Muhammad's illiteracy, these "false flags" revealed to the Jewish people that Muhammad was not a true prophet that the Jews should accept. Additionally, it was at Khaybar where he attended a banquet and ate a morsel of poisoned mutton that had been served to him. This, too, was a Biblical sign whereas poisoned food or drink would not have any harmful or fatal affect on a True Prophet of God. Muhammad died a few years later in 623 as a result of the poison.

In Muhammad's attempt to convince Jews and Christians that he was a true prophet, he was unable to realize that his "revelations" were totally off-base when compared to some of the basic Biblical teachings of the Judeo-Christian faith. Muhammad's sly attempt at plagiarism exposed his deception to those who actually knew what the true accounts from the Bible stated. Thus, he failed to completely win over the Jewish and Christian communities of his time and, thus, Islam's continued attempt to threaten all people to forcefully accept Islam and Muhammad as a true prophet or face persecution, subjugation and/or death for not converting.

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