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Is Allah God?

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Submitted by Martin H. Katchen (United States), Jul 1, 2005 at 01:47

I see a serious problem in taking the use of the Allah for God in Arabic versions of the Bible as evidence for the unity of God and Allah. Arabic speaking Christians, living as minorities in Arab lands in a condition of dhimmitude (an inferior,m protected status--see Bat Yeor's website for more details) are in a postion where for their own safety, they must emphasize the common heritage of Islam and Christianity. How valid is an opinion given under duress?
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