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Submitted by Ianus (Poland), Jan 21, 2006 at 08:39

Ahmad Zafire, you wrote :

>????? i liked the beginning but the end as jesus coming back as a terriorst i dont think so.

I should have written "a superterrorist and the destroyer of Christianity", even thou you'll dislike it even more. But it does correspond to the dismal truth about Jesus' image in Islam.
Breaking crosses (symbols of Christianity), killing pigs( Muslim flattering circumlocutions for "Christians") and abolishing jizya ( that after the destruction of all infidels - especially so numerous Christians - imposing the infidelity tax will make no sense any longer) are all feats not a rank-and-file terrorist might be capable of. They are something for a masterterrorist, a superterrorist, so to speak.

>u show me that in the Quran.

This picture of Jesus comes from the hadith- traditions about Muhammed- the second most important source of Islamic world-view.

From the Quran we learn that Jesus was a true Muslim as were all the prophets before him ( 3.84) and that Christians spread lies about him (4.157) and generally : (3.71)"O People of the Scripture! Why confound ye truth with falsehood and knowingly conceal the truth?"

But Muslim scholars seem to agree
http://www.abc.se/~m9783/fiqhi/fiqha_e80.html
that 4:159 [ "And there is none of the People of the Scripture but he will certainly believe in him before his death, and on the Day of Resurrection he will be a witness against them" ] refers to this role of Jesus as a punisher and hater of Christians. It's borne out by the principal hadith authority.

Al-Bukhari [ v.4, 55, Nr 657] : Narrated Abu Huraira:

Allah's Apostle said, "By Him in Whose Hands my soul is, surely (Jesus,) the son of Mary will soon descend amongst you and will judge mankind justly he will break the Cross and kill the pigs and there will be no Jizya .Money will be in abundance so that nobody will accept it, and a single prostration to Allah (in prayer) will be better than the whole world and whatever is in it." Abu Huraira added "If you wish, you can recite (this verse of the Holy Book): -- 'And there is none Of the people ..."

Other pertaining hadith :

[Sunan Abu Dawud , 37, Nr 4310 ] : Narrated Abu Huraira:

The Prophet (pbuh) said: There is no prophet between me and him, that is, Jesus (pbuh). He will descend (to the earth). [...] He will fight the people for the cause of Islam. He will break the cross, kill swine, and abolish jizya. Allah will perish all religions except Islam. He will destroy the Antichrist and will live on the earth for forty years and then he will die. The Muslims will pray over him.

Al-Bukhari v. 4, 55, Nr 658:

Narrated Abu Huraira:

Allah's Apostle said "How will you be when the son of Mary (i.e. Jesus) descends amongst you and he will judge people by the Law of the Quran and not by the law of Gospel"

> jesus will come back to bring peace to humanitity and will die just as all man. but sit a witnessed the day of judgement.

What a Muslim means by "humanity" or "peace" by far doesn't overlap with what a kafir would call.
As to witnesses it is said in the Quaran (4.149) what sort of witness this Muslim Jesus (Isa) will be.

Jan
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