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Submitted by tariq (United Arab Emirates), Jan 23, 2006 at 09:12

"Here is some reading you need to have

"http://everystudent.com/features/bible.html""
I Dont need to go to this website. Y? because i know enough about Islam and as i said before "i dont come here to write comments on other religions filled with hate and ignorance. I only remove misunderstandings about Islam and I respect others belief."

"I haven't said that Quran today is not the same Quran that was preached by Muhammad, I said that Muhammad is the only witness on the assumption that Quran is word from GOD"

Only assumption? read tht article again. Or just read this part:
Several questions need to be asked here. Is it possible for a person
known and respected for his honesty and trustworthiness to
announce suddenly that he is the Prophet of God and then begin to
call upon his people to abandon their old lives and beliefs for new
ones? Also, if he were a false prophet, why did he suffer through all
of the hardships that his people imposed upon him? And why, when
his people offered to accept him as their king and to lay all the riches
of the land at his feet, if only he would cease and desist, did he
refuse to do so? Why did he continue to preach Islam in the face of
all kinds of insults, social boycott, and even physical assault by his
own people?

And this Part:
Is it not an incontrovertible proof of his prophethood that, despite
being unlettered and having led a very normal and quiet life for
forty years, that all of Arabia stood in AWE and WONDER of his
wonderful eloquence and oratory when he began to preach Islam? It
was so MATCHLESS that LEGIONS of Arab poets, preachers, and orators of
the highest caliber FAILED to produce a composition that could
compare with or equal it. And, above all, how could he state SCIENTIFIC
truths that would not be known by to the rest of humanity for
centuries and that he could not learn about in any other way except
through divine revelation?

"The versus in Mecca are the ones inspired by Muhammad little knowledge of Christianity"
Is this y the Quran speaks of Mary in such a way tht the Christian king of Abyssinia at that time said that wots written in the Quran does not differ from wots written in the bible by this much. and then showed every1 a small and thin piece of wood fiber.( i dont know wot to call it exactly but its very thin need a tweezer to pull it out if it pierces ur skin.)
And the King REFUSED to hand over the muslims, who were weak and poor at tht time, to the Rich and Powerful Quraish.

"Madena is when he reached a high level of power and started his political outrage on Jews, on Arab tribes, etc. He could defeat Mecca's people, steal and rape in the name of what he called Allah."
Thts wrong. he was not strong either militarily or financially. the first battle ever fought between the muslims and the Quraish was the Battle of Badr. tht was 2 years after hijrat. this battle was fought for defense of madina. Defeating the ppl of mahhah at that time was not possible for him. the Quraish were to strong, very rich and had many powerful allies.
He didnt start any political outage. he only defended himself, his ppl and his religion.

Can't you see it, GOD created all mankind equal, why would GOD ask one of his children to kill in his name?
HE DOESNT!!!

"I know I know, you will tell me that Killing in Islam is only for JUST. But what is JUST?"
No i wont tell u this. i would tell u wot i have told every1 else. tht killing is only justified if a muslim breaks a law in Islam which has killing as a punishment or when muslims or Islam is threathned.

"destroy Israel, Israel says that the land is for the Jews and the palistenian say that the land is theirs."
the land did belong to the pelestinians but after WW2 they were kicked out.

"Quran says that land of Islam ca not be ruled by inidales, it says that Muslims should fight occupation and kill those who take thier lands from them. All about land, property, earthy power, etc"
Wot else are u supposed to do? If some 1 takes away ur belongings, wot do u do?u have to take it away from them. and if they fight, defend yourself.(u may hav to kill some1 in this process)
Y did U.S attack Iraq? they were not threathened. Iraqis did not even have nuclear weapons(and U.S has the most Nuclear weapons in the whole world)

"Killing in Christianity does NOT have any justification, even criminals although should be poisoned but never be killed or tortured. There is no opsession about land, honour..."
Just read Deuteronomy 22:23-24 and Deuteronomy 22:28-29
Also read 2 Samuel 12:11-14 NAB

"Trust me I have been taught Quran, Hadith, Sunna and tafseer since I was in kindergaden and also in its original language "Arabic""
Sorry cant trust u. If u have been taught about Islam how come u are so ignorant about it?

"I can see where are you coming from..."
You have sixth sense or wot? how can u know 'where i am coming from'?

"I have seen lots of people who have been blinded by what they are fed from Imam's."
I dont talk to any imams. real or fake. I have myself seen many 'Imams' who dont hav a clue about Islam.

"... the destruction and hate in islam in no way can be coming from the loving GOD that Jesus introduced to the world"
there is no "destruction and hate in islam"

"Until now, neither Ahmad nor Tariq provided any intelligent support for their accusation that the bibles are corrupted and also none of them answered my question."
I have said before tht i dont come here to write comments on other religions filled with hate and ignorance. I only remove misunderstandings about Islam and I respect others belief.

"Neither Christ nor the apostles had any earthy benefit from believing in Christianity on the contrary, their believe caused them grief, pain and death, unlike Muhammad and his followers who gained power, wealth, sex, etc from being Muslims"

read my previous comment again:
Neither Christ nor the apostles had any earthy benefit from believing in Christianity on the contrary, their believe caused them grief, pain and death, "
exactly the same can be said of Muhammad (PBUH)

"unlike Muhammad and his followers who gained power, wealth, sex, etc from being Muslims"
To answer this I'll just qoute u:"Before accusing the authenticity of..." Islam,"...please research through history..."

Peace
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