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Jeffery, What are you doing? Confused?

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Submitted by Joe (United States), Feb 22, 2006 at 15:22

Jeffery,

Thank you for reiterating that the Golden Rule is in the Bible. I was asking for you to try and find it in the Qur'an! Good luck, because it is not in there :)

The commandment said, "worship no gods BEFORE me", accounting for the trinity and the saints.

You reaffirmed several times that Jesus is God. "Do you not believe that I am in the Father and the Father in me?" (John). If you understand that they are one and the same, then you can understand that it was the Father and Jesus as one God that spoke to us and taught us.

Repentance is for hypocrites. I am one, you are one, everyone is one. We are all sinners. To understand this, and to repent, is to save ourselves. It is not forced, nothing is forced in Christianity (unlike Islam-the submission, all about coercion). However, we are taught what is for our own good.

The eschatologies between Islam and Christianity are completely different. There teachings are completely different. Thou shalt not kill! This is allowed in Islam, regardless of the rules attached to killing (infidels only). Polygamy? Is that in Christianity? No. Muhummad was just making up for his lower, submissive position to Khadija. Her marriage was androgynous.

The teachings of Islam are not consistent with Christianity or Judaism. Between Judaism and Christianity there is merely the continuation of eschatalogical revelation. Islam takes a vastly different route, that of Zoroastrianism, and its own twisted image.

I am not sure exactly what you are doing, because in many cases you simply reaffirm our statements with your quotes. Islam is not Christianity, it is a fabrication, that attempts to gain Christian followers.

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