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To Jeffrey: outlandish claims

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Submitted by Richard Lion heart (United States), Mar 14, 2006 at 01:13

Dear J,

You made some outlandish claims. Let me quote you:

A false prophet who recited our entire Bible from memory...
EVEN THE PARTS YOU DON'T WANT TO REMEMBER... ;)

Muhammad when he made his false claims of divine revelation could barely remember the stuff he said. Most of the koran was memorized by his companions and passed on. The koran was not compiled until two centuries after his death. That's why it's full of contradiction and absurdities.

Where did you read Muhammad memorized the whole Bible? To plagarize the bible, Muhammad had to buy scripture from the Jews living in Arabia. In says that in the koran itself. When Muhammad received he's so called revelation's, he would have seizure and foam at the mouth. I wonder where I have read about that:

Mark9: 14-26
14When they came to the other disciples, they saw a large crowd around them and the teachers of the law arguing with them. 15As soon as all the people saw Jesus, they were overwhelmed with wonder and ran to greet him.
16"What are you arguing with them about?" he asked.
17A man in the crowd answered, "Teacher, I brought you my son, who is possessed by a spirit that has robbed him of speech. 18Whenever it seizes him, it throws him to the ground. He foams at the mouth, gnashes his teeth and becomes rigid. I asked your disciples to drive out the spirit, but they could not."
19"O unbelieving generation," Jesus replied, "how long shall I stay with you? How long shall I put up with you? Bring the boy to me."
20So they brought him. When the spirit saw Jesus, it immediately threw the boy into a convulsion. He fell to the ground and rolled around, foaming at the mouth.
21Jesus asked the boy's father, "How long has he been like this?"
From childhood," he answered. 22"It has often thrown him into fire or water to kill him. But if you can do anything, take pity on us and help us."
23" 'If you can'?" said Jesus. "Everything is possible for him who believes."
24Immediately the boy's father exclaimed, "I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!"
25When Jesus saw that a crowd was running to the scene, he rebuked the evil[a] spirit. "You deaf and mute spirit," he said, "I command you, come out of him and never enter him again."
26The spirit shrieked, convulsed him violently and came out. The boy looked so much like a corpse that many said, "He's dead." 27But Jesus took him by the hand and lifted him to his feet, and he stood up.
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