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Adib Farakish.. they themselves are not sure about their religion

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Submitted by Sarah (Sweden), Mar 19, 2006 at 16:48

Dear Adib Farakish,

You and Danish/American will not get an answer from the Christians regarding their concept of God, for they themselves are not sure about it. See, how they are trying to flee from this question.

That reminds me a true story of a Muslim Scholar in India during the British rule:

Maulana Rahmatullah Karanvi (a Muslim scholar) was having a discussion with a Christian Missionary who was trying to prove to the Maulana that Jesus (PBUH) is Almighty God and that Jesus (PBUH) died for the sins of mankind. The discussion continued for a long time, without any result. While the debate was still going on the servant of the Muslim scholar rushed into the room and whispered something in his ears. The Maulana became very sad. The Christian missionary asked: Maulana, what is the bad news? The Maulana said, 'my servant has just brought the news that Archangel Gabriel has died'. The Christian missionary laughed loudly and said,' Oh Maulana, you being such a learned person, do you believe in such absurd things? Can Angel die?' The Maulana replied, 'When God can die why can't the Angel die?'

And the missionary left without speaking a single word.
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