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For Hamad: and reading the Qur'an in Arabic

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in response to reader comment: Nice Logic Susan

Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Oct 1, 2006 at 16:48

Mty dear hamad,

Now speaking of "the no compulsion in religion"

I know Arabic very well, may be even more than you can imagine. And yes I also have a 1923-1924 Cairo edition of the Qur'an in front of me.

So here is today's lesson in the Muslim theology

1. Your Allah or is it Abul Qasim declares: "there is no compulsion in religion."

So the question for you ya ayuha al-faylasoof al-kabeer: what was sabab al-nuzul for the above aya? I bet you a buck that you do not know.

2. But wait: then your Allah "reveals" to Muhammad or is it abul Qasim ayat al-saif or the sword verse or the infamous Q:5 where it says: Iqtoloo al-muskrikeen blah...blah...blah unless thay convert to Islam.

3. Now we are told that the last revealed sura is surat al-tauba or number 9 and this is where you will find ayat al-saif.

4. But your allah is in the habit of changing his mind and he calls it and you guessed it: al-Nasikh wa al-mansukh aka abrogation aka Allah changing his mind. So al-nasikh wa al-mansukh means that a late revelation will abrogate an earlier revelation in the same subject matter.

5. This means that ayat al-saif abrogates the "no compulsion in religion" verse. So much for the no compulsion in religion and so much for the retarded Islamic theology.

How come you did not know that? And did you flunk your Muslim theology 101?

Submitting....

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