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in response to reader comment: To Hamad, who is insulting the Prophet?

Submitted by Hamad (Saudi Arabia), Oct 5, 2006 at 15:44

Jan, these biographies are conflicting in some points, amongst themselves, and with each other. Prophet Mohammad is supposed to have pardoned Hind, who ate his uncle's liver after killing him. On the other hand he is supposed to have killed a pregnant woman who has bad mouthed him.

There are thousands of Hadiths, most were written to serve a personal or political purpose. There are very few that are agreed upon to be authentic compared to the whole number, one being the hadith about the five pillars of Islam.

Islam however, is perserved by the Quran which can't be modified. If I take your view, then Mohammad contradicted his philosophy in the Quran and went ballistic. One would wonder why Islam is so universally accepted by many when it had such a horrible prophet.

If you take my view, Mohammad can't go against the Quran because he is simply a messanger of god, and can't go against His teachings.

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