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For Sohail Muslim logic/education and the Qur'an indeed says that Jesus is God!

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Oct 28, 2006 at 08:35

My dear Sohail: your comment betrays your poor eduaction in matters of literary criticism.

There is no reason for you to believe any translation that you quote to support a point by anyone including me. And now you know why. Because you can find real mistakes and you can also expose any tendentious translation as in the case of the poor and tendentious translation of the words: "ben duun Allah" as: "in derogation of Allah"

And do you know why Yusuf Ali translated as such?

1. Could it be because his command of Arabic was poor?

2. Or could it be a tendentious translation to tell the readers that the Trinity is a "degradation" of his Allah which is not what the aya is saying? The aya is saying that Mary and Jesus are _two_ Gods beside Allah! We are not talking about exegesis here we are talking about a translation. Do you get it?

I suspect that it is a bit of this and a bit of that.

So much for the poor translation by Yusuf Ali.

You must do your home work and see what the source be the it the Qur'an or the Bible is saying in their primary language, be it Arabic or Hebrew, Greek or Syriac, because any translation is not good enough

Now stay tuned for why did Muhammad the poor theologian have this strange amalgum of ideas about Jesus in the Qur'an.

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