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For harraq and the earth is flat and poor Quranic theology!

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Nov 25, 2006 at 17:12

My dear Harrak you wrote:

>blah....balh....blah...by arrogant Christians that believe that the earth if flat.

Well, I like to share a true story (see Ruthven) with you:

The chief Mufti of Saudi Arabia the late Shikh 3Abdalla bin Baz (?-1999) who was a big time religious chief in Saudi Arabia wrote a little book , and called it:

"Jarayan al-shams wa al-qamar wa sukun al-ard"

Oh I forgot that you know no Arabic and this little book means:

"The motion of the sun and moon and the stationary of earth."

This little fool was saying that based on the cosmology of the Quranic "seven heavens" earth is the center of the universe and the _earth is flat_ and this is straight from the mouth of that fool, and based on the book of his Allah. What is most interesting here is that Allah or is it Muhammad were palgiarizing the works of the Greeks and in this case it was Ptolemy's cosmology. (more about the transmission of the Greek learning in another post).

I'm sure bin Baz never heard of Kepler, Copernicus or Galileo. But this is not all when the Shaikh with the big ego was told that this is not correct he threatened anyone who disagrees with him to declare him kaffir after all he was the chief Mufti. Ah the warm and fuzzy Islam.

Then when he heared about the Americans landing on the moon he stated that it is only a trick to fool the gullible Muslims

So how come you did not know this little story?

I find it strange that you our to spread the religion of the arabs Islam that brutalized your ancestors. Shame.

Submitting....

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