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It is called a language that Angela does not know!

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in response to reader comment: Hermeneutics and intepretation, something for those without in advanced studies?

Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Jun 14, 2007 at 07:27

Our dear maria, but Christianty, Hinduism, Sikhism etc...can also bring peace to their followers. So can we also define the word let us say Christianity as those that follow and teachings of the Christ and also peace?

You will be laughing if one would define the word Christianity as peace. And I also find it funny when a person like Angela that does not know any Arabic defines the word islam as: surrender to Allah and peace! What makes it even more funny is that one of her reasons is the fact the words Salam and Islam come from the same root SLM, so she is talking about language here madam.

But what she does not understand is that in the Arabic language words that come from same root but belong to different stems have nothing in common except a common root. Take the case of SN. Let us say the English has also root system so this will be like saying that a son must be a sun and the sun must also be the son. Now do you understand?

And why do we need advanced studies to reach such conclusions?

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