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To Henrik: Quran is above all, then 6 books of Hadith and then remaning books of Hadith, and then history books

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Submitted by Syed Rafey Husain (Pakistan), Jul 2, 2007 at 10:35

Did I satisfy your thirst for sources?

As a matter of fact no. You quoted from al-Tabari and Ibn Ishaq, both are books of history and not Hadith. Note Henrik, Quran is above all, then 6 books of Hadith and then remaning books of Hadith, and then history books like al-Tabari.

So let's jump into the Hadith: "They said: "Muhammad, come let us worship what you worship, and you worship what we worship. You and we will combine in the matter. If what you worship is better than what we worship, we will take a share of it, and if what we worship is better than what you worship, you can take a share of that."" al-Tabari VI p. 106: "Quraysh promised Muhammad that they would give him so much wealth that he would become the richest man in Mecca, would give him as many girls as he wanted in marriage, and would submit to his commands." Power, sex and money, right?

Dear Henrik, you quoted and you didn't give a thought to matter.

Qureish offered him all, but Prophet Mohammad (Peace be upon him) never accepted. Or do you have a reference for Prophet's affirmation? And how could you have a reference (and if there one it will contradict with other facts of history like Prophet Mohammad migrated to Madina, fought Battle of Badar with Qureish etc.).

My love to you.

Syed Rafey Husain
Karachi, Pakistan
Blog: http://blog.360.yahoo.com/syedrafey


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