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Reader comment on item: Is Allah God? - Continued
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Submitted by Oliver (United States), Jan 22, 2008 at 22:02

TAJ ... are you trying to say that among the 360 odd idols that occupied the kabba at the time of M. not one of them was an idol dedicated to the Moon Diety ... how foolish is that assertion ... even if allah wasn't 'the moon god of arabia' it certainly was one of the 360 idols worshipped at the kabba ... as a matter of fact allah was (is) the chief idol of the arabic pantheon ... allah is greater - than what - the other 359 idols!

All I hear about is how ancient jews and christians referred to their God as allah - prove it I say - Jews even today and certainly way back then called YHWH Adonai they would use el - eloh - elohim to say the word God in casual reference to the or any diety, al ilah, for a Jew is = elohim which is a generic word to refer to any god. SO if the Jews used al ilah in reference to God it is not the same as calling your Allah Adonai - it would never happen - GET IT??? The same thing goes for Christians - when a Christian calls on Jesus s/he addresses Him as LORD (same meaning as Adonai) - a Christian would never address Jesus as Allah - a Christian might use al ilah in casual reference to God, but it is not the same as addressing Jesus as Allah.


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