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I never said "That the Hebrew God was co-opted by Muhammad for his needs"

Reader comment on item: Give Gaza to Egypt
in response to reader comment: Allah is not an Arab name for the God worshipped by Christians and Jews

Submitted by Abu Nudnik (Canada), Mar 13, 2008 at 10:11

and agree with your evaluation completely. The il-lah is obviously related to the generic El in Phoenicia and other points - also in Hebrew (Elohim)

Great post about the moon god and its survivor in Islam - so clear that crescent moon's origin. BTW the Islamic calendar is still lunar.


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