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Mansoor, which Allah do you worship

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Submitted by Infidel (Canada), Apr 4, 2008 at 01:37

Hello Mansoor

Which Allah are you referring to? Muhammad's grandfather name was Allah and his uncle's name was Allah. And there is the God of Muslims, whose name is also Allah. Then of course there is "Allah-the Moon God; could it be that is the Allah your referring to? In searching for the history of Allah, this is what I discovered:

"The Muslims claim that Allah in pre-Islamic times was the biblical God of the Patriarchs, prophets, and apostles. Archeologists have researched by digging into the past to see what the evidence reveals. This is the only way to find out the truth concerning the origins of Allah. The hard evidence of research, demonstrates that the god Allah was a pagan deity. In fact, he was the Moon-god who was married to the sun goddess and the stars were his daughters. Archaeologists have uncovered temples to the Moon-god throughout the Middle East. From the mountains of Turkey to the banks of the Nile, the most wide-spread religion of the ancient world was the worship of the Moon-god.

In the first literate civilization, the Sumerians have left us thousands of clay tablets in which they described their religious beliefs. As demonstrated by Sjoberg and Hall, the ancient Sumerians worshipped a Moon-god who was called many different names. The most popular names were Nanna, Suen and Asimbabbar. His symbol was the crescent moon. Given the amount of artifacts concerning the worship of this Moon-god, it is clear that this was the dominant religion in Sumeria. The cult of the Moon-god was the most popular religion throughout ancient Mesopotamia. The Assyrians, Babylonians, and the Akkadians took the word Suen and transformed it into the word Sin as their favorite name for the Moon-god. As Prof. Potts pointed out, "Sin is a name essentially Sumerian in origin which had been borrowed by the Semites. In ancient Syria and Canna, the Moon-god Sin was usually represented by the moon in its crescent phase."

I hope you find this article interesting and can you tell me if Islam is represented by a "Crescent Moon"?
If you want to read the entire article, please ask me politely, without your usual anger and sarcasm and I will give you the website.

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