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By your own logic, Christians are just as guilty.

Reader comment on item: Is Allah God? - Continued
in response to reader comment: The "monotheistic tradition" of the Jews was stolen by the Muslims, like everything else.

Submitted by zzazzeefrazzee (United States), Apr 13, 2008 at 14:03

Nice try- but you totally evaded my point about the Christian usage of the name Allah, much less failed to own up to the fact that you merely parroted Morley in you first post. Furthermore, if you examine your own flawed logic, the Christians must also not worship the same God, and are just as guilty of "appropriation". After all, they worship Jesus, Jews do not.

In contrast, allow me to counter that YHVH, which had been translated into Greek Κυριος, Latin Dominus, and English "Lord" was translated into Syriac by early Christians as the word "Rabb". That exact same word is also prominently found both in Arabic bibles as well as the Qur'an.

"End of story"

A statement typically uttered by reactionary religious absolutist zealots.
Long on rhetoric, short on substance.

Suffice it to say that you have neither proved your argument, nor acknowledged that there is a shared, common monotheistic heritage among all three religions. That does not mean that all three religions hold the exact same view of God, but differing views of the nature of God. Jews necessarily reject the concept of Trinity as do Muslims.


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