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Holy vs not holy

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Submitted by Samer Sukhun (United Arab Emirates), Apr 29, 2008 at 13:35

Hi Williame,

There is no divine trace of Joan d'arc or other "what you say holy" - while Mohammad left the Quran the holy book of the Muslims, the still existing miracle in the world.

You are right - Quran is holy because its the words of God. prophets are not holy, they are humans but chosen by God, so they are pure, unlike the rest of the people, we should not show their image or make statue of them.

Pictures are allowed, although some islamic scholars forbit it. but other scholars permit it. since there is nothing mentioned in the Quran about photos, then it is allowed, while statues are forbideen of any kind.

We do have such people who believe the hair of Mohammad to be holy, but we have no evidence in the Quran or Hadith, Iranians (Shi'at) believe Hassan and Hussein the grandsons of Mohammad to be holy.. but this is wrong practice in Islam.

There are people who are fanatics , they are strict in everything, and there are moderates, and this is in all religions

The media in west show the fanatics in Islam and ignore the fanatics in the West

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