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in response to reader comment: WHO MUHAMMAD PUH ?

Submitted by Whossane (India), Jun 19, 2008 at 21:43

This is a LIE.

Khadijah was Muhammed's first wife. She was a WIDOW who employed HIM. HE worked for her. She was wealthy, had access to her own wealth. She had the FREEDOM to PROPOSE MARRIAGE to MUHAMMED. This was BEFORE the revelations began. This story is not spun by the west. It is recorded by Muslims. Are you going to deny this? Does this scenario look like one where girls are killed and treated badly? I think not. Infact today if a widow were to propose marriage to a man, muslims might see it as 'forward'.\

He married many other war widows. Widows whose husbands were killed by his own men. When asked why, Muslims say it was to set examples. How many times was the same example set? And how come he married a widow even before the Qoran began to be revealed to him?

Another LIE is that he was illiterate and therefore couldn't write down the message. The message was revealed over 23 years. How many years does it take to get literate especially when given such an important task by GOD...no less????????

Yet another LIE is that you had only ONE messenger. There were plenty between Muhammed and you. How did you get the Qoran? Directly from the 'prophet'? NO. Ottoman REJECTED some versions of the Qoran in circulation in his time and ordered one standard QORAN to be published. WHY? If the message is perfect and cannot be corrupted, what was it that he REJECTED and who gave him the AUTHORITY?

Do not ASK for respect for yourself or your religion. EARN IT.

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