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Our dear Esq and argument from kuffar! part deux

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Feb 13, 2011 at 09:10

So our dear esq tells us that we kuffar can learn from this story in Muhammad's sira (biography) about his little trips to Syria or al-Sham and his little chats with the imaginary Monk The Monk aka Bahira! Right our dear Esq?

>The Prophet's trip to Sham

You see our dear Esq this story of Muhammad being a tajir (trader) owes its existence not to the fact that he was really a tajir or trader but because of Surat Qureish! In other words if we did not have Surat Qureish we would not have had these claims that Muhammad was a tajir! And if you read surat Qureish you will not find anything that is close to:

1, Ina Muhammad kana tajir or Muhammad was a trader

2. Ina Muhammad kan yarhal ila al-sham lel tijara or Muhammad used to travel to Syria for trade

3. And what made it even more confusing is that the ulama did not even agree about the site of such tijara so was it al-Yaman or was it al-Habasha or was it al-Sham and only allahu a3lam right our dear Esq?

It was the Ulama that were trying to explain this sura that did not make any sense more so when we really do not know what it really means!

So much for Meccan trade and Muhammad al-tajir

And here is your bonus for today: What does the word Ilaf in Surat Qureish really mean? Let me help you: No one has a clue and why is that our dear Esq?

So do you know what this means so far? It means that Muhammad's sira is UNHISTORICAL and it is no more than another way of exegesis (tafseer/ta'weel) of these Quranic allusions that did not make any sense

But wait once Muhammad makes it to al-Sham another story had to be spun to explain the Quranic allusion of Q7:157-158 and here the Qur'an says

1. al-rasul al-nabi al-ummi

Which the tafseer tells us that it must be Muhammad

2. al-ladhi yajidunah maktuban 3anduhum fi al-tawrat wa al-injiil

And here it says that Christians and the Jews will find him (Muhammad's name) mentioned in the Tawra and the Gospels

So what is better than to make a story of Muhammad al-tajir and his rihla (trip) to Syria where he meets monk The Monk aka Bahira who indeed finds him mentioned in Christian books! And fools like you will beleive all this nonsense

Now do you see what we have? We have Quranic allusions that do not make any sense and the Ulama had to explain these allusions by creating strories that are all fiction and the end result is the sira which is no more than qissas that aim at explaining what the Qur'an is saying and they mean nothing and they lead us no where as nothing is historical about them

Stay tuned for Muhammad's year of birth and his age when he died and more qissas or stories

And your home work for today is the Arabic word 3Umr and suart alam Tara aka Suart al-Feel

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