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Two different views on what shapped Islam

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Submitted by Doug (United States), Aug 13, 2012 at 11:13

Dhimmi no more, you are correct in your assertion of the shaping of Islam as we know it today. This is one of the two theories being put out to explain modern Islam, and at this period was also when the system of Abrogation was introduced. Due to the lack of chronology in the Koran, the Hadith was used extensively to quantify the suras, a guessing game at this point. The other prevailing theory is that AbuBakar wrote the Koran in his image, he wasn't called AbuBakar "The butcher" for nothing.

The analogy to Genghis Khan was in the capability of uniting diverse tribes, not as historical or religious figure.

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