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The sources are legions

Reader comment on item: Arguing over "Can Islam Be Reformed?"
in response to reader comment: the SOURCE is ONE

Submitted by Alain Jean-Mairet (Switzerland), Oct 16, 2013 at 23:53

Obviously, the author(s) of the Koran did use the Talmud as a source, too. And one can find traces of the stories of prophets in many other cultures. The "holly books" of the Middle East just took it to an unprecedented level. Think of Noah's story, for example, where God killed whole humanity but a handful of people in his wrath, making him the worst mass killer of "history".

They are just stories, Guardian, and those who believe that they are true make the world bleed and retrograde.


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