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Plagiarism and Q5:32

Reader comment on item: Arguing over "Can Islam Be Reformed?"
in response to reader comment: The sources are legions

Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Nov 2, 2013 at 12:41

Bonjour Alain

I'm sure you must be aware that there is an embarrassing (to Muslims) layer in Islam called al-Isra'eellyat or the tradtions that got into Islam from sources external to the Bible (after all Allah claims to be the author of the Bible) and the source of this layer was other Jewish literary sources and customs (Im sure you must be aware of the Libyan judge who admitted that even male circumcision is indeed un-Islamic and is part of al-Isra'eellyat the poor guy did not go very far but he made the point)

Early on the Ulama realized that Qur'an 5:32 is part of al-Isra'eellyat (it about the Biblical story of Cane and Able) as one can find it word for word in Talmud Sanhedrin and to the Rabbis killing a human being means that one is also killing his children and grand children etc... of the victim or all of humanity

Read Tafseer al-Tabari and it is indeed very interesting and the end result is he really does not know what to say but he believes that Allah was really talking about Muslims not killing other Muslims! Ridiculous indeed


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