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Muslims want to destroy their embarrassing literary sources

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in response to reader comment: Brilliant observation of DNM

Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Nov 27, 2013 at 11:17

You are very kind. The Qur'an is really an historical artifact and what do we do with such artifacts? We examine them and we try to understand their history and how they came about and what do they really say. Long time ago the Greeks taught all of us that claims invite scrutiny and indeed this is one of the foundations of the western civilization

Muslims? They tell us that Othman did burn copies of the Qur'an that were different from his recension! And now there is a suggestion by many Muslims, (embarrassed by what one finds in their Islamic sources) that some of these traditions should be deleted or even worse destroyed including destroying some of the books that transmitted such traditions and here is an example


And the title is: Soon Petitions demanding that tens of Ahadith (the plural of hadith) from al-Bukhari and Muslim and Musadarat al-Muwata' and Ihya' Ulum el-Deen and Zad al-Ma'ad and al-Futuhat al-Makiyya must be deleted (read this as destroyed),

I'm sure that without western scholarship about the history of early Islam the whole world would have been believing the biggest literary fraud in the history of man/womankind and that is the Islamic historical tradition


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