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al-Ahmadiyya and its followers!

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in response to reader comment: What do revered Muslims say about al-Ahmadiyya? It is not very pretty

Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Oct 16, 2017 at 12:36

Dr Pipes

You need to check this old article of Qasim Rashid (a Pakistani who lives in the US) complaining of your "anti-Muslim crowd"!

http://dailycaller.com/2014/03/13/daniel-pipes-and-the-anti-islam-crowds-cries-for-attention-sounding-increasingly-desperate/

But would he worry about the vile anti-Ahmadiyya nonsense among Muslims? He will never do that and I wonder why

Here is his latest article (see below) in The Independent where he tells us how great Islam to women because it treats women so well and that they are equal to men No I'm not kidding that is what he wrote Then he quotes Surat al-Nisa' verse 2 (by the way the correct verse in 4:1) and this is what the verse says in Arabic

1. ربكم الذي خلقم or your God that created you

2. من نفس واحدة or from one soul (read this as one man)

3. وخلق منها زوجها or he created from it (the one soul) her pair (wife)

4. وبث رجالا كثيرا ونساء or and spread from them (man and wife) many men and women

For the readers: The authors of the Qur'an assume that the reader is familiar with the Biblical narrative in this case of Adam and Eve And it is very clear that this is what the verse is saying and indeed al-Mufasereen fill in the Quranic gaps and tell us this is Adam and Hawa' (Eve) And here is what Ibn Kathir Wrote:

ومنبها لهم على قدرته التي خلقهم بها من نفس واحدة ، وهي آدم ، عليه السلام ( وخلق منها زوجها ) وهي حواء ، عليها السلام ، خلقت من ضلعه الأيسر من خلفه وهو نائم ، فاستيقظ فرآها فأعجبته ، فأنس إليها وأنست إليه .

Or He (Allah) created you from one soul and he is Adam peace be upon him and he created from him his mate and she is Hawa' (Eve) peace be upon her and she was created from a left rib while he (Adam) was sleeping and he woke up and saw her and liked her

This means that this is the meaning of the verse and here is the link to Ibn Kathir and this web site in a Saudi Arabian government web site

http://quran.ksu.edu.sa/tafseer/katheer/sura4-aya1.html

Enter Qasim Rashad al-Ahmadee and here is his article in The Independent

http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/harvey-weinstein-islam-sexual-assault-rape-womens-rights-a8001521.html

Notice that he quotes the above verse to prove that women in Islam were created as equal human beings when compared with men

The truth is the above verse means that Allah created a woman (Hawa' or Eve) from the rib of Adam Not a word about equality of men and women which means that he is he did not read the verse and its Tafsir before writing his article and in the process he made a fool of himself

Members of al-Ahmadiyya are their own worst enemies and Qasim Rashid is only an example

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