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Appropriation of Authority - Tackling and Taking Authority

Reader comment on item: Can the Koran Solve Israel's Political Impasse?
in response to reader comment: Reading Q5:21 and Tafsir al-Tabari

Submitted by M Tovey (United States), May 2, 2021 at 11:37

Thanks DNM; the amount of time you took to set this straight for this observer; it is tremendous; and thanks to Dr. Pipes for providing this forum to understand what this world is facing in these treacherous times..
There is much for this reader to absorb and in the first few moments of reading, the primary aspect is the appropriation of the precepts of the Torah and the 'replacement' theology of the Nevi'im and Kethuvim, saying initially what Elohim already said and had written: now why would the Islamic Prophet feel the need to do that after several hundred years of attacks on the Jewish Nation, eventually leading to obstructionism against the message of the Gospel of the Messiah, Yeshua? The Quran acknowledges Yeshua, but here, the attempted transference of authority to a mystery Babylon type of religiously autonomous entity is apparent here. This, coupled with your previous assertions of the Quran not being fully Arabic, one wonders (and there is plenty here to contemplate) if in tackling the former Medo-Persian empire, the Islamic hordes met their match and the sons of Ishmael were subsumed by the Magi of Babylonian mysticism.
That's just the first pass; more to come as this progresses. Thanks again........


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