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To Ash: Another proof that shows Quran is not man-made holy book.

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in response to reader comment: You said it all Nuray

Submitted by Nuray (Portugal), Nov 15, 2005 at 10:35

Dear Ash,

It is very well-known that our messenger lived between 570-632 BC. I prefer using 6th century instead of 7th century taking his birth date as a starting point. Of course, it is not general.
Does it matter?

You wrote that
" Can you quote a quranic aya telling that " I contacted my messenger Mohammed in the 6th century".

Gregorian calender is what we use everywhere in the world. "BC" stands for "Before Christ". Muslim have different calender (also called 'Hijri calendar') which is lunar calender. The first year was the year during which the Hijra occurred—Muhammad's, peace upon him, emigration from Mecca to Medina. People can use any calender at any century. What if Gregorian calender is replaced with another one? Why not ? It is just an agreement between countries. Is it meaningful to expect such a statement as you think in Quran? Since time is relative you can't find any statement with a specific date using Gregorian calender in Quran, which is not man-made holy book.

Nuray
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