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Use internet to buy Ibn Ishaq's Sirat Rasul Allah. Is that a big deal?

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Submitted by Nuray (Portugal), Feb 2, 2006 at 18:18

If you trust translation of ignorant writers just by the book from the internet. Why do you look around? Forget old fashion stuff. You are ignorant not Muslims. You don't even know how to buy a book but have many things to say about the great civilization Islam. What a big challenge for you.

Anyway, I strongly advise you to read reviewers before buying it. Some ignorants love to read anything against Islam and some others who know Islamic sources find untrustworthy. It is your choice. Those books are written for Non-Muslims. Muslims are not the target reader. The aim is to insult our messenger in ignorant eyes. They are not supposed to show the truth to Muslims, not at all.

The original book was written less than 150 years after Muhammad's death. Ibn Ishaq's work survived only as it was quoted by the later historians Ibn Hisham and Tabari. Tabari mentions the same fabricated story but while Ibn Hisham omits it almost hundreds year later. Keep in mind that Ishaq was collecting oral traditions, not necessarily checking for their truth. In some cases he gives two versions of an event, then concludes that only Allah knows which is true.


You must always remember that nothing can overrule Quran. We Muslims are NOT like Christians. We don't have habit of adding any absurd oral traditions to our holy book otherwise we would have copies of copies of Quran. It is protected by Allah.

Nuray
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