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The Koran and Islam

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Submitted by Rocky Balboa (United States), Feb 5, 2006 at 17:03

The Koran is a book full of contradictions. Why does it say "Jesus is a prophet", but doesn't quote any of the important sayings of Jesus, and doesn't refer to his moral teachings? Without those things, to refer to Jesus is to erect a two-dimensional version of his message. Islam also says Jesus will come back on Judgment Day to judge the world's people. Well, if Muhammad is the primary messenger (prophet) of God, why doesn't Muhammad come back to judge us? Why is it Jesus? Because those who wrote the koran were giving "lip service" to Jesus Christ, so that they could appeal to and convert Christians to Islam, back in the 7th century! They felt they had to make references to Christianity, to co-opt the Christians and convert some of them. But the essential moral teachings and foundations of Christianity are completely lost, and turned into a cardboard cutout of true Christianity and the beauty of Christ's message. Instead, there is a message of anger, paranoia, and fear delivered by the prophet Muhammad.
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