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Reader comment on item: [Al-Hudaybiya and] Lessons from the Prophet Muhammad's Diplomacy
in response to reader comment: Bravo!

Submitted by Zia (United States), Mar 4, 2006 at 23:24

Some people are so ignorant when it comes to the Koran.

The Koran was compiled into a book version after the death of Muhammad by about 20 years. But before that AS IS DONE TODAY, the Koran was committed to memory by many of the companions of the Prophet. When one says "Committed to memory", it means VERBATIM, or word for word. So the issue of a fragmented Koran being compiled full of mistakes is wrong.

To reiterate, the Koran is STILL TODAY memorized verbatim throughout the world.

And as for the claims about Syro-Aramaic or whatever the author claimed, that is completely bogus. The Koran is in 100% Arabic, and has always been. That doesnt mean that there aren't similarities in the languages, there probably are.

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