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Saladin the Scholar

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in response to reader comment: dhimmi no more, lahja or dialect: your arguments not working

Submitted by Infidel (Canada), Aug 10, 2006 at 20:46

Saladin. I would like to congratulate you for trying to cover your ignorance with your arrogance. I'm of course referring to your statement; "and what's worse they base their claims on english (mis)translations of original greek and hebrew texts".

And by what authority do you make these ridiculous claims? As is typical of Muslim Scholars of your ilk, your remarks are taqiyya and kitman and not history and truth. I have in my library 12 different translations of the Bible. All of these translations were authored by different translators from Hebrew and Greek documents. Interesting is it not, how so many different scholars came up with a similar translation? And contrary to your foolish assertions, they all tell the same story. The King James Bible was translated from Hebrew and Greek by many learned scholars working together in 1611 AD. The Septuagint Bible was translated in the third century B.C. by seventy scholars. The Old Testament was written at least 400 BC. Christians believe that God inspired the writing and the translation of the Bible. Interestingly enough, all the translations including ancient documents are the same except for minor differences of little significance. A wise man like you must have heard of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Those Scrolls were deposited in the cave over 2000 years ago and who knows how old the documents are? Do you get the picture Saladin? Those Scrolls were deposited in the caves over 600 years before Muhammad began reciting.

Yet you would have us believe that an illiterate Muhammad memorized sayings from Gabriel and recited them to his friends who occasionally wrote them down on animal skins, tree bark and animal bones and they are far more authentic than any Bible. The Bible was authored by many different writers, yet remarkably the theme is consistent. The Holy Qur'an on the other hand, is a mish mash of ideas and a confusion of thoughts. Are you at all familiar with the protocol of Hebrews copying the Bible. A copy of a scroll was made letter by letter then verified by another expert. If even one mistake was made in copying, the entire page was destroyed and the copying started over

In fact, document copiers apprenticed for years before they qualified to copy documents on their own. In closing I would will make this statement. When I write something, I'm prepared to provide proof to verify its' authenticity. When you write something, its' correct because you said so and no more proof is required. My faith forbids me from lying, and yours encourages you to lie when ever you find it useful.

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