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Not the Christian God, certainly

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Submitted by Henrik R Clausen (Denmark), Sep 26, 2006 at 01:20

Allah may be a god, and the Quran and Hadith provide ample documentation for which kind of god that would be.

First, his abode is Hell. There are countless suras in the Quran detailing how Allah is present there, taking delight in the suffering of the infidels, even using their bodies to fuel the fire. If you look for him in the Islamic Heaven, no luck. Looks like Allah doesn't take time to participate in the lustful paradise of the Muslims.

Second, he's the greatest ("Allahu Akhbar"). The greatest of whom, you may ask? The greatest of the Meccan gods, who resided in the Kaaba long before Muhammad. Actually since the time of Muhammads' grand-grand-grandfather, who built the original Kaaba, the first mosque, the five pillars of Islam and started worship of Allah and the lesser gods of the Kaaba. Muhammad had two significant contributions: He added Jihad to the mix, and threw out the lesser idols from the Kaaba.

Third, the strange mix of Judean-Christian legends in the Quran and the Hadith are borrowed clothes, meant to support Muhammads' claim to be a prophet. Which was direly needed, as the prophet of Islam had no miracles, no prophecies or even uplifting scripture to show for himself.

Fourth, if Allah was the Judean-Christian God, you would expect him to at least give the Ten Commandments again, as they're at the center of those two religions. They are not given. On the countrary, Muhammad personally violated all of them. Every single one. Go figure...

I'm having great fun listening to the audiobook of Prophet of Doom, available for free download at www.prophetofdoom.net. Highly recommended

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