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"Some examples why Islam is not a perfect way of life"

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in response to reader comment: ISLAM IS A PERFECT WAY OF LIFE

Submitted by Lactantius Jr. (United Kingdom), Feb 18, 2007 at 19:55

To Abdul Muiiz,

Here are some "flaws" in Islam (not in any order), sourced from the Qur'an, and plenty more can be documented from it, and from the Sahi Hadith of Bukhari and Muslim, the Sirat and Ta'riqh literature when time permits.

The Qur'an may be consulted using an online Qur'an browser, giving 10 English translations of the Qur'anic Arabic by ten different translators, together with transliterated Arabic at:- http://www.quranbrowser.com/

The Qur'an:-

allows a man to be polygamous with up to 4 wives Surah 4:3

instructs men to hit their wives. Surah 4:34

allows mature men to ‘marry' and have sex with prepubescent female children Surah 65:1&4

orders the mutilation of male and female thieves Surah 5:38

allows slavery, Muhammad himself trading in slaves Surah 47:4, 4:24

says that slave girls are the sexual property of their owners Surah's 4:3, 23:5-6, 33:50, 70:30,

orders torture (crucifixion) and mutilation Surah 5:33

order sexual sinners to be whipped Surah 24:2

says that a woman's testimony only counts half of a man's testimony, because of the woman's "forgetfulness" Surah 2:282

allows an injured plaintiff to exact legal revenge, literally ‘an eye for an eye.' Surah 5:45

orders death for individual critics and opponents of Muhammad Surah 33:59-61

"celebrates" Muhammad's slaughter and enslavement of a thriving Jewish tribe (Qurayza) and his confiscation of their property Surah 33:25-27

orders warfare on Christians and Jews during Muhammad's first crusade, long before the European counter-crusades Surah 9:29

orders warfare and death for polytheists who refuse to convert to Islam Surah 9:5

testifies against its own reliability and incorruptibility, doing this in numerous ways which need debating in further detail.

reveals troubling aspects of Muhammad's life in relation to demonic powers Surah 113,

recycles stories from apocryphal "gospels" claiming them as "revelation" Surah 3:44, 19:23-26,

denies the divine and eternal Sonship of the Lord Jesus Christ Surah 9:30

denies the crucifixion of the Lord Jesus Christ, claiming that Allah put a "looklalike" on the Cross Surah 4:157

claims Muhammad, the archetypal Islamic terrorist, to be the model for all mankind, the exemplar Surah 33:21, 68:4

With kind regards and best wishes

Lactantius Jr.


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