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A false hope of reforming a devilish doctrine

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in response to reader comment: There are no such thing called Moderate Muslims.

Submitted by Ragfish (United States), Apr 16, 2007 at 08:36

Dear Egyptian Christian,

Thank you for your thoughtful and enlightening post.

Recently Glenn Beck, on CNN Headline News, has been featuring a hopeful group of Moderate Muslims, who were meeting in Florida. I wonder whether this gives Westerners a false hope of Islamic reform. Are moderate muslims seeking to maintain the cultural trappings of Islam while casting off a defining, central doctrine?

We've seen this within Protestant Christianity....folks substituting a liberal 'social gospel' for the true gospel of salvation.

If this is the case of Moderate Islam, while it may give us all hope of a peaceful, pluralistic Muslim faith, the root of Islam is a revelation to Mohammed, which contradicts fundamental tenets of both Judaism and Christianity and is likely from a fallen angel. The same Gabriel who appeared to Mary would contradict the Gabriel who appeared to Mohammed. One (or both) must be a deception.

Moderating Islam may be a well intentioned, but impossible without abandoning Mohammed's revelation and 1300 years of history and tradition.

Submitting....

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