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Submitted by Seamus MacNemi (United States), Jun 13, 2007 at 21:39

Jesus' words were spoken in consonance with the words of Rabbi Hillel who said : "That which is hateful to you, do not do to another". Jesus came from a ready established tradition with a long history behind him so the matter of morality and personal ethics was already well established as a system of thinking. Mohamed had no such background or discipline behind him so he could not have understood the teachings as they were haded down. He had to have formed his own ideas from what ever he heard in his associations with others. Much the same could be said for the nonJewish followers of Jesus and so the split between the Jewish followers of Jesus and their gentile counterparts.

It was never the intent of Jesus to start a new religion. He was a strict traditionalist in the form of Hillel. That is the reason and basis for his arguments with the Sadducees and the Pharisees. It was also the mistake of Paul that he did not take up truly where Jesus left off but went off totally on his own track. Very little of present Christian theology has anything to do with the real Jesus.


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