Who Is Allah?

Who Is Allah?

There are 256389 comments on the The Brussels Journal story from Aug 24, 2007, titled Who Is Allah?. In it, The Brussels Journal reports that:

“Allah is a very beautiful word for God. Shouldn't we all say that from now on we will name God Allah? [...] What does God care what we call him?”

From the desk of Soeren Kern on Fri, 2007-08-24 11:56 Europeans love to mock the salience of religion in American society. via The Brussels Journal

Join the discussion below, or Read more at The Brussels Journal.

Buford

Scott Depot, WV

#156977 Dec 31, 2012
jesus is wrote:
GOSPEL OF BARNABAS 115:
'Let a man content himself therefore with the wife whom his creator hath given him, and let him forget every other woman.'
MUQ believes that "Barnabas" advances the cause of Allah and His Post-Jesus Messiah Mohammad.

Come to think of it, "Barnabas" is like the Qur'an in that regard, seeing that Mohammad also "borrowed" much from Jewish and Christian and Heretical/Apocryphal sources, "reimagined" it to suit his political/theological purposes, and then dictated his version of "truth" to his scribes who dutifully recorded it as though it were the very eternal and unalterable word of Allah.
Buford

Scott Depot, WV

#156978 Dec 31, 2012
Whatever the Gospel of Barnabas may claim to be, whatever it may appear to be, whatever the Muslim world would like it to be, a general study of its contents and authorship shows that it is a poor attempt to forge a life of Jesus consonant with the profile of Jesus in the Qur'an and Islamic tradition. The Muslim world will do well to reject this book as a clear forgery - for that is what it unmistakably proves to be.

http://www.bible.ca/islam/library/Gilchrist/b...

bmz

Since: Mar 08

Location hidden

#156979 Dec 31, 2012
Buford wrote:
Whatever the Gospel of Barnabas may claim to be, whatever it may appear to be, whatever the Muslim world would like it to be, a general study of its contents and authorship shows that it is a poor attempt to forge a life of Jesus consonant with the profile of Jesus in the Qur'an and Islamic tradition. The Muslim world will do well to reject this book as a clear forgery - for that is what it unmistakably proves to be.
http://www.bible.ca/islam/library/Gilchrist/b...
No worries!

I write to assure you that the Muslim world rejects every gospel as forgery.

bmz

Since: Mar 08

Location hidden

#156980 Dec 31, 2012
Buford wrote:
Whatever the Gospel of Barnabas may claim to be, whatever it may appear to be, whatever the Muslim world would like it to be, a general study of its contents and authorship shows that it is a poor attempt to forge a life of Jesus consonant with the profile of Jesus in the Qur'an and Islamic tradition. The Muslim world will do well to reject this book as a clear forgery - for that is what it unmistakably proves to be.
http://www.bible.ca/islam/library/Gilchrist/b...
Correction, Buford

Should read:

No worries!

I write to assure you that the Muslim world rejects every gospel, as each is a forgery.

bmz

Since: Mar 08

Location hidden

#156981 Dec 31, 2012
Buford wrote:
<quoted text>Braindead Muslim Zealot,
You are like George the Medicated One. He also regurgitates earlier and equally worthless posts almost verbatim. Absolutely hilarious!
Tell me Buford, why would the Romans take his clean garments, which he was wearing for two days or may be more? Were the Roman soldiers so poor?

Did they also take the garments of the two thieves?

Was that a Roman custom also?

How many garments was he wearing? The poor guy was only wearing a loin cloth like Gandhi.

How can you believe in that bullshit of four Roman soldiers dividing a condemned man's clothes and the fifth grabbed his tunic? Absolutely hilarious!

Those are perfectly valid questions. You have not answered. Why?

What is this garment sharing all about? Please explain!

If you cannot explain, ask me. I will tell you.

bmz

Since: Mar 08

Location hidden

#156982 Dec 31, 2012
Buford wrote:
<quoted text>MUQ believes that "Barnabas" advances the cause of Allah and His Post-Jesus Messiah Mohammad.
Come to think of it, "Barnabas" is like the Qur'an in that regard, seeing that Mohammad also "borrowed" much from Jewish and Christian and Heretical/Apocryphal sources, "reimagined" it to suit his political/theological purposes, and then dictated his version of "truth" to his scribes who dutifully recorded it as though it were the very eternal and unalterable word of Allah.
Have you ever heard of the Lollards?

Consider the writer of Barnabas, a lollard. There were many dissenters, who were fed up of all the misinformation given by the Christian Bible and the Church.
Mahmood

Canada

#156983 Dec 31, 2012
bmz wrote:
<quoted text>
I gave you the links so that you could go and buy more books. It was to considered a shopping list.
Earlier you had mentioned that Ibn Asshaq was the only source you had.
Ishaq is not my only source. All biographers agree that Mo was born around 570 AD. But why do you believe he was born in 570? It's not in the Koran.

By the way, I have read most of the material in your shopping list. Information about Mo in most biographies are all the same, the only difference is the opinion.
Mahmood

Canada

#156984 Dec 31, 2012
MUQ wrote:
<quoted text>
Do not criticize William Muir in front of Our Friend Mahmood, he considers him a "far more reliable authority than all Muslim Scholars combined together"!!
Salaam
MUQ
When did I say that?
Mahmood

Canada

#156985 Dec 31, 2012
bmz wrote:
<quoted text>
You wouldn't have asked me that, if you had read his volumes.
Most of the polemicists use material only from that bloody fool Ibn Ishaq, Hisham, Waqidi, Ibn Sa'ad and Tabari . Check it out!
It is so silly of ignorant fools to think that there were no people, who wrote before Ibn Asshaq.
Do you know the names of people, who wrote before Ibn Asshaq?
I dont know the names of people who wrote biography of Mohammad before Ishaq. All those bloody books in the shopping list are all post-Ishaq. What other material are you in possession of that others are not?

bmz

Since: Mar 08

Location hidden

#156986 Dec 31, 2012
Mahmood wrote:
<quoted text>
I dont know the names of people who wrote biography of Mohammad before Ishaq. All those bloody books in the shopping list are all post-Ishaq. What other material are you in possession of that others are not?
In your post #156821, you had written:

"From what I understand, all this information comes to us from Ben Issac unless you have some other sources that no else is aware of."

The problem is that all ignorant polemic fools think and say that the idiot Ibn Ishaq was the only man who wrote about the events and as if there was none before. That goes for you too, because you wrote that.

There were men, who wrote even long before Ibn Ishaq did. It is quite obvious that you are not aware of others, who lived before Ibn Ishaq and wrote.

Go and find out yourself. I will not name those persons, who wrote before Ibn Ishaq. A little research will help you.

It is really silly and idiotic to think that nobody wrote anything for a hundred years and then came only one person, who wrote. Writing stories about the battles (Maghazi) is not known as Seerah or Biography of the Prophet. I do not know how that bloody fool's book got that title.

Happy New Year

bmz

Since: Mar 08

Location hidden

#156987 Dec 31, 2012
Mahmood wrote:
<quoted text>
When did I say that?
MUQ was just being sarcastic.
rabbee yehoshooah adam

Denver, CO

#156988 Dec 31, 2012
bmz wrote:
<quoted text>
Some nonsense TheTorah, you got there, Rabbee. G-d does not have a dick, Rabbee.
This G-d of yours sounds abnormal.
rabbee: your antiG-D bigotry, calling TheTorah non-sense is worth what? so how is your imaginary vine, better than a real grape vine?

and your errant non-observations of G-D, are nothing more than an allusion of your own someone else's antiG-D mind. your religion being a lie, is one thing. but now you are personally committing, blasphemy against G-D directly. and by no stretch of the imagination, can you come up with the false conclusion you have by G-D. just like all the other religions on earth, your religion does not represent G-D truly at all.

and you and the rest of the worlds, abnormality against G-D. is the reason, not one person on earth can be considered as holy. and indicates, that all have been seduced by the darker sides.
rabbee yehoshooah adam

Denver, CO

#156989 Dec 31, 2012
bmz wrote:
<quoted text>
Correction, Buford
Should read:
No worries!
I write to assure you that the Muslim world rejects every gospel, as each is a forgery.
rabbee: and what makes your fabrications, any less evil and wicked?
Mahmood

Mississauga, Canada

#156990 Dec 31, 2012
bmz wrote:
<quoted text>
In your post #156821, you had written:
"From what I understand, all this information comes to us from Ben Issac unless you have some other sources that no else is aware of."
The problem is that all ignorant polemic fools think and say that the idiot Ibn Ishaq was the only man who wrote about the events and as if there was none before. That goes for you too, because you wrote that.
There were men, who wrote even long before Ibn Ishaq did. It is quite obvious that you are not aware of others, who lived before Ibn Ishaq and wrote.
Go and find out yourself. I will not name those persons, who wrote before Ibn Ishaq. A little research will help you.
It is really silly and idiotic to think that nobody wrote anything for a hundred years and then came only one person, who wrote. Writing stories about the battles (Maghazi) is not known as Seerah or Biography of the Prophet. I do not know how that bloody fool's book got that title.
Happy New Year
Your problem is that you have gotten yourself in a quagmire, and don't know how to get out of it. And then you are lying by saying that you have history on Mo prior to Ben Issac - bulls&hit!! You have nothing. You have no names, no books, nothing. If were any, people would be writing and referring to it. Unfortunately for you, Ishaq is the earliest existing source information. Whether his narratives are true or not we dont know.

Why do you believe earlier sources and not Ishaq? All these years, you have been rejecting any material outside the Koran. I have asked you numerous times to name books and authors, and now you came up with some stupid link. Sigmud Frued is right about people like you. Men of religion are guilty of intellectual dishonesty and intellecutal misdemeanor - you sir happens to be one of them.

Happy New Year,
Mahmood.
uhuh

Orense, Spain

#156991 Dec 31, 2012
on his night journey Muhammad was said to have met all the previous prophets at the Temple site
they were talking and the topic of the Last Hour was brought up:

all turned to Abraham, but he said "I don't know"
next they turned to Moses who also said "I don't know"
then they turned to Jesus who said,
"No one knows the Hour except the Father. But my Lord told me that before it happens, dajjal will come forth and I will defeat him. It shall be that every stone will say: O Muslim, behind me hides a kafir, come and kill him!" (Musnad Ahmad)
uhuh

Orense, Spain

#156992 Dec 31, 2012
in Sahih Muslim Muhammad allegedly said "I tethered the buraq to the ring used by the prophets"
this led muslim scholars to believe that the buraq pegasus was used by many prophets, not just Muhammad, for fast travel

"Abraham used to go every so often to check on Hagar and their son Ishmael in Mecca. It was said that he rode on al-Buraq, traveling there swiftly from Canaan" (Tafsir Ibn Kathir)

???!!!
rabbee yehoshooah adam

Denver, CO

#156993 Dec 31, 2012
what to do - when everyone else's false doctrine appears false, according to your own false doctrines.

and what is the real difference, between being true to your religion, and being true to G-D? as i find no religion on earth today, really being true to G-D. and their distance from G-D, being too far away. to even closely represent G-D truly on earth as it is in HEAVEN of Heavens.
rabbee yehoshooah adam

Denver, CO

#156994 Dec 31, 2012
as far as i can see, everyone is being true to their religions. but nobody is being true to G-D, here in TheTorah actually in TheHappening again. as the world is only repeating, the very same old mistakes as the last time, here in this story of creation agains'es.

why is everyone on earth, using their religions. to run away from G-D, rather than toward G-D?
Buford

Scott Depot, WV

#156995 Dec 31, 2012
uhuh wrote:
in Sahih Muslim Muhammad allegedly said "I tethered the buraq to the ring used by the prophets"
this led muslim scholars to believe that the buraq pegasus was used by many prophets, not just Muhammad, for fast travel
"Abraham used to go every so often to check on Hagar and their son Ishmael in Mecca. It was said that he rode on al-Buraq, traveling there swiftly from Canaan" (Tafsir Ibn Kathir)
???!!!
I heard from a reliable source that it was a flying carpet that Abraham used to visit his relatives in Mecca and even in Ur.
Buford

Scott Depot, WV

#156996 Dec 31, 2012
bmz wrote:
<quoted text>
Correction, Buford
Should read:
No worries!
I write to assure you that the Muslim world rejects every gospel, as each is a forgery.
Braindead Muslim Zealot,

Isn't it curious that your "prophet" Mohammad would affirm in his supposedly infallible Qur'an the existence, the words, and the deeds of a completely fictional person, namely, Jesus of Nazareth?

Absolutely hilarious! No one can deny this fact!

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