Who Is Allah?

Who Is Allah?

There are 256424 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

#157738 Jan 6, 2013
STEFANO COLONNA wrote:
Moreover it does not matter if the Nazarene was not supported by his disciples because he was supported by Allah, who is more powerful of any disciple, but still he has not been ruthless.
According to the Gospel record, Jesus wept over Jerusalem (Luke 19:41) and from the cross asked his Father to forgive his murderers (Luke 23:34), but the record of Mohammad's life shows that he did not weep for his enemies and was pleased to have them murdered. The contrast could not be more stark. The wonder is that Muslims prefer the murderer to the forgiver...

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#157739 Jan 6, 2013
HughBe wrote:
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I said ,using scriptures ONLY tell me if God made any covenants with a people called Israel/Jews and you have now responded with your post above.
Now my dear Eric, don't let that dim-witted ass who judged your post as funny among other things lead you down the wrong path. There is nothing funny about your post.
I take it that in your mind scriptures are ONLY written as in your post above and as such I now say to you that you should take the English version and wipe you know where with it.
Curious response considering Eric answered your question directly.

And dont you at least respect the scriptures enough (as you spend 100% of your energy here promoting them) eas to not make a bathroom joke about them?

That seems very weird to me, to be blunt.
Eric

Wheaton, IL

#157742 Jan 6, 2013
Frijoles wrote:
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Curious response considering Eric answered your question directly.
And dont you at least respect the scriptures enough (as you spend 100% of your energy here promoting them) eas to not make a bathroom joke about them?
That seems very weird to me, to be blunt.
His response proves that he really didn't want an answer. He sought only to ridicule.
Buford

Scott Depot, WV

#157743 Jan 6, 2013
HughBe wrote:
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1. In the future I shall support my comment about ONLY Jews.
2. Christians have done evil to others and to their fellow Christians.
3. Others who appear or make out themselves to be virgins have also done great evil. One example is their involvement in the African slave trade and the rape, oppression etc. of Africans and their descendants.
Let us FORGIVE and move on.
Forgiveness, first and foremost, entails an accurate accounting.

Christians were involved in the African slave trade based on what they knew from Paul and his advice to Philemon, but the very idea of one human owning another eventually became repugnant. Muslims have also been involved in the African slave trade, based on what they knew from Mohammad's own enslavements of captives from his myriad attacks on "disbelievers," but the idea of Muslims owning "disbelievers" never became repugnant to Muslims; it became unfeasible in the face of western Christian opposition.

Look it up.
HughBe

Kingston, Jamaica

#157744 Jan 6, 2013
Frijoles wrote:
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Curious response considering Eric answered your question directly.
And dont you at least respect the scriptures enough (as you spend 100% of your energy here promoting them) eas to not make a bathroom joke about them?
That seems very weird to me, to be blunt.
I RESPECT the scriptures in whatever language they are written e.g. Hebrew, Greek, Latin, Spanish, French, English etc.

Now, Eric by his post seems to be implying that the scriptures are not in any other language except the one in his post and that is why I made my comment to him. It was really a MOCK as he knows very well that the English and other translations are still scriptures and he would not do as suggested because he knows better.

Your post tells me that the subtleties of my post went over your head , as usual.
HughBe

Kingston, Jamaica

#157746 Jan 6, 2013
Frijoles wrote:
<quoted text>
Curious response considering Eric answered your question directly.
And dont you at least respect the scriptures enough (as you spend 100% of your energy here promoting them) eas to not make a bathroom joke about them?
That seems very weird to me, to be blunt.
Help:I take it that in your mind scriptures are ONLY written as in your post above and as such I now say to you that you should take the English version and wipe you know where with it.
HughBe

Kingston, Jamaica

#157747 Jan 6, 2013
Eric wrote:
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His response proves that he really didn't want an answer. He sought only to ridicule.
What a disingenuous and stupid comment.
Eric

Wheaton, IL

#157749 Jan 6, 2013
HughBe wrote:
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I RESPECT the scriptures in whatever language they are written e.g. Hebrew, Greek, Latin, Spanish, French, English etc.
Now, Eric by his post seems to be implying that the scriptures are not in any other language except the one in his post and that is why I made my comment to him. It was really a MOCK as he knows very well that the English and other translations are still scriptures and he would not do as suggested because he knows better.
Your post tells me that the subtleties of my post went over your head , as usual.
The only true way to understand scripture is to read it in its original form and interpret it for oneself. Frijoles and I have been trying to enlighten you as to that fact.

You asked a question. Your question was answered. You asked that it be only by scripture. You were answered only by scripture.
HughBe

Kingston, Jamaica

#157750 Jan 6, 2013
Buford wrote:
<quoted text>Forgiveness, first and foremost, entails an accurate accounting.
Christians were involved in the African slave trade based on what they knew from Paul and his advice to Philemon, but the very idea of one human owning another eventually became repugnant. Muslims have also been involved in the African slave trade, based on what they knew from Mohammad's own enslavements of captives from his myriad attacks on "disbelievers," but the idea of Muslims owning "disbelievers" never became repugnant to Muslims; it became unfeasible in the face of western Christian opposition.
Look it up.
1.Christians were NOT the only ones who were involved in the African slave trade.

2. Share the words of Paul that you speak of.

3. Do you find anything about slavery in the Tanach?
HughBe

Kingston, Jamaica

#157752 Jan 6, 2013
Eric wrote:
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The only true way to understand scripture is to read it in its original form and interpret it for oneself. Frijoles and I have been trying to enlighten you as to that fact.
You asked a question. Your question was answered. You asked that it be only by scripture. You were answered only by scripture.
And you quoted the scriptures in a language that I do not understand and call that an answer.

You are a joke.

Moreover Hebrew now is not what it was 4000 years ago and that undercuts your argument.
Buford

Scott Depot, WV

#157753 Jan 6, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/islam...

Excerpt:

The legality of slavery in Islam, together with the example of the Prophet Muhammad, who himself bought, sold, captured, and owned slaves, may explain why slavery persisted until the 19th century in many places (and later still in some countries). The impetus for the abolition of slavery came largely from colonial powers, although some Muslim thinkers argued strongly for abolition.
__________
I can't help wondering if those Muslim thinkers who argued strongly THEN for abolition of slavery would TODAY be condemned as heretics and apostates and be subject to all manner of abuse and even death fatwas?
Buford

Scott Depot, WV

#157755 Jan 6, 2013
HughBe wrote:
2. Share the words of Paul that you speak of.
http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/...
HughBe wrote:
3. Do you find anything about slavery in the Tanach?
I'm not a Tanach scholar. Ask Frijoles or Eric.
HughBe

Kingston, Jamaica

#157757 Jan 6, 2013
Eric wrote:
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The only true way to understand scripture is to read it in its original form and interpret it for oneself. Frijoles and I have been trying to enlighten you as to that fact.
You asked a question. Your question was answered. You asked that it be only by scripture. You were answered only by scripture.
Eric---His response proves that he really didn't want an answer. He sought only to ridicule.

Eric---The only true way to understand scripture is to read it in its original form and interpret it for oneself

HughBe--- How in the name of Jesus can YOU honestly make your first comment above when YOU know that I do not know Hebrew or any other language except English?
HughBe

Kingston, Jamaica

#157758 Jan 6, 2013
Buford wrote:
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http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/...
<quoted text>
I'm not a Tanach scholar. Ask Frijoles or Eric.
Not a problem.
Exodus 21: 20-21" And if a man smite his servant, or his maid, with a rod, and he die under his hand; he shall be surely punished.
21 Notwithstanding, if he continue a day or two, he shall not be punished: for he is his MONEY."

I shall now read and respond to the other point.
Eric

Wheaton, IL

#157759 Jan 6, 2013
HughBe wrote:
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And you quoted the scriptures in a language that I do not understand and call that an answer.
You are a joke.
Moreover Hebrew now is not what it was 4000 years ago and that undercuts your argument.
I recall someone recently lauding a Hebrew scholar for trying to come up with a more accurate translation of the Tanakh. What happened to that person?

http://www.topix.com/forum/religion/judaism/T...
Eric

Wheaton, IL

#157760 Jan 6, 2013
HughBe wrote:
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HughBe--- How in the name of Jesus ...
Isn't that blasphemy for a Christian to take the name of Jesus in vain?
HughBe

Kingston, Jamaica

#157761 Jan 6, 2013
Buford wrote:
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http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/...
<quoted text>
I'm not a Tanach scholar. Ask Frijoles or Eric.
What is there in the link given supports SLAVERY. I don't see it so spell it out.
HughBe

Kingston, Jamaica

#157762 Jan 6, 2013
Eric wrote:
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I recall someone recently lauding a Hebrew scholar for trying to come up with a more accurate translation of the Tanakh. What happened to that person?
http://www.topix.com/forum/religion/judaism/T...
Dear Eric, please read with understanding. There is no LAUDING in my words below.

HughBe---A not surprising undertaking and he has certainly highlighted the sheer INCOMPETENCE of 100's of sages and scribes of Judaism. Well done.

Is modern Hebrew the same as what was spoken and writeen 3000- 4000 years ago? What are the implications if there are differences?
HughBe

Kingston, Jamaica

#157763 Jan 6, 2013
Eric wrote:
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Isn't that blasphemy for a Christian to take the name of Jesus in vain?
what is the meaning of vain?

When did I tell you that I call myself a Christian?

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#157764 Jan 6, 2013
Eric wrote:
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I recall someone recently lauding a Hebrew scholar for trying to come up with a more accurate translation of the Tanakh. What happened to that person?
http://www.topix.com/forum/religion/judaism/T...
There are so many freaks that I can't answer you all. However know, take faith in the fact that I know you are a freak. Islam is dead. Allah.....never was. End of story. Become Christian if you are faithful. We killed Islam during the 13 crusades. Join us and lets rule this world!

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