Who Is Allah?

Who Is Allah?

There are 256361 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.

Alex123 WM

London, UK

#171790 Apr 13, 2013
STEFANO COLONNA wrote:
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The difference is if the officer tell you to do something foolish or wrong you can contact the commander-in-chief and have an answer from him. In case of Muhammad, you cant contact anyone. Hence the need of convince people he's Allah's main boy, and to "enslave" them the using of faith.
Now that is a stupid comment.
Islam and Judaism work mainly on the principle that "messengers" bring message from God.
When prophets and messengers bring messages, only an idiot would want to talk to God!!
Either you believe in God or you don't!
If you believe in God you will believe in the Prophet who has brought a clear message to the followers.
If you don't believe in god, you won't be listening to the prophet anyway.
By definition you can't "see" God.
Alex123 WM

London, UK

#171791 Apr 13, 2013
STEFANO COLONNA wrote:
ABSURDITY FROM AN ATHROPOPATHIC GOD
Quran 6:38
And there is no creature on [or within] the earth or bird that flies with its wings except [that they are] communities like you. We have not neglected in the Register a thing. Then unto their Lord they will be gathered.
Why an omniscient and almighty god records what he has created?
And above all why this god known as Allah need to record things he created in a book?
You are not God.
So stop talking like one.
Alex123 WM

London, UK

#171792 Apr 13, 2013
STEFANO COLONNA wrote:
<quoted text>
It0s hilarious watching you using straw man arguments to defend a non-sense.
This is what Quran says: "He who obeys the Messenger obeys Allah."
What's the problem with this statement?
1) It's Muhammad that went to people and stated I am the messenger of god. Allah didn't say nothing to anyone. The claim makes no sense, then. It would have been different if Allah himself told to people that, but never happened.
2) Who guarantee to people that even if Muhammad was prophet of god, every thing he said came from god without never take his own initiative out of his ass for his personal vendetta or purpose?
3) It's always funny when a person introduce himself as messenger of an invisible, imperceptible almighty entity, and if you don't do what the messenger said, you are doomed to suffer for eternity.
Why don't you go talk to Jesus Moses and all other sinstead of singling out Muhammed.
Have you got some kind of obsession.
You make many erroneous assumptions.
It is not worth pointing out your absurd stance.
Alex123 WM

London, UK

#171793 Apr 13, 2013
STEFANO COLONNA wrote:
<quoted text>
Your desperation is so grand that you are attacking on little things that even if they are incorrect don't change the meaning of the verse.
By the way how do people know that a god is giving power to his messengers, say Muhammad, over whom he wills, if there are not other way to verify the claim than to accept what the supposed messenger said? LOL
You seem to be the desperate one simply attacking anything and everything without stopping to question your sanity.

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#171794 Apr 13, 2013
Alex123 WM wrote:
<quoted text>
You seem to be the desperate one simply attacking anything and everything without stopping to question your sanity.
Ten Reasons Why Muhammad Was a False Prophet?

Tuesday, 04 September 2012 01:20 Imran Firasat

There are way too many reason to nullify Muhammad's claim of being a prophet of God. Here are 10 reasons:
1.No extraordinary natural signs before birth of Muhammad, or predictions from past religious characters about arrival of Muhammad to save the world.
2.Islam did not exist at the time Muhammad was born. He was born to an idolater family and that’s what he followed all his childhood and teenage. That means, Muhammad, born as a Qafir (Infidel), spent 70% of his life as a proud infidel before he invented Islam.
3.His first marriage was with a Jewish woman and not with any Muslimah. So, which religious rites were followed at his marriage ceremony with a Jewish woman if Islam wasn’t yet born? Certainly, a Jewish style marriage ceremony! Even the Quran doesn’t mention anything about the Islamic ceremony of Prophet Muhammad’s first marriage. That simply shows that even Muhammad didn’t have any idea of the existence of Islam or his prophecy.
4.If Muhammad was an adorable prophet sent by Allah, then why didn't he reveal the truth about Islam, when he was a child or when he got young? Why did he waste 40 years of his life as a non-Muslim idolater? If his purpose of coming in this world was only to reveal Islam and preach it to people, then why he had to wait until more than half of his life, living like a common man and practicing idol-worship?
5.Almost all the rituals and rules of Islam mentioned in the Quran are copied from Judaism, which shows how deeply Muhammad was inspired by Judaism and attracted towards the Torah. So, he found copying and pasting from the Torah into his Quran was the easiest way to invent a new religion.
6.Muhammad spread Islam on the point of the sword and not with love and preaching. His strategy was to rule at any price.
7.Muhammad killed poor, innocent and helpless people, which can’t be justified in any sense as act of a holy prophet.
8.How to call Muhammad a holy prophet, when he sexually abused uncountable number of women, including sometimes ridiculously shamefully, like his marriage with minor Aisha and his own daughter-in-law Zainab. That proves that Muhammad was just another powerful dictator, who knew very well how to take advantage of his power and abuse everyone, anywhere and in any way.
9.Muhammad never performed any miracle, which is expected of a prophet. Instead of helping the suffering people, he used to destroy well-settled, peaceful communities, capturing their lands and making the captured children and women slave.
10.In his life, Muhammad did immense harm to humanity but that was not enough for his satanic mind. So, before dying, he left the messages of Jihad to his followers for conquering the whole world, all of humanity, in the name of Islam, which continues causing great sufferings to our lives to this day. Wouldn't a true prophet sacrifice his own life for his people, instead of destroying lives on every flimsy excuses? It shows that Muhammad was not a prophet – neither in life nor in death.

It is hard to find a holy personality in other religions, who committed atrocious crimes like those of Muhammad. Let’s have a look at some other famous religious characters from history:

Jesus Christ: He didn’t initiate any war, never killed innocent people, and didn’t abuse women like Muhammad. He has not left any question mark on his character before leaving this world.

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#171795 Apr 13, 2013
Alex123 WM wrote:
<quoted text>
Mr moron...
Did I ask for something piecemeal?
Give me something atleast the size of Quran unchanged since our "corrupted" version, as claimed by you, appeared all those 1400 or so years ago!
I know what CE means you fool.. We have been through that with the gospel master SKEPTIC him/herself!
I asked what "7th CE" was...because that is what you have written, as the date of Quran!!!!!!!
The Quran is the worship of jinn devils,
Muhammad was no prophet from God.
Muhammad and jinn devils
http://religionresearchinstitute.org/Mohammad...
Ten Reasons Why Muhammad Was a False Prophet?
Tuesday, 04 September 2012 01:20 Imran Firasat
There are way too many reason to nullify Muhammad's claim of being a prophet of God. Here are 10 reasons:
1.No extraordinary natural signs before birth of Muhammad, or predictions from past religious characters about arrival of Muhammad to save the world.
2.Islam did not exist at the time Muhammad was born. He was born to an idolater family and that’s what he followed all his childhood and teenage. That means, Muhammad, born as a Qafir (Infidel), spent 70% of his life as a proud infidel before he invented Islam.
3.His first marriage was with a Jewish woman and not with any Muslimah. So, which religious rites were followed at his marriage ceremony with a Jewish woman if Islam wasn’t yet born? Certainly, a Jewish style marriage ceremony! Even the Quran doesn’t mention anything about the Islamic ceremony of Prophet Muhammad’s first marriage. That simply shows that even Muhammad didn’t have any idea of the existence of Islam or his prophecy.
4.If Muhammad was an adorable prophet sent by Allah, then why didn't he reveal the truth about Islam, when he was a child or when he got young? Why did he waste 40 years of his life as a non-Muslim idolater? If his purpose of coming in this world was only to reveal Islam and preach it to people, then why he had to wait until more than half of his life, living like a common man and practicing idol-worship?
5.Almost all the rituals and rules of Islam mentioned in the Quran are copied from Judaism, which shows how deeply Muhammad was inspired by Judaism and attracted towards the Torah. So, he found copying and pasting from the Torah into his Quran was the easiest way to invent a new religion.
6.Muhammad spread Islam on the point of the sword and not with love and preaching. His strategy was to rule at any price.
7.Muhammad killed poor, innocent and helpless people, which can’t be justified in any sense as act of a holy prophet.
8.How to call Muhammad a holy prophet, when he sexually abused uncountable number of women, including sometimes ridiculously shamefully, like his marriage with minor Aisha and his own daughter-in-law Zainab. That proves that Muhammad was just another powerful dictator, who knew very well how to take advantage of his power and abuse everyone, anywhere and in any way.
9.Muhammad never performed any miracle, which is expected of a prophet. Instead of helping the suffering people, he used to destroy well-settled, peaceful communities, capturing their lands and making the captured children and women slave.
10.In his life, Muhammad did immense harm to humanity but that was not enough for his satanic mind. So, before dying, he left the messages of Jihad to his followers for conquering the whole world, all of humanity, in the name of Islam, which continues causing great sufferings to our lives to this day. Wouldn't a true prophet sacrifice his own life for his people, instead of destroying lives on every flimsy excuses? It shows that Muhammad was not a prophet – neither in life nor in death.
It is hard to find a holy personality in other religions, who committed atrocious crimes like those of Muhammad. Let’s have a look at some other famous religious characters from history:

Jesus Christ: He didn’t initiate any war, never killed innocent people, and didn’t abuse women like Muhammad.

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#171796 Apr 13, 2013
bmz wrote:
<quoted text>Muslims never lie.
That the scripture show Jesus is the Son of God is really Horse Shit.
That Mark says it at the outset of his gospel (1:1) is Bull Shit.
Some manuscripts do not have the forgery Son of God. This is confirmed by BibleGateway. See footnote a at : http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/...
"Mark 1:1 Other ancient authorities omit the Son of God "
What kind of scripture is that some omit the forgeries and some add in the forgeries?
What we have in your Bible are, Great Omissions and Great Insertions. Lies upon lies and nothing but lies.
The Quran is the worship of jinn devils,
Muhammad was no prophet from God.
Muhammad jinn devils
http://religionresearchinstitute.org/Mohammad...
Ten Reasons Why Muhammad Was a False Prophet?
Tuesday, 04 September 2012 01:20 Imran Firasat
There are way too many reason to nullify Muhammad's claim of being a prophet of God. Here are 10 reasons:
1.No extraordinary natural signs before birth of Muhammad, or predictions from past religious characters about arrival of Muhammad to save the world.
2.Islam did not exist at the time Muhammad was born. He was born to an idolater family and that’s what he followed all his childhood and teenage. That means, Muhammad, born as a Qafir (Infidel), spent 70% of his life as a proud infidel before he invented Islam.
3.His first marriage was with a Jewish woman and not with any Muslimah. So, which religious rites were followed at his marriage ceremony with a Jewish woman if Islam wasn’t yet born? Certainly, a Jewish style marriage ceremony! Even the Quran doesn’t mention anything about the Islamic ceremony of Prophet Muhammad’s first marriage. That simply shows that even Muhammad didn’t have any idea of the existence of Islam or his prophecy.
4.If Muhammad was an adorable prophet sent by Allah, then why didn't he reveal the truth about Islam, when he was a child or when he got young? Why did he waste 40 years of his life as a non-Muslim idolater? If his purpose of coming in this world was only to reveal Islam and preach it to people, then why he had to wait until more than half of his life, living like a common man and practicing idol-worship?
5.Almost all the rituals and rules of Islam mentioned in the Quran are copied from Judaism, which shows how deeply Muhammad was inspired by Judaism and attracted towards the Torah. So, he found copying and pasting from the Torah into his Quran was the easiest way to invent a new religion.
6.Muhammad spread Islam on the point of the sword and not with love and preaching. His strategy was to rule at any price.
7.Muhammad killed poor, innocent and helpless people, which can’t be justified in any sense as act of a holy prophet.
8.How to call Muhammad a holy prophet, when he sexually abused uncountable number of women, including sometimes ridiculously shamefully, like his marriage with minor Aisha and his own daughter-in-law Zainab. That proves that Muhammad was just another powerful dictator, who knew very well how to take advantage of his power and abuse everyone, anywhere and in any way.
9.Muhammad never performed any miracle, which is expected of a prophet. Instead of helping the suffering people, he used to destroy well-settled, peaceful communities, capturing their lands and making the captured children and women slave.
10.In his life, Muhammad did immense harm to humanity but that was not enough for his satanic mind. So, before dying, he left the messages of Jihad to his followers for conquering the whole world, all of humanity, in the name of Islam, which continues causing great sufferings to our lives to this day. Wouldn't a true prophet sacrifice his own life for his people, instead of destroying lives on every flimsy excuses? It shows that Muhammad was not a prophet – neither in life nor in death.
Jesus Christ: He didn’t initiate any war, never killed innocent people, and didn’t abuse women like Muhammad.

“Legumes of the World Unite ”

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#171797 Apr 13, 2013
Shamma wrote:
<quoted text>And I presume every word you speak is not of your own.
For you have a dual personality.
You are a schizo!
Every word Jesus spoke in the NT that came forth out of His mouth is the words of "Jesus the Son of God"
Dont back track. Thats not what you meant. You embellished the quote.

“Legumes of the World Unite ”

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#171798 Apr 13, 2013
Shamma wrote:
<quoted text>Its there in front of your eyes.
You did not continue on with the complete sentence:
[is spoken in their ethnic origin of Greek.}
You are stupid.
Link?

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#171799 Apr 13, 2013
Frijoles wrote:
<quoted text>
Dont back track. Thats not what you meant. You embellished the quote.
You are just a dumb person that can't stand your own ignorance.

You reject Jesus Christ as the Son of God.
Your argument is based on your ignorance of who Jesus Christ is.
LMAO!

You run around like a dog trying to catch his own tail.

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#171800 Apr 13, 2013
Frijoles wrote:
<quoted text>
Link?
You keep showing that you are a stupid dumb person.
The Greece language of the people of Greece is derived from their
ethnic heritage.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Languages_of_Gre...
Mohammad

Hurricane, WV

#171801 Apr 13, 2013
Alex123 WM wrote:
<quoted text>
You are not God.
So stop talking like one.
You ARE God!

I would know!
Eric

La Grange Park, IL

#171802 Apr 13, 2013
Shamma wrote:
<quoted text>Jesus the Son of God is the one speaking you idiot.
You confuse your self simply because you do not recognize Jesus as the Son of God.
I quoted Jesus the Son of God.
you are going crazy trying to figure out what I said because you don't recognize Jesus as the Son of God.
You said you did not see the Son of God in that quotation, yet it is the Son of God doing the Saying.
You are denying that Jesus is the Son of God.
That is why you said you did not see Jesus the Son of God.
Any thing Jesus said in the NT, He said as the Son of God.
For Jesus is recognized by Christians as the Son of God.
Wow, are you schizo or what? First you agree that you embellished the quotation. Now you post the above drek.

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#171803 Apr 13, 2013
Eric wrote:
<quoted text>
Wow, are you schizo or what? First you agree that you embellished the quotation. Now you post the above drek.
And you ignorant fool did not see Jesus as the Son of God even in the embellishment.
LMAO!
Keep it up Eric this is fun showing you are a stupid idiot.
Eric

La Grange Park, IL

#171804 Apr 13, 2013
Shamma wrote:
<quoted text>And you ignorant fool did not see Jesus as the Son of G-d even in the embellishment.
LMAO!
Keep it up Eric this is fun showing you are a stupid idiot.
You are just jealous that all Jewish men are sons of G-d. You being a Christian do not enjoy that designation.

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#171805 Apr 13, 2013
Eric wrote:
<quoted text>
You are just jealous that all Jewish men are sons of G-d. You being a Christian do not enjoy that designation.
Jealous of what Eric?
John 1:12
English Standard Version (ESV)
12 But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God,

Christians are children of God Eric.
The Holy Spirit of God dwells in the heart and mind of Christians.

We received Gods Holy Spirit at our baptism.
John 3:5 &#9658;
New International Version (©2011)
Jesus answered, "Very truly I tell you, no one can enter the kingdom of God unless they are born of water and the Spirit.

Christians don't need to be circumcised.
We have Gods Holy Spirit.
MUQ

Qatif, Saudi Arabia

#171806 Apr 13, 2013
Excerpts from the Gospel of Barnabas, Part-86

Chapter 189 on the corruption of Scripture

Then Jesus said: "This is true, because I am assured of it by God. Therefore, that every one may know that this is the truth, in the name of God let the sun stand still, and not move for twelve hours!" And so it came to pass, to the great terror of all Jerusalem and Judea...

As God lives, in whose presence my soul stands, if the Book of Moses with the book of our father David had not been corrupted by the human traditions of false Pharisees and doctors, God would not have given his word to me. And why speak I of the Book of Moses and the book of David? Every prophecy have they corrupted, in so much that today a thing is not sought because God has commanded it, but men look whether the doctors say it, and the Pharisees observe it, as though God were in error, and men could not err.

Woe, therefore, to his faithless generation, for upon them shall come the blood of every prophet and righteous man, with the blood of Zechariah son of Berachiah, whom they slew between the Temple and the altar! What prophet have they not persecuted? What righteous man have they suffered to die a natural death? Scarcely one! And they seek now to slay me.

They boast themselves to be children of Abraham, and to possess the beautiful Temple. As God lives, they are children of Satan, and therefore they do his will: therefore the Temple, with the holy city, shall go to ruin, in so much that there shall not remain of the Temple one stone upon another.'

Chapter 190

'Tell me, brother, you that are a doctor learned in the Law in whom was the promise of the Messiah made to our father Abraham? In Isaac or in Ishmael." The scribe answered:'O master, I fear to tell you this, because of the penalty of death.' Then Jesus said:'Brother, I am grieved that I came to eat bread in your house, since you love this present life more than God your creator; and for this cause you fear to lose your life, but fear not to lose the faith and the life eternal, which is lost when the tongue speaks contrary to that which the heart knows of the Law of God.

Then the good scribe wept, and said: "O master, if I had known how to bear fruit, I should have preached many things which I have left unsaid lest sedition should be roused among the people."

Jesus answered: "You should respect neither the people, nor all the world, nor all the holy ones, nor all the angels, when it should cause offence to God. Wherefore let the whole [world] perish rather than offend God your creator, and preserve it not with sin. For sin destroys and preserves not, and God is mighty to create as many worlds as there are sands in the sea, and more."

(Abridged)
MUQ

Dammam, Saudi Arabia

#171807 Apr 13, 2013
Shamma wrote:
<quoted text>
You are uneducated on Scripture in the Bible.
Sharia law violates God command that women are equal to man.
"So The Lord God caused the man to fall into a deep sleep; and while he was sleeping, He took one of the man's ribs [also translated took part of the man's side] and closed up the place with flesh. Then The Lord God made a woman from the rib He had taken out of the man, and He brought her to the man. The man said, "This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called 'woman,' for she was taken out of man." For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and they will become one flesh." (Genesis 2:21-24)
God did not pronounce women to be less equal to man when God created Eve from Adam's rib.
Matthew 5:43-48 ESV / 35 helpful votes
“You have heard that it was said,‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust. For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax collectors do the same? And if you greet only your brothers, what more are you doing than others? Do not even the Gentiles do the same?...
Jesus in that above scripture refers that we should love one another rather then fight for his cause.
The Bible makes the direct claim that Jesus is the Son of God.1 Many others, including the disciples,2 a Roman Centurion,3 angels,4 demons5, John the Baptist,6 Martha,7 Saul (Paul),8 and the Ethiopian Eunich9 make the same claim. Others said that Jesus Himself made the claim to be the Son of God.10 The gospel accounts also indicate that Jesus Himself made the statement or acknowledged that He was the Son of God many times.11
The title Son of God, does not denote second class status. No other prophet ever called himself the Son of God. The Jewish leaders of the time knew exactly what this title implied - that Jesus was claiming to be God Himself:
For this cause therefore the Jews were seeking all the more to kill Him, because He not only was breaking the Sabbath, but also was calling God His own Father, making Himself equal with God.(John 5:18)
Claiming to be the Son of God also conferred the title of Messiah or the anointed One. Psalm 2 talks about the Messiah (mashiach), whom it says is God's Son.12 This great messianic Psalm warns the reader to do homage to the Son and take refuge in Him,13 since He will rule the nations and judge the earth.14 The Sibylline Oracles make it clear that the Son of God is God Himself:
So you see MUQ, Muhammad disobey Goods commands.
This is another of your problem. You start interpreting Bible literally, without knowing either the Hebrew or the Greek language.

You should ask Jews about true meaning of the these OT verses.

You make mystery of things where there is no mystery and confuse things with their literal meanings.

First of all, you should not be dogmatic about any thing written in OT or NT books, because NONE of them were written by inspiration or were dictated by God or by any prophet of God.

Unless you verify each and every statement of Bible in light of Quran, the True revelation from God Almighty, most of your findings would be wrong.

You are making a skyscrapper, when there is no foundation!!
uhuh

Spain

#171808 Apr 13, 2013
Eric wrote:
You are just jealous that all Jewish men are sons of G-d. You being a Christian do not enjoy that designation.
"Christ called the Jews children and the gentiles dogs. But thereafter the order was turned around. Paul said of the Jews,'Look at the dogs, look at the mutilators (of penis)'(Phil 3:2). Do you not see how those who at first were children have became dogs and those who at first were dogs have become children?" - St. Chrysostom

thus according to the "inspired" teaching of St. Paul pbuh, Jews are no longer children of g-d, but children of d-g
uhuh

Spain

#171809 Apr 13, 2013
because St. Paul teaches that Jews are already cut off (karet) from God (Rom 11:22)

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