Who Is Allah?

Who Is Allah?

There are 256289 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

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bmz

Since: Mar 08

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#155912 Dec 12, 2012
Buford wrote:
<quoted text>Idiot,
Arrogance is not a function of how educated you are.
I never said it was.

I am not arrogant at all. I am very loving, kind and humble. However, I must admit that I utilize sarcasm and ridicule for unintelligent responses and ignorant fools think that I am arrogant.
rabbee yehoshooah adam

Denver, CO

#155913 Dec 12, 2012
Alex123 aka WM wrote:
<quoted text>
you have no character...so how does one epxlain your arrogance!
(by the way..poxy morales is posting under my name from dagenham and other places..lol.....)
rabbee: well if you can't explain your own. then i seriously doubt, they can theirs either. but bull crap, only makes for a lousy epoxy-lips.

when so far all you, have indicated. is that your g-d, is incapable of giving this exact same Story of Creation again. and my G-D, does have ThePower and Authority to give it precisely all again. for as per your own conclusions, your g-d has not the power or authority to returns all of us and your grandmother twice again.

my G-D does not need, liars to support HIM with fantacies from idolitors as your g-d/s does. as a matter of fact, your g-d seems to be based more on yourself than any paticular other g-d/s.
rabbee yehoshooah adam

Denver, CO

#155914 Dec 12, 2012
bmz wrote:
<quoted text>
What can I do? You always quote scholars, who write absurdities. I see a polemicist in each of those scholars. All polemicists use material from Ibn Ishaq, Ibn Hisham, Waqidi, Ibn Sa'ad and Tabari.
As for Ibn Ishaq, how can one call him a biographer of the Prophet, when the man just wrote only about the accounts of various battles (Maghazi), reporting tales he heard from all, without quoting a single source?
rabbee: well i guess you all showed me up, with my only having ONE SOURCE for my information, not from any talking critters, or alleged as men. for i am not here, to reject TheTorah as all of you not here in IT. but am here in TheTorah to verify each Other from G-D. no matter how easy it is, for all of you and your grandmother to reject being here in IT thrice again.

i guess i am not as smart as you all, having so many more other sources than THE-ONLY-ONE i have. with all of you, declaring my nakedness of not having all your other sources. well i just guess, i am going to have to be satisfied, with being called naked for my existance here in TheStory of Creation again.
Mahmood

Mississauga, Canada

#155924 Dec 12, 2012
bmz wrote:
<quoted text>
Ibn Ishaq's book does not exist. So how can you have access to it? What you read is the material, which was written by Ibn Hisham, who left out many stories from Ibn Ishaq because those were untrue and Ibn Hisham is on record for saying that in the preface in his book. Right?
Nobody reads Tabari. He was no scholar of Islam and neither was Ibn Ishaq.
If the Prophet was circumcised at 40, there would have been hundreds of Hadith on that topic from tale collectors.
How many ahaadith have you read on the circumcision of the Prophet and Sahabas?
Answer: None
Circumcision was nothing new to Arabs. It was a custom of all Arab tribes, who descended from the line of Ismael.
I doubt if the pagans circumcised. The Jews of Yathrib would but not those pagans. The practice of circumcision was borrowed from the Jews.

The Sunni explanation is that there were 3 possiblities: 1) He was born circumcised 2) Abu Talib did the circumcision 3) Gabriel performed the circumcion.....allah knows best!!!
Mahmood

Canada

#155925 Dec 12, 2012
bmz wrote:
<quoted text>
What can I do? You always quote scholars, who write absurdities. I see a polemicist in each of those scholars. All polemicists use material from Ibn Ishaq, Ibn Hisham, Waqidi, Ibn Sa'ad and Tabari.
As for Ibn Ishaq, how can one call him a biographer of the Prophet, when the man just wrote only about the accounts of various battles (Maghazi), reporting tales he heard from all, without quoting a single source?
In that case the same can be said of the Koran as well.

1) There is no written copy of the Koran dating back to lifetime of Mohammad.

2) The earliest fragments of the Koran are missing.

3) The orignal manuscripts of the Koran are missing.

4) Human memory is unreliable. How much of the Koran was committed to memory? We don't know. Oral tradition cannot be accurate. Some of it yes, but for the most part, no.

5) No hard evidence that the Koran we have today is verbatim the same Koran dictated by Mohammad.

6) Mohammad's name never appeared on coins until fag end of the 7th CE.

7) There could be verses in the Koran that were not meant to be there. That is why there is something called abrogation of verses. There could also have been verses that were supposed to be included but were left out.

The problem is that critical investigation of the Koran is fobidden in Islamic countries.

Since: May 12

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#155926 Dec 12, 2012
Morales wrote:
<quoted text>
buford has no books as he is a jewish rabbi
He is not a jew nor a rabbi, but for some unknown reasons has a certain sympathy for the Jews that IMHO makes him less objective when it comes to criticize them.

Nevertheless he's one of the persons that I respect the most here because when you criticize his religion or former one, he does not provide excuses, nor he's obtuse, like many here, whenever you show him the flaws in his belief or former one he'll admit it without making too much noise.

Since: May 12

Location hidden

#155927 Dec 12, 2012
bmz wrote:
<quoted text>
Circumcision was nothing new to Arabs. It was a custom of all Arab tribes, who descended from the line of Ismael.
There you go again, all arabs descended from Ishmail? LOL

Any proof? Of course you have nothing, but the nothing is enough for you to believe it, because "Islamic history" said so. Who cares about how reliable are the sources used for the so called Islamic history!?

Abraham lived much less 4000 years ago. Genetic tests are made to almost all world's population, therefore arabs too, and none of the studies conducted on them have pointed out to a common ancestors who lived in that era.

IOW, you believe in BS and entertain us with it.
Morales

UK

#155928 Dec 12, 2012
Morales wrote:
<quoted text>
buford has no books as he is a jewish rabbi
Buford, this post did not come from me and we can guess who wrote it
Buford

Scott Depot, WV

#155929 Dec 12, 2012
Alex123 aka WM wrote:
BMZ is a very decent and extremely knowledgeable person, dear "jealous, clueless, glue sniffing (instead of using the right glue to stick his plywood veneer and other bad woodwork), uneducated, un-teachable, non-gentile bu(ttturdlick)ford aka ignorant fool".
Your zero knowledge is now hovering in negative territory with Mr. Kelvin at -273.16 of absolute zero!!!!!! lol..
Is that the best insult that you can muster, George?

Take your meds.
Buford

Scott Depot, WV

#155930 Dec 12, 2012
bmz wrote:
ignorant fools think that I am arrogant.
LOL!!!
Buford

Scott Depot, WV

#155931 Dec 12, 2012
Morales wrote:
<quoted text>
Buford, this post did not come from me and we can guess who wrote it
Maybe jewish rabbis only have scrolls...
Buford

Scott Depot, WV

#155932 Dec 12, 2012
STEFANO COLONNA wrote:
<quoted text>
He is not a jew nor a rabbi, but for some unknown reasons has a certain sympathy for the Jews that IMHO makes him less objective when it comes to criticize them.
Nevertheless he's one of the persons that I respect the most here because when you criticize his religion or former one, he does not provide excuses, nor he's obtuse, like many here, whenever you show him the flaws in his belief or former one he'll admit it without making too much noise.
I have sympathy for Jews because Mohammad hated them and killed any number of them for ridiculing him. His "perfectly" bloody example inspires Hamas TODAY.
Buford

Scott Depot, WV

#155933 Dec 12, 2012
STEFANO COLONNA wrote:
<quoted text>
He is not a jew nor a rabbi, but for some unknown reasons has a certain sympathy for the Jews that IMHO makes him less objective when it comes to criticize them.
Nevertheless he's one of the persons that I respect the most here because when you criticize his religion or former one, he does not provide excuses, nor he's obtuse, like many here, whenever you show him the flaws in his belief or former one he'll admit it without making too much noise.
Not that long ago I sent an e-mail to my Catholic Bishop to ask why it took so long -Vatican II, 1962- for the Church to recognize that it wasn't obeying the teaching of Jesus with regard to the Jews, but in fact had sinned gravely and for centuries against them as a people.

Muslims need something similar, but the problem is and will ever be Mohammad, that consummate Jew hater.
rabbee yehoshooah adam

Denver, CO

#155934 Dec 12, 2012
Buford wrote:
<quoted text>I have sympathy for Jews because Mohammad hated them and killed any number of them for ridiculing him. His "perfectly" bloody example inspires Hamas TODAY.
rabbee: i do not believe the alleged as jews, ever ridiculed muhammed. i do believe they may have tried, to chastize and/or correct him. and the self blinded muhammed errantly, falsly felt ridiculed or considered it as ridicule. and took it even further beyond, those he only felt had ridiculed him.
Buford

Scott Depot, WV

#155935 Dec 12, 2012
rabbee yehoshooah adam wrote:
<quoted text>
rabbee: i do not believe the alleged as jews, ever ridiculed muhammed. i do believe they may have tried, to chastize and/or correct him. and the self blinded muhammed errantly, falsly felt ridiculed or considered it as ridicule. and took it even further beyond, those he only felt had ridiculed him.
See: http://www.americanthinker.com/2006/03/muhamm...
rabbee yehoshooah adam

Denver, CO

#155936 Dec 12, 2012
Buford wrote:
rabbee: so?
MUQ

Qatif, Saudi Arabia

#155937 Dec 12, 2012
Buford wrote:
<quoted text>The 16th century forgery was written by a Muslim, that is, someone who believed that a seventh century forgery, the Qur'an, is the pure and unadulterated Word of Allah.
Who wrote the first century forgery?

So if a Christian writes a forgery, it becomes authentic?

Is that a new postulate?
MUQ

Dammam, Saudi Arabia

#155938 Dec 12, 2012
Mahmood wrote:
<quoted text>
I dont have the time to dig for that kind of information even though I have access to Tabari and Ishaq. Why dont you simply answer my question? Being a pagan till age 40, I doubt if he was ever circumcised.
Your "doubts" will not becomes facts. That is why I said an "expert" like you is not in the market to get info from novices like us.

You have doubts, which turn into your opinion and they become your views and then they become a fact.

You are entitled to live in your world.

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#155939 Dec 12, 2012
Buford wrote:
<quoted text>Not that long ago I sent an e-mail to my Catholic Bishop to ask why it took so long -Vatican II, 1962- for the Church to recognize that it wasn't obeying the teaching of Jesus with regard to the Jews, but in fact had sinned gravely and for centuries against them as a people.
Muslims need something similar, but the problem is and will ever be Mohammad, that consummate Jew hater.
Catholics gave us 12 crusades, inquisitions and frightens people with hellfire. Anything is better than Christianity. Let the Pope hate Jews..........nothing new here.
MUQ

Qatif, Saudi Arabia

#155940 Dec 12, 2012
Excerpts from the Gospel of Barnabas, Part-5

Chapter 9 Jesus, having returned to Judea,

When Herod was dead, behold the angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph, saying:'Return into Judaea, for they are dead that willed the death of the child…

Jesus, having come to the age of twelve years, went up with Mary and Joseph to Jerusalem, to worship there according to the law of the Lord written in the book of Moses. When their prayers were ended they departed, having lost Jesus, because they thought that he was returned home with their kinsfolk. Mary therefore returned with Joseph to Jerusalem, seeking Jesus among kinsfolk and neighbours.

The third day they found the child in the temple, in the midst of the doctors, disputing with them concerning the law. And every one was amazed at his questions and answers, saying: "How can there be such doctrine in him, seeing he is so small and hath not learned to read?'

Mary reproved him, saying:'Son, what hast thou done to us? Behold I and thy father have sought thee for three days sorrowing.' Jesus answered:'Know ye not that the service of God ought to come before father and mother?' Jesus then went down with his mother and Joseph to Nazareth, and was subject to them with humility and reverence.

Note: See the reply of Jesus in Barnabas and that in Luke 2:45. In Barnabas there is no using the word father and son (MUQ)

Chapter 10 : Knowledge is Give to Jesus

Jesus having come to the age of thirty years, as he himself said unto me, went up to Mount Olives with his mother to gather olives. Then at midday as he was praying, when he came to these words:'Lord, with mercy ...,' he was surrounded by an exceeding bright light and by an infinite multitude of angels, who were saying:

'Blessed be God.' The angel Gabriel presented to him as it were a shining mirror, a book, which descended into the heart of Jesus, in which he had knowledge of what God hath done and what hath said and what God willeth insomuch that everything was laid bare and open to him; as he said unto me:

'Believe, Barnabas, that I know every prophet with every prophecy, insomuch that whatever I say the whole bath come forth from that book.'

Jesus, having received this vision, and knowing that he was a prophet sent to the house of Israel, revealed all to Mary his mother, telling her that he needs must suffer great persecution for the honour of God, and that he could not any longer abide with her to serve her.

Whereupon, having heard this, Mary answered:'Son. ere thou west born all was announced to me; wherefore blessed be the holy name of God. Jesus departed therefore that day from his mother to attend to his prophetic office.

Note: Jesus is given the mission as was normal (MUQ)
(Abridged)

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