May 29, 2008
Former Saudi Info Minister Explains Dialogue With Jews And Christians: 'You Know That The Books You Have Are Not The Divine Gospel And The Divine Torah'Topics: Understanding Islam
Robert Spencer notes:
... the idea that the Jews and Christians altered their holy books is one of the foundations of the jihad imperative. The Jews and Christians are renegades who have rejected the truth about Muhammad. Consequently, they must be fought and subdued, per Qur'an 9:29. However, this claim has no basis in fact. This alteration had to have happened after Muhammad came, since Allah refers Muhammad to those who received the Scriptures before him in order to assuage his doubts (Qur'an 10:94-95). That assumes that the real Torah and real Gospel existed as of around 620 AD, and that the corruption happened after that or around that time -- which is historically preposterous for both Torah and Gospel.More ...
Posted by Richard at May 29, 2008 5:12 PM
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