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Old 04-10-2008, 09:35 AM
 
Location: Egypt
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I found i had to make a separate thread on the word Allah.

Please refer to it for simple language, and religious analysis:

http://www.city-data.com/forum/relig...ml#post3415217

As for moslims being happy if christians used the word Allah, it's as using the same word but from another language.
I myself have no problem with this, it has a good effect in my opinon, other moslims can be not comfortable with this.

Well, realistically this is not likely to happen.

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Old 04-10-2008, 10:04 AM
 
Location: Egypt
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Originally Posted by BudinAk View Post
Many Christians (and non-believers for that matter) in other countries use the word "Allah". However, the reason is because there is NO OTHER word in their vocabulary for "God", or Supreme Being. But...the word "Allah" is a TITLE, not a name. If you called call me a "man" you would be correct. Or if you called me a guy, a human, an Alaskan, etc, etc, you'd still be correct....but none of them are my name....they are all just descriptive titles.
Please refer to the thread for more info on this:

http://www.city-data.com/forum/relig...ml#post3415217


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But....if you do a thorough Google search on "Allah", you would find that it's use PRE-DATES the time of Mohammed...the founder of Islam. They say the use of "Allah" refers to the ancient moon-god (a false god)...hence the CRESCENT SHAPED MOON icon you see on Muslim temples. ....................
This is totally wrong,

Arabs did not ever worship the moon.

Do you worship your watch?!!!!

The moon is only a watch before and after Islam.

Arabs knew about the one God the one the only one, in arabic the word God = Allah referring to the one the only one who can't be seen by our weak eyes, cause he created all things, He created the whole universe including the moon of course which is a small creature.

They had some left of Ibraham (Ibraheem) (peace be upon him) teachings.
But one of the arab leaders introduced some idoles from shamm (syria, palestin, some parts pf iraqe then), and so the repeated profitable religion making including money and influence, started, and the Religion taught by the slave and prophet of God (Allah) ibraham (ibraheem in arabic) was again corrupted like in many other parts of the world.

The first Mosque in Madina, the mosque of the prophet (peace be upon him) was flat with no tower or any crescent moon decoration, this was only added as decoration afterwards. Just a simple decoration, any even illiterate moslim can tell you this simple fact.

See this clear known verse in the holy Quran:

And of His signs are the night and the day and the sun and the moon. Adore not the sun nor the moon; but adore God (Allah) Who created them, if it is in truth Him whom ye worship. (holy Qur'an surah 41 Foselat, verse no. 37)

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Old 04-10-2008, 12:40 PM
 
Location: PA
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Why doesn't muslims call Allah, God. And while they are at it they can refer to Jesus Christ as his son instead of just a prophet. They can put away the Quaran since the Torah is all that is required, but we'll give them the new testament at no extra cost (two books for the price of one).

Sounds like a good idea to me.
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Old 04-10-2008, 04:14 PM
 
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But what if the Muslims are right ?
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