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Forum: Islam Today, 04:44 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 1,136
Posted By Woodrow LI
My question is why doesn't the media put any...

My question is why doesn't the media put any empjasis on Muslims that do condemn the actions of those who commit atrocities in the name of Islam.

There are no shortages of them, but they never...
Forum: Islam Today, 03:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 869
Posted By Woodrow LI
I personally find that to be at least 99% of...

I personally find that to be at least 99% of Islam. We can disobey every other aspect of Islam and still enter heaven.

On the other hand we can obey every aspect of Islamic theology and will still...
Forum: Psychology 10-19-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,142
Posted By Woodrow LI
I was just now asking myself if I had read this...

I was just now asking myself if I had read this thread Recently. I couldn't remember reading it recently so I asked me and reminded myself I had read it a few times but had not posted recently.

I...
Forum: Islam 10-19-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 154
Posted By Woodrow LI
When I use "We" I hope I am doing it in relation...

When I use "We" I hope I am doing it in relation to the Pillars and the Basic beliefs all Muslims are to believe.

While there is no firm obligation to believe the Basic beliefs, but they are what...
Forum: Islam 10-19-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 869
Posted By Woodrow LI
We believe Allaah(swt) has no needs. He does not...

We believe Allaah(swt) has no needs. He does not need our worship nor anything from us.

But he did set up life as a learning experience and a path to achieve heaven. Part of that is the practice...
Forum: Islam 10-19-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 154
Posted By Woodrow LI
We believe the only valid sources of Sunnah are...

We believe the only valid sources of Sunnah are the Ahadith, The Madhabs and the handed down traditions.

al-Tabari is recognized as a Scholar and His Tafsir of the Qur'an is read probably as much...
Forum: Islam 10-19-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 869
Posted By Woodrow LI
The current five Pillars are specific for the...

The current five Pillars are specific for the Muslims of today. But they have some level of precedence in the earlier Abrahamic faiths.

1. Both Jews and Christians claim to believe there is only...
Forum: Islam 10-19-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 555
Posted By Woodrow LI
Most Muslims do not think so. While it is...

Most Muslims do not think so.

While it is acknowledged that for 5 Crimes (Hadud) there is a maximum prescribed penalty, that being death. But the courts are encouraged to find reason to use the...
Forum: Islam 10-19-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 316
Posted By Woodrow LI
Yes Muslim was a student of Bukhari. Many...

Yes Muslim was a student of Bukhari. Many probably most of the Ahadith in his compilation are directly from Bukhari. However he did verify the Isnad on some independently.

Even the Jews agree...
Forum: Islam 10-19-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 154
Posted By Woodrow LI
However, it is known that your favorite book the...

However, it is known that your favorite book the "Sirat ul Rasul Allah" is not Sunnah nor scripture.

It seems to be only non-Muslims that think we believe it is Sunnah.
Forum: Islam 10-19-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 869
Posted By Woodrow LI
To say anyone is not a Muslim is to say they do...

To say anyone is not a Muslim is to say they do not Submit to God(swt) I believe Jesus(as) did submit to God(swt) making him a Muslim.

The forms of submission has differed from era to era but it...
Forum: Islam 10-19-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 555
Posted By Woodrow LI
The majority of Islamic nations have never had...

The majority of Islamic nations have never had the death penalty for religious reasons. Out of the 49 Islamic nations

Yes there have been 'Vigilante" killings in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Iraq,...
Forum: Islam 10-19-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 869
Posted By Woodrow LI
Many perhaps most Reverts to Islam do not even...

Many perhaps most Reverts to Islam do not even know any Muslims at the time they revert. I find it to be quite rare for a Muslim in America to try to convert anyone to Islam.

I doubt you will find...
Forum: Islam 10-19-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 316
Posted By Woodrow LI
The other 593,000 are not necessarily false...

The other 593,000 are not necessarily false although some definitely are. They were Ahadith that Bhukari could not verify the Isnad for.

Most if not all of them are in other collections but are...
Forum: Islam 10-18-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 154
Posted By Woodrow LI
Can only answer for myself. I see no point in...

Can only answer for myself. I see no point in trying to convince you that you are in error as it is impossible to prove an error. The burden of proof is upon you to prove your allegations are true.
Forum: Islam 10-18-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 869
Posted By Woodrow LI
I have no expectations that you will ever believe...

I have no expectations that you will ever believe in the existence of Allaah(swt) nor that you will ever accept the Qur'an as being the words of Allaah(swt)

Neither I nor any other Muslim loose...
Forum: Islam 10-18-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 316
Posted By Woodrow LI
While there are actually well over 1,000,000...

While there are actually well over 1,000,000 Ahadith. That includes duplications from separate sources.

The existence of duplication from different sources is testimony of little if any change...
Forum: Islam 10-18-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 316
Posted By Woodrow LI
Except for a very long history of oral tradition....

Except for a very long history of oral tradition. While it is impossible to prove oral tradition, for those of us who believe we find it to be compelling.

It really comes down to being a question...
Forum: Islam 10-18-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 1,136
Posted By Woodrow LI
And for the very same reason hollering "Allahu...

And for the very same reason hollering "Allahu Akbar" is not proof the person was Muslim.

Do you really believe that in those 23,000 terrorist incidents there were witnesses that stated they...
Forum: Islam 10-18-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 869
Posted By Woodrow LI
We can't, Allaah(swt) himself said so. ...

We can't,

Allaah(swt) himself said so.

33:40. Muhammad is not the father of any man among you, but he is the Messenger of Allah and the last of the Prophets. And Allah is Ever All-Aware of...
Forum: Islam 10-18-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 316
Posted By Woodrow LI
Did you look at the Wikislam link? Surah 109 (Al...

Did you look at the Wikislam link? Surah 109 (Al Kafirun) was the 18th Surah revealed. Very early out of 114 Surah.

We are talking about Surah 109, Al-Kafirun, the Surah I poated in it's...
Forum: Islam 10-18-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 869
Posted By Woodrow LI
We do not claim it is a new revelation. It does...

We do not claim it is a new revelation. It does have many similarities to earlier revelations. We believe all the Prophet's were given the same message and Prophets were sent to people of all...
Forum: Islam 10-18-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 316
Posted By Woodrow LI
The problem with that theory is it is a Makki...

The problem with that theory is it is a Makki Surah, revealed in Mecca. Even Wikislam agrees it is Meccan See HERE (http://wikiislam.net/wiki/Chronological_Order_of_the_Qur%27an)

In fact it was a...
Forum: Islam 10-18-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 1,136
Posted By Woodrow LI
The terror meter is based upon the sites criteria...

The terror meter is based upon the sites criteria for what constitutes using religion.

You do know "Allahu Akbar" is a very common Arabic phrase. Almost ingrained in Arabic Speakers Muslim and...
Forum: Islam 10-18-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 1,136
Posted By Woodrow LI
There are only a few non-Muslims posting here....

There are only a few non-Muslims posting here. You alone are almost a majority. but if you go to almost any anti-Islamic site you will find non-Muslims doing just that.

Have you ever seen any...
Forum: Islam 10-18-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 1,136
Posted By Woodrow LI
The Religion never had a name. It is an action...

The Religion never had a name. It is an action not a title. Islam is the Act of Submitting to Allaah(swt) a Muslim is the person who does Islam

It did not become a common name until about 200...
Forum: Islam 10-18-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 1,136
Posted By Woodrow LI
I find Surah 9 ayyat 2 is used more often by...

I find Surah 9 ayyat 2 is used more often by non-Muslims to serve as "Proof" that the extremists are following Islam.

They do not seem to comprehend that is not a command, but was a response to...
Forum: Islam 10-18-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 1,136
Posted By Woodrow LI
Interpretations are based upon looking at all...

Interpretations are based upon looking at all available sources. While the words of the Qur'an do not change, our interpretations will change as we learn more.

It is our own responsibility to...
Forum: Islam 10-18-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 869
Posted By Woodrow LI
You have to look back further than Christianity...

You have to look back further than Christianity to find the Islamic conce8p74t of God(swt)

In today's religions the closest would be the Jewish concept.

Maimonaides description is quite similar...
Forum: Islam 10-18-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 128
Posted By Woodrow LI
While Classical Arabic is based upon Qur'anic...

While Classical Arabic is based upon Qur'anic Arabic, they differ quite a bit.



SOURCE (http://corpus.quran.com/bibliography.jsp)
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