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“Little House on the Prairie’s” Author’s Daughter (Rose Wilder Lane) on -Islamic History and Civilization-
Taken from : Rose Wilder Lane’s The discovery of freedom: man’s struggle against authority
ABOUT thirteen hundred years ago a self-made business man began the second attempt to establish the fact of individual freedom in practical affairs. This man is a historical figure, as solid as George Washington. He was an orphan, of good family, but cheated out of his property inheritance. As a child, barefooted, ragged, hungry, he worked sixteen or eighteen hours a day and slept on bare ground under the sky. He had no schooling whatever, but he had ability and he got ahead. In early middle age he was a highly paid executive, widely known and respected. He traveled, buying and selling goods throughout the greater part of the civilized world. Babylon was long forgotten, and the Roman empire had ceased to exist. For three hundred years, Constantinople had been the world’s center. The thriving modern cities were Baghdad, Damascus, Antioch, Alexandria. To understand this man, think of a seasoned business executive today, practical, shrewd, humorous, friendly, nobody’s fool. A man who earns, say $25,000 a year; a sufficient but not spectacular success. Comfortably well off, though not extremely rich, he marries his employer, a business woman of ability, and they retire, to live in Coral Gables, Florida. He and his wife often served coffee to their friends. The entertainment was conversation. The host’s opinions were so radical that for some three years he used prudence in expressing them. But little by little, he expressed them more publicly, and arguments begun in his livingroom spread all over town.
The Second Attempt He agreed with Abraham. There is only one God, who does not control men. Each individual is self-controlling and responsible. The pagan gods do not exist.
Narrated Abu Huraira: The Prophet said, “Allah created Adam, making him 60 cubits tall. When He created him, He said to him, “Go and greet that group of angels, and listen to their reply, for it will be your greeting (salutation) and the greeting (salutations of your offspring.” So, Adam said (to the angels), As-Salamu Alaikum (i.e. Peace be upon you). The angels said, “As-salamu Alaika wa Rahmatu-l-lahi” (i.e. Peace and Allah’s Mercy be upon you). Thus the angels added to Adam’s salutation the expression, ‘Wa Rahmatu-l-lahi,’ Any person who will enter Paradise will resemble Adam (in appearance and figure). People have been decreasing in stature since Adam’s creation. (Translation of Sahih Bukhari, Volume 4, Book 55, Number 543)”
Many Non-Muslims can not understand how this hadith can be true because in modern times these fossils have not been discovered. Thus many non-muslims will dismiss Islam and its validity and some muslims may even reject hadith in response to their criticism.
This post will show a 60 cubit skeleton was found during Roman times, and hopefully dismiss such confusion.
Taken from here:
From the 100, a Ranking of the Most Influential Persons in History
by Michael H. Hart
My choice of Muhammad to lead the list of the world’s most influential persons may surprise some readers and may be questioned by others, but he was the only man in history who was supremely successful on both the religious and secular levels.
Many Christians try to claim that Jesus is the ‘prince of peace’ and that killing people would have negated his status of being not only a prophet of God but also his son. They mention this in particular to try to argue that Muhammad (saw) is not a prophet because he participated in wars.
This is obviously an absurd argument because we can just mention the “fatally violent acts” of OT prophets. In addition to this , if christians claim Jesus is God, why is Jesus ordering people in the OT to rip open the bellies of pregnant women(Hosea 13:16) which further debunks the claim that Jesus does not promote violent acts. However in this post, I will show in particular that Jesus is killing boys as a child.
Now before I get into the account, let me defend the infancy Gospel of Thomas. In short the infancy Gospel of Thomas, is just as authentic as the Bible we have today :p. You can take that statement however you want, because I am sure most people already know that I have a very low opinion of the authenticity of the Bible. A more articulated form of what I said, is echoed by a PhD candidate who is studying the Gospel of Thomas:
“I think that the fact that we are dealing with written records of orally transmitted eyewitness accounts of Jesus’ ministry and teaching means that we have no accurate way of making empirical decisions about what is and isn’t authentic Jesus tradition”
Now that we have settled any issues brought about the authenticity of the Gospel of Thomas, let us get into the text:
Taken from here:
In the name of Almighty God,
This is a Treaty of Peace and Friendship established between us and the United States of America, which is confirmed, and which we have ordered to be written in this Book and sealed with our Royal Seal at our Court of Morocco on the twenty fifth day of the blessed Month of Shaban, in the Year One thousand two hundred, trusting in God it will remain permanent.
Taken from Gustav Le Bon’s La Civilisation des Arabes (1884):
« Une génération méchante et perverse, des enfants scélérats et dégénérés, des hommes dissolus, des violateurs de la loi divine, étaient sortis des premiers croisés, hommes religieux et agréables à Dieu, comme la lie sort du vin et le marc de l’olivier, ou comme l’ivraie sort du froment, et la rouille de l’airain… Pour la plus légère cause ils étaient entre eux en procès, en querelle, en guerre civile ; souvent même ils demandaient du secours contre les chrétiens aux ennemis de notre foi… Il n’y a, dans la terre de promission que des impies, des sacrilèges, des voleurs, des adultères, des parricides, des parjures, des bouffons, des moines lascifs et des religieux impudiques. »
English Translation as follows:
“A wicked and perverse generation, villains and degenerate children, dissolute men, violators of God’s law; came out of the [so-called] first crusaders, religious men and those pleasing to God. As the dregs going out of the wine and pomace from the olive tree or as the chaff out of wheat, and the rust of brass … For the slightest cause [and most trivial reason], they would find themselves [disputing] in front of a court, and were constantly engaged in quarrel and in civil war; … Within the Promised Land were only the ungodly; the blasphemous, thieves, adulterers, murderers, perjurers, jesters, promiscuous monks and prostituted nuns . “
Taken from here:
‘United Press International
October 10, 1986
MOSLEMS IN BUCKINGHAM PALACE
Mixed in with Queen Elizabeth’s blue blood is the blood of the Moslem prophet Mohammed, according to Burke’s Peerage, the geneological guide to royalty. The relation came out when Harold B. Brooks-Baker, publishing director of Burke’s, wrote Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher to ask for better security for the royal family. ”The royal family’s direct descent from the prophet Mohammed cannot be relied upon to protect the royal family forever from Moslem terrorists,” he said. Probably realizing the connection would be a surprise to many, he added, ”It is little known by the British people that the blood of Mohammed flows in the veins of the queen. However, all Moslem religious leaders are proud of this fact.”
Brooks-Baker said the British royal family is descended from Mohammed through the Arab kings of Seville, who once ruled Spain. By marriage, their blood passed to the European kings of Portugal and Castille, and through them to England’s 15th century King Edward IV. ‘
It has been suggested that Petra in Jordan is the very Thamud to which the Prophet Salih was sent.
Assuming that Petra and Thamud are one in the same; let us examine recent findings from National Geographic – Petra:Ancient City of Petra Built to Align With the Sun:
These wealthy spice traders worshiped the sun, among other deities, and may have given importance to the equinoxes, solstices, and other astronomical events that are determined by how the sun moves across the sky.
Now keeping all of this in mind, let us go to Surah Shams(91) which in English means Sun:
Taken from Here:
The paper is from Arabization and Medical Education, pp. 51-58. Proceedings from the Seventh Saudi Medical Conference, King Faisal University, May 3-6 1982.
Keith L. Moore, Ph.D., F.I.A.C.
Professor of Anatomy and Chairman of the Department, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Human beings have always been interested in where they came from and how they developed before birth. We know from the earliest records that primitive peoples realized that the birth of a baby was the sequel to sexual union or intercourse. However, for many centuries the idea about human prenatal development were based on speculation and mysticism. The absence of knowledge about embryological processes and the dominating influence of superstition resulted in a non-scientific approach to human development.
1 John 5:7 For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one. (KJV)
(The only EXPLICIT verse spelling out the Trinitarian formula.)
Taken from : Theodore H. Mann, “Textual problems in the KJV New Testament”, in: Journal of Biblical Studies 1 (January–March 2001).
When Erasmus compiled his Greek New Testament for Johann Froben in 1515, he neglected to include the above passage. A firestorm of protest erupted, led by a man called Stunica, who had been one of the editors of the Complutensian Polyglot. Latin versions had included it and it was widely accepted as part of the approved New Testament text.
Erasmus responded that he left the passage out because it did not appear in any of the Greek manuscripts available to him, but that he would include it in future editions of his Greek New Testament if a Greek manuscript could be found which contained it.