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by ghost
Tue Nov 12, 2013 5:03 am
Forum: Muslim Texts and History
Topic: Questions about Emergence of Islam
Replies: 43
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Re: Questions about Emergence of Islam

Petra Sijpesteijn The problem is Sijpesteijn does not show in this Radio Netherlands interview that the word "muhammad" in the Egyptian papyri refers to the Muhammad of Ibn Hisham's "biography" of Muhammad as opposed to the "blessed" Christian Jesus of the Christian Jesus myth, and that the word "i...
by ghost
Tue Nov 12, 2013 4:24 am
Forum: Muslim Texts and History
Topic: Questions about Emergence of Islam
Replies: 43
Views: 52638

Re: Questions about Emergence of Islam

Roger Pearse wrote:I don't honestly see why we don't accept the normal narrative of Moslem origins; a tough with a tendency to visions who worked up his own religion and state,
Show Ibn Hisham's "biography" of Muhammad is historically reliable. Because that is what all "biographies" of Muhammad go back to.
by ghost
Mon Nov 11, 2013 9:09 pm
Forum: Muslim Texts and History
Topic: Questions about Emergence of Islam
Replies: 43
Views: 52638

Re: Questions about Emergence of Islam

Then there is the unexplored issue of the emergence of the Shia, According to Jan Beaufort, Arius is Ali, and Alidism and early Christianity are derived from Mandeism. Also important to the emergence of Islam is Illig's phantom-time hypothesis (PhTH). Tabari is suspected of creating phantom time (P...
by ghost
Mon Nov 11, 2013 3:50 pm
Forum: Muslim Texts and History
Topic: Questions about Emergence of Islam
Replies: 43
Views: 52638

Re: Questions about Emergence of Islam

What "ghost" calls a mosque in Córdoba was the Wisigothic cathedral of this town No. I'm not referring to the Wisigothic San Vicente cathedral. I'm referring to the later construction, the hall with the columns and the brick-and-stone arches: http://www.islamfacts.info/Islamfacts/Moscheen_files/DSC...
by ghost
Sat Nov 02, 2013 4:03 pm
Forum: Muslim Texts and History
Topic: Questions about Emergence of Islam
Replies: 43
Views: 52638

Re: Questions about Emergence of Islam

http://en.qantara.de/content/interview-with-karl-heinz-ohlig-muhammad-as-a-christological-honorific-title Interview with Karl-Heinz Ohlig Muhammad as a Christological Honorific Title In his book "The Hidden Origins of Islam: New Research into Its Early History," the theologian Karl-Heinz Ohlig has c...
by ghost
Fri Nov 01, 2013 3:48 pm
Forum: Muslim Texts and History
Topic: Questions about Emergence of Islam
Replies: 43
Views: 52638

Re: Questions about Emergence of Islam

3) What actual evidence exists supporting the idea of a massive Islamic (as opposed to Arab) conquest of North Africa?? None. There is evidence against it. There are early mosques in Libya that are not oriented towards Mecca. They were probably churches. Beyond North Africa, the "mosque" in Córdoba...
by ghost
Fri Nov 01, 2013 3:12 pm
Forum: Muslim Texts and History
Topic: Questions about Emergence of Islam
Replies: 43
Views: 52638

Re: Questions about Emergence of Islam

Peter Kirby wrote:
DuvDuv wrote:2) How could there have been an Islamic caliphate in Damascus under Muawiyya so soon after Muhammed had died?
There was neither a caliph nor a caliphate. Islam only exists since about 800 AD at the earliest. They were Syriac-Christian Arabs. They had Byzantine-style churches.
by ghost
Wed Oct 30, 2013 10:42 am
Forum: Muslim Texts and History
Topic: Questions about Emergence of Islam
Replies: 43
Views: 52638

Re: Questions about Emergence of Islam

Peter Kirby wrote:
DuvDuv wrote:1) Why is there no biography among the Arabs at all of Muhammad for some 200 years after he allegedly died?
Because Muhammad never existed:

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