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There is no monolithic position in Lutheranism on Islam. Luther was hostile to Islam, in most of his writings and attitudes, and probably had about the same opinions of most his contemporaries. Today, there is a wide range of opinions with the ELCA showing a certain level of respect with other Lutheran groups being less respectful and more hostile. I'm not ...


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As David points out, the Qur'an itself doesn't testify that Muhammad received his revelation from Gabriel. In fact, when Muhammad first received his 'revelation', he believed he was possessed, and attempted to hurl himself off a cliff (Ibn Ishaq, p. 106). It wasn't until talking with his wife Khadija that she gave him the idea he wasn't possessed but was a ...


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Answering If the Christian Revelation and the revelation of Islam are both from God, then there is a problem. (see below) "[I]t is proper to the devil to mix falsehood with truth[.]" - in Catena Aurea | St. John Chrysostom Compare the Islamic and [the beginning of] the Christian creeds: The Shahada [The Islamic creed]: ...


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The "prophet" Muhammad stated that the angel Gabriel visited him with revelation and he put great importance upon Gabriel. This is not true. Not if you are talking about the Koran, which never says this. This information comes from the Hadiths. If you were to base your understanding of Mohammed purely on his writings (i.e. the Koran) and not on the ...



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