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An interesting article "Is the Bible more violent than the Quran"? ..March 18, 2010 Barbara Bradley Hagerty. Religion historian Philip Jenkins decided to compare the brutality quotient of the Quran and the Bible. His finding the Quran were actually far less bloody and less violent than those in the Bible. Violence in the Quran, Jenkins says is largely a defense against attach. The Bible is a specific kind of warfare laid down in which we can only call genocide. In 1 Samuel God instructs King Saul to commit genocide to the Amalekites, and because Saul failed God took away his kingdom. Of course this is only one man opinion so is he right, don't know. He does bring out some interesting points, something to think about but I don't have a clue what's in the Quran... Jenkins is a professor at Penn State university and author of two books dealing with the issue back in 2010....
The standard histories of Muhammad and the early development of Islam are based on Islamic literature that dates to the ninth and tenth centuries--some two centuries or more after the death of Muhammad in 632. Islamic literary sources do not exist for the seventh and eighth centuries, when, according to tradition, Muhammad and his immediate followers lived. All that is preserved from this time period are a few commemorative building inscriptions and assorted coins. As the researchers meticulously show, the name "Muhammad" first appears on coins in Syria bearing Christian iconography. In this context the name is used as an honorific meaning "revered" or "praiseworthy" and can only refer to Jesus Christ, as Christianity was the predominant religion of the area at this time. This same reference exists in the building inscription of the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem, built by the caliph `Abd al-Malik. The implication of these and other findings here presented is that the early Arab rulers adhered to a sect of Christianity. Indeed, evidence from the Koran, finalized at a much later time, shows that its central theological tenets were influenced by a pre-Nicean, Syrian Christianity. Linguistic analysis also indicates that Aramaic, the common language throughout the Near East for many centuries and the language of Syrian Christianity, significantly influenced the Arabic script and vocabulary used in the Koran. Finally, it was not until the end of the eighth and ninth centuries that Islam formed as a separate religion, and the Quran underwent a period of historical development of at least 200 years. In other words, even should one believe the Qur'an as written by Mohammad is a sacred text, the Qur'an of today is a substantially different book, unqualified to be called the true Qur'an or even a reasonable facsimile. Thus contemporary Islam is complete bullshit based on the false and inaccurate Qur'an in current use by Muslims. Muslims leaders, of course, reject the physical and irrefutable evidence and facts presented.