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ISLAM: MOHAMMED, ALLAH & POLITICS. By Lyle B., Ph.D. August 25, 2008. WHAT IS THE KORAN? (a). Islam believes: the Koran is the perfect, eternal, universal, final word of Allah. The Koran has not one error. [CSPI, p. ix (all)]. COMPARING THE BIBLE & KORAN.

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islam mohammed allah politics

ISLAM: MOHAMMED, ALLAH & POLITICS

By

Lyle B., Ph.D.

August 25, 2008

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what is the koran a
WHAT IS THE KORAN? (a)

Islam believes:

  • the Koran is the perfect, eternal, universal, final word of Allah.
  • The Koran has not one error. [CSPI, p. ix (all)]

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comparing the bible koran
COMPARING THE BIBLE & KORAN
  • Trying to compare the Bible with the Koran can be misleading & erroneous.
  • The Bible is “complete” within itself.
  • The Koran is incomplete, two other sources are required to know the basic practices and and beliefs of Islam. [SG (all)]

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the sunnah
THE SUNNAH
  • A compilation of Mohammed’s examples.
  • A crucial complement to the Koran.
  • Some Sunnah prevail over the Koran.e.g., the Koran refers to 3 daily prayers (24:58 and 11:116); the Sunnah sets 5. [SG (all)]

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the hadith
THE HADITH
  • A brief account or news about something.
  • A hadith’s length can vary; from one sentence to a full page.
  • Islam’s Hadith is an account about what Muhammed did and said (the Sunnah).
  • Many collections of Hadith exist. [SG (all)]

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SIRA
  • The Sira: Muhammed’s biography.
  • The Sira provides the content and chronology of Muhammed’s life.
  • As such, it provides context and chronology for the Koran. [SG]

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the islamic trilogy a
THE ISLAMIC TRILOGY (a)

The Islamic Trilogy is comprised of:

  • The Koran.
  • The Sira (biographies of Mohammed), by Ishaq and Al Tabari.
  • The Hadith (Traditions of Mohammed), by Bukhari and Muslim. [CSPI, p. ix (all)]

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the islamic trilogy b
THE ISLAMIC TRILOGY (b)
  • The Trilogy specifies the foundation and totality of Islam.
  • All Islamic law, the Shariah, is based upon the Trilogy.
  • Every political and religious statement and action of Islam comes from the Trilogy. [CSPI, p. ix (all)]

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what is a kafir a
WHAT IS A KAFIR? (a)

One who denies Allah’s truth and existence. [YE, P.67]

  • Hated, despised by Allah. [CSPI, p. 4]
  • Evil, disgusting, lowest life. [CSPI, p. 4]
  • Not really human. [CSPI, p. 4]

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what is a kafir b
WHAT IS A KAFIR? (b)

Kafirs:

  • Can be killed, tortured. [CSPI, p. 4]
  • Can be lied to, cheated. [CSPI, p. 4]
  • Worth less than an unbeliever. [CSPI, p. 4]
  • Ignorant, easily defeated. [CSPI, p. 62]

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political islam a
POLITICAL ISLAM (a)
  • Islam is primarily a political ideology. [CSPI, p. x]
  • To fully understand all Islamic actions and statements, the Trilogy must be used, not just the Koran. [CSPI, p. ix]

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political islam b
POLITICAL ISLAM (b)
  • Hell -- for sinners who deny Islam; primarily political.
  • “Political” hell is mentioned in the Koran 146 times.
  • “Moral-failing” hell is mentioned only nine times in the Koran.
  • Thus: The Koran is 94% political and 6% religious. [CSPI, p. 139 (all)]

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mohammed s worldview a
MOHAMMED’S WORLDVIEW (a)
  • Islam: A political sys w/some religion.
  • When Islam is weak, be peacful;
  • When strong, attack kafirs.
  • Dualism: two sets of rules -- one for Muslims and another for non-Muslims.
  • No criticism of Islam allowed, else death.

[CSPI, pp. 42-43 (all)]

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mohammed s worldview b
MOHAMMED’S WORLDVIEW (b)
  • Humor -- none allowed toward Islam or Mohammed.
  • Hypocrite -- a doubter who once believed (one who had submitted).
  • Apostacy -- leaving Islam; a capital crime. [CSPI, pp. 42-43 (all)]

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mohammed s worldview c
MOHAMMED’S WORLDVIEW (c)
  • Evil -- anything that resists Islam.
  • Only Islam is right -- all else is wrong.
  • Truth -- everything that Mohammed said or did. [CSPI, pp. 20-27 (all)]

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mohammed s worldview d
MOHAMMED’S WORLDVIEW (d)
  • Innocent deaths -- collateral damage; don’t worry about them.
  • Allah gives Muslims right to “hurt” kafirs and take their property.
  • Allah wills Islamists to be relentless; to never give up. [CSPI, pp. 20-27 (all)]

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mohammed s worldview e
MOHAMMED’S WORLDVIEW (e)
  • World has two states: believers, kafirs.
  • Any means okay to obtain Allah’s will.
  • For those who resist: single them out, threaten, insult, attack and kill them.
  • When in a host culture -- attack it at all levels and all times. [CSPI, pp. 11-19 (all)]

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mohammed s worldview f
MOHAMMED’S WORLDVIEW (f)
  • Violence is promised to anyone that resists Islam.
  • Islam is absolutely correct in all things.
  • No compromise between Islam & others. [CSPI, pp. 11-19 (all)]

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mohammed s worldview g
MOHAMMED’S WORLDVIEW (g)
  • Jews are special enemies of Islam.
  • Jews didn’t accept Mohammed as a prophet in Medina.
  • Mohammed believed Jews corrupted their Torah to reject Him. [CSPI, pp. 46-49 (all)]

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mohammed s worldview h
MOHAMMED’S WORLDVIEW (h)
  • Mohammed believed His coming was predicted in an uncorrupted Torah.
  • According to Mohammed, only His “Torah” (the Koran) is true.
  • Mohammed believed Himself a true Jew.[CSPI, pp. 46-49 (all)]

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mohammed s worldview i
MOHAMMED’S WORLDVIEW (i)
  • According to Mohammed, Jews’ sins so great that Allah changed them to apes.
  • According to Mohammed, Islam defines all other religions.
  • Whatever Mohammed defined is true; everything else is false.[CSPI, pp. 46-49 (all)]

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mohammed s ethics a
MOHAMMED’S ETHICS (a)

In war take no prisoners; less all submit. [CSPI, p. 62]

Duality (Dual Ethics):

One set of laws for Muslims. [CSPI, p. 63]

Another set for kafirs, [CSPI, p. 63]

By killing a few; the rest will submit. [CSPI, p. 65]

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mohammed s ethics b
MOHAMMED’S ETHICS (b)
  • Islam succeeds by violence.[CSPI, p. 96]
  • Killing a kafir is not a capital crime.[CSPI, pp. 100-103]
  • Muslims are brothers -- to each other. [CSPI, pp. 100-103]
  • Muslims are honest -- to each other. [CSPI, pp. 100-103]

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what is a mosque
WHAT IS A MOSQUE?

A Mosque is a:

  • Political center.
  • Community center.
  • Place of worship. [CSPI, pp. 100-103 (all)]

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what about religion a
WHAT ABOUT RELIGION? (a)

According to Mohammed:

  • There is no trinity. [CSPI, p. 51]
  • Jesus was a prophet of Allah.[CSPI, p. 51]
  • All religions must submit to Islam. [CSPI, p. 96]
  • All religious doctrine is set by Islam.[CSPI, p. 96]

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what about religion b
WHAT ABOUT RELIGION? (b)

According to Mohammed:

  • The Bible & Torah are corrupt. [CSPI, p. 96]
  • A real Christian denies Trinity, accepts Mohammed as final prophet. [CSPI, p. 96]
  • A real Jew denies Jehovah, accepts Mohammed as final prophet. [CSPI, p. 97]

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what about religion c
WHAT ABOUT RELIGION? (c)

According to Mohammed:

  • Contradictions between Bible & Koran prove corruption of the Bible. [CSPI, p. 97]
  • Only total submission to Allah will save a Kafir.[CSPI, p. 61]

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what about jihad a
WHAT ABOUT JIHAD? (a)

Physical Jihad:

  • Ok against Allah’s enemies -- all kafirs.
  • Violence will never end till all submit.
  • Taking slaves part of sacred war (jihad).
  • Raping captives is ok.[CSPI, pp. 80-81 (all)]

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what about jihad b
WHAT ABOUT JIHAD (b)

Physical Jihad:

  • Assassination is a valid war tactic.[CSPI, pp. 80-81]
  • Stay positive when killing kafirs.[CSPI, p. 55]
  • Theft of kafir property is ok. [CSPI, p. 67]
  • Selling captured women for pleasure ok. [CSPI, p. 1]

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what about jihad c
WHAT ABOUT JIHAD (c)

Physical Jihad:

  • Use violence to advance Islam. [CSPI, p. 83]
  • Terror is a valid part of jihad. [CSPI, p. 83]
  • Enslaving women/children ok. [CSPI, p. 82]
  • Mohammed: kept most beautiful women for himself. [CSPI, pp. 80-81]
  • Mohammed: The perfect jihadist. [CSPI, p. 96]

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what about jihad d
WHAT ABOUT JIHAD (d)

Physical Jihad:

  • The natural state of Islamic affairs.[CSPI, p. 83]
  • On-going w/all kafir countries. [CSPI, p. 95]
  • Continues forever -- until all kafirs are converted, dhimmi, or dead. [CSPI, p. 95]

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what about jihad e
WHAT ABOUT JIHAD (e)

Physical Jihad:

  • An ongoing, constant process. [CSPI, p. 87]
  • Violence -- Kafirs will submit. [CSPI, p. 83]
  • Kafir art can be destroyed. [CSPI, p. 87]
  • Jihadists: kill with enthusiasm. [CSPI, p. 67]
  • No compassion for enemy. [CSPI, p. 95]

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what about jihad f
WHAT ABOUT JIHAD (f)

Physical Jihad:

  • Ignore standard rules of war. [CSPI, p. 55]
  • Deceit & sneak attacks are ok. [CSPI, p. 55]
  • Mohammed: the ideal jihadist. [CSPI, p. 55]
  • Ignore Geneva Conventions. [CSPI, p. 75]

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what about jihad g
WHAT ABOUT JIHAD (g)

Physical Jihad:

  • Use a progression of force; start w/crime.
  • Jihad is a sacred political persuasion.
  • Jihad is defensive: for offending Allah.
  • Immigration is first step. [CSPI, p. 55 (all)]

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what about jihad h
WHAT ABOUT JIHAD (h)

Physical Jihad:

  • Crime, theft, & violence ok. [CSPI, p. 55]
  • Killing kafirs: joyful, sacred. [CSPI, p. 55]
  • Torture for benefit of Islam ok. [CSPI, p. 55]
  • Attacking civilian targets ok. [CSPI, p. 76]

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what about jihad i
WHAT ABOUT JIHAD (i)

Physical Jihad:

  • Taking wealth of kafirs is ok.
  • Prisoners-of-war: submit or die.
  • A jihadist is superior to all others.
  • Jihad never ends; battle follows battle.[CSPI, p. 55 (all)]

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selected quotes a
SELECTED QUOTES (a)

“Westerners…..want to believe, against all evidence, that all religions are the same, that all religions condemn violence and promote tolerance and human brotherhood.” [CS, p. 54]

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selected quotes b
SELECTED QUOTES (b)

“The stark and simple fact is, the fundamentalists hate Americans (and other Westerners) for who we are and, therefore, there is nothing we can do, no cognizable demands we could ever satisfy, short of stepping into a cultural gas chamber that would ever satisfy the essential demands of the Muslim fundamentalists.” [AD, p. 33]

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selected quotes c
SELECTED QUOTES (c)

‘For Islam, “there is a canonically obligatory perpetual state of war” between Islamic civilization and non-Muslim societies, which must be fought by faithful Muslims “until the whole world either accepts the message of Islam or submits to those who bring it.’’’ [CS, p. 42]

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selected quotes d
SELECTED QUOTES (d)

According to Islam:

‘Islam is God’s plan for the world, every inch of it, not only just the Islamic regions. Islam is for everyone, whether one wants it or not. It is the duty of every Moslem to help expand the borders of Islam until every being on this planet acknowledges that “There is no God but Allah and Muhammad is his Messenger.’’’ [CS, p. 49]

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selected quotes e 1
SELECTED QUOTES (e.1)

Sayid Qutb, a radical 20th-century Islamic thinker and writer wrote:

‘This Christian idolatry of the Trinity and its notions of sin and redemption which make no sense at all; this Capitalism, predicated as it is on monopoly and interest-taking, money-grubbing, and exploitation;

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selected quotes e 2
SELECTED QUOTES (e.2)
  • this individualism which lacks any sense of solidarity and social responsibility other than that laid down by law; that crass and vacuous materialistic perception of life, that animal freedom which is called permissiveness, that slave market dubbed “women’s liberation.”’
  • [Qutb, in Selengut, p. 51]

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muslim population
MUSLIM POPULATION
  • Estimated worldwide Muslim population -- slightly greater than one billion. [www.islam101.com]
  • Estimated USA Muslim population – six to eight million. [www.adherents.com]

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an observation
AN OBSERVATION
  • It’s been said that most Muslims are peaceful and moderate; that only a few are radical.
  • How many radicals did it take to pull off the 9/11 tragedy? Nineteen.
  • Are we safe because there are large numbers of peaceful Muslims?
  • Is it important that we all “watch our backs?”

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bibliography
BIBLIOGRAPHY

(AD) Anthony J. Dennis. A New and More Dangerous Era, in Muhammad’s Monsters, edited by David Bukay. Balfour Books, 2004.

(CSPI) Center for the Study of Political Islam, Mohammed, Allah, and Politics, The Islamic Trilogy, Volume 10. WWW.CSPIPUBLISHING.COM, 2007.

Yahiya Emerick. The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Understanding Islam. Alpha, a Pearson Education Co. 2002.

Samuel Green. Comparing the Bible and the Qur’an, http://www.answering-islam.org/Green/compare.htm]

Charles Selengut. Sacred Visions and Religious Terror: The Case of Islam, in Muhammad’s Monsters, edited by David Bukay. Balfour Books, 2004.

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