manfred wrote:Goodness, another off-topic...??? PLEASE at least try to stick to topics or open your own ones.
This is a thread about Islamic attitude or views about Jews. Ancient Egypt really has nothing to do with it. And we went over that particular hobby horse before. In ancient Egypt existed a so-called retainer sacrifice which is a type of human sacrifice in which pharaohs and occasionally other high court nobility would have servants killed after the Pharaohs' deaths to continue to serve them in the afterlife. This was gradually abolished, mostly when Hellenistic views became influential in Egypt. Other cultures in the Middle East in ancient times also had various forms of human sacrifice, but notably the Israelites did not, they never did, and the topic is disposed of early in their history in the biblical story of Isaac and Abraham.
Muslims also do not have human sacrifice, nor ever had any, so why this is here I really do not know.
NS, in this thread at try to discuss the issue raise at the start, Jews and Muslims.
No Hindus, no "from the old forum", no human sacrifice, no castes, no advice of diet, no stories from your mom however interesting they are, no whatever. Just Muslims and Jews, please.
Then you could also have taken glitch to task for bringing out his high opinion that the Jews were the first to get over the delusion of human sacrifice.You always seem to give him a pass ,but when I write,you jump up and down telling everyone that I am derailing the topic.Unless carbon dating or such things are done,it is hard to establish who influenced whom.Story of burnt sacrifice of Jephtah's daughter also proves that at one point of time,even Jews practiced human sacrifice.