fudgy wrote:Well Aksel this would evidently demolish the idea that Quran was simply copying stuff from Jewish and Christian sources. The name Yeshua is not 100% established to be Jesus' original name in his primitive tongue and many Chrstians do attest to that. I honestly fail to see whats the fuss is about Yeshua, Yahsha, Joshua, Iefus, Jesus, Iesa, Iesous, etc. Abraham was also known as Abram. In Bangla, India is known as "Bharoth" and Egypt as "Mishor," so if you write a book in Bangla you would write "Bharoth" and "Mishor" rather than say India and Egypt.
What a ridiculous and weak argument! How can you dismiss the possibility that Mohammad's scribes plagiarized from Jewish and Christian sources without any textual modifications - deliberate or mistaken, of course ?
Where is your evidence that "the name Yeshua is not 100 % established to be Jesus' original name in His primitive tongue"? Where are those many Christians that supposedly attest to that? More to the point, do those Christians endorse the name attributed to Jesus by Mohammad's ignorant scribes in the Koran? The problem you somehow fail to see is that the Arabic version of the name Jesus is NOT Issa, but YESUWA.
Now, I am no expert in Semitic language. However, I would say that in the Quran the name Iesa(عيسى) is very similar to the Prophet's name Musa(موسى ). And there seem to be some rhythmic properties established when you say Iesa after Musa rather than Yeshua. And there are also many similarities between these two Prophets. For example, Quran refers to Iesa as a cradle saving his mother from people's blasphemy. Musa was also mentioned in the Quran as a little baby sent to the nile river. Musa had his miracles and Iesa had his miracles. However, the most important part is that both of their mother's were regarded as very pious women:
And Allah sets forth, as an example to those who believe the wife of Pharaoh: Behold she said: "O my Lord! Build for me, in nearness to Thee, a mansion in the Garden, and save me from Pharaoh and his doings, and save me from those that do wrong"; And Mary the daughter of 'Imran, who guarded her chastity; and We breathed into (her body) of Our spirit; and she testified to the truth of the words of her Lord and of His Revelations, and was one of the devout (servants). (Quran 66:11-12)
Another stupid theory! According to the Koran, Jesus and Yahya were more similar with regard to the miraculous nature of their birth. Why was this similarity overlooked then? Why isn't Jesus named Iessaya for the sake of the rhyming?
Besides, the verse you quoted does not talk of Moses' mother, but of Pharaoh's wife, who supposedly saved baby Moses from death. You may personally believe that Moses' mother was Pharaoh's wife though.
The fact of the matter is that the Christian concept of Jesus does not make any sense and is contradictory in nature. The very concept of God punishing an innocent man for the sins of others is quite disturbing. If he died for the sins of say Hitler then you would have Hitler in heaven! The fact of the matter is that I would rather believe in a Jesus who saved his mother just as a little baby over someone who is making wine during a wedding ceremony any given day and who is cursing at a women because she is the dog of the Israelite. Yeshua "Yahweh saves," that's right Yahweh did save him from treacherous people as the Almighty never deserted his beloved Prophet.
Typically Islamic! Whenever you face a challenge, you go off topic and start promoting lies about Christian faith. Christianity never teaches that Jesus was an ordinary man chosen by God as a victim. More, what your fabricated scripture teaches about Jesus' supposed redemption from death is contradictory and meaningless! Please go and read MY article on this issue: http://www.answering-islam.org/authors/ ... doxes.html
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