Islam -- A (Jewish-) Christian Sect? (Part I) A short history-of-dogma examination

Jihad Watch 28 September 2011
By Peter Bruns

Translated by Anonymous
Translation edited by Ibn Warraq

The question of whether it is allowable to even inquire into Islam in the context of a Christian history of dogma was already posed by Adolf Harnack in his Leipzig dissertation from the year 1874, with the promising Latin title: Muhamedanismum rectius quam Manichaeismus sectam Christianam esse dixeris.[1] (Would you say that Muhammedanism rather than Manichaeism is a Christian sect?) He proceeded from the "striking similarities between the two religions" and discussed the possibility of tracing Islam in some sense from the history of the Christian church.[2]

 

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Pravda  28 September 2011
By Vadim Trukhachev

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AINA (press release) 28 September 2011
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Evening Standard 28 September 2011
By Craig Woodhouse

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WND.com 28 September 2011
By Pamela Geller

The battle for free speech begins yet again in New York City. Last week, CBS Outdoor and the New York City Transit Authority approved an anti-Semitic ad campaign to run in over 1,000 subway cars. The ad calls for cutting off support for the Jewish state. Freedom lovers and the human-rights organization the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI), of which I am executive director, submitted a pro-Israel campaign to counter this Jew-hatred and historical revisionism.

 

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Macon Telegraph 28 September 2011
By JEFF BARNARD

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Eurasia Review 28 September 2011

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Burnley Express 28 September 2011

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thejournal.ie 28 September 2011

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RIA Novosti  28 September 2011

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Daily Mail  28 September 2011
By Arthur Martin

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ha0lam.de 28 September 2011

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Newsweek  28 September 2011
By Andrew Roberts

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NYPOST.com 28 September 2011

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Irish Times 28 September 2011
By PATSY McGARRY

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FrontPage Magazine  28 September 2011
By Ryan Mauro

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Christian Post 28 September 2011
By Katherine Weber

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The Express Tribune 28 September 2011

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Bloomberg 28 September 2011
By Donna Abu-Nasr

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Business Times - Malaysia  28 September 2011

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Islam in Europe 28 September 2011

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Compass Direct News  28 September 2011

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Spero News 28 September 2011

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Weasel Zippers 28 September 2011

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DanielPipes.org 27 September 2011
By Daniel Pipes

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Town Hall  27 September 2011
By Debra J. Saunders

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad engineered the release last week of two American hikers serving eight-year prison terms on trumped-up espionage charges. He may have thought the release would make him seem more humane, but the $1 million bail-for-freedom deal makes Tehran look like Somali pirates, grabbing innocent tourists, holding them hostage and then releasing them for ransom.

 

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ha0lam.de 27 September 2011

Approximately 500 people, according to the New York police, were present at the Dag Hammerskjold Plaza across from the United Nations on Thursday, September 22, at the "alternative" Durban 3 Ring Circus with keynote speakers Professor Alan Dershowitz, filmmaker Ami Horowitz, human rights advocate Charles Jacobs, former Sudanese slave Simon Deng, and Roz Rothstein, CEO of StandWithUs, and others.

 

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Canada Free Press 27 September 2011
By Victor Sharpe

If Israel shrank to just one downtown city block in Tel Aviv, it would still be reason for an all-out war of extermination by the Arab and Muslim world.

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