Skip to comments.The Quran: Misinterpreted, Mistranslated, and Misread (written in Aramaic, not Arabic...big diff!)
Posted on 05/19/2006 12:17:00 PM PDT by Dark Skies
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However, if there is any substance to this claim that the koran should be interpreted from the Aramaic instead of Arabic...and if the interpretations provided by this author are indeed true, it should make for a very interesting discussion among muslims.
Sounds like a muzzie version of a Da Vinci Code plot.
I don't think you're going to convince the Fundamentalists of this.
Here is the author's site...
It'll be interesting to see if this claim can gain any traction with anyone.
I'd be very careful with accepting this too, but if so it's interesting. Heck, we have the same problem just between King James' formal english and modern english.
Awful, terrible, awesome, wondrous...
Let, allowed, permitted, commanded...
Now, THAT is funny!
Ping for later.
The Gospel of Judas for the Muslims. Kewl.
The biggest irony of all is that the people in this world who are the most familiar with the Aramaic language are Jewish religious scholars - due to the fact that large parts of the Talmud are written in Aramaic.
It'd be interesting to see a Translation of the Koran into Aramaic, with the Arabic meaning on the facing page, and commentary of what the differences are. Of course, anyone putting out that book would automatically be targetted for death by the "Religion of Peace," but it would be interesting nonetheless.
I can here a collective "Woopsie" from all the nut job extremists over this story....
Cult - Evil - Barbaric - AntiChrist - HellonEarth - IranianHitler - FunnyCartoons - HeadCoppers - BombsMadeOfChildren - Haters
Described here are rather significant "mistranslations." This can be easily verified using original sources (or trusted copies).
Ha ha! First FR laugh of the day.
"Aramaic is not only the dominant language of the Quran; it is the language of the Quran, without which the Quran can never be understood. Every single verse of Quran is written in the Aramaic language. "
Gosh. Every and Muslim scholar and average joe thought they were reading something in Arabic and were wrong?
The good news is they can now realize they are bilingual!
The bad news is there will be no more Mel Gibson movies in Aramaic to get bit parts in.
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