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Another interpretation is that the texts in the Syriac language used by Christian Missionaries were “adapted” as the basis for the Koran. A fascinating book (by the psuedonymous author “Christoph Luxembourg” banned in Islamic countries) explores the evidence behind this view, and it’s summarized on Wikipedia.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Syro-Aramaic_Reading_of_the_Koran


22 posted on 12/13/2012 11:35:09 AM PST by research99
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Makes some sense research99.

From wiki...

Khatam.... The passage in Sura 33 that has usually been translated as "seal of the prophets" means, according to Luxenberg, "witness". By this reading, Muhammad is not the last of the prophets, but only a witness to those prophets who came before him.

This is relevent since Moses in telling of the great prophet that was to come stated that prophet would be of the brothers of Judah.

Deut 18:15 Jehovah your God shall raise up to you a prophet from among you, of your brothers, one like me; you shall listen to him,....

38 posted on 12/13/2012 5:01:12 PM PST by wesagain (The God (Elohim) of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is the One True GOD.)
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