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Major Islamic art exhibit being installed at BYU [Utah Mormon University]
KSL.com ^ | February 9th, 2012 | Carole Mikita

Posted on 02/10/2012 7:59:18 AM PST by T Minus Four

PROVO -- A major new art exhibit is currently undergoing installation at the BYU Museum of Art is expected to attract 100,000 visitors and will feature art from the world of Islam. KSL was able to get an exclusive first look. The "Beauty and Belief" exhibit is expected to attract 100-thousand visitors. Works will travel to four museums in America, but they make their first stop in Provo.

The exhibit team is mounting 250 works of art. A pair of 19th century mother-of-pearl doors from India were donated by the Doris Duke Foundation in Hawaii. A heavy, jewel-encrusted box from the Mughal Empire in India will grace the same room as an earthenware bowl from 12th century Iran.

The exhibit stretches over 16-thousand square feet, and the design itself incorporates many layers of meaning.

"All these arches are creating a sense of the infinite," said Exhibit Director Sabiha al Khemir. "That's conveying an experience to the visitor,"

A jewel-encrusted box from the medieval Mughal Empire in India. Dozens on campus are supporting the exhibit's curators.

"The design, the actual build of the gallery, and then working on the shipping, the insurance, and just the logistics of getting the objects here," said Emily Poulsen, senior registrar at the museum. "So it's really exciting."

This exhibit, they say, will be a rare opportunity to experience different cultures and another faith.

"If you feel somewhere else, you are in somebody else's world and you feel wonderful," al Khemir said. "I mean, it's the best way for acceptance and embracing something different."

Dr. al Khemir says building bridges of understanding starts with the realization that God is at the center of all beauty.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Utah
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Exhibit information The "Beauty and Belief" exhibit opens to the public on Feb. 24 and runs through September 29. Visitors will enter the rich world of Islamic art through a spectacular, purple arch. Each room they enter will have a different colors, signifying different ideas - like light, which leads to knowledge.
1 posted on 02/10/2012 7:59:26 AM PST by T Minus Four
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To: T Minus Four

Isn’t that cute, Mormons and Muslims?


2 posted on 02/10/2012 8:03:30 AM PST by gitmogrunt
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To: T Minus Four

The books of islam are antichrist teaching and have nothing to do with the Gospel of the Holy Bible.

(not that you didn’t already know that).

They deny the deity of Jesus Christ and the Holy Trinity and therefore are of the spirit of antichrist (little “a”) according to the epistles of John.

The teachings of islam are straight from the pit of Hell. They are a tool of Satan to fool people into missing the Cross and Salvation and rejecting the only Messiah acceptable to the God of the universe, for the payment of sins.

If you are muslim and you are reading this, the Gospel of Jesus Christ is free and available to you as well. All you have to do is ask for your eyes and mind to be opened (2nd Corinthians 4:3-4).


3 posted on 02/10/2012 8:06:38 AM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: F15Eagle

Gee, I wonder when they’ll install the room for the Muslim students to pray to Allah. < /s >


4 posted on 02/10/2012 8:11:09 AM PST by T Minus Four
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To: F15Eagle
The teachings of islam Mormonism are straight from the pit of Hell. They are a tool of Satan to fool people into missing the Cross and Salvation and rejecting the only Messiah acceptable to the God of the universe, for the payment of sins.
5 posted on 02/10/2012 8:13:42 AM PST by T Minus Four
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To: T Minus Four

And yet...it would be the Muslims the first one’s who would lop off the heads of Mormons for being infidels...


6 posted on 02/10/2012 8:15:06 AM PST by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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To: T Minus Four

Why not? They have the same basic earn-your-eternal-life template. And in the 1800’s, throat cutting was all the rage in Utah.


7 posted on 02/10/2012 8:17:27 AM PST by lurk
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To: T Minus Four

Not surprised. They have been getting together for years, praying, singing, eathing and who knows what else - just one big happy cultie family.


8 posted on 02/10/2012 8:17:34 AM PST by svcw (Only difference between Romney & BH is one thinks he will be god & other one thinks he already is.)
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To: T Minus Four

Heretofore, I have respected Mormons.

However, if they ally themselves with the slime of the earth...then I shall regard them in the same manner as I regard the slime.


9 posted on 02/10/2012 8:19:18 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: svcw
I wonder if Mohammed has been dead-dunked yet.

Hmmm, I bet someone REALLY important, a huge tithe-payer, would get an honor like that.

10 posted on 02/10/2012 8:20:38 AM PST by T Minus Four
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To: WKUHilltopper

Probably not. islamic leaders have said they are very comfortable with the teachings of mormonISM. And why not Joseph Smith loved islam, and quoted that belief system frequently.
They have been partnering for decades building alliances.
islam does not believe/teach in Jesus Christ of the Bible and neither does mormonISM.


11 posted on 02/10/2012 8:21:41 AM PST by svcw (Only difference between Romney & BH is one thinks he will be god & other one thinks he already is.)
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To: T Minus Four

My guess would be yes. The dunked hitler and those fellows, why not mohammed.


12 posted on 02/10/2012 8:23:25 AM PST by svcw (Only difference between Romney & BH is one thinks he will be god & other one thinks he already is.)
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To: Da Coyote

The mormon alliance with islam has been going on for decades.
Joseph Smith declared himself to be the next mohammed.


13 posted on 02/10/2012 8:25:19 AM PST by svcw (Only difference between Romney & BH is one thinks he will be god & other one thinks he already is.)
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To: T Minus Four

The lds-org denies that Jesus is the Creator, that everything was created THROUGH Him, BY Him and FOR Him.

Muslims deny Christ in the same way.

14 posted on 02/10/2012 8:25:44 AM PST by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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To: Colofornian; Elsie; FastCoyote; svcw; Zakeet; SkyPilot; rightazrain; Tennessee Nana; ...

Ping


15 posted on 02/10/2012 8:29:59 AM PST by greyfoxx39 (Don't call us bigots! "Bigotry" is 98% of mormons in NV voting for Mitt Romney.)
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To: T Minus Four
"Muslim Art" I can see it now: Pictures of little boys dressed in green with explosive vests strapped on, raising kid sized AK47's above their heads, standing by signs saying "Death to America", "Death to Israel". Women covered in burkas from head to toe with nothing but their eyes showing through eye slits, or pictures of women walking 10 feet behind the man dragging 6 to 8 children behind her. Or maybe they will have enlightened pictures of women being stoned or a father performing an "honor killing" on his teen age daughters. Or perhaps a photo realistic painting or the beheading of Mr. Pearl, or the stoning of homosexuals or the woman buried up to her neck, ... wouldn't that be nice?

If they decide to go "old school" Muslim "art" maybe they will depict Muhammad's deflowering of his 9 year old "bride", or perhaps the killing, rape, pillage, and enslaving of Christian "infidels".

Oh there is so much "enlightened" Muslim "art" scenes to choose from.

16 posted on 02/10/2012 8:34:44 AM PST by Jmouse007 (Lord deliver us from evil, in Jesus name, amen.)
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To: T Minus Four

Mormons....Muslims? What’s going on here?


17 posted on 02/10/2012 8:36:10 AM PST by therightliveswithus
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To: T Minus Four

Islamic Art

Muslim Mona Lisa


18 posted on 02/10/2012 8:37:32 AM PST by Iron Munro ("Don't pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight he'll just kill you." John Steinbeck)
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To: therightliveswithus

mormonISM and islam have been partnering for decades.
Joseph Smith declared himself to be the the next mohammed.
This is nothing new, being exposed is new.


19 posted on 02/10/2012 8:43:51 AM PST by svcw (Only difference between Romney & BH is one thinks he will be god & other one thinks he already is.)
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To: Iron Munro

LOL!


20 posted on 02/10/2012 8:43:51 AM PST by T Minus Four
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To: Iron Munro

LOL!


21 posted on 02/10/2012 8:45:00 AM PST by T Minus Four
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To: T Minus Four

Lemme guess. Mitt will paraphrase the kenyan by stating it’s the most beautiful thing he’s ever seen.


22 posted on 02/10/2012 8:58:02 AM PST by bgill (Romney & Obama are both ineligible. A non-NBC GOP prez shuts down all ?s on Obama's admin)
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To: T Minus Four

Islamic And Mormonism Similarities: Similarities Between Joseph Smith and Muhammad

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-religion/2647707/posts


23 posted on 02/10/2012 9:04:12 AM PST by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: F15Eagle

They deny the deity of Jesus Christ and the Holy Trinity and therefore are of the spirit of antichrist (little “a”) according to the epistles of John.
___________________________________________________

Mormonism...


24 posted on 02/10/2012 9:14:14 AM PST by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: T Minus Four
Why Are Mormons (& John Conyers) Funding Islamic Terrorism?

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, the Mormon Church, is the single largest donor to the U.S. branch of Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW), also known as Islamic Relief. In the past year, it donated $1.6 million to the charity.

But Islamic Relief is not just any charity. The Israeli government says it is a HAMAS front group. It is also under investigation by the American government.

August 31, 2006

25 posted on 02/10/2012 9:14:42 AM PST by greyfoxx39 (Don't call us bigots! "Bigotry" is 98% of mormons in NV voting for Mitt Romney.)
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To: F15Eagle

They are a tool of Satan to fool people into missing the Cross and Salvation and rejecting the only Messiah acceptable to the God of the universe, for the payment of sins.
_________________________________________________

Mormoniem


26 posted on 02/10/2012 9:15:34 AM PST by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: therightliveswithus; T Minus Four

Mormons....Muslims? What’s going on here?

- — - -
What would you like to know? The similarities between Islam and Mormonism? The announcement of their founder that he would be a second Mohammed (including that it would be Mormonism or the sword)? The long standing admiration of Muslims by Mormons? The coddling of muslim leaders by Mormon apostles and prophets? The Mormon snubbing of Christian charities and instead choosing to ally themselves with Muslim charities in Haiti?

We can source all of that.


27 posted on 02/10/2012 9:16:01 AM PST by reaganaut (Ex-Mormon, Now Christian - "I wasn't brainwashed, just brain pre-soaked.")
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To: T Minus Four

Mitt Romney: “Islam is not an inherently violent faith”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/bloggers/2844593/posts?page=43#43


28 posted on 02/10/2012 9:22:16 AM PST by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: T Minus Four

Hey UBIE!!

This is right up yer alley!


29 posted on 02/10/2012 9:29:44 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Utah Binger

Hey UBIE!!

This is right up yer alley!


30 posted on 02/10/2012 9:29:58 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: T Minus Four
"I mean, it's the best way for acceptance and embracing something different."

I'll just bet it does!!

31 posted on 02/10/2012 9:31:17 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Da Coyote
Heretofore, I have respected Mormons.

What did ya think about mormonISM?

32 posted on 02/10/2012 9:32:42 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: therightliveswithus
Mormons....Muslims? What’s going on here?

 
 
 

“I Will Be a Second Mohammed”

In the heat of the Missouri “Mormon War” of 1838, Joseph Smith made the following claim, “I will be to this generation a second Mohammed, whose motto in treating for peace was ‘the Alcoran [Koran] or the Sword.’ So shall it eventually be with us—‘Joseph Smith or the Sword!’ ”[1]

It is most interesting that a self-proclaimed Christian prophet would liken himself to Mohammed, the founder of Islam. His own comparison invites us to take a closer look as well. And when we do, we find some striking—and troubling—parallels. Consider the following.

  • Mohammed and Joseph Smith both had humble beginnings. Neither had formal religious connections or upbringing, and both were relatively uneducated. Both founded new religions by creating their own scriptures. In fact, followers of both prophets claim these scriptures are miracles since their authors were the most simple and uneducated of men.[2]

  • Both prophets claim of having angel visitations, and of receiving divine revelation to restore pure religion to the earth again. Mohammed was told that both Jews and Christians had long since corrupted their scriptures and religion. In like manner, Joseph Smith was told that all of Christianity had become corrupt, and that consequently the Bible itself was no longer reliable. In both cases, this corruption required a complete restoration of both scripture and religion. Nothing which preceded either prophet could be relied upon any longer. Both prophets claim they were used of God to restore eternal truths which once existed on earth, but had been lost due to human corruption.

  • Both prophets created new scripture which borrowed heavily from the Bible, but with a substantially new “spin.” In his Koran, Mohammed appropriates a number of Biblical themes and characters—but he changes the complete sense of many passages, claiming to “correct” the Bible. In so doing he changes many doctrines, introducing his own in their place. In like manner, Joseph Smith created the Book of Mormon, much of which is plagiarized directly from the King James Bible. Interestingly, the Book of Mormon claims that this same Bible has been substantially corrupted and is therefore unreliable. In addition, Joseph Smith went so far as to actually create his own version of the Bible itself, the “Inspired Version,” in which he both adds and deletes significant portions of text, claiming he is “correcting” it. In so doing he also changes many doctrines, introducing his own in their place.

  • As a part of their new scriptural “spin,” both prophets saw themselves as prophesied in scripture, and both saw themselves as a continuation of a long line of Biblical prophets. Mohammed saw himself as a continuation of the ministry of Moses and Jesus. Joseph Smith saw himself as a successor to Enoch, Melchizedek, Joseph and Moses. Joseph Smith actually wrote himself into his own version of the Bible—by name.

  • Both prophets held up their own scripture as superior to the Bible. Mohammed claimed that the Koran was a perfect copy of the original which was in heaven. The Koran is therefore held to be absolutely perfect, far superior to the Bible and superceding it. In like manner, Joseph Smith also made the following claim. “I told the Brethren that the Book of Mormon was the most correct of any book on earth, and the keystone of our religion, and a man would get nearer to God by abiding its precepts, than by any other book.”[3]

  • Despite their claim that the Bible was corrupt, both prophets admonished their followers to adhere to its teachings. An obvious contradiction, this led to selective acceptance of some portions and wholesale rejection of others. As a result, the Bible is accepted by both groups of followers only to the extent that it agrees with their prophet’s own superior revelation.

  • Both Mohammed and Joseph Smith taught that true salvation was to be found only in their respective religions. Those who would not accept their message were considered “infidels,” pagans or Gentiles. In so doing, both prophets became the enemy of genuine Christianity, and have led many people away from the Christ of the Bible.

  • Both prophets encountered fierce opposition to their new religions and had to flee from town to town because of threats on their lives. Both retaliated to this opposition by forming their own militias. Both ultimately set up their own towns as model societies.

  • Both Mohammed and Joseph Smith left unclear instructions about their successors. The majority of Mohammed’s followers, Sunni Muslims, believe they were to elect their new leader, whereas the minority, Shiite Muslims, look to Alī ibn Abī Ṭālib, whom they consider Divinely appointed, as the rightful successor to Muhammad, and the first imam. (Ali was the cousin and son-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad). Similarly, the majority of Joseph Smith's followers, Mormons, believed their next prophet should have been the existing leader of their quorum of twelve apostles, whereas the minority, RLDS, believed Joseph Smith's own son should have been their next prophet. Differences on this issue, and many others, have created substantial tension between these rival groups of each prophet.

  • Mohammed taught that Jesus was just another of a long line of human prophets, of which he was the last. He taught that he was superior to Christ and superceded Him. In comparison, Joseph Smith also made the following claim.

“I have more to boast of than ever any man had. I am the only man that has ever been able to keep a whole church together since the days of Adam. A large majority of the whole have stood by me. Neither Paul, John, Peter, nor Jesus ever did it. I boast that no man ever did such a work as I. The followers of Jesus ran away from Him, but the Latter-day Saints never ran away from me yet.”[4] In light of these parallels, perhaps Joseph Smith's claim to be a second Mohammed unwittingly became his most genuine prophecy of all.


[1] Joseph Smith made this statement at the conclusion of a speech in the public square at Far West, Missouri on October 14, 1838. This particular quote is documented in Fawn M. Brodie, No Man Knows My History, second edition, (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1971), p. 230–231. Fawn Brodie’s footnote regarding this speech contains valuable information, and follows. “Except where noted, all the details of this chapter [16] are taken from the History of the [Mormon] Church. This speech, however, was not recorded there, and the report given here is based upon the accounts of seven men. See the affidavits of T.B. Marsh, Orson Hyde, George M. Hinkle, John Corrill, W.W. Phelps, Samson Avard, and Reed Peck in Correspondence, Orders, etc., pp. 57–9, 97–129. The Marsh and Hyde account, which was made on October 24, is particularly important. Part of it was reproduced in History of the [Mormon] Church, Vol. III, p. 167. See also the Peck manuscript, p. 80. Joseph himself barely mentioned the speech in his history; see Vol. III, p. 162.”

[2] John Ankerberg & John Weldon, The Facts on Islam, (Eugene, OR: Harvest House Publishers, 1998), pp.8–9. Eric Johnson, Joseph Smith & Muhammed, (El Cajon, CA: Mormonism Research Ministry, 1998), pp. 6–7.

[3] Documentary History of the [Mormon] Church, vol.4, pp.461.

[4] Documentary History of the [Mormon] Church, vol.6, pp.408–409.




33 posted on 02/10/2012 9:34:43 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: therightliveswithus

Since ISLAM outlaws depictions of living things, mostly all you gonna see is a bunch of squiggly lines!!!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islamic_art


34 posted on 02/10/2012 9:37:17 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: therightliveswithus
... a bunch of squiggly lines!!!


 

 

Welcome to MORMONism 101

While we are waiting to start; enjoy the artwork on our walls.
If some of it seems shifty to you, just look at it real close and it will stop moving,
but another location will then start to crawl on you.

Do NOT think our DOCTRINE is this way!

35 posted on 02/10/2012 9:38:00 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: T Minus Four

The American Mohammad

“His enemies maligned him as a dangerous religious fanatic, an American Mohammad” (From the inside jacket of Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling by Richard Lyman Bushman, Alfred A. Knopf, 2005)

I Will Be a Second Mohammed

In the heat of the Missouri “Mormon War” of 1838, Joseph Smith made the following claim, “I will be to this generation a second Mohammed, whose motto in treating for peace was ‘the Alcoran [Koran] or the Sword.’ So shall it eventually be with us—‘Joseph Smith or the Sword!’ ”[1]

It is most interesting that a self-proclaimed Christian prophet would liken himself to Mohammed, the founder of Islam. His own comparison invites us to take a closer look as well. And when we do, we find some striking—and troubling—parallels. Consider the following.

Mohammed and Joseph Smith both had humble beginnings. Neither had formal religious connections or upbringing, and both were relatively uneducated. Both founded new religions by creating their own scriptures. In fact, followers of both prophets claim these scriptures are miracles since their authors were the most simple and uneducated of men.[2]

Both prophets claim of having angel visitations, and of receiving divine revelation to restore pure religion to the earth again. Mohammed was told that both Jews and Christians had long since corrupted their scriptures and religion. In like manner, Joseph Smith was told that all of Christianity had become corrupt, and that consequently the Bible itself was no longer reliable.

In both cases, this corruption required a complete restoration of both scripture and religion. Nothing which preceded either prophet could be relied upon any longer. Both prophets claim they were used of God to restore eternal truths which once existed on earth, but had been lost due to human corruption.

Both prophets created new scripture which borrowed heavily from the Bible, but with a substantially new “spin.” In his Koran, Mohammed appropriates a number of Biblical themes and characters—but he changes the complete sense of many passages, claiming to “correct” the Bible. In so doing he changes many doctrines, introducing his own in their place. In like manner, Joseph Smith created the Book of Mormon, much of which is plagiarized directly from the King James Bible. Interestingly, the Book of Mormon claims that this same Bible has been substantially corrupted and is therefore unreliable. In addition, Joseph Smith went so far as to actually create his own version of the Bible itself, the “Inspired Version,” in which he both adds and deletes significant portions of text, claiming he is “correcting” it. In so doing he also changes many doctrines, introducing his own in their place.

As a part of their new scriptural “spin,” both prophets saw themselves as prophesied in scripture, and both saw themselves as a continuation of a long line of Biblical prophets. Mohammed saw himself as a continuation of the ministry of Moses and Jesus. Joseph Smith saw himself as a successor to Enoch, Melchizedek, Joseph and Moses. Joseph Smith actually wrote himself into his own version of the Bible—by name.

Both prophets held up their own scripture as superior to the Bible. Mohammed claimed that the Koran was a perfect copy of the original which was in heaven. The Koran is therefore held to be absolutely perfect, far superior to the Bible and superceding it. In like manner, Joseph Smith also made the following claim. “I told the Brethren that the Book of Mormon was the most correct of any book on earth, and the keystone of our religion, and a man would get nearer to God by abiding its precepts, than by any other book.”[3]

Despite their claim that the Bible was corrupt, both prophets admonished their followers to adhere to its teachings. An obvious contradiction, this led to selective acceptance of some portions and wholesale rejection of others. As a result, the Bible is accepted by both groups of followers only to the extent that it agrees with their prophet’s own superior revelation.

Both Mohammed and Joseph Smith taught that true salvation was to be found only in their respective religions. Those who would not accept their message were considered “infidels,” pagans or Gentiles. In so doing, both prophets became the enemy of genuine Christianity, and have led many people away from the Christ of the Bible.

Both prophets encountered fierce opposition to their new religions and had to flee from town to town because of threats on their lives. Both retaliated to this opposition by forming their own militias. Both ultimately set up their own towns as model societies.

Both Mohammed and Joseph Smith left unclear instructions about their successors. The majority of Mohammed’s followers, Sunni Muslims, believe they were to elect their new leader, whereas the minority, Shiite Muslims, believe Mohammed’s son was to be their next leader. Similarly, the majority of Joseph Smith’s followers, Mormons, believed their next prophet should have been the existing leader of their quorum of twelve apostles, whereas the minority, RLDS, believed Joseph Smith’s own son should have been their next prophet. Differences on this issue, and many others, have created substantial tension between these rival groups of each prophet.

Mohammed taught that Jesus was just another of a long line of human prophets, of which he was the last. He taught that he was superior to Christ and superceded Him. In comparison, Joseph Smith also made the following claim.
“I have more to boast of than ever any man had. I am the only man that has ever been able to keep a whole church together since the days of Adam. A large majority of the whole have stood by me. Neither Paul, John, Peter, nor Jesus ever did it. I boast that no man ever did such a work as I. The followers of Jesus ran away from Him, but the Latter-day Saints never ran away from me yet.”[4]

In light of these parallels, perhaps Joseph Smith’s claim to be a second Mohammed unwittingly became his most genuine prophecy of all.
________________________________________

[1] Joseph Smith made this statement at the conclusion of a speech in the public square at Far West, Missouri on October 14, 1838. This particular quote is documented in Fawn M. Brodie, No Man Knows My History, second edition, (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1971), p. 230–231. Fawn Brodie’s footnote regarding this speech contains valuable information, and follows. “Except where noted, all the details of this chapter [16] are taken from the History of the [Mormon] Church. This speech, however, was not recorded there, and the report given here is based upon the accounts of seven men. See the affidavits of T.B. Marsh, Orson Hyde, George M. Hinkle, John Corrill, W.W. Phelps, Samson Avard, and Reed Peck in Correspondence, Orders, etc., pp. 57–9, 97–129. The Marsh and Hyde account, which was made on October 24, is particularly important. Part of it was reproduced in History of the [Mormon] Church, Vol. III, p. 167. See also the Peck manuscript, p. 80. Joseph himself barely mentioned the speech in his history; see Vol. III, p. 162.”

[2] John Ankerberg & John Weldon, The Facts on Islam, (Eugene, OR: Harvest House Publishers, 1998), pp.8–9. Eric Johnson, Joseph Smith & Muhammed, (El Cajon, CA: Mormonism Research Ministry, 1998), pp. 6–7.

[3] Documentary History of the [Mormon] Church, vol.4, pp.461.

[4] Documentary History of the [Mormon] Church, vol.6, pp.408–409.

(Decker, Ed, My Kingdom Come: The Mormon Quest for Godhood, Xulon Press, 2007)


36 posted on 02/10/2012 9:38:32 AM PST by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: Elsie
You must have confused me with someone who gives a rat's ass.

Besides I have a bit on my plate today.

OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY NIGHT


37 posted on 02/10/2012 9:51:00 AM PST by Utah Binger (Southern Utah where the world comes to see America)
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To: Elsie

Fail on post #29. You need to either type slower or wear your glasses dear Els.


38 posted on 02/10/2012 10:08:37 AM PST by reaganaut (Ex-Mormon, now Christian "I once was lost, but now am found, was blind but now I see")
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To: T Minus Four

I’m guessing its not an image of Mohammed in a jar of urine.


39 posted on 02/10/2012 10:08:41 AM PST by crosshairs (Liberalism is to truth, what east is to west.)
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To: lurk
Why not? They have the same basic earn-your-eternal-life template.

As do Catholics.
40 posted on 02/10/2012 10:10:11 AM PST by crosshairs (Liberalism is to truth, what east is to west.)
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To: T Minus Four

I doubt the authenticity of this article. We all know there are not 250 Islamic works of art!!!


41 posted on 02/10/2012 10:31:02 AM PST by jch10
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To: gitmogrunt

This is not funny, I live in Pocatello which is in S.E. Idaho. There are a lot of Mormons here and the ones I know are very conservative and anti-muslim. Now I’m finding out that there is an alliance between them. So I guess I’ll just have to ask a few of the Mormons I know about this.


42 posted on 02/10/2012 11:33:51 AM PST by DWaves
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To: DWaves

I wasn’t trying to be funny. My comment was meant to be sarcastic.

Share this with your Mormon aquaintances:

SLAVERY, TERRORISM and ISLAM: The following is a description (slightly modified) from Dr. Peter Hammond’s book: Slavery, Terrorism and Islam: The Historical Roots and Contemporary Threat.
As long as the Muslim population remains around 1% of any given country they will be regarded as a peace-loving minority and not as a threat to anyone. In fact, they may be featured in articles and films, stereotyped for their colorful uniqueness.

At 2% and 3% they begin to proselytize from other ethnic minorities and disaffected groups with major recruiting from the jails and among street gangs [Europe, Australia, USA and Japan]. Six percent of US prison inmates are Muslim. Like any other minority, they won’t integrate, but work to build their own separate community.

They will push for the introduction of halaal (clean by Islamic standards) food, thereby securing food preparation jobs for Muslims. They will increase pressure on supermarket chains to feature it on their shelves (along with threats for failure to comply).

At this point, they will work to get the ruling government to allow them to rule themselves under Sharia; Islamic Law. The ultimate goal of Islam is not to convert the world, but to establish Sharia law over the entire world.

When Muslims reach 10% of the population, they will increase lawlessness as a means of complaint about their conditions. (Ei: car-burnings in France last October.) Any non-Muslim action that offends Islam will result in uprisings and threats.

After reaching 20% expect hair-trigger rioting, jihad militia formations, sporadic killings and church and synagogue burning (India, Mindanao, Philippines).

At 40% you will find widespread massacres, chronic terror attacks and ongoing militia warfare [Indonesia]. From 60% you may expect unfettered persecution of non-believers and other religions, sporadic ethnic cleansing (genocide), use of Sharia Law as a weapon and Jizya (infidel tax). (Sudan, Kosovo-Serbia, Lebanon and Egypt).

After 80% expect State run ethnic cleansing and genocide [Western Papua (New Guinea),Kosovo-Serbia, Iran, Biafra, Asia-Minor-Turkey,Egypt, Iraq,Lebanon and North Nigeria],ETC., ETC..

100% will usher in the peace of “Dar-es-Salaam” - House


43 posted on 02/10/2012 11:41:28 AM PST by gitmogrunt
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To: gitmogrunt

I purchased a home defense weapon for my wife just yesterday. I guess it’s back to the store for more ammo, a lot more ammo. I printed some of the info posted here and I’m going to show it to the Mormons I know.


44 posted on 02/10/2012 11:54:35 AM PST by DWaves
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To: DWaves

Muslims are playing the Mormons, and the Rest of America.
We all need to wake up.


45 posted on 02/10/2012 12:07:04 PM PST by gitmogrunt
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To: gitmogrunt

If that were true islam has been playing mormons from the beginning as Joseph Smith loved islam, He declared himself to be the next mohammedan.
Their alliance is not new, what is new as people are just beginning to learn about it.
You could say mormonISM and islam are both playing America.


46 posted on 02/10/2012 12:22:15 PM PST by svcw (Only difference between Romney & BH is one thinks he will be god & other one thinks he already is.)
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47 posted on 02/10/2012 12:36:41 PM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: gitmogrunt

Isn’t that cute, Mormons and Muslims?

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Looks like, the way things are going, that’s what we’ll have to vote for this election; a mormon or a muslim.
Our forefathers must be spinning.


48 posted on 02/10/2012 12:56:49 PM PST by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: reaganaut

I only took 14 seconds to do it right!


49 posted on 02/10/2012 1:11:52 PM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: patriot08
Our forefathers must be spinning.

As well as 45,000,000 would have been citizens...

...if they'd had THEIR "choice".

50 posted on 02/10/2012 1:14:19 PM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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