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Rebuttal to Craig Winn "Prophet of Doom: RACISM" article:
The following article is a rebuttal to Craig Winn's article that is located at: http://www../quotes5.html#racism.
Important Note to the Reader:
Craig Winn purposely twisted and modified the English translations that he used! He changes words in translations and uses non-Muslim ones. I've noticed this a lot through his translations of the Noble Verses that he used from the Noble Quran.
List of Craig Winn's fabricated lies and deliberate alteration of quotes, WITH CLEAR-CUT PROOFS!
In his other article, he posted this hadith:
Bukhari: V9B89N256 Allahs Apostle said, You should listen to and obey your ruler even if he is a black African slave whose head looks like a raisin.
Before I get into his article, let us first examine racism in the Bible:
Jesus was defeated by the woman's wisdom:
I'd like to start this section by presenting this Noble Verse from the Noble Quran:
"Do they not ponder on the Qur'an? Had it been from other than Allah, they would surely have found therein much discrepancy.(The Noble Quran, 4:82)"
Below we will see the overwhelming amount of corruption that exists in the New Testament.
Jesus was defeated by the woman's wisdom:
"A Canaanite woman from that vicinity came to him, crying out, 'Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me! My daughter is suffering terribly from demon-possession. Jesus did not answer a word. So his disciples came to him and urged him, 'Send her away, for she keeps crying out after us.' He [Jesus] answered, 'I was sent only to the lost sheep of Israel.' The woman came and knelt before him. 'Lord, help me!' she said. He [Jesus] replied 'It is not right to take the children's [Jews] bread [blessings and miracles reserved for them] and toss it to their dogs [the Gentiles].' 'Yes, Lord' she said, 'but even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from their masters' table.' Then Jesus answered, 'Woman, you have great faith! Your request is granted.' And her daughter was healed from that very hour. (From the NIV Bible, Matthew 15:22-28)"
It's funny how Jesus supposedly in the book of man-made alterations and corruption, the New Testament, instantaneously ABROGATED his views and decision about the non-Jewish woman and people in general being equivalent to dogs when compared to the Jews. It is important to note that the woman, in this corrupted book, from the very start showed that she is a "believer" (what ever that meant back then). So it wasn't a matter of a "disbeliever" or pagan seeking Jesus' help.
The woman's wisdom defeated Jesus, the so-called "Creator of the Universe"! Jesus, within a second, changed his racist and trash-mouthed views against her from being a "dog" to a human being who deserves to be helped.
"I was sent ONLY to..." clearly and irrefutably means that Jesus initially claimed that he wasn't sent to other than the Jews!
So what if the woman failed with Jesus??
It seems that Jesus in the corrupted book of the new testament changed his racist and filthy views only because the woman begged him. I wonder if the woman never did this and instead answered him inappropriately after he called her and all gentiles as "dogs", would the gentiles today still be considered as the Jews' dogs? Most probably yes. It doesn't take much for a racist to go back to his old habits and generalizing evil beliefs.
Again, don't forget that the woman initially showed that she was a believer! Jesus rejected her only because she was a Gentile!
The contradiction and man-made corruption in the text are clear!
The "Jesus" of the corrupted book of new testament is clearly not the Creator of the Universe as the lie of trinity claims. Allow me to quote Jesus himself, or what's put on his mouth, regarding those so-called masters:
"O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you who kill the prophets and stone those sent to you, how often I have longed to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but you were not willing. (From the NIV Bible, Matthew 23:37)"
No Prophets killers can ever be better than any human being that GOD Almighty Created! Those so-called masters can not be better than anyone or any race that exists on earth. In fact, the dung that I personally or anyone for this matter flush in the toilet is better than them and those worthless words that were uttered on the tongue of Jesus in the book of racism and lies, the New Testament. Let alone, them being the masters. So much for them being better than me, a non-Jew, and me being their "dog".
Because the bible is not Divine and is filled with man's lies, it is easy to find unanswerable contradictions in it. Jesus' views were clearly absurd and allow me to say, stupid. At one point, the Jews were the masters, and because he was satisfied with them, he ignored the fact that they were the Prophets' killers. But after they disappointed him, the balance changed and they became bad, and it was now ok to go and preach to the Gentiles (the non-Jews).
So in other words:
1- Have the Jews been ok with Jesus, the Gentiles would not have received any preaching.
2- The face of christianity today would be totally different. "Christianity" today would be limited to "only the lost sheep of Israel," i.e., the Jews.
3- Like I mentioned above, have the woman failed with Jesus, the Gentiles today would still be considered as the "Jews' dogs".
Of course me as a Muslim, I don't believe that the foul dirt that was put on Jesus' mouth or anything that exists in the NT is Divine. Again, as Allah Almighty Said:
"Do they not ponder on the Qur'an? Had it been from other than Allah, they would surely have found therein much discrepancy. (The Noble Quran, 4:82)"
Only the verses in the Bible and Hadiths (collection of Prophet Muhammad's, peace be upon him, words) that directly agree with the Noble Quran are considered close to the Truth, but not quite the Truth. The Jesus of Islam is not the Jesus of the bible. The book of lies, the New Testament, is filled with man's alteration and corruption. I have provided ample quotes from bible theologians and a long list of contradictions that clearly and irrefutably prove this!
Also visit: What is the place of Jesus, Jews and Christians in Islam? See the type of Jews and Christians that GOD Almighty is Satisfied with in Islam.
So now the question to you is:
Do you honestly call this absurdity about Jesus being a trash-mouthed racist and then changing instantaneously in the book of lies as Divine Revelations from GOD Almighty?
Where is the Divine Wisdom and Perfection in that?
I only see double-standard hypocrisy and CLEAR-CUT stupidity!
Let's just briefly compare the above lies with the Divine Justice and Revelations in the Noble Quran:
"O mankind! We created you from a single (pair) of a male and a female, and made you into nations and tribes, that ye may know each other. Verily the most honoured of you in the sight of Allah is the most righteous of you. And Allah has full knowledge and is well-acquainted.(The Noble Quran, 49:13)"
For more details, please visit: Human Equality and Liberation of Slaves in Islam VS racism in the bible.
Let us look at Leviticus 25:44-46 "Your male and female slaves are to come from the nations around you; from them you may buy slaves. You may also buy some of the temporary residents living among you and members of their clans born in your country, and they will become your property. You can will them to your children as inherited property and can make them slaves for life, but you must not rule over your fellow Israelites ruthlessly."
What kind of a human value does the Bible give to slaves? If slaves and their children must be inherited and passed down to newer generations as slaves, then how in the world will they ever gain their freedom?? Does the Bible believe in Freedom? Does the Bible believe in liberating human beings from slavery? Apparently it does not.
There is even Sexism in the pornfull bible, the book of women's vaginas and breasts taste like "wine", and brothers can "suck" their sisters' and lovers' privates:
1- Cutting even the Jewish women's hands for the most ridiculous reasons!
11 If two men are fighting and the wife of one of them comes to rescue her husband from his assailant, and she reaches out and seizes him by his private parts,
12 you shall cut off her hand. Show her no pity.
The reason I added this verse is because even women are treated as enemies and are maimed in the worst way for even the silliest mistakes they make.
2- Killing the women and not the men for an even lesser sin!!
Let us look at Leviticus 20:15 "If
a man has sexual relations with an animal, he must be put to death, and you
must kill the animal."
Let us look at Leviticus 20:16 "If a woman approaches an animal to have sexual relations with it, kill both the woman and the animal. They must be put to death; their blood will be on their own heads."
Notice that in Leviticus 20:15 the man has to be caught having sex with an animal in order for him to be put to death. We have to be sure 100% beyond the shadow of the doubt to kill him.
Notice however in Leviticus 20:16 that if a woman only looks SUSPICIOUS and not necessarily gets caught having sex with an animal, she would still be put to death. We do not have to be sure 100% beyond the shadow of the doubt with her in order for us to kill her.
It is beyond question that Leviticus 20:15 and Leviticus 20:16 prove that the Bible prefers to put women to death whenever an opportunity presents itself!
Also, who determines whether she was approaching the animal for sex or not?
What ever happened to the "Beyond the shadow of the doubt" court law!!
Anyway, let's move on with his article:
Ishaq:243 I heard the Apostle say: Whoever wants to see Satan should look at Nabtal! He was a black man with long flowing hair, inflamed eyes, and dark ruddy cheeks . Allah sent down concerning him: To those who annoy the Prophet there is a painful doom. [9:61] Gabriel came to Muhammad and said, If a black man comes to you his heart is more gross than a donkeys.
Ishaq:144 A rock was put on a slaves chest. When Abu Bakr complained, they said, You are the one who corrupted him, so save him from his plight. I will do so, said Bakr. I have a black slave, tougher and stronger than Bilal, who is a heathen. I will exchange him. The transaction was carried out.
Quran 9:97 The Arabs of the desert are the worst in unbelief and hypocrisy, and most fitted to be in ignorance of the command which Allah hath sent down to His Messenger.
Tabari II:11 Shem, the son of Noah was the father of the Arabs, the Persians, and the Greeks; Ham was the father of the Black Africans; and Japheth was the father of the Turks and of Gog and Magog who were cousins of the Turks. Noah prayed that the prophets and apostles would be descended from Shem and kings would be from Japheth. He prayed that the Africans color would change so that their descendants would be slaves to the Arabs and Turks.
Tabari II:21 Ham [Africans] begat all those who are black and curly-haired, while Japheth [Turks] begat all those who are full-faced with small eyes, and Shem [Arabs] begat everyone who is handsome of face with beautiful hair. Noah prayed that the hair of Hams descendants would not grow beyond their ears, and that whenever his descendants met Shems, the latter would enslave them.
Tabari IX:69 Arabs are the most noble people in lineage, the most prominent, and the best in deeds. We were the first to respond to the call of the Prophet. We are Allahs helpers and the viziers of His Messenger. We fight people until they believe in Allah. He who believes in Allah and His Messenger has protected his life and possessions from us. As for one who disbelieves, we will fight him forever in Allahs Cause. Killing him is a small matter to us.
Bukhari: V9B89N256 Allahs Apostle said, You should listen to and obey your ruler even if he is a black African slave whose head looks like a raisin.
Ishaq:405 It is your folly to fight the Apostle, for Allahs army is bound to disgrace you. We brought them to the pit. Hell was their meeting place. We collected them there, black slaves, men of no descent.
Ishaq:374 The black troops and slaves of the Meccans cried out and the Muslims replied, Allah destroy your sight, you impious rascals.
Bukhari:V4B52N137 The Prophet said, Let the negro slave of Dinar perish. And if he is pierced with a thorn, let him not find anyone to take it out for him.... If he [the black slave] asks for anything it shall not be granted, and if he needs intercession [to get into paradise], his intercession will be denied.
First of all, as I proved in my previous rebuttals, the Al-Tabari and Ibn-Ishaq and other sources are extremely doubtful and unauthenticated. Most Muslim scholars today firmly and strongly believe in this. As most Muslim Scholars agree, we Muslims can't take them as absolute Truth or accurate information. Much of these volumes are either corrupt or taken out of context. Again, this is according to the Muslims scholars. This is why these volumes are considered "unauthenticated".
Also visit: What parts of the Bible and Hadiths do Muslims believe are closest to the Truth, and Why?
Now as to racism, Islam is the farthest Religion from racism!
1- Muslims pray shoulder-to-shoulder, rich beside the poor, white beside the black in their 5-daily Prayers.
2- Muslims from all races and cultures do the yearly Pilgrimage to Mecca. Around an average of 2 million Pilgrims come every year.
Now let us look at what ALLAH ALMIGHTY Said about racism in the Noble Quran:
Introduction: We must first of all know that Allah Almighty in the Noble Quran loves us because of our Righteousness and not because of our race or gender: "O mankind! We created you from a single (pair) of a male and a female, and made you into nations and tribes, that ye may know each other. Verily the most honoured of you in the sight of Allah is the most righteous of you. And Allah has full knowledge and is well-acquainted. (The Noble Quran, 49:13)"
Muhammad the racist?
The sections of this article are:
1- Muhammad the racist?
2- More elaboration on Noble Verse 49:13.
This is a rebuttal to the Christian "Answering Islam" team's lies against our beloved Prophet peace be upon him. Before we start, it is important to know the following story:
One of our beloved Prophet's best friends was a black Ethiopian from Africa. His name was Bilal Al-Habashi. Bilal used to be the slave of Prophet's Muhammad's Uncle Umayya, who was a Pagan. When one of our Prophet's close companions, Ammar, was caught during the early times of Islam when Muslims used to meet in secret in Mecca, Umayya ordered Bilal to flog him. Bilal refused to accept the order because he heard from Ammar during the little dialog that happened between Ammar and Umayya and some other Pagans that Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him said:
"People are as equal as the teeth of the comb." The old Arabic combs had equal in height and width teeth for combing the hair.
When Bilal refused the order, Umayya punished him severely by flogging him on his stomach while he was laying on his back tied with ropes on the very hot sand in the middle of the day in what we call today Saudi Arabia.
When our Prophet peace be upon him learned about this, he ordered for Bilal to be bought from Umayya. So Abu Baker, one of our Prophet's close companions and the first Caliph in Islam went to Umayya and requested to buy Bilal. Umayya refused at first and kept insisting on refusing to sell Bilal. Abu Baker may Allah Almighty be pleased with him and rest his soul and grant him Paradise went as high as 200 Dinars to buy Bilal. This was way too much money at that time. Bilal was immediately set free by our Prophet peace be upon him.
Later on, when the Muslims migrated from Mecca to Madina, and the first Mosque in Islam was built, our Prophet peace be upon him was Bilal's best friend at that time. He gave Bilal the job to be the caller for the daily prayers, which back then was one of the most honorable jobs to have. Bilal, the black Ethiopian from Africa, was one of the few best friends of our beloved Prophet that we know about from our Islamic History.
Below are their comments and my responses:
Here is what they wrote:
"Muhammad the Racist against Black people!!
Black skin and Creation:
"Abu Darda reported that the HOLY PROPHET SAID: Allah created Adam when he created him (sic). Then He stroke (sic) his right shoulder and took out a white race as if they were seeds, and He stroke (sic) HIS LEFT SHOULDER and took out a BLACK RACE as if they were coals. Then He said to those who were in his right side: Towards paradise and I don't care. He said to those who were ON HIS LEFT SHOULDER: Towards Hell and I don't care. - Ahmad" (Mishkat ul-Masabih, translated by Karim, v. iii, p. 117)
FROM IBN ISHAQ'S "SIRAT RASULALLAH", translated as, "THE LIFE OF MUHAMMAD" by A. Guillaume, page 243.
"I have heard that it was of him that the apostle said, "Whoever wants to see Satan let him take a look at Nabtal b. al-Harith!" He was a study black man with long flowing hair, inflamed eyes, and dark ruddy cheeks. He used to come and talk to the apostle and listen to him and then carry what he had said to the hypocrites. It was he who said: "Muhammad is all ears: if anyone tells him anything he believes it." God sent down concerning him: "And of them are those who annoy the prophet and say he is all ears, Say: God ears for you. He believes in God and trusts the believers and is a mercy for those of you who believe; and those who annoy the apostle of God for them there is a painful punishment." (Sura 9:61)"
The above doesn't in anyway suggest that black people are destined for hell, nor the sayings come from the trustful resources such as "Sahih Bukhari", "Sahih Muslim" and "Sunan Abu Dawud" volumes! The quotes don't at all come from reliable Islamic resources. I would like to see the above existing in any of the volumes that I mentioned. Anyone can come up with a book and make up a lie against our Prophet peace be upon him.
Let's assume for a second that the above Saying is a valid one, even though as I said, it doesn't come from a trustful resource. The Arabic words for "Race" and "Group" are one word, and that is "Jama-aa". The Arabic word "Jins" could also be sometimes used for "Race", but "Jins" means more "sex" than "race". Anyway, the Saying above doesn't at all suggest that Africans are going to hell. Islam is never ridiculous to make such a claim. Below you will see how Allah Almighty loves us for our good deeds and righteousness. Our genders and race don't count when judged by Allah Almighty.
Important Note: When Adam was created, no race or gender existed by him. He was every race and gender of Mankind. How can Africans or black people be taken into the offensive consideration if they didn't even exist yet? It is quite obvious that the word "Race" is a mistranslation.
Anyway, the translation above, which it is quite possible that the hypocrites of the Christian "Answering Islam" team might have twisted it a little bit suggests that a "race" or "group" will be black and the other will be white. In Islam, we are taught that Angels mark bad deeds with "black" points. It is clear that the Saying above suggests that the "black group" will go to hell, and the "white group" will go to heaven.
Important Note: In Islam, we are ordered to shake hands with the right hand, and to enter doors with the right foot. Does this mean that left-handed people are cursed? Of course not! Same thing with black or African people. Islam has no offense toward them.
As we all know, when one burns himself too much, his skin would turn blackish or black. So, this Saying is suggesting that the people of Hell will eventually be burnt and blackened, and the People of Paradise will be lighter.
There is no racism in this Saying! But again, it doesn't come from an Islamic authentic resource anyway!
Many lies had been inserted in history against our beloved Prophet peace be upon him; "A section of the People of the Book [Jews and Christians] say: Believe in the morning what is revealed to the believers (Muslims), but reject it at the end of the day; perchance they may (themselves) turn back (from Islam). (The Noble Quran, 3:72)"
The above false claims clearly contradict what Allah Almighty said in the Noble Quran in the following Noble Verse:
"O mankind! We created you from a single (pair) of a male and a female, and made you into nations and tribes [people with different cultures, races and religions], that ye may know each other. Verily the most honoured of you in the sight of Allah is the most righteous of you. And Allah has full knowledge and is well-acquainted. (The Noble Quran, 49:13)"
Also, please visit Human equality in Islam VS. Christianity section to see how Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him treated people and slaves, and how he liberated slaves and ended slavery that was practiced during the Judeo-Christian and Pagans times.
More elaboration on Noble Verse 49:13:
The following is an email that I received from brother Usman Sheikh; may Allah Almighty always be pleased with him.
Walaikum Assalam Br Osama.
Here is the answer by Abdal Hakim Murad:
"As-salamu alaykum. The key text is Qur'an 49.13, 'and created you peoples and tribes that you might know each other. The most noble of you in Allah's sight is the most pious.' Imam Qurtubi explains that the 'peoples' (shu'ub) are those with unknown genealogies, unlike 'tribes' (qaba'il). Hence all human collectivities, of whatever race, are included in the verse, which moreover states that ethnic identity is a natural and legitimate thing, insofar as it does not obstruct religious solidarity.
There are many hadiths which indicate the prohibition of anti-African attitudes. In one, the pagan al-Harith ibn Hisham is shamed for expressing amazement that the honour of calling the adhan should have been conferred upon Bilal, an Abyssinian. In another hadith, we read: 'A red-faced (i.e. white) man is not superior to a black one; superiority is only in piety. You are all from Adam, and Adam is from dust.' (Bukhari and Muslim)
There is also the famous incident narrated by Ibn al-Mubarak in his Kitab al-Birr wa'l-Sila, in which Abu Dharr (r.a.) asks Bilal (r.a.) to put his foot on Abu Dharr's head, because he fears that he has committed the sin of racism against his Abyssinian brother.
Finally, we note that in all four schools of fiqh, racial affiliation is of no significance in legal entitlements and duties.
The hadith you have cited (and which are only imperfectly translated) therefore refer to the Qur'anic use of the metaphor of darkness and light. Light is one of Allah's names, and darkness refers to ignorance of His presence and acts.
Salams and best wishes,
The above answer by Hakim Murad was posted at the al-Zawiya group by a brother who is in touch with Hakim Murad.
Back to My Rebuttals, and exposing the lies of the Answering Islam team section.
Rebuttals to Craig Winn - "The Prophet of Doom" book.
Contradictions and History of Corruption in the Bible.
Questions about Jesus that trinitarian Christians don't have logical answers for.
What parts of the Bible do Muslims believe are closest to the Truth? and Why?
"Allah" was GOD Almighty's original Name in the Bible according to the Hebrew and Aramaic sources.
Scientific Miracles in Islam and the Noble Quran.
Most of the Bible's books and gospels were written by mysterious people!
Jesus mentioned Muhammad by the name in the Bible.
Did Isaiah 53 really prophesies about the crucifixion of Jesus? It supports Islam's claims about Jesus peace be upon him never died on the cross. I also addressed John 19:36-37 from the Bible and proved that Jesus never got crucified, since GOD Almighty promised that he will protect Jesus' body and not let even a single bone be broken. My question to all Christians is: How in the world is it possible for the feet to get nailed on the cross without any penetration to the bones by the nails, hence breaking part of the feet's bones?! I also added refutations to Exodus 12:46, Numbers 9:12, Zechariah 12:10 and Psalm 34:20, which supposedly prove the Christians' belief about Jesus crucifixion. I proved that this dogma has no truth what so ever and exposed the wrong Trinitarian English translation of Zechariah 12:10.
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