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Single Idea 6818

[catalogued under 29. Religion / B. Monotheistic Religion / 4. Christianity / a. Christianity]

Full Idea

They say: 'Allah has begotten a son.' Allah forbid! Self-sufficient is He.

Gist of Idea

Allah cannot have begotten a son, as He is self-sufficient


Mohammed (The Koran [c.622], Ch.10)

Book Reference

Mohammed: 'The Koran', ed/tr. Dawood,N.J. [Penguin 1968], p.69

A Reaction

This is quite persuasive, except that the point of Jesus is that he suffers a cruel death, and we are required to identify with God's parental feelings here, His involvement, which would not occur with the death of one of His prophets.