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Learn Biblical Hebrew from an Islamic Scholar. Lesson I.

Discussion in 'Biblical Debates' started by Terry Sampson, Jun 30, 2020.

  1. Terry Sampson

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    In this lesson, we begin our study of Biblical Hebrew with a brief analysis of Song of Solomon 5:16 by none other than the world-renowned Islamic Scholar, Zakir Naik. [Cf. the ZNT version].
    [Warning: buckle your seatbelt, because this is going to be a wild ride through a bit of Naik's world.]

     
  2. adrian009

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    The Muslims are a little late to the 'Let's use Hebrew scripture to prove Prophetic claims' party. The Christians have been doing it from the start of Christ's message. Well, Jesus was a Jew after all with Messianic claims. The relationship with Islam and Hebrew scriptures is not so straightforward. For centuries Muslims have avoided the Hebrew and Christian scriptures, simply writing them off as corrupted and superseded by the Quran. I'd be interested to hear from Muslims, but it appears to be a relatively recent development for Muslim apologists to use Hebrew scriptures to prove Muhammad in the same way Christians have been doing. The Baha'is unashamedly do exactly the same thing. The attempt to extract the Arabic word Muhammad from the Hebrew book of Solomon's is unconvincing.
     
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    Clearly Zakir Naik is following in the footsteps of many who screw things up in translation to make the words say what he wants them to say.

    Anyone who has studied "the problem of translation" knows how difficult it is when someone is trying to be faithful to the original. Of course it's much worse when someone wants to twist the meaning.
     
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    He's one of Ahmed Deedat's prodigies
     
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    Ahhh. The heiligeh Ahmed Deedat. Why didn't you so in the first place?
     
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