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    Myth Busting

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    Our Objective

  • Come let us reason together President LBJ

    Come now and let us reason Come now and let us reason together together

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    together together

    Isaiah 1:18Isaiah 1:18

    Will you not reasonWill you not reason

    The QuranThe Quran

  • Come let us reason together President LBJ

    Come now and let us reason Come now and let us reason together together

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    together together

    Isaiah Isaiah 11::1818

    Will you not reasonWill you not reason

    The QuranThe Quran

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    Our Objective

  • The purpose of this presentation is to share with you, the common

    man or woman,

    Information regarding myths and Information regarding myths and outright lies spread by a small outright lies spread by a small

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    outright lies spread by a small outright lies spread by a small smallsmall groups of people around the groups of people around the country regarding Islam & Muslimscountry regarding Islam & Muslims

    members of our members of our

  • God bless America, a country where every man and woman is

    guaranteed the freedom of speech

    Despite our absolute respects of Despite our absolute respects of the right of these groups to speak the right of these groups to speak

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    the right of these groups to speak the right of these groups to speak their mind..their mind..

    They are spreading falsehood and They are spreading falsehood and instigating irrational fearinstigating irrational fear

  • We pray to God allmighty to open our eyes and hearts and to guide

    us to treat each other with respect and dignity.

    We ask Him (may he be exalted) to We ask Him (may he be exalted) to

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    We ask Him (may he be exalted) to We ask Him (may he be exalted) to spread the truth amongst us and spread the truth amongst us and

    do away with all forms of ignorance do away with all forms of ignorance and misguidance.and misguidance.

    AmenAmen

  • 99

    Myths circulated about

    Islam and Muslims

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    Myth #1 Allah

    The Moon God

  • The Quran 2:136The Quran 2:136

    Say you all: "We believe in Say you all: "We believe in Allah (God), and the revelation Allah (God), and the revelation given to us, and to Abraham, given to us, and to Abraham,

    Ishmael, Isaac, Jacob, and the Ishmael, Isaac, Jacob, and the Tribes, and that given to Moses Tribes, and that given to Moses

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    Tribes, and that given to Moses Tribes, and that given to Moses and Jesus, and that given to and Jesus, and that given to

    (all) prophets from their Lord: (all) prophets from their Lord: We make no difference between We make no difference between one and another of them: And one and another of them: And to God we surrender our will in to God we surrender our will in

    IslamIslam.

  • Genesis Genesis 3333::2020There he set up an altar and There he set up an altar and

    called it El called it El EloheElohe Israel.Israel.

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    ElohimElohim -- MarriamMarriam--Webster Webster

    Gen Gen 11::1 1 Hebrew word God is Hebrew word God is ElohimElohim Free book reveals the Free book reveals the

    Bible meaningBible meaning

  • The Semitic languages are a The Semitic languages are a group of related group of related languageslanguages

    whose living representatives whose living representatives are spoken by more than are spoken by more than 467 467 million people across million people across much of the much of the Middle EastMiddle East, ,

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    much of the much of the Middle EastMiddle East, , North AfricaNorth Africa and the and the Horn of Horn of

    AfricaAfrica.

  • ElohimElohim (( , , , ,

    sometimes transliterated as sometimes transliterated as AleimAleim[[11]]) is a ) is a HebrewHebrew word word which expresses concepts of which expresses concepts of divinitydivinity. It is related to the . It is related to the Hebrew word Hebrew word ll, though , though

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    Hebrew word Hebrew word ll, though , though morphologicallymorphologically it consists it consists of the Hebrew word of the Hebrew word EloahEloah(( ( ( with a plural suffix.with a plural suffix.

  • MarriamMarriam--Webster Webster defines Semitic: defines Semitic:

    among relating to, or among relating to, or constituting a constituting a

    subfamily of the Afrosubfamily of the Afro--

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    subfamily of the Afrosubfamily of the Afro--Asiatic Asiatic language family language family that includes Hebrew, that includes Hebrew, Aramaic, Arabic, and Aramaic, Arabic, and

    AmharicAmharic

  • Genesis Genesis 3333::2020There he set up an altar and There he set up an altar and

    called it El called it El EloheElohe Israel.Israel.

    Linguistically Linguistically

    * Al in Arabic means The* Al in Arabic means The

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    * Al in Arabic means The* Al in Arabic means The

    Just as EL: in Spanish.Just as EL: in Spanish.* Genesis : El * Genesis : El EloheElohe

    * Arabic Al * Arabic Al ElahElah

    = ALLAH.= ALLAH.

  • The Quran The Quran 22::136136

    Say you all: "We believe in Say you all: "We believe in Allah (God), and the revelation Allah (God), and the revelation given to us, and to Abraham, given to us, and to Abraham,

    Ishmael, Isaac, Jacob, and the Ishmael, Isaac, Jacob, and the Tribes, and that given to Moses Tribes, and that given to Moses

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    Tribes, and that given to Moses Tribes, and that given to Moses and Jesus, and that given to and Jesus, and that given to

    (all) prophets from their Lord: (all) prophets from their Lord: We make no difference between We make no difference between one and another of them: And one and another of them: And to God we surrender our will in to God we surrender our will in

    IslamIslam.

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