This successor volume to The Hidden Origins of Islam (edited by Karl-Heinz Ohlig and Gerd-R. Puin) continues the pioneering research begun in the first volume. : The Hidden Origins of Islam: New Research into Its Early History ( ): Karl-Heinz Ohlig, Gerd-R Puin: Books. Karl-Heinz Ohlig. Follow. Follow on Amazon. Follow authors to get new release updates, plus improved recommendations and more coming soon. Learn More.

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Puin, a retired research associate at the University of the Saarland, is an expert on the historical orthography of the Qur’an. Religious-political foundation myths are not history texts and nor were they meant to be. Muhammad as a Christological Honorific Title. Based on the premise that reliable history can only be written on the basis of sources that are contemporary with the events described, the contributors to this oh,ig investigation present research that reveals the obscure origins of Islam in a completely new light.

Instead, it regarded Jesus as the messenger, the prophet, the servant of God, but not the physical son of God, who is a strictly unitary being not “adjoined” to any person. The implication of these and other findings here presented is that the early Arab rulers adhered to a sect of Christianity.


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German English iarl-heinz Fang 2. Religion in der Geschichte der Menschheit: Readers’ comments can be found by Google and other search engines. Leave this field blank.

As the authors meticulously show, the name ‘Muhammad’ first appears on coins in Syria bearing Christian iconography. There is no mention of a new, independent religion of the Arabs before the 9th century.

Using coins, commemorative building inscriptions, and a rigorous linguistic analysis of the Koran along with Persian and Christian literature from the seventh and eighth centuries–when Islam was in its formative stages–five expert contributors attempt a reconstruction of this critical time period.

Religion in der Geschichte der Menschheit: Jordan and the influx of refugees The true Samaritans. Puin continues the pioneering research begun in the first volume into the earliest development of Islam.

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As such, the roots and motives of these traditions are not recognized. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Looking for More Great Reads? Only later could the wealth of stories ohlug this Mohammed fill out the historical deficit. In this context the name is used as an honorific meaning ‘revered’ or ‘praiseworthy’ and can only refer to Jesus Christ, as Christianity was the predominant religion of the area at this time.

The fathers of the Church, for instance, regarded John of Damascus d. Early Islam Karl-Heinz Ohlig. What proof do you have for this claim?


To categorize these texts, or similarly the books of Moses or the Romulus and Remus tale, as falsifications would be entirely wrong, as one has to take into consideration this specific literary genre. Ohlig, Karl-Heinz Overview.

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Eine Einfuhrung Islam as World Religion: Jul 30, Pages Buy. The German original reads: Alfred Hackensberger has talked with the author.

ohlif Such inquiries are forbidden in Muslim theology, which hasn’t yet passed through its Enlightenment. Most widely held works by Karl-Heinz Ohlig. The implication of these and other findings here presented is that the early Arab rulers adhered to a sect of Christianity.

Inspired by Your Browsing History. One of these texts, the Annals of at-Tabari 10th centuryis also the source of further histories.

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