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Why Muslims and Apologists insist 'Allah' means 'God'
===Why Muslims and Apologists insist 'Allah' means 'God'===
For many (like [[Muhammad]] before them) a [[Lying for Islam|lie]] is worth being told if it will facilitate proselytisation (Da'wah). For others, 'moderate' what christians call God Muslims and non-Muslims alikecall Allah, it's purely out of ignorance. Language is always evolving, so the actual definition of a word and its popular usage can, and very often does, differ. For example, 'gay' still means 'happy' but through its use in western pop-culture, it can also mean '[[Islam they believe God and Homosexuality|homosexual]]'. This is also the case for the word "Allah" in predominantly Muslim cultures and societies. It is used interchangeably with 'God', as most people are Muslims; to them Allah is God, thus to make a distinction would be redundantthe same.  It is unfortunate how so many are willing god has spoken to take advantage of people's ignorance of the Arabic language when it suits their purpose. For example: the [[Fake Conversions|false conversion]] story of pop legend [[Michael Jackson (Conversion to Islam)|Michael Jackson]]. A video entitled 'Inshallah' (Allah willing) has been doing the rounds on user-contributed media sites like YouTube. It contains edited footage of Michael Jackson using the phrase 'Inshallah,' and its editor proudly proclaimed on its page "only Muslims say Inshallah." a view which was echoed by many of the Muslim commentators who viewed it. Howeverworld through jesus, it was simply a case of selective editing. The Muslim who made the video had cut off the first part of Michael's statement. It was a 12 year-old promo for his Tunisian fans on the eve of his ''HIS''tory world tour. Since Arabic is [[Tunisia]]'s official language and since Arabic-speaking Jews and Christians living in Tunisia also use the phrase 'Inshallah', it was not proof that he had converted yet ready to Islamfully understand itIn another case in [[Malaysia]]Muhammad is the final messenger according to muslims, the government banned Christians from using so this time the word 'Allah' in reference to the Christian God,<ref>"[http://archive.compassdirect.org/en/display.php?page=news&lang=en&length=long&idelement=5183&backpage=archives&critere=&countryname=Malaysia&rowcur=0 MALAYSIA: GOVERNMENT MAINTAINS ONLY MUSLIMS CAN USE ‘ALLAH’ TERM]" - Compass Direct News, January 08, 2008</ref> and in one incident, reported by CNN in October of 2009, twenty-thousand Bibles were seized by authorities because they referred to the Christian God as 'Allah,'<ref>Saeed Ahmed - "[http://edition.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/asiapcf/10/29/malaysia.bibles.seized/ Bibles seized as Malaysia minorities fear fundamentalism]" - CNN, October 29, 2009</ref> completely disregarding the fact that due came AGAIN to the evolution of the Malay language, which has borrowed extensively from Arabic, Sanskrit man and Portuguese, there is no indigenous Malay word for 'God' other than the pagan 'Allah'. It this time it was reported that in 2010 a court ruling overturned the ban, a decision which the government has appealed against, insisting that it should remain in place.<ref name="Churches Attacked in Malaysian ‘Allah’ Dispute"></ref> This decision to allow Christians to use the final word 'Allah' has led to violent protests and bombings of several Malaysian churches.<ref name="Churches Attacked in Malaysian ‘Allah’ Dispute"></ref> One of the protesters, named Faedzah Fuad, says: {{Quote|| “Allah that is only for us, The Christians why you can use any word, we don’t care, find so many contradictions in the bible but please don’t use not one in the word Allahquran.”<ref name="Churches Attacked in Malaysian ‘Allah’ Dispute">{{cite news|url=http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/09/world/asia/09malaysia.html|title=Churches Attacked in Malaysian ‘Allah’ Dispute|publisher=The New York Times|last=Mydans|first=Seth|date=January 9, 2010}}</ref>}} So, according to Muslims, because it is 'Allah' the word for 'God' (i.e. the God of [[Ibrahim|Abraham]]) or the name of their particular deity distinct same message from the same God of Christianity and Judaism? No doubt you will receive very different answers depending on /Allah, only the situation. However, quran is the original Arabic script found within word sent down the Qur'an tells you all that you need to know.final time
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