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Eid al-Adha - what does The Quran say?
By:Waqas, London UK
Date: Friday, 31 July 2020, 7:12 am

peace/salaam all,

Does The Quran say God told Abraham to sacrifice his son?

Eid al-Adha (festival (of) the sacrifice) is an Islamic holiday celebrated by many Muslims to commemorate the willingness of Abraham to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God (due to a dream he had). Whilst this is by far the most common understanding of the incident (even among those who follow a Quran based islam) there is some variance in terms of how it is explained away.

I will present evidence that the more likely meaning of Abraham's dream was to leave his son (i.e. separate from him). Please see:
http://mypercept.co.uk/articles/Quran-Abraham-sacrifice-son.html

Questions to ask about the Traditional story:
http://mypercept.co.uk/articles/Abraham-Sacrifice-Questions.html

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Eid al-Adha - what does The Quran say?
Waqas, London UK -- Friday, 31 July 2020, 7:12 am
Re: Eid al-Adha - what does The Quran say?
Khalil Khan (moderator), Jamaica -- Friday, 31 July 2020, 8:18 pm
Re: Eid al-Adha - what does The Quran say?
Tahir Canada -- Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 5:53 pm
Re: Eid al-Adha - what does The Quran say?
Waqas, London UK -- Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 7:00 pm