“In an 8th-century polemical work, John of Damascus criticized the Saracens as followers of a false prophet and “forerunner[s] to the Antichrist.”
yes, that’s how I see it, now I see it has long historical legs–false prophet–after Jesus — a member of the Black Muslims, one of the sects, shared with me that they were looking forward to the downfall of the USA–as a karma debt for slavery..this was told to me 30 years ago when I was a young pup. Now, I almost see them as a political movement with a 501 c-3 cover.
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