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  • Muhammad's knowledge of Christianity is quite in question. For one thing, the Qur'an incoporates apocryphal stories of Jesus from noncanonical sources that were circulating in his day. If his knowledge came from these sources, it was quite suspect. Also, the only representation of Christianity in his day was Catholicism, and one of the cornerstones of traditional Protestantism is that Catholicism was a prophesied departure [goreadthebible.com] from true Christianity.

    In particular, Muhammad was unable to understand the trin

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    • ... one of the cornerstones of traditional Protestantism is that Catholicism was a prophesied departure from true Christianity.

      What is your definition of "traditional Protestantism"? I've been a Protestant all my life (my father is a fourth-generation Methodist minister), and know Protestants of many denominations, and you're the first I've heard talking about this "cornerstone". Is this one of those traditions that go back to the early 1900s, when the fundamentalists got started?