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By Shahab Ahmed

A arguable episode within the lifetime of the Prophet Muhammad matters an incident within which he allegedly mistook phrases advised by way of devil as divine revelation. Muslims now universally deny that the Satanic verses incident came about. yet Muslims didn't constantly carry this view. Shahab Ahmed makes use of this example to discover how religions identify truth.

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