(excerpt, page 56-7 'CONFILCT IN MECCA'
... To Summerize the Satanic verses
incident, Muhammad one again attemted to entice the Meccans to join Islam by compromising his own monotheistic
beliefs. Embarrassingly, the prophet declared that is was conveniently permissible to also incorporate the worship of the venerated pre-Islamic godesses,
Alat, Manat, Al-Uzza
- with the inclusion of his god, Allah. However, to propagate such a message was pure blasphemy
(bigot no. 1, 9:12, 61-66 '… Make no excuse; you have disbelieved after you had believed'
-> 4:89 '… kill them wherever you find them'
) in the eyes of Islam.
Muhammad realized he had commit Shirk
(belief in polythesim) - the concept
that god shares his position, or comes in many forms. In Islam, this is considered to be the highest form of heresy
and is ultimately unpardonable.
Upon realizing his own gross malfeasance, Muhammad quickly
recanted and quickly stated that he was "tricked"
acknowledging that Allah
had three daughters. In Islamic