Friday, October 10, 2008

Here's some theological dissonance

Evidently, Louis Farrakhan, theoretically a Muslim, is saying that Barack Hussein Daley Obama is "the Messiah." I believe that would be blasphemy not just for Islam (which strictly speaking doesn't believe in one, let alone refer to one with a Hebrew name), but also for Judiasm and Christianity.

Calypso Louie should be very glad that burning heretics at the stake is no longer in vogue!


pentamom said...

Well, Farrakhan's not actually a Muslim, he's a Black Muslim, which despite the name is not a racially specific subset of Islam, but itself a heretical offshoot (a cult vis-a-vis Islam, if you will.)

Of course, I don't think Black Muslims seek a Hebrew-designated Messiah either, but he's already deemed a heretic, so what's a little more theological creativity?

The funny thing is, I thought some of Farrakhan's followers thought that he was the...whatever-you-call-it-in-Islam-like-the-Messiah. Fortunately, the whole Black Muslim scheme, particularly under Farrakhan, has become such an absurdist sideshow of a religion that the dissonance will go down as smooth as silk.

Mr. Shirt said...

Removing the noggin of a heretic is still en vogue in many Sharia countries. Hmmm, maybe we could arrange a trip for him?

Bike Bubba said...

Actually, he's at least been to Libya. But I don't want him dead; I just pray that people would wake up and see him for what he is.