[qadianism] Two Types of Propethood
By Umar Aadil Abdul Rahman McKloskey @mailcity.com

There are two types of  prophethood.

1. To bring a message from Allah, the Lord of the Worlds.

2. To remind people of a message from Allah, the Lord of the 
Worlds, that has been lost or changed by people.

The first kind of prophet is a message-bearing prophet.

The second kind of prophet is a non-message bearing prophet.

When the Taurat was revealed to Musa (p.b.u.h.), it was not 
written down for 800 years! Nor, unlike the Holy Qur'an,  was
it memorized by thousands of followers from the outset.

Changes were frequently made in the Taurat, and portions were
lost. This has been well-documented in the present day by 
Ahmad Deedat, the Jehovah's Witnesses, and many others. It was
therefore necessary that non-message bearing prophets be 
frequently sent to remind the Yahudi of the message of the 
Taurat. Indeed, these changes were the reason why it was 
necessary for us to receive the Holy Qur'an.

The incorruptible Message, the Holy Qur'an, has been both 
memorized and written down for over 14 centuries without error
or omission.

There is no need for a prophet to remind us of this Message
(the Holy Qur'an), because we already have it in its unchanging
purity. We have an abundance of scholars to assist us in 
understanding it.

The Holy Qur'an itself tells us that our religion is completed.

Furthermore, Rasulullah (s.a.w.) promised us a reviver of 
religious sciences in each Islamic century. He said nothing 
about future prophets. 

Neither Allah nor Rasulullah ever authorized any belief in any 
new prophets.

Consequently, there is no need for a non-message bearing "prophet".

Without the need for a non-message bearing prophet, what point is 
there in mirza's claim to non-message bearing prophethood?

Unlike non-Muslims, we Muslims have no need of "new" prophets,
message-bearing or otherwise, for we have the unchanging and 
incorruptible Holy Qur'an and that is quite sufficient for any Muslim.  

eGroup home: http://www.eGroups.com/list/qadianism