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Moses is credited with writing the Pentateuch, I think Mohammed is regarded as writing at least part of the Koran, Joseph Smith at the least translated the Book of Mormon, Confuscius wrote, Lao-Tze I think wrote, etc. Just curious
ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M 4 Answers Feb 26 in Doing Good

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Credited. LOL Religion is not a credit to anyone but its very human inventor.

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That's how I feel, but most seem to have at least some texts supposed to be written by their founder

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by a drunk who thought it might turn into a movie one day

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Prophet Mohammed didn't write the Quran. The Quran was verbally revealed from God to Prophet Mohammed in 23 years through "Jibreel" the angel.

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Right, but I was thinking in the sense that the text was traditionally put down onto paper (or papyrus or whatever) by the founder of the religion himself.

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Oh he couldn't write so his companions started writing whatever they memorized from him and after he died they all collected what was written in put it together in the same order he told them.

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You sure he couldn't write? He was a highly successful businessman and trader long before he was a prophet, wasn't he?

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Yea i'm sure he couldn't read nor write and yes he worked as a merchant.

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Either way, it still fits into my question in the sense that traditon has he directly dictated to words, it wasn't written down long after his death from the memories of other people.

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You kind of lost me lol. Anyways it wasn't his words, he was told about it and he spread to the people.

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It just seemed to me that most religions are based on sacred texts that, at least by tradition, were written down via direct contact with the founder/prophet of the religion, whereas everything in the Christian Testament was written down long after the death of Jesus.

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Jesus was a peasant who probably didn't know how to read or write. So it makes sense he didn't write down much.

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That's what I thought, but he was also supposedly very learned in Judaism's laws, etc.

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Just like the people on here are law, science, and other types of experts

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And they all read at write--at least marginally

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With caps lock, insults, and no proper nouns

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