A historical and motivational context, as I have been providing in my books on the Koran is important in understanding the Message; but, perhaps even more significant is knowing what revealed truths (immutable facts communicated to a mortal by a god), as inconceivable as it may seem, have been abrogated i.e. repealed or modified by an ostensibly omniscient deity.
16:101 And if We replace a verse by another – and Allah knows best what He reveals – they say: “You are only a forger.” Surely, most of them do not know.
Cover art is a rendition of a picture of George Burns from a poster for the 1977 Warner Bros. film "Oh, God!". Like the movie, I hope you will consider Let Me Rephrase That! a mildly irreverent but never gratuitous treatment of a reverential figure.
Many Abrogating One
A Blood-Money Conundrum II
Wills and Testaments
The Divorce Ransom and Marriage to an Impotent Man
He Said, She Said
The Manifest Victory
One Abrogating Many
Myth of the Month of Revelations
Something for the Tax Collector
Brides For Believers
First, Kill All the Unbelievers
Hell Is for Those Who Love Life
The Bedouins Learn Their Lesson
No More Mr. Nice Guy III
Mercy for Adulterers!
Not All Poets Are Perverts
Evidence of a Master Copy of the Koran in Paradise
Verse of the Sword
Abrogation and Genocide
A Declaration of War
Verse of the Tax
Putting Words in God's Mouth
Index of Abrogated Verses