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There must have been lots of coverage today. The group is over 104,000 now.
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so Jenny did you go? I did landscaping, landscaping for Mohammed I guess
*off to water whilst doing a wicked Mohammed impression*
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I was thinking of drawing Mohamed today, but I felt that I need a large group of people to stand around me and call me a rebel for being so fearless by drawing something thousands and thousands miles away from where my actions would actually matter.
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Captain Awesome wrote:I was thinking of drawing Mohamed today, but I felt that I need a large group of people to stand around me and call me a rebel for being so fearless by drawing something thousands and thousands miles away from where my actions would actually matter.


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Islamic Depictions of Mohammed in Full


Medieval Muslim artists often created paintings and illuminated manuscripts depicting Mohammed in full. Several examples are presented here. Other artists of the era drew Mohammed, but left his face blank so as to technically comply with a sporadically enforced Islamic ban on depicting the Prophet; these faceless images are shown in the second section of the Archive.

In 1999, Islamic art expert Wijdan Ali wrote a scholarly overview of the Muslim tradition of depicting Mohammed, which can be downloaded here in pdf format. In that essay, Ali demonstrates that the prohibition against depicting Mohammed did not arise until as late as the 16th or 17th century, despite the media's recent false claims that it has always been forbidden for Muslims to draw Mohammed. Until comparatively recently in Islamic history, it was perfectly common to show Mohammed, either in full (as revealed on this page), or with his face hidden (as shown on the next page). Even after the 17th century, up to modern times, Islamic depictions of Mohammed (especially in Shi'ite areas) continued to be produced.

On this page are many examples of full-faced Mohammed portraits produced by Muslim artists across the centuries. Attributions for each image are given where known.

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Illustration showing Mohammed (on the right) preaching his final sermon to his earliest converts, on Mount Ararat near Mecca; taken from a medieval-era manuscript of the astronomical treatise The Remaining Signs of Past Centuries by the Persian scholar al-Biruni; currently housed in the collection of the Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris (Manuscrits Arabe 1489 fol. 5v). This scene was popular among medieval Islamic artists, and several nearly identical versions of this drawing (such as this one [shown in detail below] and this one) were made in the Middle Ages.

These can be found at: http://zombietime.com/mohammed_image_archive/islamic_mo_full/
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normaM wrote:so Jenny did you go? I did landscaping, landscaping for Mohammed I guess
*off to water whilst doing a wicked Mohammed impression*


I dug an outline of Mohammed in the dirt while gardening and reported my progress to passersby. You gotta represent!
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but Jenny, what happened to your convictions? I thought you'd be down at City Park with your chalk.. I am saddened
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'Death to Facebook': Pakistani protesters angry as user sets up 'Everyone Draw Mohammed Day' group

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"This is a war and we have to show unity," Farid Ahmed Paracha, a central leader of hardline Sunni Muslim political party Jamaat-e-Islami told the crowd.

"We should tell America that this the final match," he added.

Shouting anti America and anti Facebook slogans with chanting "Death to America," the participants burnt U.S., Norway, Sweden and Denmark flags.


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Flag burning could be considered freedom of speech. They just don't get it.
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logicalview wrote:Shouting anti America and anti Facebook slogans with chanting "Death to America," the participants burnt U.S., Norway, Sweden and Denmark flags.


You mean after all that Mohammad-drawing in Kelowna, BC they still don't know about Canada and won't even burn our flag? What a shame!
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Captain Awesome wrote:You mean after all that Mohammad-drawing in Kelowna, BC they still don't know about Canada and won't even burn our flag? What a shame!



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kinda makes you want to start a weekly draw Mohammed Day.
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