Qur'an. Nor do I know any one of your authoritative traditions1 by
which it is confirmed.
69. M. It stands to reason that such is the case. As the Taurat was annulled by
the descent of the Zabur (Psalms) upon David, and as the Zabur were annulled by the
descent of the Injil upon Jesus, so the Injil was annulled by the descent of the Qur'an
[In reply, quote the Ten Commandments and ask after each, Has this been abrogated? If
not, how can you say that the Taurat was annulled?
With regard to the Sabbath, show how and why the Sunday is observedthe first day of
every weekinstead of Saturday.] Then add:
C. Can you quote any verse of the Qur'an to prove that the various books you
mention did successively annul one another?
70. M. No; but all Muslims know that it is so.
C. The verses in which the Qur'an speaks of the Bible 2 are very
numerous, and the whole of the teaching which they give is contrary to this view, for the
Qur'an speaks of the Torah, the Zabur and the Injil as all still of authority in