By all indications, the ancient Jews were a small minority, yet it seems their theology influenced much of the world. Christianity, Islam, Baha’i, Manichaeism, Rastafari, Samaritan, all claim Abraham as their first prophet. What must it be like when others study your religion and claim to know what it is “supposed” to be?
What is your opinion of so many other religions taking parts of yours?
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