Originally Posted by therebbe
The Bible is not 'legit' according to Islam. Muslims believe in the original
revelations sent to these Prophets. Some fragments of these revelations may still be present in the Bible today, but the only way to seperate between the material of divine origin and that of human fabrications is to use the Qur'an as the criterion.
Originally Posted by POBook
This is a common Christian confusion. It is true that as Muslims we do not believe that the Bible has been preserved but that it has been tampered with, but this does not mean that there may still be verses in it that contain the truth. The criterion then, for deciding what is true from the Bible and what isn't, is the Qur'an, God's final message to mankind.