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Always Out of Context.

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in response to reader comment: The TEACHINGS of the Qur'an and Old Testament, New Testament are NOT COMPARABLE

Submitted by Muslim Convert (United States), Jul 26, 2009 at 14:28

It uses the word "slay." And anyone who thinks forehand that Islam is violent due to the radical terrorism of the few would see the worst in anything. Slay not only means kill, English speaker: it can also mean overcome or defeat. It's only violent to those who seek a means of justification for their violence (Muslim terrorists) and those who seek a means of justification for their bigotry ...

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