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love in the koran

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Submitted by Terry Froese (Canada), Aug 12, 2010 at 21:52

I think the point your visiting pastor or missionary may have been making is the word as translated from arabic may not have the same meaning as we commonly give love. Also the context it is used in determines its meaning. For what its worth I think it may be somewhat of a over-statement to say he is lying.

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