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Reforming the Koran? Horribile auditu!

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Submitted by Ugri (Finland), Sep 13, 2010 at 10:43

"- - - chiefly because I doubt seriously that they will do what desperately needs to be done - reform the Koran itself."
Submitted by ElektrikEel (United States), Sep 11, 2010 at 20:54

There have been attempts to reform the Koran. Robert Spencer in his book "The complete infidel's guide to the Koran" tells this story. Mahmud Muhammad Taha, a Sudanese Muslim theologian had come to the conclusion that the so called Medina verses in the Koran applied only to Medina, not to subsequent generations.
Horribile auditu! Taha was hanged as a blasphemer by the Sudanese government in 1985.

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