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Quran is a very peaceful book (response to James)

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Submitted by haid (United Kingdom), Jan 25, 2011 at 20:19

2. Act of terrorist - Sura 47:4 & 48: 29 very clear an order to kill others

Well...have you even bothered to research on the Suras before and after the ones you mentioned?

If so...you would know the full picture behind what is being mentioned. I mean look at Sura 47:4 ...it starts with "Therefore..." from this we can tell that it has carried on from the text before it. That's the problem with people willing to misquote things from the Quran. Yeah it does seem damn violent when you just read the Sura and the verses it contains on their own. But that's kind of unfair don't you think? Since you've come half way into the topic being discussed in the Quran. You wouldn't want to sit in a move half way now would you? Since you probably missed the story line before hand, same thing applies here. So my point is, stop misquoting text from the Quran. In the Quran, text is written in a flowing fashion, a topic will overflow into the next suras etc. So to understand the picture behind these verses which appear to promote terror, why don't you bother reading up on the suras before and after, or better yet from where that topic had begun, maybe then you might understand a bit more.

It says such acts of violence because its referring to the one and only time when a Muslim is to act in such a way, and that's if his life or his families life, or the life others in his community or ones way of life etc are at stake by non-believers. And so therefore they may act in such a way to defend themselves.

Seriously though, I am tired of people quoting the horrible looking verses from the Quran...and they think they've understood it all because they have simply stated a Sura or verse over the internet for others to check. Well, as I've said earlier, the context and topics in the Quran do overflow from one Sura to another. Each Sura aint exactly a new topic, so next time you want to state Suras for others to see, advise them to read up the Suras which lead to that Sura and to keep reading the Suras after also. Only then can you come to understand what is being talked about.

Its easy to make something seem out of context when all you are going to indicate for someone else to read is those particular verses which sound wrong, especially when its obvious those verses are continuing from text before hand.

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