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Submitted by Peter Herz (United States), Mar 10, 2012 at 19:59

Speaking as a Christian "fundamentalist" (a Protestant who takes his faith seriously), I'm not so sure I want to be seen merely as a foot soldier in violent confrontations with the Islamic world--a problem to which secular liberals have made their own contributions since 1979, thank you.

Among other things, missions organizations (mostly "fundamentalist") have been caught flat-footed and pleased that there is a greater openness to the Gospel among Muslims than has ever been seen before in 1400 years. Hence, I believe it is important that Muslims understand that the Gospel is the door to God's truth through which they are invited to pass, not a club held over their heads.

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