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Dhimmi, you're mistaken

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in response to reader comment: Our dear Raul: Hello: "Judeo-Islamic" is an oxymoron!

Submitted by Raul Marks, Aug 21, 2018 at 21:44

I'm not a Muslim, I'm an agnostic.

Having said that it sounds like you've focused on too many details and lost sight of the bigger picture. Islam and Judaism are as purely monotheistic as atheism is nontheistic. The "wahid" vs "ahad" debate is meaningless as the words are as different as saying "one" vs "single".

I think the Jewish religion does have a concept of holy war. Was King David not holy and did he not slay the warrior Goliath? There is no Christian equivalent to this. The Crusades were political more than religious and weren't sanctioned by Jesus as it occurred 1000 years after the fact.

As for gender segregation by Orthodox Middle Eastern churches...how do you know they aren't being forced to do it by Muslims, given their dhimmi status? I thought you'd be aware of what dhimmitude entails.

And if gender segregation is Christian, why don't the Catholics and Protestants practice it in their churches in the US and Canada?

But between American Airlines, Alitalia, and El Al which airline would expect has passengers who regularly request not to be seated next to strange women? Its not the one from majority Christian nations.

Judeo-Islamic makes far more sense than Judeo-Christian, despite any delusions one might have to the contrary.

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