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Is it the doctrine or the individual?

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Submitted by akbar (United States), Oct 9, 2006 at 13:53

You keep evading all of my answers and saying it is not the religion but the individuals. You cannot have it both ways. If it is the individuals in your religion then it is the same as my religion. You keep bringing up rape, but it is actually the Bible that premits rape of women and children:

Numbers 31:17-18

17 Now kill all the boys. And kill every woman who has slept with a man, 18 but save for yourselves every girl who has never slept with a man.

(This does not sound like peace to me. I guess it is the individual and not the religion)

"If a man happens to meet a virgin who is not pledged to be married and rapes her and they are discovered, he shall pay the girl's father fifty shekels of silver. He must marry the girl, for he has violated her. He can never divorce her as long as he lives." Deuteronomy 22:28-29 NIV

(What happened to the woman's choice?, she may not want to be with the man that has raped her, but the Bible gives her no justice)

If this statment was in the holy Quran, womens right groups would be leading the charge to denounce it, but again I guess it is the individual and not the doctrine.

These are only the good parts of the Bible that you ignore. So stop spreading lies about your religion. Your holy book have a lot of verses that encourage a lot of immoral things. Please learn it before attacking the holy Quran.

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