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Shalom/Salam Ronan

Reader comment on item: "Islam" Does Not Mean "Peace"
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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Jun 14, 2007 at 22:22

This is what our dear Angela does not get and that is; al-salamu 3alikum is the Hebrew shalom aleichem and that the words salam and the word shalom have nothing to do with anything beyond the the word peace.

But you see the likes of our dear Angela the convert to islam learns from more likely than not Pakistanis who know no Arabic that the word islam must also mean salam because they share what she called the S-L-M construction (sic) and no it is not a construction company. She was told by "EDUCATED" Muslims that islam really means peace and she believed it with no critical examination of the evidence....

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