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To donvan: Here is what I believe about the Jews, the Christians and the Sabaeans "who believes in God and the Last Day"

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in response to reader comment: SYED,

Submitted by Syed Rafey Husain (Pakistan), Jul 16, 2007 at 01:11

"So, I ask you again to open your heart, and see Christians, Jews, infidels and Sunni and Shiites as human beings and not representives as their particular belief systems, and you have an obligation toe protect them from harm".

Dear Dovan, I agree with you. You are right. This is what the protection I believe in and what Islam has taught me "Not to harm any human for the sake of his religion".

In case of differences, I will not force but I will say:

To you your religion, and to me my religion.(Quran 109.6)

Here is what I believe about the Jews, the Christians and the Sabaeans "who believes in God and the Last Day":

Surely the Believers, the Jews, the Christians and the Sabaeans, whoso believes in God and the Last Day and does righteous deeds, shall have their wage with their Lord, and no fear shall be on them, nor shall they grieve.(Quran 2.62)

And I also believe that:

There is no compulsion in the religion; rectitude has become clear from perversion; so whoso disbelieves in idols and believes in God, has laid hold of the most firm handle, which cannot break; and God is Hearing, Knowing.(Quran 2.256)

Syed Rafey Husain


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