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Reader comment on item: [The American Muslim Council:] 'Mainstream' Muslims?
in response to reader comment: Love between Christians and Muslims

Submitted by Joshua (United States), Nov 17, 2007 at 00:27

though it is not true that muslims have never forced conversion - historically speaking. However this can be said of almost any religion - but that doesn't mean that this phenomenon is accurate with its given teaching, just that it is a tendency of ideals which breach reality "if we have been given a free will, what good does it to convert someone at the point of a sword, or gun? Do you really think they will be converted or merely preserving their own life?"

I am a Christian and almost half my friends are Muslim. They have NEVER treated me with anything less than the highest level of respect and have even gone as far as to let me into their homes. I know a bit of arabic (Egyptian dialect mostly) and have been to Mosque with them too.
The unfortunate turmoil we are in is a result of misinterpretation of the Quran - simple as that.


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