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Submitted by Mrs. Anne (United States), Aug 14, 2008 at 18:01

Mohammed, You showed alot of patience and I think you totally believe that Islam is a religion of peace, but on the advice of my minister I bought a copy of the Koran, and he referred me to Sura IX which says: And when the sacred months are passed, kill those who join other gods with God wherever ye shall find them; and seize them, besiege them, and lay wait for them with every kind of ambush: but if they shall convert, and observe prayer, and pay the obligatory alms, then let them go their way, for God is Gracious, Merciful. I interpreted this to mean, if the captive does not accept Islam, they must be killed in the name of Allah.

This was more like a God of peace Sura 5:30 Even if thou stretch forth thine hand against me to slay me, I will not stretch forth my hand against thee to slay thee. Truly I fear God the Lord of the Worlds. "Yea, rather would I that thou shouldest bear my siin and thine own sin, and that thou become an inmate of the Fire" for that is the recompense of the unjust doers."

And his passion led him to slay his brother: and he slew him: and he became one of those who perish.

And God sent a raven which scratched upon the ground, to shew him how he might hide his brother's wrong. He said: "O woe is me! am I too weak to become like this raven, and to hide away from my brother's wrong?" And he became one of the repentant.

For this cause have we ordained to the children of Israel that he who slayeth any one, unless it be a person guilty of manslaughter, or of spreading disorders in the land, shall be as though he had slain all mankind: but that he who saveth a life, shall be as though he had saved all mankind alive.

This is so peaceful, and this is what should be observed by Hamas, Hezbollah, and Islamic Jihad.

There are some peaceful scriptures in the Koran, but there are also some violent ones. The important issue is that you have pledged peace for all of mankind, and God willing, you truly mean it, and will always keep your word. I wish you good luck, and peace.......

Mrs. Anne

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