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please explain it to me

Reader comment on item: Study the Koran?
in response to reader comment: Study the Qu'ran--and hadith, and ibn hanbal, and...

Submitted by Bernard Hill (United Kingdom), Jan 4, 2009 at 19:50

I approached the Koran with a certain feeling of respect, as I would the holy books of any religion. Howeve, in the Koran I find little to admire. It appears to be full of threats to those who dont believe, with villification of Jews and Christians at regular intervals and later, becomes an account of war.

Howevever, I would sincerely like an explanation of one of the final passages in the Hadith.

Jesus comes back as a muslim, and fights and defeats the Jewish demon, the Dajjal. It ends, with all the Jews hiding behind trees and stones and all the trees and stones say, "Here is a Jew, come and Kil him", all except the boxthorn tree, which is the tree of the Jews.

I incidentally found this text, which is well known, in a Muslim bookshop in south Manchester, it was a book for children, judging by the print and the illustrations on the cover.

I wonder how the supporters of Islam can explain t his, in particular, i would like to know how Suffis explain this


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