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Islam's Abrahamic heritage

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in response to reader comment: Delusional!!!

Submitted by Ghulam Muhammed, Mumbai (India), Aug 23, 2010 at 19:38

Is it not a fact that stoning of adulterous is still part of Judaic laws. All punitive punishments were the heritage of Abrahamic traditions, much earlier to the advent of Islam. Punitive punishments in the US, such as death by hanging, firing or gassing is still under intense debate and opposition. Sharia does have provision for adjustments to current mores. It is not always carved in stone. To pass judgment on such serious matters without full knowledge and understanding is not the way of the enlightened.


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