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No compulsion in religion

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Submitted by Naushad Omar (South Africa), Jun 23, 2011 at 13:46

" tolerence has never been shown in the pages of the Koran".................Tolerance is shown in the pages of the Koran:

"Let there be no compulsion in religion. Truth has been made clear from error. Whoever rejects false worship and believes in God has grasped the most trustworthy handhold that never breaks. And God hears and knows all things." (Quran 2:256)

"If it had been your Lord's will, all of the people on Earth would have believed. Would you then compel the people so to have them believe?" (Quran 10:99)

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