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Reader comment on item: Arguing over "Can Islam Be Reformed?"
in response to reader comment: The worst of the worst

Submitted by Alain Jean-Mairet (Switzerland), Oct 27, 2013 at 01:34

You have your religion (if you have one) and I have mine (that is Islam)

Well, this is only what your prophet said in a position of weakness (Koran 109.6), at the beginning of the revelation.

Later he said (47.35): "So do not falter and cry out for peace when ye (will be) the uppermost, and Allah is with you, and He will not grudge (the reward of) your actions." He also is supposed to have said (in the Koran), to be merciful to believers, and not to unbelievers (48.29), who the worst of creatures (98.6), to be harsh with the unbelievers and to fight them (9.73, 9.123), to behead and slaughter them (47.4), to wage war against them and to make killings among them even if you don't like that (2.216), and to carry on until there is no other religion than yours (8.39, 2.193).

Are you more trustworthy than your prophet?


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