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Who publishes the Koran?

Reader comment on item: Amazon.com's Koran Desecration Problem

Submitted by Pat (United States), May 20, 2005 at 11:41

Aren't Korans handled by non-Muslims every day? Who displays them in a book store? Who produces the book for sale? Who fells the trees to produce the paper?

Even if this story is true, the purchaser chose to buy a used book at a reduced price and that action carries a risk of imperfection. If Muslims can't accept outsiders even touching the Koran then perhaps they should form their own publishing companies and their own sales contacts so that they can ensure a totally Islamic chain of custody. If they want to avail themselves of services like Amazon, they should accept all that comes with it: the bad as well as the good.

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