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How many times has the Bible been desecrated?

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

Submitted by Octavio Johanson (Italy), May 24, 2005 at 10:21

Is it just me or is insulting the Bible seen as less serious than insulting the Koran?

Is the Bible less worthy of respect than the Koran? Not only is the Bible often denounced as false by Muslims, but this is often done openly and without any shame.

It would be interesting to know how many times the Bible has been desecrated in the Muslim world.

Considering that the Bible is the sacred book for Catholics, Jews, Protestants and Orthodox, there are quite a few people who would care to know.

It wouldn't surprise me if I found out that the Bible has been desecrated in Muslim countries recently.

That wouldn't surprise me because churches, in Muslim countries, have been desecrated before. Moreover, I have often heard Muslims in Europe speak about the Bible without any respect whatsoever.

The Bible is often denounced as false and its contents are ridiculed and diminished. The Bible, I shall say the Holy Bible, is a book which contains more wisdom than any other book on earth.

Considering that the Bible is often banned in Muslim countries, why doesn't that situation cause outrage?

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