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Submitted by William Papke (United States), Dec 26, 2005 at 23:42

I would like to defer to your vastly superior knowledge on the subject but I can't. All that I have read on Islam, including the defense of Islam as a religion of peace, leads me to one conclusion. Jennifer King is correct. We can argue about it all day but the fact remains that Islam has been spread primarily by the sword.

We can argue and debate the spread of Christianity but, unlike Islam, it's early growth was not by conquest. That came later.

On another note, "bla,bla, bla", is from Harvard's Media Relations Manager? Unbelievable. If my degree had been received from Harvard I'd send it back.
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