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Submitted by Pat (United States), Sep 11, 2006 at 16:51

You said the Koran speaks for all of mankind. What if I don't want to listen? Will I be allowed to live in peace? Will I be allowed to have my own relationship with God without accepting dhimmitude?

[5.51] O you who believe! do not take the Jews and the Christians for friends; they are friends of each other; and whoever amongst you takes them for a friend, then surely he is one of them; surely Allah does not guide the unjust people

Is the above verse an example of "the good [the Koran] says about all faiths and the people of the book meaning jews and christians"?.

It sure sounds like Muhammad is calling Jews and Christians "unjust people".

Maybe you can tell me if there is a version of the Koran with only the verses that apply to modern Islam. I'm reading the Koran (not specific verses) and I don't know what applies and what doesn't.

Please tell me if my source is bad. Being a university site, I thought it was reliable.



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