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Forgive and show indulgence to them!  (Qur’an, 2:109) Among various prolific misconceptions concerning the religion of Islam, one cannot miss the oft-quoted “Kill them wherever you find them,” characterization of religious intolerance in the Qur’an. This bloodthirsty depiction of Islam is far, far from the truth. Yet, with so much media attention shone on “Muslim

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Tolerance in Qur’an

Forgive and show indulgence to them!  (Qur’an, 2:109) Among various prolific misconceptions concerning the religion of Islam, one cannot miss the oft-quoted “Kill them wherever you find them,” characterization of religious intolerance in the Qur’an. This bloodthirsty depiction of Islam is far, far from the truth. Yet, with so much media attention shone on “Muslim…

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Some Misappropriations of Quranic Verses

by David Dakake Islamic Research Institute Washington, D.C.   In this synopsis we shall discuss two verses that have received much “air time” in the post 9/11 media environment. [1] The first verse appears in chapter 5, verse 51 of the Quran and says, according to the most common English translations: O, you who believe…

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Does the Qur’an Advocate Violence

by Mohamed Elmasry “You shall destroy all the peoples … showing them no pity.” (7: 16) “… All the people present there shall serve you as forced labour.” (20:12) “… You shall put all its males to the sword. You may, however, take as your booty the women, the children, the livestock, and everything in…

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Sister Sr. Aneesah Nadir is Director of Social Services for the Arizona Muslim Family Health and Social Services in Tempe, Az

Saving Our Muslim Youth

An Interview with a Muslim social worker About Saving Muslim Youth Sr. Aneesah Nadir is Director of Social Services for the Arizona Muslim Family Health and Social Services in Tempe. Sr. Amber Rehman of Sound Vision interviewed Sr. Aneesah for Radio Islam and has transcribed this interview with her about the social issues and problems…

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