Muslims launch campaign to explain Shariah

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(RNS) "If you are looking for problematic texts in the Quran, yes, they exist. They also exist in the Bible and Torah and other books," said Emory University's Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im. "But Christians aren't judged based on what the Bible said 2,000 years ago, but on how they behave today. Why are Muslims judged according to these literalist interpretations, and not according to how the vast majority of good Muslims behave today?" By Omar Sacirbey.

  • JW1951

    Christians are Judged on the writings of Jesus…why would anyone say otherwise. He is the Judge…no one comes to the Father except through Him. Who has the right to change the words of Jesus? No one! And why are many trying to change the basic moral guidelines of the Holy Scripture? They want a man made religion…based on opinions and a morally defunct class of Clergy. What would Jesus tell a Homosexual Priest? Repent for the Kingdom of the Heavens is drawn near. There are no gray area’s of how God felt about Sodom and Gommorah! He destroyed them. So perverse that the men wanted to have sex with the Angel… His anger stills burns against those the pervert the words of the Bible text. Revelation states that plagues will come upon those that tamper( add to or take away) with the Holy Writings. Have you notice how it has turned out for the many perverted men and women? Do the math…count the AIDS virus as a warning! Broad and spacious is the road leading off to life..few are the ones finding it. Who can you believe? Start now to read the many Translations of the Bible and compare the very few changes that are gray in context! Don’t listen to what others say without doing your own research. Why? Your salvation is at stake. To say that modern day judgement is different is perverse and blind! The Church has not evolved to a modern….liberal…it doesn’t matter what Scriptures says ,,,but the apostate religion has! A modern immoral way of life is not getting us closer to God! Another day is coming and it will be like Noah’s Day. Why was that generation destroyed? Notice the many were destroyed not saved. they took NO note until the flood swept them away!
    Beware of the false reasoning that God will not Judge mankind again. If you are called to the Christian way of life it is not an easy way..~

  • Bart

    Twenty-five years of reading Xtian religious fanatic tirades and I’m never surprised. It’s like Watching Leave it to Beaver reruns over and over again, but without the humor intellect.

    Still runaway streams of non-thought unrelated to the subject at hand. Still the multiple exclamation marks where periods would do just fine, thank you. Still one big old paragraph, driven by religious frenzie. And lots of “expert” interpretation of what jesus would do, condemnation of gays, what disease means (always a punshment of some sort), and the hackneyed admonishments that the “end is near” so straighten up and fly right or else or “Gawd is gonna get cha!”

    Is it any wonder why those claiming to be Christian has declined according to the 2009 Pew survey; or why people of reason look at this kind of gibberish, shake their head, and check their calendars to make sure we really are in the 21st century?