March 31, 2014

Why some Muslim countries won’t screen ‘Noah’

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Miraj Audio released an Islamic version of the 'Noah' story this week. Photo courtesy of Miraj Audio

Miraj Audio released an Islamic version of the 'Noah' story this week. Photo courtesy of Miraj Audio

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(RNS) Bahrain, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Indonesia are among the countries that banned the movie "Noah." But aside from Muhammad, the prohibition on portraying other prophets is neither in the Quran nor the hadith.