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Quote Matt Browne Replybullet Posted: 28 April 2013 at 2:25am
Originally posted by W.S.

Matt Browne, I've read through this thread, including your list of key messages presented in Irshad Manji's two books, and I agree with them. I recently read her first book and I'm currently reading her second one. It is so very unfortunate that so few Muslims have the courage to speak out, instead of living in this constant denial and/or being silent because of fear.
Muslims! Especially you who've been such your whole lives: what do you think of Manji's key messages presented in Matt's list?! 


I'm glad to hear this. I learned so many positive things about Islam as well, especially in the second book. This book really gives me hope that humanity in all its diversity can evolve beyond greed and insults and war. Hope that some day in the future we will see respect, fairness and peace.



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Quote Matt Browne Replybullet Posted: 28 April 2013 at 2:30am
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W.S., I'm certainly not up for the task of addressing an entire list, which would require an essay, however I suggest for purposes of focus and clarity, that any "key message" or concerns of "constant denial" are taken one at a time in a thread other than "Quran and peace", and perhaps you'll get a more specific response to your question.  And Allah Knows Best.


It doesn't require an essay, in my opinion. Please have the courage to briefly comment on the most important items of this list. No one will think that you are a heretic. Or do you fear the wrath of fundamentalists?

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Quote Al Saadiqeen21 Replybullet Posted: 23 May 2014 at 3:48pm
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can U quote some verses related to violence and injustice from Qur'an.

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 can U quote some verses related to violence and injustice from Qur'an< How can you say this > That's not what this thread is for. Thanks.< You should makeup your mind , either you want to know or you don't which is it .
 
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Quote Caringheart Replybullet Posted: 23 May 2014 at 4:07pm
proper quote: (from page 1, post March 16th... also see opening post)

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Originally posted by NABA

can U quote some verses related to violence and injustice from Qur'an.

Greetings NABA,

That's not what this thread is for.
Thanks.

Salaam,
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I felt that Matt had taken the thread in a good direction, so why go backwards?
asalaam.


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Quote Al Saadiqeen21 Replybullet Posted: 23 May 2014 at 4:53pm
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proper quote: (from page 1, post March 16th... also see opening post)

Originally posted by Caringheart

Originally posted by NABA

can U quote some verses related to violence and injustice from Qur'an.

Greetings NABA,

That's not what this thread is for.
Thanks.

Salaam,
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I felt that Matt had taken the thread in a good direction, so why go backwards?
asalaam.
 
So that mean you can't quote any Scriptures from the Holy Qur'aan , That you have listen to or you cliam to have read okkk
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Quote Al Saadiqeen21 Replybullet Posted: 28 May 2014 at 7:07am
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I would like if anyone would share with me where they feel the Qur'an promotes peace.
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And your not here breeding Hatred , Separation , Ignorace , War .
 
Can you explain this verse for US. The Christian God is a A man of War .
 
Exodus 15 ; 3 , Where It States , And I Quote ; The Lord ( Yahweh ) Is A Man Of War
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Quote Caringheart Replybullet Posted: 15 June 2014 at 9:36pm
The thread went off track and I'm still waiting for people to share verses of the qur'an that they feel promote peace.  Shukran und salaam.
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Quote NABA Replybullet Posted: 16 June 2014 at 12:33am
Assalamalecum,Allah in Quran in ch 2 v 83 says speak nicely to people, Allah in ch 28 v 83 says Allah will grant home of hereafter only to those who don't want mischief on the land.means those who don't want mischief automatically they are peace loving people.Allah in ch 49 v 13 saus Allah created u from a single couple and divided u in different colours and regions so that u may recognise each other n love each other not hatred, the best amongst u is the one who posess taqwa ie.righteousness, God consciousness.
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