Skip to comments.Christians should marry Muslims to tackle Islamophobia, says peer
Posted on 07/12/2014 2:01:58 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
CHRISTIANS should be encouraged to marry Muslims as a way of tackling Islamophobia, a senior peer claimed today.
Lord Scott, a former Supreme Court Judge, cited his own family - in which two of his four children married Muslims - as an example of how interfaith families can thrive.
The peer, who sits as a crossbencher in the Lords, made the comments during a debate on how to improve relations between the Muslim community and other faith groups in the UK.
He said: Of my two sons one has become a Muslim and of my two daughters one of those has become a Muslim, and I have 12 lovely grandchildren, seven of whom are little Muslims.
He added: The family relationships since those events took place have been as happily familial, as close and as good as any parent or grandparent could wish.
I do just wonder that if an improvement is needed between the faith groups, one way of promoting that might be to encourage interfaith marriages.
Responding for the Government, Baroness Warsi said: Its important that we allow people to marry somebody of their choosing whatever faith they belong to, and thats why Im incredibly proud that the Government has done so much work on the issue of forced marriages, including criminalising a practice which should have been criminalised a long time ago.
What could go wrong?
So we have to abandon our faith in order to get along with Muslims. Is he saying anything new?
Completely out of touch with reality. oh man...
How about atheist should marry Christians to get over their Christian-pobia
I would never take the advice from someone described as a “crossbencher”. I’m not sure I even want to know what that means.
“Be not unequally yoked” keeps one from becoming a victim of “slay the infidel wherever you shall find them” in your own home by ones own spouse.
In the Christian village, the person on the cross doesn’t very from day to day.
There certainly are a lot of brown-blonde couples in London, based on what I saw there last week.
Literally insane recommendation.
None of the muslims became Christian I see!
And when those muslims married to Christians take their children to muslim countries then tough luck for that Christian spouse in getting the child back.
Really? OK, let me think about that for a minute........OK, I thought about it. The answer is not only no but HELL NO. For me, if that were the only way the human race could survive, then the human race would die out.
Of course not - leaving Islam is apostasy and punishable by death!
Yeah, I’ve always fancied swathing myself in hot black robes, getting sexually mutilated, and living with three other wives in order to bridge the gap. I’d be honored to strap the bomb suit on my child myself as a gesture of obedience to Allah. Seriously? Why would I marry someone who wants me dead?
He is insane
When i can stop sniggering at your comment....
“A crossbencher is a member of a small party or an independent member of the house. The name is from the position of the benches on the floor, they are perpendicular to the main opposition and government benches.”
It means he has no principles or morals or anything he just wants to get elected, so he will vote for either side depending on how he thinks it will keep him in office. Sorta like John McCain, or Lindsey Graham, etc
Oh I didn’t know that was the literal meaning thanks
And why should the Christian spouse have to convert to Islam and why should such conversion in the family be celebrated by a Christian? Why can’t the Moslem party convert to Christianity?
A former neighbor of mine was a senior non-commissioned officer in the Air Force and spent a lot of time in Islamic countries. He said several times he was offered high six-figures to low seven-figures to convert to Islam. Can you imagine what they’d offer to the children of a high-ranking jurist and politician in Britain?
All too often we find that “judges” are not the best judges.
It has other meanings,such as “ bipartisan” , with Crossbench committees, etc.
But to ‘be’ Crossbench is either as stated or having the whip withdrawn...party membership suspended for having an opinion.
Yea, should have told them leave the turbin out of the wood pile lol
translation: in order to validate the behavior of my children, I want to insist everyone else do the same as my children did so I don't feel awkward
Just don’t serve a nice salad instead of goat for dinner for that hot summer evening meal.
Someone needs to inform this guy, that Muslims avoid marrying anyone who is not a Muslim.
I’ve had suspicions that the aristocracy across the pond are secretly converted Muzzies—in order to preserve their perks, titles, and whatnot.
The common proles—to hell with them. They are just to pay taxes and support the muzzies.
if his family embraces “interfaith” marriage, where are the muslims who became Christians? What part of the happy couples still practices “inter” faith?
They refuse to acknowlege that there's a difference between Muslims and Islamists, immigrants and ILLEGAL immigrants (aliens).
(Yes I know some say all Muslims are Islamists.. my direct, personal experience says otherwise. Same goes for Christians.. they are not all white supremacist Christian Identity advocates. And yes I know that white supremacist Christian Identity advocates do not fly airliners into buildings and delight in cutting off heads as Islamists do.)
So do-gooders say the evidence is in, all experts agree, deniers be damned.. if you oppose murderous, insane Islamists you're a Islamophobe. If you oppose millions of people ILLEGALLY taking up residence here, shoving aside people seeking legal immigration respecting our Country you're a xenophobe. (I've sponsored immigrants.)
Good find, 2nd. The comments below by the readers are, as usual, excellent and superior to the article itself.
We should all happily embrace cancer in order to gain a better understanding of it.
>> Lord Scott, a former Supreme Court Judge, cited his own family - in which two of his four children married Muslims - as an example of how interfaith families can thrive.
Lord Scott has sawdust for brains.
I heard Swedish women are marrying muzzs at an alarming rate.
I got one better: how about Muslims not kill Christians as a way of battling Christophobia.
Islamophobia is not the problem! ISLAM is the problem!
They clearly had lost their faith already. What true Christian would sacrifice something so precious.
All good and wonderful until "Sudden Jihad Syndrome" kicks in...
Christians should KILL Mohammedans to solve the problem of the Mohammedans MURDERING Christians.
Understand that there is a difference between KILLING and MURDERING.
Christian women should marry Muslim men and become slaves and be thrown in jail if they get raped and hung by the neck until dead if they seek divorce and have their children taken from them when hubby wants to move back to sh*t-hole-land and generally get smacked around as a daily lesson in Honor.
Baron of Gray Matter
>> Baron of Gray Matter
" He said several times he was offered high six-figures to low seven-figures to convert to Islam. "
By who? ...his superior officers, or from locals? How deeply infiltrated is our military brass? ...and how long ago were these lucrative offers made?
So humans should marry cockroaches?
Courtesy of Curley. Nyuck, nyuck, nyuck!
> The peer, who sits as a crossbencher in the Lords... said: Of my two sons one has become a Muslim and of my two daughters one of those has become a Muslim, and I have 12 lovely grandchildren, seven of whom are little Muslims.
Yeah, it figures he’d be a crossbencher. Thanks 2ndDivisionVet.
Implicit in his remark is that when there is an interfaith marriage, it is always the Christian who is asked to convert "for the children." What if when this man gets to Judgment, Christ turns his back, as this man has turned his back on Christ.