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?
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