Skip to comments.More Than 50 U.S. Churches Agree to Hold Koran Readings
Posted on 05/18/2011 6:50:57 AM PDT by La Lydia
... far too many Americans who identify themselves as Christians are taking the easy way out and bowing down to Islam, in an effort to avoid a conflict that has been raging for 1400 years. A conflict in which Christians are clearly losing!
Pulpit pals: Christians, Jews, Muslims plan shared worship BY ADELLE M. BANKS
Religious and human rights activists are asking U.S. churches to invite Jewish and Muslim clergy to their sanctuaries to read from sacred texts next month in an initiative designed to counter anti-Muslim bigotry.
The June 26 initiative, called Faith Shared: Uniting in Prayer and Understanding, is co-sponsored by the Interfaith Alliance and Human Rights First. Leaders of the two Washington-based groups said the event hopes to demonstrate respect for Islam in the wake of Quran burnings in recent months.
That is more than 50 too many.
Tad Stahnke, director of policy and programs for Human Rights First, said he hopes the initiative will draw attention to religious freedom and counter negative stereotypes of Christian leaders making anti-Muslim statements.
We want to send a message to the world, he said, that Americans do respect religious differences and reject religious bigotry and the demonization of Islam or any other religion.
Tad if you really were for religious freedom you would not be promoting Islam...
I will be glad to read “The Satanic Verses” for all to hear.
> I will be glad to read The Satanic Verses for all to hear.
*ALL* the verses in that poisonous screed are Satanic.
Don’t see any of my Baptist brethren on this list. That’s a good thing.
The problem with this country is the Church. Whether is is Islam, homosexuality and other sexual immorality, traditional values and morality, whatever. If the Church ever gets itself in order, we would do just fine. Consider that millions of Christians voted for Obama. All to many Christians think that envy, jealousy and covetousness are just fine as long as they are expressed in a political context. My point is as long as the Church is a mess the country will be a mess.
Let’s see some mosques in Saudi Arabia do the same.
There’s a sucker born every minute. Turning the other cheek will only get your head cut off. Let’s roll, now!
Agreed. Complete dhimmi idiots. They should be burning the Koran and pissing on it. Its time to stop capitulating to the Muslims.
The problem with this country isn’t the church, it’s the clergy.
I'd be glad to read Koranic verses to my congregation. I'd read to them about jizya, the stifling tax Christians who live under muzzie rule have to pay. I'd read to them about the rules for women and the wearing of the hajib. I'd read the the verses that tell of the encouragement to kill Christians and Jews. And lastly, I'd tell them the verses about shaquiyya, the doctrine of the Koran that states that they can LIE to anyone not of their faith, without consequence, in order to further Islam.
If the TRUE (evil, iron-fisted, bloody) face of Islam is exposed, perhaps the Koran SHOULD be read in churches to let people know what we're up against.
They ought to invite some Buddhist monks. The ones I’ve met are pretty cool.
I think you missed the point.
Desperately needed due to all of the stories you see every day about women wearing the Hijab being randomly assaulted on American streets / SARC
I'm very interested in the Faith Shared event. However, I'm curious as to obviously missing information on your website.
Please update the website and/or email me the complete list of participating houses of worship. Currently none of the participating mosques are listed.
No, I don't expect a reply or a change to the website.
They need to read from an un-whitewashed translation, like this one:
Usama Dakdok is a Christian who grew up Muslim, and knows what the koran really says. He provided an accurate English translation so that any who want to really know what it says can read it.
And better still:
“There are none so blind as those who will not see.”
What's this do-gooders plan to help the truly persecuted Christians in Egypt and Iraq and other Muslim majority nations? But I guess it's just too hard to address real persecution rather than this concocted Islamophobia nonsense.
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