Yes, and simply substitute 'Christianity' for 'Islam' in your paragraph and the same is true. The militant Christian fundamentalists hate the militant Muslim fundamentalists so much, because it is like looking in a mirror, but waving a different "holy book". Same level of consciousness in both. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <mdixon.6569@...> wrote :
Maybe.. on some extremely high level, with people of extreme intelligence practicing it, Islam *may* be a religion of peace. Just trying to give the benefit of doubt here. But for the masses of today? There is a saying: a little knowledge can be a dangerous thing. Islam in the wrong hands is dangerous. From: "hepa7@... [FairfieldLife]" <FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com> To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com Sent: Sunday, June 5, 2016 8:11 AM Subject: [FairfieldLife] Religion of peace? The Quran's Verses of Violence http://www.thereligionofpeace.com/pages/quran/violence.aspx The Quran's Verses of Violence http://www.thereligionofpeace.com/pages/quran/violence.aspx A sampling of violence in the Quran. View on www.thereligionofpeace.com http://www.thereligionofpeace.com/pages/quran/violence.aspx Preview by Yahoo The reasons are obvious and begin with the Quran. Few verses of Islam's most sacred text can be construed to fit the contemporary virtues of religious tolerance and universal brotherhood. Those that do are earlier "Meccan" verses which are obviously abrogated by later ones. The example of Muhammad is that Islam is a religion of peace when Muslims do not have the power and numbers on their side. Once they do, things change.