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Surah 24, An-Nur

Much is made of violent verses in the Qur’an, including those which talk of punishment, especially those relating to sexuality. Despite this strong focus, I have never heard anyone mention that the punishment requires there to have been four witnesses, to a public sexual act. This does not apply to marital disputes where each partner, in accordance with Quranic equalities, is able to witness four times on their…



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Julian Bond

Grant maker; writer #JesusRediscovered; former CEO @chrismusforum; freelance interfaither @stethelburgas, @UKHousingFast @johnsw. Vegetarian, Muslim ally.