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‘Fight them until there is no more persecution and all worship is dedicated to God alone: if they desist …’ (8.39)

This is one of the well-known verses about fighting (and therefore killing) which Islamophobes and haters offer as a summary of the essence of Islam. Clearly it is not. I have not even quoted the full verse…



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Julian Bond

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