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Are Biblical and Quranic Violence Equivalent?

Cultural equivalency is back in vogue nowadays, but in this provocative new article, Raymond Ibrahim examines whether violence sanctions by the Quran, that described in the Old Testament, or that done in the name of Christianity are really so equivalent.  Ibrahim argues that there is a reason why violence done in the name of Islam has become a much greater problem today.

Michael Rubin is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, senior lecturer at the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Civil-Military Relations, and a senior editor of the Middle East Quarterly.


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