Qur'an

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The '''Qur'an''' or '''Koran''' is the primary holy text of the [[Islam]]ic religion. According to Muslims, the Qur'an was dictated by [[God]] to [[Muhammad]] in Classical Arabic through the angel [[Gabriel]].
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The '''Qur'an''' or '''Koran''' is the primary holy text of the [[Islam]]ic religion. According to Muslims, the Qur'an was dictated by [[God]] to [[Muhammad]] in Classical Arabic through the angel [[Gabriel]]. The Qur'an is heavily criticized in the West for its consideration of women as inferior to men, its advocacy of intolerance towards non-Muslims, and its extremely violent system of punishment for crimes (especially victimless "crimes" like [[homosexuality]], [[blasphemy]] and [[apostasy]]).
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
[http://www.skepticsannotatedbible.com/quran/index.htm Skeptic's Annotated Quran]
 
[http://www.skepticsannotatedbible.com/quran/index.htm Skeptic's Annotated Quran]

Revision as of 23:47, 4 September 2007

The Qur'an or Koran is the primary holy text of the Islamic religion. According to Muslims, the Qur'an was dictated by God to Muhammad in Classical Arabic through the angel Gabriel. The Qur'an is heavily criticized in the West for its consideration of women as inferior to men, its advocacy of intolerance towards non-Muslims, and its extremely violent system of punishment for crimes (especially victimless "crimes" like homosexuality, blasphemy and apostasy).

External links

Skeptic's Annotated Quran

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