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]]. 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 [[extramarital sex]], [[homosexuality]], [[blasphemy]] and [[apostasy]]).
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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, especially 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 [[extramarital sex]], [[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 00:03, 5 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, especially 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 extramarital sex, homosexuality, blasphemy and apostasy).

External links

Skeptic's Annotated Quran

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