Pastor facing hanging exposes Islam rift

Pastor facing hanging exposes Islam rift

There are 4 comments on the CNN story from Oct 7, 2011, titled Pastor facing hanging exposes Islam rift. In it, CNN reports that:

The possible hanging of Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani for converting from Islam to Christianity has exposed a division among Islamic jurists on whether Iran would be violating Islamic law by carrying out the execution ...

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“... truth will out.”

Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#1 Oct 8, 2011
from CNN:

"Harris Zafar, national spokesperson of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA, does not mince words on the subject, stating in a Huffington Post opinion piece that 'Islam prescribes absolutely no punishment for apostasy.'

Chapter two of the Holy Quran emphatically denies this possibility, stating 'there shall be no compulsion in religion,' writes Zafar.'This is an unambiguous declaration protecting freedom of conscience and choice.'"

Yet many in islam are killed for apostasy under shar'ia.
Tinkerbell

Gallatin, TN

#2 Oct 8, 2011
Hence,this explains the usefulness of the many contradictions in islam.

They always have something to fall back on.

Namely,

Fatwas.

So now they can all stand there and claim innocence.

~Rolls eyes

Forrest trees

Trees forrest...LOL

Since: Sep 11

Greenville, SC

#3 Oct 10, 2011
Joe DeCaro wrote:
from CNN:
"Harris Zafar, national spokesperson of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA, does not mince words on the subject, stating in a Huffington Post opinion piece that 'Islam prescribes absolutely no punishment for apostasy.'
Chapter two of the Holy Quran emphatically denies this possibility, stating 'there shall be no compulsion in religion,' writes Zafar.'This is an unambiguous declaration protecting freedom of conscience and choice.'"
Yet many in islam are killed for apostasy under shar'ia.
Bear in mind that the Quran also abrogates itself numerous times through out. The early suras are peaceful and tolerant with the latter being Violent and brutal. The So called Prophet stated to follow the later writings.
well

United States

#4 Oct 10, 2011
I thought Sunni and Shi'ite division exposed Islam rift.

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