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The Qur’an, The Bible, And The Urge To Violence

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

[Originally published in Contending Modernities]

Philip Jenkins’ September 2011 piece, “9/11: Did the Qur’an really make them do it?,” was an eye-opener on the touchy issue of religion and violence. For me it was also a reminder of an anti-Semitic piece of propaganda I found in an Istanbul bookstore years ago.

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