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Burn Quran, Koran Or Qoran

The Florida church wants to burn a Quran, the Florida church wants to burn a Koran or the Florida church wants to burn a Qoran? Which is it? Or can the Islam Book be spelled different ways?

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If we were to act like the Muslims, we would burn them all and behead anyone who objects. But we are not like them.
---jerry6593 on 11/18/10


The word says render not evil for evil but overcome evil with good.

The word says to abstain from all appearance of evil.

Radical Islam appears to be on the rise in spite of the war against it but as Christians that may just put some to the test to see just how much they love the Lord.
Maybe when the threat of losing one's life for Christ becomes real in areas where the laws have protected them the Lord will become more precious and not taken so lightly.

In some countries Christians die every day for their faith. I doubt they would want to hear the foolishness that is preached in Jesus' name in the U.S.
---Frank on 9/25/10


Amen Pastor Herb!
---Frank on 9/23/10


Trish I must have missed what you said. It wouldn't be the first time for me. Ask Alan.
I totally agree that we should not reject people but sinful ways. We must not fellowship with evil ways either. We must be quick to forgive and slow to condemn.
Herb, you are right once more. Glad you are visiting again.
---Elder on 9/19/10


The righteous Christians rightly condemn the wicked, and we never respect nor dignify the guilty. Muslims and nonChristians condemn themselves for killing other people, and we have laws and prisons for people whom think that they are doing God's service by killing other people becasue they are not members of their religion. And people condemn themselves for bad-mouthing Jesus Christ and his Christians, and by spiiting on him, and mocking him, and killing him on a cross. The truth is, there is a lake and fire prepared by Jesus for every antiChrist person, no ifs and no ands and no buts, you will not be sitting at his table and also the table of Christ-haters and Christian-haters.
---Eloy on 9/19/10




Elder: I guess you missed my point. Yes, Jesus corrected her false beliefs. My point was, He did not condemn her for her beliefs or her behavior. He treated her with dignity and respect. That is something a lot of righteous Christians forget when it comes to how to treat Muslims.
---Trish9863 on 9/19/10


AMEN, AMEN, pastor Herb.
---shira3877 on 9/18/10


If pastors and churches want to burn a book they should start with the NIV and other perversions of the Bible.
---pastor_herb on 9/18/10


Trish did you notice that Jesus attacked the false doctrine of this woman's belief? He even told her she didn't know/understand what she was worshiping.
He did not offer her the true until He revealed the false in her life. Why do you suppose that so many people don't like false doctrines being revealed and done away with?
---Elder on 9/18/10


We as Christians may have our slight differences in beliefs and doctrines, but when it comes to preaching Christ, we must never be found justifying such an open act of hate. Christ says to love our enemies
-Jerald Archer.

Thank you Jerald. There is nothing so appropriate and complete as a scriptural perspective.
---larry on 9/15/10




Trav:

I know about Luke 22:36 and Joel 3:10. You said: It seems like you defend the poser who defends the coran with these words above SA...do I remember incorrect?

Yes you do. You obviously have NOT paid attention to anything I wrote on this and similar blogs. The Qur'an IS full of hate and blasphemes Christ. Pastor Jones was burning it for that reason, as is his 1st amendment right. My last question was rhetorical - hate speech is worse than burning that speech, just as murder is worse than reviling murderers.

Because I have challenged unjustified criticism of Obama in the past (not defended him), you close your mind to what I actually say, and just assume I agree with him in everything. I disagree with him in this.
---StrongAxe on 9/15/10


What is worse? Burning these words, or saying them in the first place?
---StrongAxe on 9/14/10

Sell your garments and buy a sword....being aware of the above. Or a good Strong Axe. Sword today would equate to good defensive weapon such as a .45 cal revolver.

Luke 22:36
Then said he unto them, But now, he that hath a purse, let him take it, and likewise his scrip: and he that hath no sword, let him sell his garment, and buy one.

It seems like you defend the poser who defends the coran with these words above SA...do I remember incorrect?
---Trav on 9/15/10


We as Christians may have our slight differences in beliefs and doctrines, but when it comes to preaching Christ, we must never be found justifying such an open act of hate. Christ says to love our enemies. If we are to follow His teachings, than that means those who persecute us. This preacher could have (and actually has) done a great deal of damage now. People have been killed already over it. His message was one of only hate, not of Christ. It is a prime example of what happens when one assumes the authority they do not possess in the first place.
---Jerald_Archer on 9/14/10


Trish9863:

His message is the Qur'an spreads hate and intolerance which cannot be tolerated.
- 61% of the Qur'an is condemnation of unbelievers
- Beat disobedient wives (4:34, 38:44)
- Take not unbelievers as friends (4:144), not even Jews and Christians (5:51) (but you can pretend to do so to guard against them (3:28))
- Jesus is not God's son (4:171, 9:30, 112:1-4)
- Justice is eye for eye, tooth for tooth (5:45)
- Allah transformed Jews into apes and pigs (5:60)
- Fight and slay pagans, sieze and lie in wait for them (9:5)
- Fight unbelievers until they pay jizya and feel subdued (i.e. dominate and extort) (9:29)

What is worse? Burning these words, or saying them in the first place?
---StrongAxe on 9/14/10


Cluny: What message are we supposed to be? I was listening to a sermon today that discussed how Jesus treated the Samaritan woman at the well, and the woman caught in adultery. It was not one of condemnation and hatred, but one of love and forgiveness. Of course, I am not a Bible scholar, I just wonder what message the Koran burning pastor was trying to send, and what message we are supposed to be.
---Trish9863 on 9/14/10


The rules prohibit giving links, but I just read a marvelous article by a Christian lady.

She said that evangelicals who have criticized Terry Jones for burning Corans are being hypocritical.

All he was trying to do was "send a message" by his actions. And "sending a message" is the basis of how Evangelicals function.

BUT.....

We've been so busy trying to "send a message" that we've forgotten that we are supposed to BE the message.

Think about it.
---Cluny on 9/14/10


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\\Stop messin with the Arabs,\\

Carla, "Arab" and "Mahometan" are NOT synonyms.

I go to a church FILLED with Christian Arabs who are either from the Middle East or whose ancestors are, many of whom still speak Arabic as a mother tongue.

Some of them had relatives KILLED by mahometans because they would not reject Christ.

The Epistle and Gospel are read in both English and Arabic.

\\Now your country and mine has denounced Christianity took it from schools no longer allowing your people to preach without a prison sentance over their heads,\\

Our pastor and deacon preach all the time, and nobody has tried to arrest them, nor are they breaking any laws.
---Cluny on 9/14/10


only ignorant foolish people would resort to burning anything written

as if burning the written information would make people stop believing

when any one individual believes their ways are higher than some other individuals ways they choose to cause strife

this Florida church simply wants attention and borders on cult-like behavior following their own ideas about "a Jesus" unsupported by Holy Scripture ...Christ and Apostles did not use these backward tactics ...Florida "christian" church truly believe they are now the THOUGHT POLICE

soon other religions will begin following suit and burning Holy Scriptures too
---Rhonda on 9/14/10


Elder: I support the pastor's and your right to burn the whole darn thing. No problem...first amendment and all that. I never said otherwise. But what is right and was is best don't always jive. That's all I was saying.

I have never heard of Bible burnings other than the military doing it with those shipped to the soldiers for distribution purposes. Again, I did not like that it was done, but it was done none the less.

What we are free to do, as in this pastor's case, does not necessarily mean it is wise.

I don't have any particular part that needs saving, so burn the whole darn thing.
---Trish9863 on 9/14/10


Stop messin with the Arabs, you should have never given false religion the oppotunity to challenge Christianity in the first place. Now your country and mine has denounced Christianity took it from schools no longer allowing your people to preach without a prison sentance over their heads, another god has risen up. When you turn your back on God bible knowledge tells you what happens.

Tell me which army ever rose up against Gods people and ever won, except God withdraw his hand. Wise up, who is going to get the backlash, US!
---Carla on 9/14/10


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1Ti 3:9 Holding the mystery of the faith in a pure conscience.
1Ti 3:10 And let these also first be proved, then let them use the office of a deacon, being found blameless.

I guess Im not saying this pastor, right or wrong, either!

And I guess you can use:
Mat 10:34 Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword.
Luk 22:36 Then said he unto them, But now, he that hath a purse, let him take it, and likewise his scrip: and he that hath no sword, let him sell his garment, and buy one.

Right, this must be what he saying!
God help us!
---TheSeg on 9/13/10


Trish what I am saying is, this pastor, right or wrong, was exercising his non-violent right to display his disgust. You know that freedom of speech thing?
Muslims issued death threats and other attacks for his actions.
The weak began to cry out against the pastor.
The burning may not have been expedient but it is legal. There is never the same type of outrage when a Bible, US Flag or US soldier is burned anywhere.
I will get a Koran to burn but the parts you agree with or accept I will not destroy.
Tell me what parts you accept.
---Elder on 9/13/10


In many of these conflicts, the USA is the nation that sold most of the weapons that were involved. For example, the USA sold: Iran, Iraq, Argentina, Korea, Japan, etc. most of their weapons.
---Augie on 9/13/10

The country's mentioned were allies at one time or another. Just shows that we should not be allied with idiots. We really didn't need them then....we don't need them now. Christians are allied with Christians as per scripture.
2 Corinthians 6:14
Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?
---Trav on 9/13/10


Elder: Do you think the Florida pastor was wise in his idea to burn the Korans? I am not discussing rights or provoking the extremists now, just making a Godly, wise decision.

My personal take on it is that it was a rash decision which was based on emotions and not seeking the will of God.

I would much rather see churches devoting a three hour block of time to prayer for our soldiers, and the Muslims that are already in our country, as well as our missionaries in the Arab communities throughout the world. My best friends are missionaries who have devoted the past 25 years to getting the Gospel to Arabs in North Africa.
---Trish9863 on 9/12/10


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Your seriously deluded if you think that the Muslims are for any other peace than a world without Christians, I live amongst them and they have seriously changed since 911.

They dislike blacks and call us names to them we are worst than the untouchables, while they will in some cases accept a white man to marry their daughter they will kill and punish them if they date a black man.

that may be okay to some but while our country raised them up, gave them the right to buy their own homes, Rent shops, they would not even house black people or give them jobs to the point where the only way blacks could sustain a life in Britian they had to live amongst the asians and buy food from them as they were the only outlets for black foods.
---Carla on 9/13/10


Anything else?---Augie on 9/12/10

* Revolutionary War
* War of 1812
* Mexican American
* Civil War
* Spanish American
* World War I
* World War II
* Korean War
* Cold war
* Bay of Pigs
* Vietnam War
* Falkland Islands
* Desert Storm
* Enduring Freedom
* Afghanistan
* Iraqi Freedom

---aka on 9/12/10


Thanks for putting this list together. I agree that most, if not all, of these conflicts were begun "just to have something to fight about". And continue fighting.

In many of these conflicts, the USA is the nation that sold most of the weapons that were involved. For example, the USA sold: Iran, Iraq, Argentina, Korea, Japan, etc. most of their weapons.
---Augie on 9/13/10


"if someone does burn a religious book, (I hope) they don't endanger any of our military personnel in the process."
Someone needs to ask, What more danger could the troops be in? Agh.... maybe the enemy will cuss 'em after they kill 'em.
We are a weak society that bows to the false gods of everyone. We seek to pacify those who slander God the Creator. We support and defend those who call good evil and evil good. We elect them to leadership because they said they would give us something free. We stand for nothing and fall for everything. Tell me where we are strong as a country.
This book burning sure took the attention off of the mosque being built, huh?
---Elder on 9/12/10


Lets tell the Muslim community that every time you brutally/cruelly stone a young girl to death we will burn 100 Qurans. For every attack you attempt on any US facility or US citizen we will burn 100 Qurans. Every time you burn an American Flag we will burn 100 Qurans. Otherwise we will show you the same respect you show us. You show tolerance toward us we will also show tolerance toward the Muslim community. Because up to now all the tolerance has been given by the US never the Muslims toward us.
The only thing that really puts our solders in more danger is the rules of engagement they are forced to follow instead of doing exactly what they are trained to do and win.
Paul
---Paul on 9/12/10


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Trish9863:

If people in Florida burn a book (their First Amendment right), it isn't they who endanger our troops. It is people half a world a way with guns and grenades and car bombs.

Today, Imam Rauf, the man in charge of the ground zero mosque project, said the Qur'an burning would have sparked "a disaster" and "strengthened radicals". Basically, burning the Qur'an is like poking a beehive with a stick.

By saying this, he (and everyone else who make such comments) insult his very own people, implying Muslims are incapable of self-control (like wild beasts), and also insults Americans by implying they ought to sacrifice their principles in fear to avoid antaganizing those same wild beasts.
---StrongAxe on 9/12/10


Anything else?---Augie on 9/12/10
* Revolutionary War
* War of 1812
* Mexican American
* Civil War
* Spanish American
* World War I
* World War II
* Korean War
* Cold war
* Bay of Pigs
* Vietnam War
* Falkland Islands
* Desert Storm
* Enduring Freedom
* Afghanistan
* Iraqi Freedom
---aka on 9/12/10


Elder: I hope you were not referring to me about burning cultic items. Anyone can burn any book they darn well please, that is also a First Amendment right. I just pray that if someone does burn a religious book, they don't endanger any of our military personnel in the process.

Personally, I find book burnings sad, as there are so many other ways to express oneself, but so be it.
---Trish9863 on 9/12/10


Jerry: I taught in Philadelphia for 18 years, and had Muslim students and co-workers most of that time. I never found any of them to be barbarians.

You are painting with a broad brush. The Muslim extremists are to Islam what the KKK is to Christianity. Extremists.
---Trish9863 on 9/12/10


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Yea, Jerry you "need to remember" this statement...'" Jerry: You don't live in a Christian theocracy if you live in the USA. You live where there is a Bill of Rights and the 1st Amendment is Freedom of Religion."
Also remember your "freedom of religion" stops if you want to burn/destroy cultic items like they did in the Book of Acts.
We hear the liberal, socialist, cultic molycottlers always telling the wrong ones to move out.
We did that once when the British acted the same way. The liberals just followed us. What makes anyone think removing the voice of God will stop the message.
Lets get together at my house and we can burn some curios and idols also.
---Elder on 9/12/10


Trish: No, I don't live in a theocracy, I live in a Constitutional Representative Republic. So why must I why must I treat a group of hypocrite barbarians with kid gloves while they are allowed to bring their religion of hate to bear upon the citizens of our free nation? When was the last time you heard of Christians making death threats against someone for an unflattering cartoon about Jesus?

Do you agree that women are no more than property and should be covered from head to toe while in public? Then perhaps it is you who should move to a Muslim country and enjoy the "religion of peace."
---jerry6593 on 9/12/10


The USA wants to promote more war so they can be at war perpetually.

They also tried to get us to hate Muslims by telling us a grand mosque was going to be built on "ground zero" in New York.
---Higgins on 9/11/10


The more I read about American History, and the more I read the News, it becomes clearer that something to this effect is occurring.

The Florida Pastor's plan to burn the Koran on 9/11 seems like another one of these "incidents". Similar to:

Korean War (still going on 57+ years later. Unbelievable!)

Gulf Of Tonkin (fabricated torpedo boat attacks)

Vietnam War (the domino theory, Laos, Cambodia)

Weapons of Mass Destruction (in Iraq)

Anything else?
---Augie on 9/12/10


WHAT MAKES ME LAUGH IS THE DIVISION AMONGST YOU ALL:

Wake UP America,

cluny, You may as well stay asleep!

one minute your asking to share what you first think is important, hence my asking about posting further on the subject knowing your stupidity and the next you post foolishness!


Any credibility I had for your opinions and believe they were just too few and far between, means I wouldn't regard anything you post, your lost.....

There's a famous story about a child called Matilda!
---Carla on 9/12/10


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Jerry: You don't live in a Christian theocracy if you live in the USA. You live where there is a Bill of Rights and the 1st Amendment is Freedom of Religion. That means, regardless of what they do in Mecca, here, in this country, Muslims have the same rights you do. If you dislike that, move. Find an island that you can claim for your religion and declare it a theocracy.
---Trish9863 on 9/11/10


You know what, that is funny. Ha, ha.
---catherine on 9/11/10


//This whole thing is about political propaganda. // [emphasis added]

What a very appropriate blog on 9/11!!!!!

Did you ever notice how men and Christians are depicted as idiots and extremists in the media (commercials, sit-coms, movies, etc)?

Did you ever notice the hate and fear that is generated in the press?
---aka on 9/11/10


Elder: Don't just sugar-coat it, tell us what you think.

I think I'd be a little more concerned with Muslim rights if churches were allowed to be built in Mecca, and Bible burning was avoided in Muslim countries.
---jerry6593 on 9/11/10


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This whole thing is about political propaganda.

The USA wants to promote more war so they can be at war perpetually. The powers that be want to destroy our nation and they know they need to bankrupt us first, before this nation will fall. The best way to backrupt our nation is perpetual war.

Then, we will see an uprising of the latinos in this country, gangs, and Islamic fundalmentalists. Our government is doing everything in their power to get something going, just like they did on this date, 9 years ago.

They also tried to get us to hate Muslims by telling us a grand mosque was going to be built on "ground zero" in New York. It is shameful what these moral degenerates try to pull on Americans and the world.
---Higgins on 9/11/10


"The concern is whether this will endanger our troops and even embassies abroad."
What puts our troops in real danger is a weak military along with its "lilly livered" weak leaders who are afraid to act. Gimmie me one more Patten.
Our government and too many citizens are scared silly of everything but God.
Davy Crockett said it best, "The one that wins wars is the one who gets there first with the most."
We need to be so strong spiritually and militarly that the radicals will be afraid to act against us. But there are too many of the radicals/liberal/socialist enemies in the US government along with radical/liberal/socialist citizens supporting them.
---Elder on 9/10/10


\\Don't stop there do your research thoroughly and properly, new world order, population control does any of that ring a bell!

After your armed with all the evidence both for and against then make your mind up. :)
---Carla on 9/10/10
\\

And the gobbuluns'll gitcha ef ya don't watch out!
---Cluny on 9/10/10


Don't stop there do your research thoroughly and properly, new world order, population control does any of that ring a bell!

After your armed with all the evidence both for and against then make your mind up. :)
---Carla on 9/10/10


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I googled "fema coffins".

On the same page were sites about fema concentration camps and fema guillotines.

Aside from the fact that the numbers of coffins were inconsistent, they never say WHERE these guillotines or concentration camps are.

Yes, I realize that pictures don't lie.

But captions and commentary--especially by conspiratoids--frequently do.
---Cluny on 9/10/10


If your serious then I can't imagine the figure, it stands but something in the region of 500,000 in quite a few number of concentration camps dotted around many states. The company confirms they are for mass fatalities, the mass is ment to be a just in case, well a just in case might have been a good start in telling us why?
---Carla on 9/10/10


cluny, are you criticising me or are you really serious about the Fema Coffins?
---Carla on 9/10/10


Google

fema coffins and you can follow the links cant publish any websites,)
I can't find any fema coffins for Europe but then I don't know if that's because of causing mass panic here.

Somethings up and thy are messin with The
Muslims WHY give this story any media coverage it's angered them and in hind sight we don't need any more trouble, our country has have had enough attacks from extremists.

Comment sense tells you another war would devastate both countries so why incite hate,

their not clever! unless it's a population control thing:(
---Carla on 9/10/10


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sanjra.

sometimes one letter can make all the diffence. it just a little sign of respect (or dispespect).

just as that pastor has the right to burn books, a girl has a legal right to abortion in the US.

i once paid for a girl to get an abortion because she did not have the money, and she was convinced regardless (back-alley wise).

just because i had the legal right in man's eyes, does not mean i had the right in God's eyes.
---aka on 9/10/10


I don't think that anybody is arguing Jones's right under American law to burn the Coran.

One TV wag noted that we have a right under the Constitution to be obnoxious weenies, too.

The concern is whether this will endanger our troops and even embassies abroad.

We have seen that mahometans paint with a very broad brush. There are Afghanis who are convinced that this Coran burning is being urged by Obama, supposedly a mahometan if posts here are to be believed.
---Cluny on 9/10/10


While I dont believe in the Quran, I dont believe we should burn them either.

Scripture seems to teach against offending people of other beliefs by trying to enforce ours upon them. That is not the spirit of meekness. It does not reflect the love of God. If fact it shows our God as angry and vengeful when He is tryin to show mercy and grace to mankind.

Would we bring someone to Christ by burning their 'holy scriptures' in a show of disrespect towards them?

This pastor is simply full of bitterness and rage. People like this give Christians a bad name.
---Jackb on 9/10/10


who cares how its spelled? that pastor has the right to burn it--werent books by american authors burned in the 70's and 80's? if Catcher in the Rye and To Kill a Mockingbird can be burned, so can a demonically inlfuenced book such as the Koran.
---sandra on 9/10/10


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\\If I were you I would seriously consider why your country has ordered so many Fema Coffins\\

If you know something of such importance, you should share it.

How many Fema coffins has the US government ordered, Carla, and how did you find out?
---Cluny on 9/10/10


T. J. changed his mind.

I Thank Jesus Christ because He Did Do what the Man - made gods of buddha, muslam, hindu etc gods Didn't do.

For the Man - made gods of buddha, muslam, hindu etc gods Are Subject Under - to The Only True & Living Almighty God, Jesus Christ.

2nd.Cor.11 v's 14 - 15 Is the author of All the Man - mades even Rev.17 v's 4 - 6.

I Thank God & pray for the Jewish people.
---Lawrence on 9/10/10


Bill_bila5659,

If Muslims go to a mosque to read the Qu'ran, do Moslems' go to the musque to read the Koran...Coran...? :~)
---aka on 9/10/10


I thought it is Qu'ran. Let me first check an official Moslem site and see how they spell it. A number of site show it is "Qur'an". But one individual has said there must be the proper Arabic pronunciation in reciting the Qur'an, or else one's religious offerings are not valid. So, I'd say Moslems have different standards and levels of strictness.

So, what one person insists is Islamic may not be what another says is Moslem. So, I would not accept someone's general statement about all Moslems, because no person is God who knows the heart of every unique individual.
---Bill_bila5659 on 9/10/10


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"Crayon", from crayola, they come in different colors, but I do not know if they are flammable...I jest.
---Eloy on 9/10/10


If I were you I would seriously consider why your country has ordered so many Fema Coffins, we are just lambs prepared for the slaughter, they cause the wars and we suffer.

I had a desturbing dream of doom by some weather condition? could it have been nuclear power?

Burn the quran I guess you need to think hard and deep about war with Iran since they were behind giving funding to the countires involved with the war fundings Your troops are retreating from there.

Your going to need them at home!
---Carla on 9/10/10


I taught World Religions as a unit of study in my Eastern Hemisphere geography class to 7th graders. They were taught the names of all the religions and their Holy Books and required to spell all correctly on the test that followed the unit. I made sure of the correct spellings because I had many Muslems, Jews, Christians, Hindus and Buddhist throughout all of my classes. There is nothing wrong with teaching respect.

My students were required to learn the Five Pillars of Islam, as well as the teachings of the Torah, and the characters of our Bible that led to Judaism and Christianity's foundings. They learned of Buddhism's teachings and Hinduism's teachings. They did projects on these to understand one another better.
---Trish9863 on 9/9/10


I know how to spell koran, I was just being funny.
---shira3877 on 9/9/10


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\\The teacher gave a test where things had to be spelled "his" way or you failed the test.\\

I had that happen, too.

In the eighth grade we read a poem where the name of the French sea evacuation was spelled Dunkirk.

I used that spelling in a geography test (under another teacher) and I was counted off for not spelling it "Dunquerque."
---Cluny on 9/9/10


Thank you StrongAxe, not only did you answer the question you showed great intellect and study.
Pagans believe Christians are just a bundle of bigotry that defies reason and balance.
This is not and should never be the case.
Thanks again, your a good brother.
---larry on 9/9/10


The most accurate spelling is "Qur'an", but language translation is inexact.

The Arabic K (tongue against teeth) has a different sound than their Q (tongue against roof of mouth). Most languages do not make this distinction, so K and Q are often used interchangeably.

' is a glottal stop, breaking a word in two(sounding like "Coor-On"). Cockney English has this sound (e.g. "tt" in "bottle", sounds like "bo'ul"). Since most languages don't, it's often omitted in translation.

Biblical Hebrew also has these distinctions, although modern Hebrew does not. KJV translates Q as C (e.g. "Qa'in" becomes "Cain")

Arabic also has a vowel U but not O.
---StrongAxe on 9/9/10


Whoever your teacher was at that time is a jerk. What an arrogant jerk. why did you have to learn the (coran) in your school? I would raise h----if that was attempted to my child.
---shira3877 on 9/9/10


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I'll never forget learning about the KORAN in school.

The teacher gave a test where things had to be spelled "his" way or you failed the test. The teacher told us that to mis-spell a "name" was both rude and inconsiderate.

---Augie on 9/9/10


I believe the Muslim world would prefer not to have this particular sentence written at all!

I just wonder where the forgiveness of God is in the lives of these people.
Does anyone here believe this is what God wants?
Or that this is the way to go?
Is this the work of God or the work of devils?
---TheSeg on 9/9/10


Transliteration from one alphabet to another is frequently negotiable. Just see the different ways even Greek words are transliterated into the Latin alphabet--and these are similar.

I myself prefer to use the most politically incorrect spelling: Coran, which is the French transliteration.
---Cluny on 9/9/10


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