A few misguided Christians in Florida are planning to burn the Qur’an to protest the abuses of Islam. That’s un-Christian, mean-spirited, and stupid, not least because it may encourage some zealous followers of the “religion of peace” to retaliate against the Christians they so frequently oppress anyway. But if Islam is so peaceful, why are we always self-censoring what we say about it? We sure don’t show much restraint when it comes to Christianity.
Religion of Peace
Posted on September 9, 2010 by Stan Guthrie
About Stan GuthrieStan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's Tell Me More, WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio's New Day Florida. A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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