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Christians are familiar with the Bible texts that detail the conception and birth of Jesus to His mother, the Virgin Mary.

But they are not so used to hearing the Muslim version of the story read out in church. And especially not on Epiphany, which celebrates the incarnation of God as His son Jesus - a doctrine denied by Muslims.

Michael Nazir-Ali, a leading evangelical Christian in Britain, has now condemned the reading on a service at the Scottish Episcopal Church's Glasgow Cathedral last Friday.

http://www.christiantoday.com/article/bishop.michael.nazir.ali.condemns.koran.reading.at.anglican.cathedral.epiphany.service/103716.htm

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Re: Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali Condemns Koran Reading At Anglican Cathedral
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2017, 05:38:07 PM »
*sigh* I am a little bit heartened to see this created a kerfuffle at all. But it all seems very much shutting the stable door time.
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Re: Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali Condemns Koran Reading At Anglican Cathedral
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2017, 12:24:48 AM »
I wonder what on Earth made them think it was a good idea to read the Quran inside the church. They even needed a [í]Nazir-Ali[/i] to put them on their good minds. :laugh:

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Re: Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali Condemns Koran Reading At Anglican Cathedral
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2017, 12:46:24 AM »
I'm not at all surprised.  The Church of England seems to be engaging in these types of controversial liturgical acts all the time. It really seems to me the more they do this, the more "non-church" and "non-Christian" they become.  Even when you take the ancient understanding of a catechumen as a Christian, one can comfortably call the Protestant who thinks of me as a Babylonian Mary worshipper more of a Christian than the Anglicans.
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Re: Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali Condemns Koran Reading At Anglican Cathedral
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2017, 12:56:08 AM »
Are they going to read the Affordable Care Act next year? :o

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Re: Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali Condemns Koran Reading At Anglican Cathedral
« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2017, 06:18:41 AM »
Are they going to read the Affordable Care Act next year? :o

They'll gonna make some MTV performance about ''what white men can do better in 2017'' or maybe ''10 things white people don't know how to do''.

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Re: Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali Condemns Koran Reading At Anglican Cathedral
« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2017, 06:57:02 AM »
An Evangelical Protestant disagreea with Anglicans. This is news?
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Re: Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali Condemns Koran Reading At Anglican Cathedral
« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2017, 10:39:15 AM »
An Evangelical Protestant disagreea with Anglicans. This is news?

This evangelical Protestant is an Anglican...
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Re: Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali Condemns Koran Reading At Anglican Cathedral
« Reply #8 on: January 13, 2017, 11:12:06 AM »
An Evangelical Protestant disagreea with Anglicans. This is news?

Keep shining, star.  :)
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Re: Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali Condemns Koran Reading At Anglican Cathedral
« Reply #9 on: January 13, 2017, 04:03:02 PM »
I've always regretted that I missed the week my youth pastor got up, read from the Book of Mormon, preached for a couple of minutes and then turned the sermon around about how you always need to be vigilant because you never know when someone might be feeding you something that sounds right but is actually very wrong.

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