Salvation and Koranic Crucifixion of Corrupters

Rick Moran blogged earlier about a report by Raymond Ibrahim regarding the possible crucifixion of opponents of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood (MB) President Mohammed Morsi. According to Ibrahim's translation of the primary Arabic sources, critics of Morsi were beset by MB-supporting attackers, ...with sticks, knives, and Molotov cocktails, crucifying some of them on trees, leading to the deaths of two and the wounding of dozens Moreover, a religious imprimatur for the attacks -- a fatwa (Islamic religious ruling) -- was ostensibly issued by Al-Azhar cleric Sheikh Hashem Islam, sanctioning this murderous  violence. As with virtually all that has transpired since the advent of Springtime for Sharia in Araby, particularly Egypt, this ugly, brutal episode is bitterly ironic. Following the murderous acts of jihad terrorism committed on September 11, 2001, Ibn Warraq highlighted the tragic irony of many apologists quoting selectively from Koran 5:32, "whoso slays a soul ...shall be as...(Read Full Post)