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Reza Aslan and The Apostates Experience

ISIS Crucifies 8 Christians in Syria for Apostasy From Islam.

ISIS Crucifies 8 Christians in Syria for Apostasy From Islam.

“If they had gotten rid of the apostasy punishment, Islam wouldn’t exist today…Opposing apostasy is what kept Islam to this day.”  – Yousef al-Qaradawi

Religious scholar and Islamic apologist Reza Aslan has recently tweeted that the most “venomous” threats he receives are from atheists.  This has kick-started a backlash in the form of the #AnApostatesExperience hashtag on Twitter and Facebook with many ex-Muslims detailing the harrowing threats and persecution they have experienced from the Muslim community upon renouncing their faith. The intent of this backlash has been to illustrate that however “venomous” these empty threats received by Reza Aslan may have been, they almost certainly pale into insignificance when compared with the widespread, real-world victimisation of Muslims that have had the temerity to abandon or even question their religious beliefs.

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Posted by on October 23, 2014 in Politics, Religion

 

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