Experts

Killing in the name of God

Those who look to religion for personal guidance are free to do so and their right must be protected, but they must also abide by the laws that separate church and state.

Explosion in Hezbollah stronghold in South Beirut, July 9, 2013
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Notwithstanding the cultural and interpretive differences between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, the God worshiped by Muhammad is the same God that communicated with Abraham and to which Jesus prayed.

This one God, it is believed, revealed sublime values which were then disseminated by the three largest monotheistic religions. It is therefore easy to wholeheartedly support these religions for giving voice to ethical injunctions for centuries.



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