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How many people embraced the christianity and love for America when America invaded Afghanistan, Iraq and other countries? 99% people of Iraq and Afghanistan must be hating America. If Islam was spread by conquest then why the love for America and christianity is not spreading? Simply because Islam is the only true religion?

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Asked by TruthMission, 09 Feb '10 12:21 pm
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1. Islam means peace.
Islam comes from the root word salaam, which means peace. It also means submitting ones will to Allah (swt). Thus Islam is a religion of peace, which is acquired by submitting ones will to the will of the Supreme Creator, Allah (swt).
. Opinion of historian De Lacy OLeary.
The best reply to the misconception that Islam was spread by the sword is given by the noted historian De Lacy OLeary in the book Islam at the cross road (Page 8): History makes it clear however, that the legend of fanatical Muslims sweeping through the world and forcing Islam at the point of the sword upon conquered races
is one of the most fantastically absurd myth that historians have ever repeated.

4. Muslims ruled Spain for 800 years.
Muslims ruled Spain for about 800 years. The Muslims in Spain never used the sword to force the people to convert. Later the Christian Crusaders came to Spain and wiped out the Muslims. There was not a single Muslim in Spain who could openly give the a ...more
Answered by salmanfarsi, 09 Feb '10 12:30 pm

 
  
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America does not spread religion in Afghanistan and Iraq. It spreads democracy.

Only islam spread in africa, india, ... with the use of force, sword and rule.
Answered by omega alpha, 09 Feb '10 12:42 pm

 
  
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I beg to differ,sir.All religions r true n r respected n practised by people of respective religions.
Answered by Damodar Biswal, 09 Feb '10 12:27 pm

 
  
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