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Does Islam tolerate other beliefs?

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Asked by DNA, 02 Mar '11 03:49 pm
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Yes...In fact it the best religion in contemporary world that fosters tolerance to it's adherents...Holy Qur'an says "There is no compulsion in religion", it calls for healthy debate between people of different faith in most beautiful and reasoning arguments whenever there is an interaction between people of different faiths..Islam asks us to learn about others and always seek the knowledge...Islam always encourages to be logical and rational and bring universal brotherhood...It is unfortunate that today some black sheep in Muslim community label their actions with Islam and maligning it...We don't tolerate that and Islam doesn't tolerate oppression and injustice...
Answered by Jafar Basha, 02 Mar '11 07:43 pm

 
  
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The Quran says: God forbids you not, with regards to those who fight you not for [your] faith nor drive you out of your homes, from dealing kindly and justly with them; for God loveth those who are just. (Quran, 60:8)

It is one function of Islamic law to protect the privileged status of minorities, and this is why non-Muslim places of worship have flourished all over the Islamic world. History provides many examples of Muslim tolerance towards other faiths: when the caliph Omar entered Jerusalem in the year 634, Islam granted freedom of worship to all religious communities in the city.

Islamic law also permits non-Muslim minorities to set up their own courts, which implement family laws drawn up by the minorities themselves.

ABOVE: Mosque of Omar and Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem. When the caliph Omar took Jerusalem from the Byzantines, he insisted on entering the city with only a small number of his companions. Proclaiming to the inhabitants that their lives and ...more
Source: Quran.QA
Answered by OBERoi, 02 Mar '11 03:57 pm

 
  
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Not really , it does not tolerate terrorism , injustice , killings ,corruption , alcohalism ,homosexuality ,porn , selling women , selling weapons of mass destruction , nudity in name of arts and culture , gambling etc while it is tolerant to all beleifs based on certain rules and based on their scriptures
Answered by confusion, 02 Mar '11 07:22 pm

 
  
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Most unfortunately NO. if it did, no one would have been called non beleiver or kaafir.
Answered by iqbal seth, 02 Mar '11 05:00 pm

 
  
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Modern Muslims not so much, but our ancients were pretty dang tolerant/ Even after 800 + years of Islamic rule what CULTURAL VALUE of Central Asia does India have? NONE. Whereas just in half that time of yrs of British rule we already have Victorian morals in our value systems code!!
Answered by A Moin, 02 Mar '11 06:27 pm

 
  
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Officially it believes, but the followers dont
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 02 Mar '11 06:03 pm

 
  
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The noble Quran say:-1 Say: (O Muhammad(pbuh) to these Mushrikun and Kafirun): "O Al-Kafirun (disbelievers in Allah, in His Oneness, in His Angels, in His Books, in His Messengers, in the Day of Resurrection, and in Al-Qadar)!
2 "I worship not that which you worship,
3 "Nor will you worship that which I worship.
4 "And I shall not worship that which you are worshipping.
5 "Nor will you worship that which I worship.
6 "To you be your religion, and to me my religion (Islamic Monotheism)."
Source: http://www.searchtruth.com/chapter_display.php?chapter=109&translator=5&mac=
Answered by yusuf syed, 03 Mar '11 11:38 am

 
  
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No.
Answered by Ashok Rai, 02 Mar '11 04:15 pm

 
  
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Yes
like any other religion it does so
Answered by anil garg, 02 Mar '11 06:58 pm

 
  
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Islam yes, moslims no
Answered by Carol Vandecasteele, 02 Mar '11 03:51 pm

 
  
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