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Burn a Koran Day

How The Quran Burning Threat Showed What Is Good About America

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

As the threatened Quran-burning episode marks an important and rare moment of national agreement on two fundamental American principles.

Quran Burning, Past And Present

Terry Kelhawk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Terry Kelhawk

People have been burning the Quran since the early days of Islam, but they haven't always been its enemies. The third caliph, Uthman, became famous, or rather infamous, for Quran burning.

Burning The Quran Does Not Illuminate The Bible

Lamar Vest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Lamar Vest

My hope and prayer is that Muslims and people of all faiths will understand that those who denigrate, defame or destroy the Quran do not represent a biblical worldview and do not speak for all Christians.

Are Koran-burners just keepin' the faith?

Leah Anthony Libresco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Leah Anthony Libresco

Coverage of memorials on the ninth anniversary of September 11th have been eclipsed by the will-he-or-won't-he drama of Pastor Terry Jones's threats t...

The Grinch Who Stole Eid

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

Television viewers in the Arab world had to endure endless coverage of the pastor from Florida, coupled with the controversy over the proposed building of a Muslim community center near Ground Zero, during the month of Ramadan.

'Burn A Quran Day' Gets A NSFW Commercial

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

No event works without a little promotion. And despite the media's best efforts to turn "International Burn A Quran Day" into a big deal, somebody dec...

Creationism, Burning The Quran And The Mosque Near Ground Zero: What Do They Have In Common?

Steve McSwain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Steve McSwain

Faith is the way to peace. Fear is the way to mistrust, division, and, well, you draw your own conclusions.

Crazed Christians: Two Lifesized Looney Tunes

Jake Diliberto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jake Diliberto

Between the Crusades, the Great Schism, the Thirty Years' War, the Spanish Inquisition, the Salem Witch Trials, and the Christian genocide of Native A...

'Burn A Koran Day' Church Gets Its Website Taken DOWN

TechCrunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Surely by now you've heard of the Dove World Outreach Center, the Florida church that plans to hold a "Koran burning day" on September 11, the nine ye...

Burning the Quran Is Like Burning the Gospels

Parvez Ahmed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Parvez Ahmed

While Pastor Jones is within his constitutional rights to undertake this despicable act, he is as misguided in his actions as the terrorists who abuse the Quran to justify their murderous acts.

What Would Jesus Do: Burn The Quran Or Eat With His Muslim Neighbors?

Eugene Cho | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Eugene Cho

God not only died for us but dwelt amongst us. He walked among us. And he did the most amazing thing: Jesus ate with humanity. In that simple expression of eating, he declared his desire for friendship.

Reverend Terry Jones: Relignoramus

Ian Gurvitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ian Gurvitz

He's not a national figure. Not a scholar. Not a leader of any kind. Just a clod who doesn't understand his own religion, or anyone else's. The guy's a walking advertisement for atheism. He doesn't speak for all Christians. Or all Americans.

A Plea to Ignore the Ignorant

Melody Moezzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Melody Moezzi

It's as if the media is running advertisements for this pseudo-Christian man and his church. We are providing him with free publicity, and for that, I am truly repentant.

Firefighters Could Douse The Plan To Burn The Quran

Robert Weller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Robert Weller

The wild card is the fact that the minister does not have a permit from the city of Gainesville. Officials there say police will be present and the fire department could be called on to douse the blaze.

Burn A Bible, Save A Kitten

Mark Morford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mark Morford

Way out there on the wicked, broken fringes of society, those ugly and savage edges that always seem to be moving ever closer to the mainstream and a...

The MRFF Will Donate A New Quran To The Afghan Army For Every One Destroyed By Pastor Jones

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Chris Rodda

MRFF has decided to donate to the Afghan National Army, as a gesture of good will and a statement of opposition to this entirely un-American act of religious bigotry, a new Quran for each one destroyed by Jones and his followers.

Quran Burning Pastor: 'We Are Definitely Prepared To Give Our Lives' (VIDEO)

ABC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

The Christian minister who has ignited a media firestorm with his intention to commemorate the Sep. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks by burning copies of th...

Who Is Terry Jones?

Harry Shearer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harry Shearer

The American media seem spellbound by Terry Jones (who has threatened to burn copies of the Koran on the ninth anniversary of 9/11) as a stuntmaster. The only thing it doesn't seem fascinated by is Terry Jones the person.

Minister: 'Burn A Quran Day' To Go As Planned On September 11

AP | MITCH STACY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The government turned up the pressure Tuesday on the head of a small Florida church who plans to burn copies of the Quran on...