Wrong! Islamic texts don’t ban burning people

According to a medieval Islamic scholar, a letter written by the first caliph to succeed Muhammad after the founder’s death in A.D. 632, Abu Bakr, states Muhammad “struck whoever turned his back to him until he came to Islam, willingly or grudgingly.”


Muhammad promised regarding anyone who abandoned Islam, Abu Bakr said, to “burn them with fire, slaughter them by any means, and take women and children captive.”


Meanwhile, at the National Prayer Breakfast Thursday, Obama called ISIS a “death cult,” not an Islamic movement.


“We are summoned to push back against those who would distort our religion for their nihilistic ends,” he said, reinforcing the White House’s insistence that the ISIS execution of Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, 26, was a “barbaric” act that had nothing to do with Islam.


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