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People fear to own copy of the Qur’an

Madeleine Davies

by Madeleine Davies

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 @ 12:24

THEOLOGICAL scholars in Pakistan are afraid to own a copy ofthe Qur'an, in a climate in which "people have stopped thinking theologically about other religions," a priest born in the country said this week.

The Revd Rana Youab Khan (above), Assistant Curate of St Anselm's, Belmont, in London diocese, grew up in Pakistan, where he attended a madrasah (school) attached to a mosque. On Sunday, after preaching in St Paul's Cathedral, he gave a talk to 100 people on ...

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