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Cox tilts at Islam over slavery

by Bill Bowder

THE Islamic world is criticised for its attitude towards slavery in a book endorsed by the Archbishop of York and due to be launched in the House of Lords next week.

Western politicians and religious leaders are unwilling to debate the ideological legitimisation of slavery by modern Islam, write the authors of This Immoral Trade: Slavery in the 21st century*, Baroness Cox, a former deputy speaker of the House of Lords and a prominent Evangelical, and Dr ...

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Sat 28 Mar 15 @ 17:15
"Crude, insensitive, and paternalistic" - Franklin Graham condemned by Evangelical leaders http://t.co/fxGu6MbYWG http://t.co/HDgzZphVEz

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