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Beginning of the Islamization of Christmas? [tr]
CBN ^ | 11/29/2017 | cbn.com

Posted on 11/28/2017 3:53:58 PM PST by SaveMySweden

Edited on 11/28/2017 6:59:57 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

Full Title: Beginning of the Islamization of Christmas? Norway School Includes Koran Verses in Christmas Program

An elementary school in the city of Skien, Norway has announced its Christmas festivities this year will include not only the usual reading of verses from the Bible by students but also two verses from the Koran.

All of the verses in question are about Jesus, which Islam considers a prophet and not the Son of God.

Hanne Tolg, the blogger who broke the story, says some changes to the school's traditional holiday program was inevitable. Forty percent of the students speak Norwegian as a second language if they speak it at all.

Still, she added, the whole thing was "pretty bizarre," since Christmas is not an Islamic holy day, and thanks to the misguided innovations, a whole generation of Norwegian children will grow up thinking "that Allah and the Koran have something to do with Christmas."

Ignored by Norway's mainstream media, the story was posted on an alternative news and commentary website, and quickly became the most shared news story across the country.

Even though many Norwegians do not regularly attend church, the country still celebrates its 1,000-year-old Christian heritage. At Christmas time, the streets are decorated with lights and wreaths. Every home has a Christmas tree, and you can't turn on the radio without listening to Christmas songs.

However, the school's story did not end. The country's biggest newspaper VG, fact-checked Tolg's story and revealed it was true. The paper followed up with a story of their own.

When interviewed by the newspaper, the school's spokesperson said the reason for including the Koran verses was "to create respect and understanding between different religions."

But critics say the paper failed to ask how the two Koran verses in a Christmas show would serve to increase any child's awareness of the extensive theological differences between Christianity and Islam.

Tolg herself noted that inserting Koran verses into a Christmas event does nothing but cause misunderstanding.

In a commentary for the Gatestone Institute, Bruce Bower warned, "the school's Christmas plans provide yet another example of dhimmitude: craven European submission to Islam."

"This year, there might be a couple of Koran verses in a Christmas show," he explained. "Next year, a yuletide event at which both religions are celebrated on an even footing; and not too many years after that, perhaps, a children's celebration at which there is no cross and no Christmas tree, only prayer rugs, benedictions in Arabic, and hijabs for the girls."


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1 posted on 11/28/2017 3:53:58 PM PST by SaveMySweden
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To: SaveMySweden

When does education become religious indoctrination? When political indoctrination seeks to rob any religion of it’s own unique value and standing.


2 posted on 11/28/2017 3:58:09 PM PST by Wuli
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To: SaveMySweden

Gee,there are so many wonderful verses in the Koran .. which ones to include in the Swedish Christmas childrens’ program?

how about, just picking one at random...

Quran (8:12) - “(Remember) when your Lord inspired the angels... “I will cast terror into the hearts of those who disbelieve. Therefore strike off their heads and strike off every fingertip of them”


3 posted on 11/28/2017 4:04:45 PM PST by faithhopecharity (“Politicians aren’t born, they’re excreted.” - Marcus Tillius Cicero (3 BCE))
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To: faithhopecharity

Norwegian school, that is


4 posted on 11/28/2017 4:06:16 PM PST by faithhopecharity (“Politicians aren’t born, they’re excreted.” - Marcus Tillius Cicero (3 BCE))
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To: SaveMySweden

I had a talk with my 16 year old son about Islam. I hated having to preface everything I said with, “Now, I’m not racist, nor do I want you to blindly hate a group, race, creed, etc..” but couldn’t explain my opposition to being taught the Shahada in high school without sounding like I was trying to indoctrinate him. I hate Illinois department of education for putting me and other parents in that position..


5 posted on 11/28/2017 4:13:42 PM PST by cardinal4 ("Sat stonefaced while the building burned..")
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To: SaveMySweden

So will they include Christian verses during Ramadan ?


7 posted on 11/28/2017 4:25:16 PM PST by Citizen Soldier ("And I was born to pull turnips!" Demelza Poldark)
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To: SaveMySweden

LOL at first I read KorEan


8 posted on 11/28/2017 4:29:38 PM PST by morphing libertarian (A proud member of the Ruthie Bader Afternoon Nap Club)
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To: SaveMySweden

Will they also include Satanic rituals?


9 posted on 11/28/2017 5:10:47 PM PST by bgill (CDC site, "We don't know how people are infected with Ebola.")
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To: SaveMySweden

Would those verses be the angel announcement about the birth of the Son of Allah?


10 posted on 11/28/2017 5:16:06 PM PST by silverleaf (A man who kneels for the national anthem doesn't stand for much of anything)
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To: SaveMySweden

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Koran and “Christmas” are both completely the work of men, so men can do with them as they please.

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11 posted on 11/28/2017 5:20:06 PM PST by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: bgill

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At its roots, christmas is the satanic ritual of casting a new born child into the red hot arms of a bronze idol in a bonfire.

This is what Constantine had done all his life.
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12 posted on 11/28/2017 5:24:31 PM PST by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: humblegunner

Ouch ; )


13 posted on 11/28/2017 6:02:02 PM PST by leaning conservative (snow coming, school cancelled, yayyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: SaveMySweden
Since you chose to plagiarize someone else's work for your own interest, I chose to "correct the record".

Don't do that again.

14 posted on 11/28/2017 7:05:21 PM PST by Admin Moderator
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To: Admin Moderator

I thought the first part(that you mention) was worse then the way I post it.
It has nothing 2do with “plagiarize someone else’s work”
Thank you


15 posted on 11/29/2017 3:22:54 AM PST by SaveMySweden
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To: editor-surveyor

just do it at your pleasure


16 posted on 11/29/2017 5:40:13 PM PST by SaveMySweden
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To: Citizen Soldier

4sure, as they are both completely the work of men


17 posted on 11/29/2017 5:42:15 PM PST by SaveMySweden
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To: silverleaf

Early2 say


18 posted on 11/29/2017 5:43:00 PM PST by SaveMySweden
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To: humblegunner

Thanks, don’t mention it :)


19 posted on 11/29/2017 5:44:16 PM PST by SaveMySweden
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To: SaveMySweden

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My pleasure is to honor only the days that are honored in the word of Yehova.

Passover, Unlevened Bread, Pentecost, Trumpets, Attonement, Tabernacles, Last Great Day, Chanukkah, Purim. The days that Yeshua honored.

The rest belong to the Sungod (Satan)
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20 posted on 11/29/2017 9:13:04 PM PST by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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