The Muslim Times’ Collection about Christmas

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And thou shalt assuredly find those who say, ‘We are Christians,’ to be the nearest of them in love to the believers. That is because amongst them are savants and monks and because they are not proud.  (Al Quran 5:83) 

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  1. Christmas is, and should be, however any particular Christian wants to celebrate it (or not). Whatever trappings they wish to include; decorated trees and wreaths, Santa in all of his manifestations, parades, displays, so on and so forth, shouldn’t matter to, nor be publically criticized by non-Christians. Whether it’s High Mass or a simple service at midnight or the next morning is the business of that Christian alone and no one else’s.

    Non-Christians certainly can make whatever judgements they will, but to publicly exclaim anything negative about how Christmas is celebrated (or not) is wrong. If non-Christians, of any particular faith, chooses to denigrate, mock and/or otherwise declare that how Christmas is celebrated, or that it is even celebrated at all, is wrong then they open the door to the same from Christians.

    The same applies to how all religions celebrate their faith. Others should stand back, remain silent, and be respectful.

    It’s part of the ‘Golden Rule’…

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