Letters: Jul. 21, 2003

Should Christians Convert Muslims?

"What ever happened to embracing diversity? Intolerance, not love of God, is what drives Christian missionaries to convert Muslims." VIVIAN MYERS-MAROWITZ Concord, Mass.

I appreciate your effort to paint a fair picture of Christian missionary activities in the Muslim world [RELIGION, June 30]. Christian groups have been at the forefront of providing humanitarian aid and health care to poor Muslims. Those who object to the missionaries ought to ask the Muslims who have been aided, spiritually or otherwise, to comment on the effect Christian missionaries have had on their lives. Freedom of religion does not exist in...

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