They taught that compassion brings you into the presence of God. They weren't saying this simply because it sounds good. They said it because it works.
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Of the millions of people we might call fundamentalists in all these major religions, only a tiny, tiny proportion take part in acts of terror or violence. The vast majority are simply trying to live what they regard as a good religious life in a world that seems increasingly hostile to religion.
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It can be confusing. But it's a wonderful organization.
Mohammed was not an apparent failure. He was a dazzling success, politically as well as spiritually, and Islam went from strength to strength to strength.
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