Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Egyptian Scholar: Christian Copts Must Pay Jizya

... “If non-Muslims were to learn the meaning of ‘jizya,’ they would ask for it to be applied — and we will apply it, just like Islam commands us to.” His logic is that, if Christians pay the jizya, they would buy for themselves “protection,” hence why they themselves should want to pay it. ...
How does that strike you? Sound good? You know, you get to cower in the market square while you pay your jizya. Whaddya think? Hmm? Hmm?
Of course, if you don't happen to be a Christian, then your choices become Islam or death, no paying the jizya for you. So there's that.

Check it all out over at the PJ Tatler.

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