DEARBORN (WWJ) – Protests in Afghanistan continue for the fourth day over a Florida pastor who burned the Muslims’ holy book, the Quran, last month.

Members of the local Muslim community are asking a Florida pastor who burned their holy book last month to reconsider his trip to Metro Detroit on April 22nd.

Imam Steve Elturk with the Council of Islamic Organizations of Michigan says he’s worried about some people’s reactions if pastor Terry Jones comes to Michigan.

Imam Steve Elturkwith the Council of Islamic Organizations of Michigan says the interfaith community is unhappy about Jones’s visit as well.

“Naturally the interfaith community, it will affect them. It is a very sensitive issue, when he burns the Quran he literally burns Jesus and Moses and all the great profits that are mentioned in the Quran,” says Elturk.

Jones plans to protest in front of the Islamic Center of American in Dearborn on April 22nd.

Comments (6)
  1. Joe says:

    Who is in charge of proofreading the content on this website?

    The southern state is spelled “Florida.” Also, in the context of the article, the word is “prophet” — NOT “profit.”

  2. Robin Tessier says:

    Islamic Center of America, not American. Please refrain from using your Blackberry or iPod to write news reports. It’s “guessing” incorrectly and causing you to appear as though English were not your native language. An educated person should know the difference between profit and prophet.

  3. Jille says:

    I have to agree on your lack of proofreading. You are such wonderful source of local news, but every morning I have to fill in the blanks. Its not wrong for your readers to question the intelligence of a “journalist” who calls Jesus a “profit”. If he or she is not a total blithering idiot, then is it a matter of not caring that the news is delivered accurately and in a manner so that the general reader can understand it? Anyone who cannot read and write should not be held up to the world as a journalist. BUT a typo is a typo. Transposing letters because your keyboard is tiny and your fingers hit two at a time does not tell your reader you’re a complete moron. Just don’t let fifty of them slip through on a daily basis. Honest question: do you employ a proofreader? Does anyone anymore? Maybe if everyone did there would be no unemployment crisis …

  4. TaterSalad says:

    U.S. mosques are found to be “promoting” Jihand as suspected. It is now time for America to limit Muslim immigration into America immediately.

    new from An Inquiry Into Islam

    What Ideology is Promoted in American Moques?

    Posted: 18 Jun 2010 11:11 PM PDT

    ACCORDING TO the Muslim, Muhammad Hisham Kabbani, who testified before the U.S. State Department, 80 percent of mosques in America preach “extremist ideology.”

    Coming from an entirely different source, the Mapping Sharia Project sent trained people into mosques in the U.S. to find out how many of them are calling for jihad against America. They discovered that the majority of the mosques they’ve investigated so far do, in fact, promote jihad against America, in the Friday “sermons” (known as “khutbah”) and in the literature available at the mosques.

    In a speech by Mark Steyn, he said (when answering a question) Canadian Mounties did a survey of Canadian imams. It found 85 percent of the imams in Canadian mosques were “hardcore radical jihadists.”

    Saudi Arabia’s oil wealth enables it to control around 90% of the world’s Islamic institutions (source), and the Saudis promote hardcore, fundamentalist Islam. They pay for these mosques because it gives them control over what is taught and promoted at the mosques. Read more about this.

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