Â Andrew Bolt
* Just when his (self imposed) censorship on his blog made him look ridiculous he comes up with some surprising stuff:
A German judge who ruled that the Koran permitted a man to beat his wife – and so turned down a Muslim woman’s request for a divorce – has been told she got the religion all wrong:
Muslim leaders agreed that Muslims living here must be judged by the German legal code. But they were just as offended by what they characterized as the judge’s misinterpretation of a much- debated passage in the Koran governing relations between husbands and wives.
While the verse cited by the judge does say husbands may beat their wives for being disobedient â€” an interpretation embraced by Wahhabi and some other fundamentalist Islamic groups â€” mainstream Muslims have long rejected wife-beating as a relic of the medieval era.
I do hope and trust that is true.
The following preachers, though, seem to disagree:Â