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The Elephant in the Room: The Christian Conversion of Vulnerable Muslim Refugees

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baptised Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian

The question needs to be raised. Muslim organisations have generally been silent. Scholars and Imams also seem to be mute on the issue.  And Muslim civil society, bar a few examples, has generally been inert in its response. It seems the continuous abstraction of Muslims into the counter-terrorism discourse is taking its toll and numbing the minds to the elephant in the room.

The question relates to Muslim refugees entering Europe and subsequently converting to Christianity.

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All Creatures Great and Small

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THAILAND-10033 Thailand

All things bright and beautiful,
All creatures great and small,
All things wise and wonderful:
The Lord God made them all
-Cecil Frances, 1848

BURMA-10129 Burma/Myanmar

Nature’s great masterpiece, an elephant …
– John Donne

00131_04; Tibet; 2000; TIBET-10976 Tibet

India

BANGLADESH-10008 Bangladesh

Cows are amongst the gentlest of breathing creatures;
none show more passionate tenderness to their
young when deprived of them; and, in short,
I am not ashamed to profess a deep
love for these quiet creatures.
-Thomas de Quincey

INDIA-10211 India

Do not free the camel of the burden of his hump;
you may be freeing him from being a camel.
-Gilbert K. Chesterton

INDIA-10580 Rajasthan, India

PARAGUAY-10012NF Paraguay

 Where in this wide world can man find nobility without pride,
Friendship without envy,
Or beauty without vanity?
Here, where grace is served with muscle
And strength by gentleness confined
He serves without servility; he has fought without enmity.
There is nothing so powerful, nothing less…

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All Creatures Great and Small