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Picture this—Online story on Muhammad generates protests

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Because of Islamic teaching's discouragement of the representation of humans, particularly Muhammad, Wikipedia's entry about the Prophet has generated a storm of controversy because it includes representations of Muhammad taken from medieval manuscripts. The New York Times reports that in addition to numerous e-mails, the article has generated on online petition with more than 80,000 signatures (although it is not clear that all the signatures are unique).

Read the entire NYT story here.

[Via DallasNews Relgion Blog]

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