The Word or the Sword? Christianity and Islam Meet in Hyde Park


On Sunday, soon after she was stabbed, Hatun Tash fainted, but when she came to she immediately got to her feet and began preaching loudly to the Muslims present, saying, "Essential for you to remember, dear Muslim people! Dear Muslim people, Lord Jesus doesn't need men. Allah is in need of you for to be god. Allah cannot do without you. Your prophet cannot live without you. Cutting people's eyes is not going to help you." Then Tash called upon Muslims to repent and turn to Jesus. Tash's point was that only a weak god needs the help of violent human hands to win arguments.