The Children of Abraham










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You are presented with quotes from Islam (Quran), Judaism (Torah) and Christianity (The New Testament).
The quiz is a part of the art project 'The Children of Abraham' by the artist Jens Galschiøt. The project is to establish a constructive dialog and bridge the gap between Jews, Christians and Muslims. The dialog is staged through the art installation ‘Fundamentalism’ and 600 ‘light’ and ‘dark’ quotes from the Torah, Bible and Quran.

Quote 1:
do not approach unlawful sexual intercourse. Indeed, it is ever an immorality and is evil as a way

Quote 2:
fight against the disbelievers and the hypocrites and be harsh upon them

Quote 3:
[Breaking an oath] its expiation is the feeding of ten needy people […] clothing them or the freeing of a slave.

Quote 4:
Repel [evil] by that [deed] which is better; […] the one whom between you and him is enmity [will become] as though he was a devoted friend

Quote 5:
[Disbelievers] seduce the unstable; they are experts in greed—an accursed brood!

Quote 6:
[Slaves] they will become your property. You can bequeath them to your children as inherited property

Quote 7:
Anyone who curses their father or mother is to be put to death

Quote 8:
the husband is the head of the wife

Quote 9:
The Lord will grant you abundant prosperity—in the fruit of your womb, the young of your livestock and the crops of your ground

Quote 10:
tell the believing women to [...] not expose their adornment except to their husbands [and family]

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