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Virgins, what virgins?

Ibn Warraq.

Virgins, what virgins?

and other essays

by Ibn Warraq.

  • 9 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Prometheus Books in Amherst, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Koran -- Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Islam -- Controversial literature,
  • Islamic fundamentalism,
  • Religious tolerance -- Islam,
  • Islam -- 21st century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Ibn Warraq.
    GenreControversial literature
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP169 .I287 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23980982M
    ISBN 109781616141707
    LC Control Number2009050944
    OCLC/WorldCa466343479

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5 When the bridegroom was delayed a long. In the illustration of the ten virgins, Jesus describes what happens when the bridegroom finally arrives: “Right in the middle of the night there was a shout: ‘Here is the bridegroom. Go out to meet him.’” (Matthew ) What is the situation of the virgins as to their preparedness and vigilance.

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Dad has always believed in the power of flexible working. Answer: The parable of the ten virgins is found in chapter 25 of the book of Matthew. The other three gospels, surprisingly, do not record it. The parable, as told by Jesus, revolves around ten virgins.

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