'The majority of Korans we sell are for Christmas presents. I know, because we wrap a lot of them,' Maja Nordholm, manager of Arnold Busck bookstore in Odense, told Kristeligt Dagblad newspaper.My guess is that a lot of Danes are buying up copies to understand what all the fuss is about. Unfortunately for them, reading just the Koran without the the rest of the Suna to go with it will probably just confuse them more.
Wednesday, December 20, 2006
Danes giving, receiving the Koran for Christmas
An interesting tidbit from Denmark's Jyllands-Posten today. A recently-released Danish translation of the Koran is selling like hotcakes in Denmark, and they're not being snapped up just by Muslims: