Is the Bible More Violent than the Quran?

You can hear the story on NPR here. The debate between the different scholars was interesting. While the violence encouraged in the Hebrew Bible is of a more explicit and unmerciful nature, it is of a specific people within a specific time period (i.e. not ongoing), while the Quran encourages an ongoing “global jihad,” according to those interviewed.

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