To all people of other faiths/beliefs who seek after the truth, I invite you to read the Quran with pure heart, free from prejudices and true intention to follow the right path to our Lord.
I have learned that one should say "Peace!" to those who shout their hatred for one's being and presence or at one's passage. Religion is never more tested than when our emotions are ablaze. At such a time, the timeless grandeur of the Law and its ethics stand at our mercy.
Islam taught me that it takes all of the religious, political, economic, psychological, and racial ingredients, or characteristics, to make the Human Family and the Human Society complete. More than 1.6 billion of world's population are Muslims. We follow the teachings of the Prophet Mohammed (may peace be upon him). We are members of the brotherhood of Islam in which all are equal in rights, dignity and self-respect. Consequently, we have a special and a very deep sense of unity.
The Quran sought to reform, not to destroy and start from scratch, to salvage what was useful and then to modify and build on it. The task was to get the people to think about religion in a novel way, to inculcate in them a new conceptual frame of reference, to transfer them from one worldview to another, and higher, one. This process of transformation took them from traditionalism to individualism, from impulsiveness to discipline, from supernaturalism to science, from intuition to conscious reasoning and, in the end, ideally, harmonized the whole.
[big]An excellent English translation of the Quran in the link below. Feel free to read it if you want http://www.clearquran.com/[/big]