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Moreover, one who desecrates a Quran is considered an apostate who could be sentenced to death, unless he repents.
Unfortunately, the American authorities have no procedures to prevent the screening of such an offensive film against the Prophet Mohammed that clearly desecrates the Islamic religion,.
How can we stand it, or if we are comfortable with it, why are we not ashamed, to speak what desecrates and slanders the holy?
Spat out roughly midway along the triumphant march that led from Jasper Johns's 1954-55 Flag to Barbara Kruger's 1991 version emblazoned on the exterior of the Mary Boone Gallery in New York, Golub's Napalm Flag, 1970, desecrates a la Dubuffet.