A scapegoat for ignoring certain sections in holy texts.
Me - "Hey Jimmy, did you know that Jesus tells women to keep silent in the churches?"
Jimmy - "Well, that's just your interpretation."
Me - "Hey Amar, did you know that the Qu'ran instructs its followers to conquer the earth, converting or subduing those in the process?"
Amar - "That's a flawed interpretation. MY Islam is a peaceful one."