Tag: Covenants العهود

Equality under law for Muslims and non-Muslims

October 20, 2015
Equality under law for Muslims and non-Muslims

“The blood money for a non-Muslim citizen during the time of Abu Bakr, Umar, and Uthman was the same as a free Muslim.”

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All human life is sacred in Islam

September 30, 2015
All human life is sacred in Islam

“Do not kill the soul which Allah has made sacred except by right of justice.”

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Dangers of the Khawarij ideology of violence

June 24, 2014
Dangers of the Khawarij ideology of violence

“They will pass through the religion just as an arrow pierces its target and they will not return to it just as the arrow does not return to the bow.”

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Freedom of religion and apostasy in Islam

June 19, 2014
Freedom of religion and apostasy in Islam

“The truth is from your Lord. So whoever wills let him believe, and whoever wills let him disbelieve.”

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On interpretation of verse 9:29 and the battle of Tabuk

June 16, 2014
On interpretation of verse 9:29 and the battle of Tabuk

“Fight in the way of Allah those who fight you but do not transgress. Verily, Allah does not love transgressors.”

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War is deceit? Lie to the unbelievers?

March 4, 2014
War is deceit? Lie to the unbelievers?

“When the Prophet intended to go on an expedition, he would pretend to go somewhere else and he would say: War is deception.

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Peace in the Quran and Sunnah

December 19, 2013
Peace in the Quran and Sunnah

“The servants of the Most Merciful are those who walk upon the earth in humility, and when the ignorant address them, they say words of peace.”

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Slay the unbelievers wherever you find them? The verse of the sword explained

July 28, 2013
Slay the unbelievers wherever you find them? The verse of the sword explained

“The Prophet never forced the religion upon anyone, but rather he only fought those who waged war against him and fought him. As for those who made peace with him or conducted a truce, then he never fought them and he never compelled them to enter his religion.”

–Ibn Al-Qayyim

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Fight people until they become Muslims?

July 28, 2013
Fight people until they become Muslims?

“The meaning of this tradition is to fight those who are waging war whom Allah has called us to fight, not those who have made peace.”

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Obeying the law in non-muslim countries

July 15, 2013
Obeying the law in non-muslim countries

“Listening to and obeying the leader is an obligation as long as he does not command disobedience to Allah.”

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