“The blood money for a non-Muslim citizen during the time of Abu Bakr, Umar, and Uthman was the same as a free Muslim.”View More Equality under law for Muslims and non-Muslims
“Do not kill the soul which Allah has made sacred except by right of justice.”View More All human life is sacred in Islam
“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.”View More Dangers of the Khawarij ideology of violence
“The truth is from your Lord. So whoever wills let him believe, and whoever wills let him disbelieve.”View More Freedom of religion and apostasy in Islam
“Fight in the way of Allah those who fight you but do not transgress. Verily, Allah does not love transgressors.”View More On interpretation of verse 9:29 and the battle of Tabuk
“When the Prophet intended to go on an expedition, he would pretend to go somewhere else and he would say: War is deception.View More War is deceit? Lie to the unbelievers?
“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.”View More Peace in the Quran and Sunnah
“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-QayyimView More Slay them wherever you find them? The sword verse explained
“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.”View More Fight people until they become Muslims?
“Listening to and obeying the leader is an obligation as long as he does not command disobedience to Allah.”View More Obeying the law in non-muslim countries