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Hadith Without Context Is Meaningless: Abu Bakr’s “Apostasy” Wars

Kaleef K. Karim Content: 1. Introduction 2. Main Causes of The “Apostasy” War 3. Muslims Or “Apostates” 4. Zakat, Tax And Prison 5. Conclusion 1. Introduction The Ridda wars which was led by the first Caliph Abu Bakr Siddiq against the rebels in Arabia is often misquoted, and not presented in their true historical context…. Read More ›

Zayd, Zaynab And Muhammed: Fabrications And Lies

Kaleef K. Karim Content: 1. Introduction 2. Fabricated stories 3. The Marriage Of Zaid To Zaynab 4. Zaid Complains To Prophet Muhammed About Zaynab 5. Scholars: The Divorce of Zaynab Took Place Due To Zayd Being a Former-Slave 6. Prophet Muhammed (p) Stopped Zayd A Number Of Times From Divorcing Zaynab 7. Conclusion 1. Introduction… Read More ›

Prophet Muhammed’s Wife Mariyah (Maria)

Kaleef K. Karim Content: 1. Introduction 2. Honey Or In Bed 3. Mariyah And Hagar 4. Slave Or No Slave 5. Prophet Muhammed Married Mariyah 6. Conclusion 1. Introduction Prophet Muhammed has drawn a lot of Christians to study his life. Some of them have spoken positive of him, and that he came back to… Read More ›

Social Conditions: Christians And Jews In Early Period Of Islam

The Quran and Prophetic sayings insists not to ‘harm’ and orders Muslims to strongly to treat non-Muslims kindly and with justice. In the Quran, Allah says: “Allah does not forbid you, with regard to those who do not fight you on account of your religion nor drive you out of your homes, to treat them… Read More ›

Most Misinterpreted Verses Of The Quran?

Kaleef K. Karim, Aliyu Musa Misau & Bachir Guediri The religion of Islam has been degraded and vilified by those who seem to believe that they have a better understanding of the religion, compared to the consensus of scholars for the past 1400 years. These misguided individuals cite a verse here and a verse there which they… Read More ›

An Historical Examination Of The Sword Verse – Surah 9:5

Kaleef K. Karim This article seeks to examine chapter 9, verse 5 of the Quran in its historical context. Some claim that the verse ‘sanctions the killing of innocent people’, and this is how it was implemented by Prophet Mohammed (p). We shall respond to these claims in this piece. The verse (9:5) is one… Read More ›

Sanctity Of Life: “If Anyone Kills A Person It Would Be As If He Killed All Mankind” – Surah 5:32

Kaleef K. Karim Content: 1. Introduction 2. Surah 5:32 plagiarized from Talmud? 3. Do Muslims take 5:32 out of context? 4. Is Surah 5:32 only binding on the ‘Children of Israel’, not Muslims? 5. Conclusion 1. Introduction As special creatures on earth, God Almighty has mandated for us to manage this earth with consideration for… Read More ›

Answering Jihad: “Fight Against Those Who Do Not Believe” – Quran 9:29

Kaleef K. Karim & Bachir Guediri Content: 1. Introduction 2. Background on Quran 9:29 3. The Verse – Historical context 4. Jizya (Jizyah) 5. Conclusion 1. Introduction This article examines chapter 9, verse 29 of the Quran, in its historical context. Some claim that the verse (Q. 9:29) endorses and ‘sanctions Muslims to kill innocent… Read More ›

Early Expeditions And Battles Of Islam

Kaleef K. Karim & Aliyu Musa Misau This series of articles follows the expeditions of the Prophet Muhammad (p), which he ordered or participated in during his lifetime. It fulfils a burgeoning need at a time when critics and Orientalists alike have developed a culture of misrepresenting the life of the Prophet, casting him in… Read More ›

‘Those Who Wage War And Make Mischief’ – Quran 5:33

Kaleef K. Karim 5:33 Indeed, the penalty for those who wage war against Allah and His Messenger and strive upon earth [to cause] corruption (mischief) is none but that they be killed or crucified or that their hands and feet be cut off from opposite sides or that they be exiled from the land. That… Read More ›