Tag: BANU ASFAR

Banu Asfar: Jadd B. Qays And The ‘Blonde Women’ Claim

Kaleef K. Karim In this article, we seek to once again analyse the Banu Asfar (Byzantine) affair in connection with Surah 9:49. In the first piece we argued and presented historical evidence that the Tabuk expedition took place as a result of the impending army of the Banu Asfar, who were prepared and came southwards,… Read More ›

Muhammed, “Blonde Women” And Quran 9:49

A missionary has written an article on ‘Blonde women’ in relation to Quran 9:49. We won’t mention his name. We will deal with his claims point by point. In the article, he quotes two commentaries in connection to Surah 9:49. The first commentary is from Tafsir al-Tabari: “Among them is (many) a man who says:… Read More ›

Surah 9:49 And “The Blonde Women”

Kaleef K. Karim Content: 1. Introduction 2. Background: Surah 9:49 3. Banu Asfar’s Impending Army 4. The Report of Jadd b. Qais, And Excuse of Staying 5. Where is “Enslavement of the Blonde Women”? 6. Conclusion 1. Introduction It is really worrying how some Christian missionaries use our Quran and Hadith text to deliberately and… Read More ›