Tag: Jizyah

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Byzantine’s, Tabuk Expedition And The Rumor Claim

Kaleef K. Karim We have written over the years a number of articles in relation to the Tabuk expedition. A brief mention of this incident for some of our readers who may not be well acquainted with that part of history: The Byzantine’s as we showed previously prepared their troops southwards heading towards Madinah, intending… Read More ›

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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 ›

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The Truth About Jizyah

DTT: Although we have written about the concept of Jizyah previously here: “Answering Jihad: ‘Fight Against Those Who Do Not Believe’ – Quran 9:29“, we believe Scholar Louay M. Safi has written a better perspective in regards to this subject.   Scholar Louay M. Safi Jizyah was not levied on the ‘People of the Book’… Read More ›

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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 ›

Expedition Of Khalid Ibn al-Walid To Dumatul Jandal

The Prophet (p) sent an expedition to the King (or Governor) of Dumatul Jandal. The reason he sent Khalid Ibn Waleed (ra) to him, was because this Christian King was in alliance with Byzantine (Roman) Empire. The Byzantine Empire had declared war against the Muslims. Which we have written about before (here). This King backed… Read More ›

King or Prince of Dumatul Jandal Innocent?

Narrated Anas ibn Malik ; Uthman ibn AbuSulayman: The Prophet (p) sent Khalid ibn al-Walid to Ukaydir of Dumah. He was seized and they brought him to him (i.e. the Prophet). He spared his life and made peace with him on condition that he should pay jizyah (poll-tax). – (Abu Dawud Book 19, Number 3031)… Read More ›

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Examining Quran 9:29 – Does Islam Sanction The Killing Of Christians & Jews?

Kaleef K. Karim The answer is no! This verse (Q. 9:29) is by far the most problematic I have come across when reading the Quran. I say it’s ‘problematic’ because this verse is the only one that I know of which does not give context. When looking at any other verses in the Quran, reading… Read More ›

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