Tag: Quran

Classical Muslim Theologian Refutes Claim About Peaceful Verses Being “Abrogated”

Interesting quotation I came across today. In the following quotation scholar Ibn Taymiyyah who lived in the latter part of the 13th century refutes the claim being made that the verses of peaceful preaching and good argumentation are abrogated by the “verses of fighting“. Ibn Taymiyyah (1263 – 1328 CE) states: “The eigth angle [in… Read More ›

Surah 8:69 – Prisoners From The Battle Of Badr

Background Madinan verse (Al-Wahidi, Ibn Kathir, Mawdudi and Dr. Muhammed Asad) Analysing Verse “So consume what you have taken of war booty [as being] lawful and good, and fear Allah . Indeed, Allah is Forgiving and Merciful. O Prophet, say to whoever is in your hands of the captives, “If Allah knows [any] good in… Read More ›

Tafseer For Quran 70:22-31

Background Makkan verse (Anwarul bayan [1], Mawdudi and Dr. Muhammed Asad). Analysing Verses “Not so those devoted to Prayer—those who remain steadfast to their prayer; and those in whose wealth is a recognized right for the (needy) who asks and him who is prevented (for some reason from asking); and those who hold to the… Read More ›

Quran 30:28 The Rejection Of Polytheism – Parable

Background Makkan verse (Mawdudi, and Dr. Muhammed Asad) Analysing Verse “He presents to you an example from yourselves. Do you have among those whom your right hands possess any partners in what We have provided for you so that you are equal therein [and] would fear them as your fear of one another [within a… Read More ›

Quran 24:58-59 Seeking Permission Before Entering The House

Background Madinan verse (Mawdudi, and Dr. Muhammed Asad). Analysing Verse “O you who have believed, let those whom your right hands possess and those who have not [yet] reached puberty among you ask permission of you [before entering] at three times: before the dawn prayer and when you put aside your clothing [for rest] at… Read More ›

Surah 24:33 – Obligatory To Enter Into A Contract To Free A Slave?

Background Madinan verse (Mawdudi, Dr. Muhammed Asad and Ibn Kathir) Analysing Verse “But let them who find not [the means for] marriage abstain [from sexual relations] until Allah enriches them from His bounty. And THOSE WHO SEEK A CONTRACT [for eventual emancipation] from among whom your right hands possess – THEN MAKE A CONTRACT WITH… Read More ›

Tafsir On Surah 23:1-6

Background Revealed in Makkah (Ibn kathir) Analysing Verses “23:1 Certainly will the believers have succeeded: 23:2 They who are during their prayer humbly submissive 23:3 And they who turn away from ill speech 23:4 And they who are observant of zakah 23:5 And they who guard their private parts 23:6 Except from their wives or… Read More ›

Early Christians Rejected Jesus’s Suffering On The Cross

Kaleef K. Karim In the previous piece, we presented a quotation from the 1st Century of Christianity wherein a group of Christians rejected the crucifixion of Jesus taking place. In this article, we continue to explore further early sources wherein certain groups in early Christianity rejected that Jesus was crucified. The apostolic fathers have frequently… Read More ›

Surah 16:75 How Could Allah Be Compared To the Creation – Parable

Background The verse was revealed in Makkah (Mawdudi and Anwarul bayan by Shaykh Ashiq Ilahi Madni) [1] Analysing Verse “Allah presents an example: a slave [who is] owned and unable to do a thing and he to whom We have provided from Us good provision, so he spends from it secretly and publicly. Can they… Read More ›

Revisiting ‘I Have Been Commanded To Fight…’ Hadith

Kaleef K. Karim This is a part two on this Hadith report (below) which is often quoted out of its historical context. In the previous piece, which can be seen here: “The Hadith ‘…Fight Until They Say There Is No god But Allah’ Explained“, we showed evidence that the Hadith was never understood by the… Read More ›

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