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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 ›

Christian Man Teaches Egyptian Muslim Children Quran

This 80-year-old Christian has been teaching Egyptian children the Quran for decades. This Christian man promotes religious unity by helping kids learn the Quran. He has been doing this for many years. Muslim parents send their kids to him so that they may learn how to read the Quran. Watch the video: Source: NowThis

“Do Not Weaken And Call For Peace While You Are Superior…” – Surah 47:31 – 35

Background These verses were revealed in relation to the battle of Badr (Tanwir al-Miqbas min Tafsir Ibn Abbas). The battle took place as a consequence of the Quraysh’s constant hostility and aggression. Soon as the Muslims fled persecution and found safe haven in Madinah, the Quraysh were once again on to the Muslims. They demanded… Read More ›

Jihad: “They Would Go Forth In Allah’s Cause…” Quran 24:53 – 55

Background These verses were revealed in Madinah (Mawdudi and Dr. Muhammad Asad). Analysing Verses 24:53 And they swear by Allah their strongest oaths that if you ordered them, they would go forth [in Allah’s cause]. Say, “Do not swear. [Such] obedience is known. Indeed, Allah is Acquainted with that which you do.” 24:55 Allah has… Read More ›

Quran 29:69 “Those Who Strive For Us – We Will Surely…” – Jihad

Background This verse was revealed in Makkah: “Verses 56 to 60 clearly show that this Surah was sent down a little before the migration to Habash, and this is supported by the internal evidence of the subject matter as well. Some commentators have opined that since it mentions the hypocrites, and hypocrisy appeared in Madinah,… Read More ›

“Those Who Disbelieve, Garments Of Fire Will Be Cut Out…” Surah 22:19-23

Background These verses were revealed during Makkah: “As this Surah contains the characteristics of both the Makki and the Madani Surahs, the commentators have differed as to its period of revelation, but in the light of its style and themes we are of the opinion that a part of it (vv. 1-24) was sent down… Read More ›

JIHAD: “Strive Against The Disbelievers…” – Surah 25:52

Background This verse was revealed in Makkah: “It appears from its style and subject matter that, like Surah Al- Mu’minun, it was also revealed during the third stage of Prophethood at Makkah. Ibn Jarir and Imam Razi have cited a tradition of Dahhak bin Muzahim that this Surah was revealed eight years before Surah An… Read More ›

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‘Why Do We Need Hadith When The Quran Is Enough?’ – Nouman Ali Khan

‘Why Do We Need Hadith When The Quran Is Enough?’ – Nouman Ali Khan

‘Seek The Means To Him And Strive In His Cause…’ – Quran 5:35

Background Madinan verse. Analysing Verse “O you who have believed, fear Allah and seek the means [of nearness] to Him and strive in His cause that you may succeed.” – Quran 5:35 In Islamic scripture, Muslims are commanded to perform five acts of worship. (1) Testifying that there is no god but God. (2) Praying… Read More ›

‘Most Intense In Animosity Toward The Believers [To Be] Jews And Polytheists…” – Quran 5:82

Background Madinah verse. Analysing Verse “You will surely find the most intense of the people in animosity toward the believers [to be] the Jews and those who associate others with Allah; and you will find the nearest of them in affection to the believers those who say, “We are Christians.” That is because among them… Read More ›

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