Tag: slavery

“Strike Necks Of The Unbelievers Inflict Great Slaughter…” Surah 47:4

Background Commentators of the Quran are in agreement that chapter 47 was revealed in Madinah. These verses were revealed concerning the battle of Badr (Tanwir al-Miqbas min Tafsir Ibn Abbas, Tafsir Ibn Kathir and Mawdudi). This battle took place as a consequence of the aggression and hostilities of the Quraysh prior to Badr incident. The… Read More ›

“They Give Food To The Needy, Orphan, And The Captive” – Surah 76:8

Background Majority of scholars say that this verse was revealed in Makkah (Zamakhshari, Imam Razi, Qadi, Baidawi, Nizam ad-Din Nisaburi and Ibn Kathir). However, later scholars say that the verse was revealed in Madinah (Mawdudi). [1] Analysing Verse “And they give food in spite of love for it to the needy, the orphan, and the… Read More ›

The First Muslim-American Scholar: Bilali Muhammed

Firas Alkhateeb / Lost Islamic History An unfortunate misconception among today’s American Muslim community is that Islam has only been present in America for less than 100 years. Many American Muslims are children of immigrants who came to the United States from the Middle East and South Asia in the mid-nineteenth century, and thus wrongly… Read More ›

Christian Militia Rape And Kill Muslim Children In Central African Republic

By Human Rights Watch (HRW)   (Nairobi) – At least 42 Muslim Peuhl herders, mostly women and girls, are being held captive by anti-balaka fighters in the Central African Republic and are at risk of sexual violence, Human Rights Watch said today. There are reports that many others may also be held. United Nations peacekeepers… Read More ›

Does Deuteronomy 21:10-14 condemn rape or does it sanction rape-forced marriage?

The answer to the above is that, Yahweh does not condemn rape, but actually encourages/allows rape-forced marriage. The above passage mentioned is thrown around by Evangelists, according to them this passage gave captives a right, they were not allowed to be mistreated i.e., they were not allowed to be raped. However it is evident from… Read More ›