Tag: ZAKAT

Zakat Funds To Free Slaves Surah 9:60

Background Madinan verse (Mawdudi and Dr. Muhammed Asad) Analysing Verse “Zakah expenditures are only for the poor and for the needy and for those employed to collect [zakah] and for bringing hearts together [for Islam] and for freeing captives [or slaves] and for those in debt and for the cause of Allah and for the… Read More ›

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Revisiting Abu Bakr’s Conversation With Umar And The Delegation(s): Ridda Wars

Kaleef K. Karim Few days ago I wrote an article on the Ridda wars, in relation to an incident in the life of the first Caliph Abu Bakr Siddiq. We found that a delegation were sent over to Abu Bakr to argue not pay any Zakat. As such the group(s) who did not want to… Read More ›

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Hadith Without Context Is Meaningless: Abu Bakr’s “Apostasy” Wars

Kaleef K. Karim Content: 1. Introduction 2. Main Causes of The “Apostasy” War 3. Muslims Or “Apostates” 4. Zakat, Tax And Prison 5. Conclusion 1. Introduction The Ridda wars which was led by the first Caliph Abu Bakr Siddiq against the rebels in Arabia is often misquoted, and not presented in their true historical context…. Read More ›

Jihad: “And Strive For Allah With The striving Due To Him…” – Quran 22:78

Background Madinan verse (Mawdudi). Analysing Verse “And strive for Allah with the striving due to Him. He has chosen you and has not placed upon you in the religion any difficulty. [It is] the religion of your father, Abraham. Allah named you “Muslims” before [in former scriptures] and in this [revelation] that the Messenger may… Read More ›

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