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Fadel Soliman refutes Geert Wilder’s suppositions presented in his film ’Fitna.’ The following article provides Soliman’s critique on the manipulation employed by Wilder in his film.
The Egyptian minister of interior, Major General Habīb al- ‘Ādlī, has submitted a memorandum to the Administrative Judicial Court, calling for the dismissal of the lawsuits filed by 150 Copts, who embraced Islam and afterwards decided to convert back to Christianity, and accusing the converts of...
The author argues that the concept of jihad does exist in Christianity and Judaism as it exists in Islam. She even tries to give the impression that jihad in the sense of killing and violence is not the basic form of Jihad in Islam while it is as such in Christianity and Judaism.
The author discusses the different notions of ‘ridda’ and ideas of the punishment of the apostate as they appear in the Holy Qur’ān and the hadīths.
Dr. al-Mata‘nī wants the coming series of articles to be a guide for Muslims in reading the Arabic version of Life of Mohamed: The Founder of Islam and of the Empire of Saracens by Reverend George Bush, a distant ancestor of US President George Bush, so as to be able to distinguish between the true...
Muslims are no doubt responsible for their religion being abused. They helped through their actions, which are not related to Islamic teachings, in accusing their religion of terrorism and blood thirst.
The Qur’an does not order killing as a punishment for apostasy. Accordingly, scholars should not have taken into account the hadith saying: “Kill him he who renounces his religion,” because what the Qur’an says has priority over hadiths. In addition, the Prophet could not have said something that...
The term of “religious freedom” still triggers debate and disagreement. What about religious freedom concerning conversion from Islam and embracing another religion? How Islamic fiqh [jurisprudence] deals with rida [apostasy from Islam]? All these question and others are answered by the moderate...
The dilemma of Riddah [apostasy] occupied the Muslim society in the past and present. Some people believe that there is no punishment for apostasy at all. Others believe that the punishment for apostasy should be harsh, citing the single hadith in the Prophetic Sunna about apostasy [if anyone...
The article discusses the issue of the punishment for apostasy from Islam. The author explains the opinion of the Grand Imam of the Azhar, which he expressed while in a visit to Germany. Dr. Tantawi explained that a Muslim who commits apostasy is not punished until he sets himself as an enemy...
Members of the Islamic Research Institute demanded Sheikh Abdel-Met’aal Al-Sa’idi’s book "Religious freedom in Islam," be confiscated. Al-Saiidi wrote in his book that an apostate should not be killed. It was only Prof. Mohammed Ragab Al-Bayoumi who defended the book.
... we asked the professors of the Azhar and Islamic scholars for their opinion on what Al-Banna says. Their rage and objections against what he said surprised us. They made it clear that the apostate’s punishment is death and that a Muslim has no freedom to leave his religion.
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