Jose Ortiz

United States

#1 Sep 12, 2012

Does Islam command that those who insult the religion should be put to death?

Summary Answer:

Under Sharia, those who insult Muhammad or Allah are to be put to death. So are those who desecrate the Qur'an, or commit other acts of blasphemy. This tradition began with Muhammad, as recorded in the Hadith and by his biographers. There is also a Qur'anic basis for it.

The Qur'an:

Qur'an (6:93)- "Who can be more wicked than one who inventeth a lie against Allah?" (Apparently not the adulterer or others for whom death is proscribed).

Qur'an (33:57)- "Lo! those who malign Allah and His messenger, Allah hath cursed them in this world and the Hereafter, and hath prepared for them the doom of the disdained"

Qur'an (33:61)-[continues from above] "Accursed, they will be seized wherever found and slain with a (fierce) slaughter."

From the Hadith:

Bukhari (59:369)- This recounts the murder of Ka'b bin al-Ashraf, a Jewish poet who wrote verses about Muslims that Muhammad found insulting. He asked his followers,'Who will rid me of this man?' and several volunteered. al-Ashraf was stabbed to death while fighting for his life.

Bukhari (3:106)- "The Prophet said, "Do not tell a lie against me for whoever tells a lie against me (intentionally) then he will surely enter the Hell-fire."

Bukhari (4:241)- Those who mocked Muhammad at Mecca were killed after he had retaken the city and asserted his authority.

Perhaps the best evidence that Muhammad punished critics with death are the number of people who were murdered for this very reason shortly after he attained the power to do so. His biographers list numerous citizens who were murdered merely for mockery or criticism, particularly poets - the media artists of the time. One was a mother of five, who had her child pulled from her breast before she was run through with a sword. See Muhammad's Dead Poets Society for more information.

When author Salman Rushdie published "The Satanic Verses," a 1988 novel deemed offensive to Muhammad, the Ayatollah Khomeini pronounced a death sentence that was supported by a majority of Muslims.

In 2006, when a Danish newspaper published cartoons of Muhammad, an Imam (and immigrant to Denmark), traveled back to the Middle East and whipped up hatred that resulted in deadly rioting on three continents. Demonstrators in London held signs reading "Massacre Those Who Insult Islam."

A radical Muslim, is who acts against the teachings of the Quran. A radical Muslim, would be say let's forgive this blasphemy, and forgive the movie producer, which is totally against the teachings of Islam.
Welcome to Minnesomalia

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#2 Sep 28, 2012
Te Muzzies have been slowly inserting Sharia Lawinto Minnesota.

From Taxi Cabs that refuse to help non Muzzies, andbanning beer sales in mini marts.

Soon grocery stores will not be allowed to sale beer, because it is offensive to Muzzies who shop in these stores.

50 percent of the Minnesota population is Islamic.
Welcome to Minnesomalia

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#3 Sep 28, 2012

Fayetteville, NC

#4 Jun 23, 2013
People should study before they talk about other religion

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