Myth vs Fact #2

Myth Fact
Islam: Religion of peace. 9:29. Fight against those who (1) believe not in Allâh, (2) nor in the Last Day, (3) nor forbid that which has been forbidden by Allâh and His Messenger (4) and those who acknowledge not the religion of truth (i.e. Islâm) among the people of the Scripture (Jews and Christians), until they pay the Jizyah with willing submission, and feel themselves subdued. [9:29]
Tafsir Breaking the Covenant

The Battle of Hunayn

The Order to fight People of the Scriptures until They give the Jizyah

The Prohibition of following the Ways of the People of the Book

Bottom Line: This is one of several orders to fight, an open ended, outcome oriented imperative without geographic or chronological limits. The site linked following the text of the ayeh displays the translator’s foot notes.

The following Islamic law is based on this ayeh.
O-9.8: The Objectives of Jihad
The caliph (o-25) makes war upon Jews, Christians, and Zoroastrians (N: provided he has first invited them to enter Islam in faith and practice, and if they will not, then invited them to enter the social order of Islam by paying the non-Muslim poll tax (jizya, def: o-11.4) -which is the significance of their paying it, not the money itself-while remaining in their ancestral religions) (O: and the war continues) until they become Muslim or else pay the non-Muslim poll tax (O: in accordance with the word of Allah Most High,…[Reliance of the Traveller]

This ayeh is confirmed by Bukhari1.8.387.

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2 Responses to “Myth vs Fact #2”

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