Myth vs Fact #30

Myth Fact
Islam: Religion of peace. 4:75 And what is wrong with you that you fight not in the Cause of Allâh, and for those weak, ill­treated and oppressed among men, women, and children, whose cry is: “Our Lord! Rescue us from this town whose people are oppressors; and raise for us from You one who will protect, and raise for us from You one who will help.”
Tafsir The Encouragement to Participation in Jihad
Encouraging Jihad to Defend the Oppressed
Bottom Line: Click the first tafsir link above, then hit the Previous button to read its predecessor before reading it. After reading the second tafsir, click the Next button to continue with the exegeses of the succeeding verses.

Surah An-Nisa’  was #92 in sequence of revelation, in Medina. In it Moe is rousing the rabble to raid Mekkah.  He is cussing out the shirkers, calling them hypocrites, hinting at cowardice & infidelity all the while promising great rewards for joining Jihad.


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