Myth vs Fact #55

Myth Fact
Islam: Religion of peace. 8:69 So enjoy what you have gotten of booty in war, lawful and good, and be afraid of Allâh. Certainly, Allâh is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.
Tafsir: Encouraging Believers to fight in Jihad; the Good News that a Few Muslims can overcome a Superior Enemy Force
Bottom Line: Accrual of booty is an inducement for participation. note the description: lawful; relate it to this hadith.
Muslim Book 019, Number 4327:
The spoils of war were not made lawful for any people before us, This is because Allah saw our weakness and humility and made them lawful for us.

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