Myth vs Fact #58

Myth Fact
Islam: Religion of peace. 9:5 Then when the Sacred Months (the Ist, 7th, 11th, and 12th months of the Islâmic calendar) have passed, then kill the Mushrikûn (see V.2:105) wherever you find them, and capture them and besiege them, and prepare for them each and every ambush. But if they repent and perform As-Salât (Iqâmat-as-Salât), and give Zakât, then leave their way free. Verily, Allâh is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.

Tafsir:
Bottom Line: This is the “verse of the sword”. It pertains particularly to the Pagans of Mekkah, recited in prelude to the conquest of that city.
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