The Koran is a work of peace, not violence

Source: The Times

By Bryan Appleyard

A leading Muslim scholar’s encyclopaedia of the holy book proves Islam does not condone terrorism, he says

To the terrorist’s eye it is there in black and white: “Slay the idolaters wherever you find them, and take them captive and besiege them and lie in wait for them.”

That is in the fifth verse of the ninth chapter of the Koran. It is known as the Sword Verse and, to angry jihadists around the world, it is God’s order to kill non-believers. But according to Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri it is anything but.

“In all 114 chapters,” says Qadri, “there’s not a single verse of holy Koran that permits any Muslim to kill non-Muslims in general.” The Sword Verse, he argues, refers to one specific battle between Muslim and …

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  1. The question what is to be done with those who abuse the treaty by failing in their duty but expect the Muslims to do their part is not to be solved (in case of treaties) by a general denunciation of treaties but by a careful consideration of the cases where has been fidelity and not treachery. There Muslims are enjoined to give the strictest fidelity, as it is a part of righteousness and duty to Allah.

    So in short if Mushrikeen do not honour the treaty, then ( after sacred months) fight the Mushrikeen wherever you find them,seize them, besiege them, and prepare for them each and every ambush.

  2. am Proud Muslim. We all are proud to be muslims ? what makes muslim to be proud ? Word Islam is another word for peace. And word Muslim means those who surrender themselves to Allah. Islam is the second largest religion in the world. The religion of peace and simplicity. The religion that promotes justice and equality. Muhammad Peace be Upon Him is a real pride for Muslims in Islam as a best leader and guide to spend a successful life.

    Alhamdulillah we are Muslim and we believe on Quran revealed by ALLAH to MUHAMMAD peace be upon him. Everything in Islam belongs to Allah. It tells us everything on every matter of life in a simple way. Everyone in Islam is equal. Even if you are white or black, there is no superiority over one another and you are treated equal. Islam is the only pure religion that shows us how to live a successful life and go to Heaven in the Hereafter. Muslims are proud to be Muslims because it is the only right and true religion with God. Therefore all Muslims have great respect for their religion. We are really grateful to Allah for this regard that He created us Muslims. This gratefulness make Muslims closer to Allah. We have shared some visuals of proud to be Muslim quotations which shows that what is the reason that make us a Proud Muslimah

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