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Apostasy in Islam: A Historical and Scriptural Analysis

Apostasy in Islam: A Historical and Scriptural Analysis

Apostasy in Islam: A Historical and Scriptural Analysis
  • Apostasy in Islam: A Historical and Scriptural Analysis
  • What is the legally prescribed penalty, if any, for apostasy (al-riddah), and how does this relate to the demand for religious tolerance as stipulated in verse 2:256 of the Qur’an There shall be no compulsion in matters of faith ? … Continue reading
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What is the legally prescribed penalty, if any, for apostasy (al-riddah), and how does this relate to the demand for religious tolerance as stipulated in verse 2:256 of the Qur’an There shall be no compulsion in matters of faith ? It is an established fact that the Prophet never, in his entire life, put an apostate to death. Yet, the issue remains one of the most controversial to have afflicted the Muslim world down the centuries. It is also the source of much damaging media coverage today as Islamic jurisprudence stands accused of a flagrant disregard for human rights and freedom of expression. The subject of this book is a highly sensitive and important one.

Apostasy in Islam: A Historical and Scriptural Analysis

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