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Al-Qurtubi on Peace: Permission to initiate greetings of peace with non-Muslims

May 31, 2013

Al-Qurtubi reported: Some scholars gave permission to initiate greetings of peace with the unbelievers. It was said to Sufyan bin Uyainah, “Do you give permission to greet an unbeliever with peace?” Sufyan said, “Yes, for Allah the Exalted said: Allah does not forbid you from those who do not fight you in religion nor expel […]

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Hadith on Mosques: The founding of the two sacred mosques by Adam and his children

September 1, 2012

Abu Dharr reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, which mosque was the first to be built on earth?” He said, “The sacred mosque.” I said, “Which was built next?” The Prophet said, “The farthest mosque.” I said, “How long was it between them?” The Prophet said, “Forty years.” The Prophet added, “Wherever you are […]

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Al-Qurtubi on Neighbors: Be good to all your neighbors, whether he is a Muslim or a disbeliever

August 16, 2012

Al-Qurtubi writes regarding the verse, “Worship Allah and associate nothing with Him, and to parents do good, and to relatives, orphans, the needy, the near neighbor, the neighbor farther away… (4:36)” that, “I say: based upon this, kind treatment of neighbors is enjoined and is recommended, whether they are Muslim or a disbeliever, and this […]

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Hadith on Peace: If you can end conflicts in peace, then do so

November 29, 2011 0 Comments

Ali ibn Abi Talib reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, after me there will be conflicts or affairs, so if you are able to end them in peace then do so.” Source: Musnad Ahmad 697, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ahmad Shakir Malik said, “It is permissible to conduct a truce […]

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