Tag: Apostasy ردة

Hadith on Khawarij: Violent rebels are the worst killed under heaven

June 4, 2017

Abu Ghalib reported: Abu Umamah, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “The khawārij are the worst of those slain under the heavens, and the best of those slain are those who were killed by them. They are the dogs of Hellfire. They were Muslims and then became unbelievers.” I said, “O Abu Umamah, is […]

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Hadith on Fitnah: A great tribulation is coming in which Muslims should not fight

November 15, 2014

Abu Musa Al-Ashari reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, right before the Hour there will be a tribulation like pieces of the dark night in which a man might be a believer in the morning and an unbeliever by evening or he might be a believer in the […]

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Hadith on Takfeer: The accuser is closer to unbelief than the accused

October 2, 2014

Hudhaifa reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, I fear for you that a man will recite the Quran until his delight is seen and he takes Islam as a cloak. Then, he changes to whatever Allah wills for him, such that it is stripped from him and he throws it behind […]

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Hadith on Khawarij: Violent rebels are the dogs of Hellfire

October 2, 2014

Ibn Abi Awfa reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The khawārij are the dogs of Hellfire.” Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 173 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنِ ابْنِ أَبِي أَوْفَى قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ الْخَوَارِجُ هُمْ كِلَابُ النَّارِ 173 سنن ابن ماجه كتاب المقدمة باب […]

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Hadith on Khawarij: The Kharijites come with beautiful preaching but evil deeds

September 18, 2014

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There will be division and sectarianism in my nation and a people (the Kharijites) will come with beautiful words and evil deeds. They will recite the Quran but it will not pass beyond their throats. They will leave the religion as an arrow […]

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Umar on Apostasy: Let them return to paying jizya and leave them alone

June 18, 2014

Ma’mar reported: Some residents of the peninsula told me that some people embraced Islam but they did not remain in it very long until they committed apostasy. Maymun ibn Mihran wrote to Umar Ibn Abdul Aziz regarding them and Umar wrote back saying, “Let them return to paying tribute and leave them alone.” Source: Musnaf […]

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Hasan on Apostasy: The female apostate is not executed for her apostasy

June 18, 2014

Ibn Abi Shayba reported: Ata’ said regarding the female apostate, “She is not to be killed.” Hasan Al-Basri said, “She is not to be killed.” Source: Musnaf Ibn Abi Shayba 32083 عن ابن أبي شيبة عَنْ عَطَاءٍ فِي الْمُرْتَدَّةِ قَالَ لَا تُقْتَلُ و عَنِ الْحَسَنِ قَالَ لَا تُقْتَلُ 32083 مصنف ابن أبي شيبة كتاب السير […]

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Ash-Shafi’ee on Apostasy: The Prophet did not kill some people who committed apostasy from Islam

June 18, 2014

Al-Bayhaqi reported: Ash-Shafi’ee said, “Some people believed and then committed apostasy and then displayed faith again and the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, did not kill them. Ahmad said: We have narrated this regarding Abdullah ibn Abi Sarh when Satan caused him to stumble and he joined the unbelievers, then he […]

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Umar on Apostasy: I would have allowed apostates to repent or be left in prison

June 18, 2014

Anas ibn Malik reported: Abu Musa sent me to Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, and Umar asked me about six people among tribe of Bakr ibn Wail who had committed apostasy from Islam and joined the idolaters. Umar said, “What has been done to the people of Bakr ibn Wail?” I spoke about […]

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Al-Hasan on Leaders: Obedience to them is hardship but rebellion is against Islam

June 14, 2014

Ibn Rajab reported: Hasan Al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said regarding the rulers, “They take charge of five matters: the Friday prayer, the congregational prayers, the Eid celebration, guarding the frontiers, and the legal punishments. By Allah, the religion will not be upright without them even if they are tyrannical and oppressive. By […]

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