Linked Questions

3 votes
0 answers

Punishment for apostasy in Islam [duplicate]

A few days ago I read in a website ( that punishment for apostasy under sharia law is death. They also provided a hadith related to that. (the entire fatwa can be read here: http://islamqa....
SK ASFAQ HOSSAIN's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers

Does Bulugh Al Maram Hadith Number 1242 Promote the killing of people that leave their own religion? [duplicate]

It says Ibn 'Abbas (RA) narrated that The Messenger of Allah said, “He who changes his religion (i.e. apostates) kill him.” Related by Al-Bukhari. (Bulugh al-Maram) I was shocked when i saw whis, is ...
Zohaib_786's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers

Why are apostates executed and how is this compatible with freedom of belief? [duplicate]

I know this question has been asked before, but I have to search for the proof. In Islam, why are those who apostate from Islam executed, while Islam is based on the free will and freedom in choosing ...
Shery's user avatar
  • 11
0 votes
0 answers

Apostasy law and free decision on faith [duplicate]

If apostasy is a crime that is to be punished, like in many Muslim countries, how can a Muslim's decision to believe in Allah considered as free if it is influenced by fear of punishment?
fasgf's user avatar
  • 1
39 votes
11 answers

Is punishment for leaving Islam death?

It is commonly believed that if someone leaves Islam, by Sharia law the punishment is death. Is that true? I have heard some different opinions. Dr. Zakir Naik was once asked a similar question and ...
muslim1's user avatar
  • 8,260
9 votes
3 answers

Does Islam support proselytizing?

Does Islam support proselytizing? Many people I talk to seem to be of the opinion that Islam believes in conversion by force; however, the following verse clearly states: There shall be no ...
user avatar
18 votes
4 answers

Why is Islam often perceived as sexist, aggressive and leaning towards genuine threats and violence?

I don't know if this question is too imprecise to be answerable; if people think so, let me know and I'll delete it... From the outside, Islam has quite a... reputation. Firstly, I should note that I ...
Marc Gravell's user avatar
  • 1,691
8 votes
6 answers

Does the Quran always override the Hadiths?

It is said that the Quran contains no errors and is the direct word of Allah, flawless until the end of time. The Hadith are not always right, hence why it's become the lifetime work by many scholars ...
Muz's user avatar
  • 3,284
6 votes
2 answers

Tabari 9:69 "Killing Unbelievers is a small matter to us" The words of Muhammad, prophet of Islam

A Non-muslim says that Islam is barbaric, and put this before me: Tabari 9:69 "Killing Unbelievers is a small matter to us" The words of Muhammad, prophet of Islam. However, he is willing to engage ...
Abdul Wasae's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer

According to Quran is leaving Islam a sin?

If it is then is there a punishment listed? I dont want answers from Hadees, only from Quran.
Haider Rehman Butt's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer

What should be the Muslims attitude towards ex muslims [duplicate]

In an Islamic country, if a muslim changes his/her religion, what should be the muslims attitude towards the person? Actually I am told by someone(who quoted a Hadith) that such persons should be ...
Hashir Omer's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer

Is it considered apostasy if association with Islam was only hereditary?

Most people belonging to a faith will do whatever it takes to raise their child to see only their hereditary faith as orthodox (righteous one) and all others as unorthodox. If a person was only ...
amphibient's user avatar