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Why did Muhammad (SAW) say, “If anybody discards his religion then kill him”?

A Christian asked me that why Islam says to execute one who changes his religion. He gave a hadith as reference. The hadith : Narrated Ikrima: Ali burnt some people and this news reached Ibn `Abbas, ...
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My Muslim best friend turned Atheist, what am I supposed to do?

Pretty much the title. My Muslim (now ex) college best friend recently turned Atheist and I'm not sure what I should do now. I've tried my best to convince him back to Islam but now after weeks of ...
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Is there a formal process to legally leave Islam?

For whatever reason, an ex-Muslim might desire to be legally recognized as a non-Muslim under sharia. A question on Quora asks about a specific case of this, where a Muslim woman wants to formally ...
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Why would this teaching only matter if the man is in an Islamic state?

I asked the question: Is the belief that people who want to leave Islam should be put to death a widely held interpretation? My question was similar in nature to the question: Is punishment for ...
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Is the belief that people who want to leave Islam should be put to death a widely held interpretation?

I am not familiar with Islam, I hear many things about it that I have to assume are biased, perhaps ignorant dramatizations of the truth. One of these things that was said on national TV in the USA, ...
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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 ...
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Is Islam a religion of peace? Or a political system that perpetuates violence? [closed]

I want to consider a few of the uncountably many thoughts/common conceptions one might list here: more than 18,000 terror attacks in the last decade were claimed on behalf of Islam. There have been ...
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Punishment for apostasy in Islam [duplicate]

A few days ago I read in a website (IslamQA.com) 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....
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Apostasy in Islam the punishment? [duplicate]

I keep reading that non Muslims attack Islam saying one of the reasons that Islam is false is the punishment is death. Is this true - I read a scholar saying the Prophet said those words for the ...
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Should non-violent Apostates be killed in Islam? [duplicate]

Verse [4:89] in the Quran states Apostates are to be killed: “They wish you would disbelieve as they disbelieved so you would be alike. So do not take from among them allies until they emigrate for ...
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is it true that if you join Islam you can't leave it anymore or you face death penalty? [duplicate]

Reading about Islam I found this in Wikipedia Leaving Islam is a sin and a religious crime. Once any man or woman is officially classified as Muslim, because of birth or religious conversion, ...
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What is the law for Apostasy in a Islamic state [duplicate]

I am interested to know the application of the law in a Islamic state for the act of Apostasy. I have seen many anti Islamists who try to prove Islam as a cruel one by describing the rule of Apostasy ...
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is this hadith telling to kill those who leave islam? [duplicate]

Ibn 'Abbas said: "The Messenger of Allah [SAW] said: 'Whoever changes his religion, kill him.'" Grade : Sahih (Darussalam) Reference : Sunan an-Nasa'i 4059 In-book reference : Book ...
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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 ...
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Does Islamic law insist on punishing an apostate? [duplicate]

Is there any truth in the view that Islamic practice allows those who leave the religion to be killed?

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