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How do we reconcile the apostasy ruling with Al-Baqarah 2:256?

There shall be no compulsion in [acceptance of] the religion. The right course has become clear from the wrong. So whoever disbelieves in Taghut and believes in Allah has grasped the most ...
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Why should a person who disbelieves after becoming Muslim be executed?

Why is a person who is either born Muslim or who has accepted Islam later in life not allowed to change their religion? I have also heard that, in this case, the ruling for women would not be the same ...
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To leave Islam in an acceptable way?

Some Muslims might have a change of heart after reading Islam thoroughly and finding contradictory stuff. Is there an acceptable way for them to leave Islam without getting the death penalty? Note, ...
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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 ...
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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 mandatory to kill someone for leaving Islam?

There is a similar question on this. It is a commonly known fact that Muhammad SAWS and many caliphs punished apostasy with death. However, my question is whether it is commanded to punish someone ...
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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 `...
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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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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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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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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 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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