Myths & Facts About the Banu Qurayzah

Mohd Elfie Nieshaem Juferi The Christian missionaries have been making a lot of noise about the circumstances surrounding the Banu Qurayzah. It is a wonder that even after countless of explanations on the matter, they still want to play on this old, tired polemic. Regardless, it is about time that an answer is given to … Continue reading Myths & Facts About the Banu Qurayzah

The Expulsion of Banu al-Qurayzah

Akram Diya al Umari Excerpted from Madinan Society At the Time of the Prophet, International Islamic Publishing House & IIIT, 1991 The date of the campaign The action against Banu Qurayzah took place at the end of Dhu al Qa’dah and the beginning of Dhu al Hijjah in the fifth yearIbn Sa’d, al Tabaqat, 3/74; … Continue reading The Expulsion of Banu al-Qurayzah

The Expulsion of Banu Qaynuqa

Akram Diya al Umari Excerpted from Madinan Society At the Time of the Prophet, International Islamic Publishing House & IIIT, 1991 The date of the campaign Regarding the time of its occurrence, the historians agree that this action took place after Badr. Al Zuhri defined its date as being in the month of Shawwal in … Continue reading The Expulsion of Banu Qaynuqa

The Expulsion of Banu al Nadir

Akram Diya al Umari Excerpted from Madinan Society At the Time of the Prophet, International Islamic Publishing House & IIIT, 1991 The date of the campaign Two reports, each with a sahih isnad, mention that the campaign against Banu al Nadir took place after the Battle of Badr. 1. The first was reported by al … Continue reading The Expulsion of Banu al Nadir

Whaling a Taqiyyah

We recently came face-to-face with the lies of a low-level Christian missionary on the voice channel Paltalk with regard to the so-called “abrogration” of Qur’an, 2:256 (“There is no compulsion in religion…”). The same Christian missionary also accused this author of committing taqiyyah and resorted to the tafsir (commentary) by Ibn Kathir from the same volume (the abridged translation) to lend “support” to his further misinterpretation of the Qur’anic text.

What I Did Not Say and The Missionary Myopia

There are those who say that lying and deceiving is at the soul of all crime and that Christianity epitomizes these traits more than any other faith. As proof of their assertion they often quote Paul of Tarsus, arguably the true founder of Christianity, who is recorded to have said, “But if through my falsehood God’s truthfulness abounds to his glory, why am I still being condemned as a sinner? Any why not do evil that good may come? – as some people slanderously charge us with saying. Their condemnation is just.” (Romans 3:7-8)