Friday October 20 , 2017

Posts Tagged ‘Muslim response’

Quran Burning in Florida – An Action Plan for Muslims

As “Rev” Terry Jones prepares his miniature congregation for burning the Quran in Gainesville, Florida, what should the reaction of the Muslims be?

There are some things to consider:

  • It is NOT the Quran that they’re burning – translations are NOT the Qur’an… the Qur’an is only the exact Word of Allah as recited from the Angel Gabriel to the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon both of them). Translations do not carry the same reverence as the Arabic mushaf.
  • Rules for Muslims do NOT necessarily apply to non-Muslims – our primary concern for them should be exposure to the message that God is One and is the Only One worthy of worship.
  • The Prophet (peace be upon him), himself, sent verses of the Qur’an to the leaders of the world – some embraced the message, some were moved, and some ripped it up and spit on it.
  • We should not concern ourselves with what they do… We will only be asked about what we did on the Day of Judgment.
  • When the non-Muslims of Makkah defamed the Qur’an, what did the Prophet (peace be upon him) do? He kept on with exemplary character, calm peaceful dealings with people, and when given a chance after conquering Makkah, he pardoned them.

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Prophet Muhammad Cartoon Controversy – Advice to New Muslims

Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) cartoons and drawings – I just posted a video with some advice about this on YouTube. There will be several more coming out today and tomorrow, but here’s a start.

Cartoons and drawing of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) are offensive to most Muslims, but what should our response be? Where better to look than to look at the example of the Prophet, himself (pbuh).

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