Apostasy, Freedom and Da’wah: Full Disclosure in a Business-Like Manner

15 Pages Posted: 27 Nov 2009 Last revised: 13 Nov 2017

Date Written: November 1, 2016

Abstract

The traditional position of Muslims about apostasy is that it is punishable; rather punishable by death. Ijma (consensus) is also invoked to rationalize the traditional position. What is really the evidence in the Qur'an and the Prophetic legacy in support of the traditional position? This essay examines the pertinent evidence as well as offers a fresh perspective from the Qur'an's business-like perspective.

Keywords: Apostasy, Freedom, Dawah, Da'wah, Islam, Treason, Business, Tijarah

Suggested Citation

Farooq, Mohammad Omar, Apostasy, Freedom and Da’wah: Full Disclosure in a Business-Like Manner (November 1, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1514019 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1514019

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