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Islam's purpose is to own slaves - Contemporary Scholars

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Submitted by Facts not Fantasy (Canada), Aug 10, 2008 at 10:23

Sheik Saleh Al-Fawzan: "Slavery is a part of Islam. Slavery is part of jihad, and jihad will remain as long there is Islam." He attacked Muslim scholars who said otherwise maintaining, "They are ignorant, not scholars ... They are merely writers. Whoever says such things is an infidel."

At the time of the fatwa, Al-Fawzan was a member of the Senior Council of Clerics, Saudi Arabia's highest religious body, a member of the Council of Religious Edicts and Research, the Imam of Prince Mitaeb Mosque in Riyadh, and a professor at Imam Mohamed Bin Saud Islamic University, the main Wahhabi center of learning in the country. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islam_and_s...

Dr. Abdul-Latif Mushtahari: "Islam does not prohibit slavery but retains it for two reasons. The first reason is war (whether it is a civil war or a foreign war in which the captive is either killed or enslaved) provided that the war is not between Muslims against each other - it is not acceptable to enslave the violators, or the offenders, if they are Muslims. Only non-Muslim captives may be enslaved or killed.

The second reason is the sexual propagation of slaves which would generate more slaves for their owner." from pp. 51,52,"You Ask and Islam Answers" by Dr. 'Abdul-Latif Mushtahari, general supervisor and director of homiletics and guidance at the Azhar University, Egypt. (Tafsir) of Surah Al-Rahman (55), verse 72: "The Prophet Muhammad was heard saying: 'The smallest reward for the people of paradise is an abode where there are 80,000 servants and 72 wives, over which stands a dome decorated with pearls, aquamarine, and ruby, as wide as the distance from Al-Jabiyyah [a Damascus suburb] to Sana'a [Yemen]'." Islam is a racist and slave culture. It is allegedly perfect and thus it cannot be changed. The purpose of Islam is to own slaves. Even in Islam's paradise, there are slaves.

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