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Ruling on one who insults the Prophet

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Submitted by Jeff Davis (United States), Feb 7, 2006 at 17:04

These are not my words, but from an Islamic Question and Answer website. It goes into detail about the subject. http://63.175.194.25/index.php?QR=22809&ln=eng

Question :
I heard on a tape that whoever insults the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) should be executed

Praise be to Allaah.

The answer to this question may be given by addressing the two following issues:

1 – The ruling on one who insults the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him)

The scholars are unanimously agreed that a Muslim who insults the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) becomes a kaafir and an apostate who is to be executed. This consensus was narrated by more than one of the scholars, such as Imaam Ishaaq ibn Raahawayh, Ibn al-Mundhir, al-Qaadi ‘Iyaad, al-Khattaabi and others.
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