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Paying Jizyah is a Sign of Kufr and Disgrace

Paying Jizyah is a Sign of Kufr and Disgrace

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Date Published: 
Thursday, 15 June, 2017
Summary: 

Allah said,

until they pay the Jizyah, if they do not choose to embrace Islam,(with willing submission), in defeat and subservience, (and feel themselves subdued.), disgraced, humiliated and belittled.

Therefore, Muslims are not allowed to honor the people of Dhimmah or elevate them above Muslims, for they are miserable, disgraced and humiliated. Muslim recorded from Abu Hurayrah that the Prophet said:

"Do not initiate the Salam to the Jews and Christians, and if you meet any of them in a road, force them to its narrowest alley."

Admin: This is from Tafsir (Quranic exegesis) ibn Kathir (1300-1373), a respected (within the Muslim world) Sunni scholar and jurist. It starkly outlines the attitude of Islam texts to Christians and Jews (other non-Muslims who are not 'people of the book' are held in even less regard) and needs no commentary from us.