Browsing All posts tagged under »apostate«

Freedom of Religion and Apostasy: the Islamic Perspective

May 15, 2014


This is an excellent expose on Islam’s position versus apostates:

Is Obama a Muslim Apostate? A non-Issue

February 14, 2008


A recent posting on a blog on another blog seeks to ask whether Obama was ever a Muslim and if so, whether he has become an apostate.  The same article talks about the punishment in Islam with respect to apostasy. There is no single verse in the Qur’an that prescribes a worldly punishment for apostasy. […]

Egypt’s Grand Mufti comes out against the killing of apostates

July 26, 2007


By OMAR SINAN, Associated Press Writer One of Egypt’s most senior Muslim clerics has raised controversy by saying there is no worldly retribution for Muslims who abandon their religion, prompting an outcry from conservatives insisting Islamic law requires such apostates be killed. The editorial in The Washington Post came from Egypt’s Grand Mufti, Ali Gomaa, […]