Hadith: Truth (5)

The Hadith series on this channel is based on Bill Warner’s book The Political Traditions of Mohammed – The Hadith for Unbelievers. It is a compilation of all the Hadith (Traditions) related to non-Muslims. The Political Traditions of Mohammed contains both sets of Islamic ethics – one for the Muslim and one for the unbelievers.

Chapter 1 Ethics

Truth (5)

Deceit is part of Islamic war against the Kafirs.
B4,52,267 Mohammed: “The king of Persia will be destroyed, and no one
shall assume his throne. Caesar will certainly be destroyed and no Caesar
will follow him; his coffers will be spent in Allah’s cause.” Mohammed cried
out, “Jihad is deceit.”

Deceit in war:
M032,6303 According to Mohammed, someone who strives to promote
harmony amongst the faithful and says or conveys good things is not a
liar. Ibn Shihab said that he had heard only three exceptions to the rules
governing false statements: lies are permissible in war, to reconcile differences
between the faithful, and to reconcile a husband and wife through
the manipulation or twisting of words.

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