Asma Afsaruddin





Asma Afsaruddin



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“Our discussion so far reveals that the early egalitarian Islamic community largely recognized differences among the faithful on the basis of personal piety and moral excellence alone, tending to devalue kinship and social status in conscious contradistinction to the pre-Islamic period.50 Such a moral attitude found broad reflection in the socio-political organization of the early polity as well.”
Asma Afsaruddin, First Muslims, The

“Furthermore, the Prophet’s gracious reception of the Christians of Najran in Medina, where he allowed them to pray in his mosque and affirmed the continuing protection of their churches, set a new standard for inter-faith relations.42”
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“The Qur’an after all underscores the Muslim’s duty to come to the aid of oppressed people everywhere, regardless of their religious affiliation and specifically exhorts Muslims (Qur’an 22:40) to defend all places of worship in which God’s name is exalted – churches, synagogues, monasteries, and mosques.”
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