Tuesday, October 25, 2016
David Wood, ABN: Highway Robbery: Muhammad and the Meccan Caravans (Quran 2:217)
According to our earliest Muslim sources, after Muhammad fled from Mecca to Medina, he supported his religion by robbing Meccan caravans. Muslims even killed a man during the Nakhla Raid, when there was a truce between Muslims and non-Muslims. Qur'an 2:217 was revealed to justify the attack.