Thursday, November 03, 2016
David Wood and Sam Shamoun, ABN: Islam, Apostasy, and Abdullah Ibn Sa'd Ibn Abi Sarh
Muhammad ordered his followers to kill apostates. Yet people who leave Islam often do so for very good reasons. Abdullah Ibn Sa'd Ibn Abi Sarh, for instance, decided to leave Islam when Muhammad let him add words to the Qur'an. Is the Islamic penalty for apostasy simply a means of keeping people from going where the evidence points?