ISIS: Muhammad Is Okay With Us Burning People

Patrick Howley Political Reporter
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The terrorist organization ISIS has announced that Muhammad is fine with burning nonbelievers, as ISIS did to a captive Jordanian pilot in a disgusting video released this week.

ISIS’ al-Eftaa wa al-Buhuth committee, a religious body within ISIS that cites Islamic texts to justify the things that ISIS does, released a new document in the aftermath of the pilot being burned alive. The group’s sick justification is presented below, as translated by journalist Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi.

Question: What is the ruling on burning the kafir [disbeliever] with fire until he dies?

Answer: […] The Hanafis and Shafi’is have permitted it, considering the saying of the Prophet ‘Fire is only to be administered as punishment by God’ as an affirmation of humility. Al-Muhallab said: “This is not an absolute prohibition, but rather on the path of humility.

Ah. So it seems Mohammed had a slight problem with fire at one point because only Allah should be doing that, but Al-Muhallab found a way around it. Let’s continue.

Al-Hafiz ibn Hajar said: “What points to the permissibility of burning is the deeds of the Companions, and the Prophet put out the eyes of the Uraynians with heated iron…while Khalid ibn al-Waleed burnt people of those who apostazied.

So Muhammad blinded the Uraynians with an iron? Good to know. We’ll keep that in mind. ISIS goes on.

And some of the Ahl al-‘Ilm have been of the opinion that burning with fire was prohibited originally, but then on retaliation it is permitted, just as the Prophet did to the people of Urayna, when he put out the eyes of the Uraynians with fire- in retaliation- as is related in Sahih [reliable] tradition, and this brought forth the words together among the proofs.

So, it’s okay, guys. Come on. As long as it’s in retaliation. Muhammad did it.

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