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Episode 15: Prophetic Models of Coexistences, Pt 5

My final discussion on the Prophetic Models of Coexistence. In this episode I discuss the various challenges the Prophet had to deal with inside Medina and outside. I also discuss some issues related to Islamic statecraft.

Episode Notes

4:10 Prophet had to deal with a tense Medina situation
4:46 Introducing the Jews of Medina and the plurality of Medina
8:30 The story behind Nisa 105-108
12:30 Introducing the Hypocrites and Apostates of Medina
14:26 We judge by outward manifestation, we don’t investigate
15:30 We don’t know the true state of people and not for us to know
16:17 The story of Malik Bin Dinar
19:40 Introducing the Apostates of Medina
27:00 Dealing with challenges outside Medina
30:00 The treaty of Hudaybiya
35:00 Conquest of Mecca
39:16 The tribes of Arabia coming to Islam, international peace accords
42:00 no dictated way an Islamic state is supposed to follow.
43:50 Christian delegation from Yemen
46:50 The Prophet’s attitude towards war
56:17 plurality and coexistence is an intentionality in creation

Quran mentioned
Story of Jews who were framed, 4:105-108
“Whoever will let them believe, whoever doesn’t, do not force them”, 18:29
“There is no compulsion in religion”, 2:256
“Do not say to those who come to you and say peace you are not a believer”, 4:94
“He caused you to dwell on earth and asked us to develop earth”, 11:61
“He created you into nations and tribes to know one another”, 49:13
“Fight so there is no more tribulation and religion is for God”, 8:39

Hadith Mentioned
“maybe he prays”, Bukhari
“Quran will not penetrate their heart”, Bukhari
“today is the day of mercy”, Bukhari

People Mentioned
Malik Bin Dinar
S’ad Bin ‘Ubada

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