04-18-2018 10:16:00 AM -0700
04-16-2018 01:32:51 PM -0700
04-16-2018 09:59:36 AM -0700
04-12-2018 09:53:41 AM -0700
04-10-2018 11:19:03 AM -0700
It looks like you've previously blocked notifications. If you'd like to receive them, please update your browser permissions.
Desktop Notifications are  | 
Get instant alerts on your desktop.
Turn on desktop notifications?
Remind me later.

Burned Alive for $47


Arguably, in burning his wife, Aslam transgressed the bounds of Islam. This is because burning as a punishment is reserved for Allah, who says in the Qur’an that he could have guided everyone to the truth, but instead decided to burn some people in hell:

And if we had willed, We could have given every soul its guidance, but the word from Me will come into effect [that] "I will surely fill Hell with jinn and people all together" (32:13).

According to a hadith, burning is solely Allah’s prerogative. In a controversy over some apostates from Islam having been burned to death – not because Islam doesn’t mandate death for those who leave the religion, but because of the way it was done:

Ali burnt some people and this news reached Ibn ‘Abbas, who said, "Had I been in his place I would not have burnt them, as the Prophet said, 'Don’t punish (anybody) with Allah’s Punishment.'  No doubt, I would have killed them, for the Prophet said, 'If somebody (a Muslim) discards his religion, kill him'" (Bukhari 4.52.260).