Lesson 17 - Hadeeths 13 And 14 - Loving For Your Brother What You Love For Yourself And The Sanctity Of Life

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Lesson 17 - Hadeeths 13 And 14 - Loving For Your Brother What You Love For Yourself And The Sanctity Of Life

These two hadeeth are only short so have been grouped into a single lesson. Please read the Explanation of Nawawi's 40 Hadeeths by Shyakh Al-Uthaymeen, available in English. If you are not memorising the hadeeths, then you might wish to skip the first two questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    "None of you truly believes until he loves for his brother that which he loves for himself." This shows that eemaan (true faith) ________________ . It can increase or decrease. It may be perfect or deficient. (Clue: the missing word is an anagram of USEFUL TACT)
  • 2. 
    From Hadeeth 13, we can say that it is necessary for the Muslim nation to be
    • A. 

      Diverse and varied in their beliefs

    • B. 

      One hand and one heart

    • C. 

      Diverse in their schools of jurisprudence

    • D. 

      Unified on the basis of love and not on the basis of belief

  • 3. 
    The life of a Muslim is _________________ . There are only very rare situation where a Muslim state may even consider taking the life of a Muslim. (Clue: correct answer is an anagram of CEDARS)
  • 4. 
    Tick the crimes for which it is NOT permissible for a Muslim state to take the life of a Muslim: (Tick/check four answers.)
    • A. 

      Murder

    • B. 

      Theft

    • C. 

      Fraud

    • D. 

      Fornication

    • E. 

      Rebellion against the Muslim ruler

    • F. 

      Gambling

    • G. 

      Indecent dress

  • 5. 
    A murderer is not always executed. What other options does Shaykh al Uthaymeen say the people have been given with regards to the murderer?
    • A. 

      Twenty years imprisonment or a pardon

    • B. 

      Indefinite imprisonment or payment of blood money to the relatives of the victim

    • C. 

      A pardon or payment of blood money to the family of the victims

    • D. 

      Community service or payment of blood money

  • 6. 
    If an apostate repents, should he be punished anyway according to this hadeeth?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 7. 
    The permissibility of executing a murderer (a life for a life) can be found in
    • A. 

      The Quraan only

    • B. 

      The Sunnah only

    • C. 

      The Quraan and the Sunnah

    • D. 

      Only the books of the later jurists