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February 16 2016, 23:57

Salamu Alaykum. You are well Inshallah I read a Fatawa from the ISIS and wanted to send it to you thinking that it may also concern you. The reason being it is stated in it that Shaykh'ul Islam Ibnu Taymiyyah ruled the Nusayris as Murtad even though they had abundant Kufr. Baghdadi and his folks take this as Dalil (evidence) and rule the Shiites, the Rafidhis and the Shabihas as Murtad. Are they Murtad or Kafir?

Their main argument regarding their claim is the following Fatwa (religiously verdict) of Shaykhul Islam Ibnu Taymiyyah.


وَسُئِل رَحِمَهُ الله عن طائفة من رعية البلاد كانوا يرون مذهب النصيرية، ثم أجمعوا على رجل، واختلفت أقوالهم فيه‏.‏ فمنهم من يزعم أنه إله، ومنهم من يزعم أنه نبى مرسل، ومنهم من ادعى أنه محمد بن الحسن يعنون المهدى وأمروا من وجده بالسجود له وأعلنوا بالكفر بذلك، وسب الصحابة، وأظهروا الخروج عن الطاعة، وعزموا على المحاربة‏.‏ فهل يجب قتالهم وقتل مقاتلتهم‏؟‏ وهل تباح ذراريهم وأموالهم أم لا‏؟‏

Ibnu Taymiyyah (rahimahullah) was asked regarding a group of people who are upon the Nusayri Madhab (doctrine); they all gathered around a man of whom they had a variety of opinions about. Some among them claimed he is Ilah (deity), some among them claimed he is a Nabi (prophet) who was sent (by Allah), others among them claimed he is Muhammad bin Hasan, meaning the Mahdi. They ordered that anyone who should meet the (so-called) Mahdi should perform Sajdah (prostrate) before him. By doing so they revealed their Kufr (disbelief), and they Sabb (cursed) the Sahabah (companions). They revealed their refusal to Taah (obedience) and their determination to fight. So, is it Waajib (obligatory) to fight with them and kill their warriors? Is it permitted (to hold as captives) their children and (to take) their property (as booty) or not?

فأجاب‏:‏
الحمد لله، هؤلاء يجب قتالهم ما داموا ممتنعين حتى يلتزموا شرائع الإسلام؛ فإن النصيرية من أعظم الناس كفرًا بدون اتباعهم لمثل هذا الدجال، فكيف إذا اتبعوا مثل هذا الدجال‏؟‏‏!‏ وهم مرتدون من أسوأ الناس ردة، تقتل مقاتلتهم، وتغنم أموالهم‏.‏.. و‏[‏النصيرية‏]‏ لا يكتمون أمرهم، بل هم معروفون عند جميع المسلمين، لا يصلون الصلوات الخمس، ولا يصومون شهر رمضان، ولا يحجون البيت، ولا يؤدون الزكاة، ولا يقرون بوجوب ذلك، ويستحلون الخمر وغيرها من المحرمات، ويعتقدون أن الإله علي بن أبى طالب


Shaykhul Islam Ibnu Taymiyyah (rahimahullah) responded by stating:

Alhamdulillah (Praise be to Allah). It is Waajib to fight with these Nusayris as long as they resist, until they accept the law of Islam. It is because the Nusayriyyah are from the worst disbeliever among the people even before they subjected to such Dajjal (Anti-Christ) then how would it be after they subjected to such Dajjal? They are from the worst Murtaddun (apostates) among the people regarding the Riddah (apostasy); their fighters will be killed and their property will be taken as Ghanimah (booty) The Nusayriyyah do not conceal their matter (i.e. their beliefs), rather, it is Maruf (well known) by all the Muslimin. They neither pray the five prayers, or fast during the month of Ramadhan, nor do they perform Hajj (pilgrimage) to the Bayt (House of Allah; Qabah). Also they neither pay Zakaat (obligatory charity), nor do they admit it (i.e. paying Zakaat) to be Waajib. They permit (drinking) Khamr (alcoholic beverages) and others among the prohibited things. They believe that Ali bin Abu Talib (radiyallahu anh) is Ilah!
(Majmuul Fatawa, 28/553-554)

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Shaykhul Islm Ibnu Taymiyyah Rahimahullh said,

والعالم يعرف الجاهل؛ لأنه كان جاهلا، والجاهل لا يعرف العالم لأنه لم يكن عالما

The lim (scholar) recognizes the Jhil (ignorant) since he was once a Jhil. The Jhil does not recognize the lim since he has never been an lim. (Shaykhul Islm Ibnu Taymiyyah, Majmul Fatw, 13/235)

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Re: QUESTIONS REGARDING THE RULING OF THE PEOPLE OF OUR ERA
« Reply #1 on: 10.06.2019, 12:03:08 AM »
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Attention to those who declare general Takfir according to Daar! Ibnu Qudamah (rahimahullah) stated that this ruling can not be applied in an abode which Muslims live in. READ! (Note: Do not forget these rulings were given only regarding goods that are found and funerals. Meaning; there is no need to pass ruling concerning the alive whether negative or positive!)

As for the second type of Daar, they are just like lands of Shaam which the Muslims conquered. Even if there is only one Muslim in these lands, then what is found (goods, child, or dead body) will be given the Hukm of Muslim. Since Islam is triumphant, the Hukm of Muslim is to be given. If there is no Muslim in these lands, however, the people of such lands are entirely from the Ahludh Dhimmah then, the Hukm of Kufr is to be given. This is because the ruling of Islam being triumphant is given according to the possibility even if it is very little. (Whereas, in these lands there are no Muslim to cause the ruling to be based upon the possibilities).

Explanation: If rulings that are given according to Daar through Tabiyyah was due to the Daar itself, then the ruling for the lands that were conquered by the Muslims which are considered as Daarul Islam should be Islam even if there is no Muslim residing in it. This shows that what affects the ruling that is given according to the Daar is not the Daar itself but its people.

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Shaykhul Islm Ibnu Taymiyyah Rahimahullh said,

والعالم يعرف الجاهل؛ لأنه كان جاهلا، والجاهل لا يعرف العالم لأنه لم يكن عالما

The lim (scholar) recognizes the Jhil (ignorant) since he was once a Jhil. The Jhil does not recognize the lim since he has never been an lim. (Shaykhul Islm Ibnu Taymiyyah, Majmul Fatw, 13/235)

 

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