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 Untitled fatwa beginning Suʾila Shaykh al-Islām…ʿan jamāʿa min al-Muslimīn ishtadda nakīruhum ʿalā man akala dhabīḥat Yahūdī aw Naṣrānī muṭlaqan
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‘The Shaykh of Islam…was asked about a group of Muslims who severely reproached someone who had eaten the meat of animals slaughtered by a Jew or Christian’

Ibn Taymiyya

Date: Unknown

Original Language: Arabic

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In this fatwa of 22 pages as found in MF xxxv, pp. 212-33, Ibn Taymiyya permits Muslims to eat meat from animals slaughtered by Christians and Jews. He also deems all Christian and Jewish butchers eligible to provide meat for Musl…

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Hoover, Jon, “ Untitled fatwa beginning Suʾila Shaykh al-Islām…ʿan jamāʿa min al-Muslimīn ishtadda nakīruhum ʿalā man akala dhabīḥat Yahūdī aw Naṣrānī muṭlaqan”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25603>
First published online: 2010



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