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Can a child born in Mecca and a child born somewhere in the world unaware of Islam be regarded equal in terms of religious responsibility?

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Asked by truth exposed, 31 Dec '12 01:31 pm
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Another point is that people born in a country where religion is condemned or to whom the Prophet (PBUH) is told deliberately falsely will not be held responsible. Imam Khazali says that one who has been misinformed about the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) will be equal with the one who has never heard of his name and they will be saved from hell-fire. He further adds:

Because these people heard of the name of the Prophet (PBUH) with the opposites of his qualities he has, this would not lead them into contemplation and research to find out the truth.

In our age although the broadcasting is widespread such as television, radio, and newspapers, it is possible that there are some people included by the explanation above. According to Islam, just as a person who is deprived of reasoning is not to be held responsible, in the same way, a person who has been misinformed about the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is not to be held responsible either.

We must not forget that Allah Almighty is very mu ...more
Answered by LIPSIKA, 31 Dec '12 01:34 pm

 
  
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Fear the God,,, Mecca is there in every childs heart when he gets born...its only later on that he separates him self from Mecca.
Answered by INDER VIG, 31 Dec '12 02:00 pm

 
  
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The ability in man to be able to recognize his creator is like the creation of ears to be able to hear voices and of eyes to be able to see the outside world. Wherever he is born, even if someone has never heard of the name Allah (SWT), however, he can sense there is One who created Himself. According to Imam Maturidi, a person who is born in such a desolate place is only responsible for knowing and believing in Him. He is not obligated to perform prayer, to fast, and similar worship. According to Imam Ashari, he is not obligated to believe in Allah (SWT) as well since test is made only if a prophet is sent to a particular place. We never punish until We have sent a messenger. (Al-Israa Surah, 17:15) These people shall have their rewards if they obey, but not tortured if not.

Another point is that people born in a country where religion is condemned or to whom the Prophet (PBUH) is told deliberately falsely will not be held responsible. Imam Khazali says that one who has been misinf ...more
Answered by jameel ahmed, 31 Dec '12 01:35 pm

 
  
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Both can be equal you were not born in meccas you are are fully aware and responsible about your relegion and i am sure you are, if the child born somewhere else is not from a islamic faimily, then there is no
comparision at all
Answered by iqbal seth, 31 Dec '12 02:30 pm

 
  
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