Relations of Muslims and Non-Muslims: 2015 by Dr. Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
This book focuses on dealing with questions and concerns regarding long-term and sustainable peaceful relations between Muslims and non-Muslims, in both Muslim majority countries and also western countries where Muslims live as minorities.The book is divided into two sections. The first section discusses individual and community relations, providing ample evidences for very important aspects in this regard. Muslims in their treatment of non-Muslims, bas a rule, are to ensure that all non-Muslims are secure in their lives and in their belongings.The book further illustrates how Muslims are to treat non-Muslims with piety and excellent social morality, and not as second class citizens or inferior beings.The second section of the book discusses the categories of abodes, making this work one of geopolitical relevance. Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri provides evidences and nuanced interpretations of the concepts "The Abode of Islam, The Abode of Reconciliation, The Abode of Treaty, The Abode of Peace, and The Abode of War." Clear definitions of these categories are offered, along with how different countries can and cannot be classified in each of these categories.This book presents a high standard of Islamic scholarship for Muslims and non-Muslims alike. Members of diverse communities may benefit by comparing their own viewpoints, perspectives, understandings, and opinions with this important work of an authentic scholarly standard.