Written Versus Not Written Stuff: Child Soldiers and Islam Part 2

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You can read both parts at Hayati Magazine -> http://hayatimagazine.com/written-versus-not-written-stuff-child-soldiers-and-islam/

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The Human Lens

Written by Papatia Feauxzar, part II

Bismillah

Children are not meant to be soldiers, they are supposed to carry a legacy, to play, to learn and advance the religion the right way Allah intended for them. At least in Islam. From the Sirah of the Prophet, one story of a young boy named Zaid ibn Thābit comes strongly to mind. Oh, let me tell you about this wonderful Ansar of Medina masha’Allah subhan’Allah. For one, he was brave. when the proper jihad call was made in the year 2AH, several children and him eagerly presented themselves to fight for the cause of Allah and attest to His Rububiyyah. However, the Prophet denied them this wish. Dragging his heavy sword behind, sad, disappointed Zaid, may Allah be pleased with him, dragged his sword behind him to go home. However, when the Muslims won, there were seventy captives…

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About Papatia

Papatia Feauxzar is an Author and Muslim Publisher who holds a Master's degree in Accounting with a concentration in Personal Finance. She now works from home at https://hhaccountingsvcs.webs.com/ alhamdullilah. You can visit her website at www.djarabikitabs.com or her sister's website www.fofkys.com
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