A Glimpse of Tolerance in Islam within the Context of Al-Dhimmah People (Egypt and Baghdad Model)

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Hussah Alotaibi

Abstract

This review features tolerance in Islam in the context of the Dhimmah people. The important status the Dhimmah people have in the Islamic community, confirms the status of Islam as a religion of tolerance and further cements its cultural value as a religion. These people have a vision based on tolerance and respect for others. The knowledge of the civilizations among the people shows the spirit of Islam in laying the foundations for religious tolerance and coexistence with others regardless of ideological and ethnic differences. These principles are based on the simple curriculum that was adopted and learned by the people and their leaders. The Rashidi era and even the Abbasid Caliphs adopted the framework of justice, equality, and coexistence in their dealings. These shared values among various groups attest to the tolerance imparted by Islamic teachings.

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How to Cite
Alotaibi, Hussah. 2021. “A Glimpse of Tolerance in Islam Within the Context of Al-Dhimmah People (Egypt and Baghdad Model)”. Journal of Islamic Thought and Civilization 11 (1). https://journals.umt.edu.pk/index.php/JITC/article/view/756.

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