Punishment of the Blasphemy Against Prophet S.A.W. in the Light of Hanafi and Maliki School of Thought-Summary
توہین رسالت صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم کی سزا حنفی و مالکی مسالک کی روشنی میں
Keywords:Punishment of Blasphemy, opinions of the Muslim Jurists, Deduction, Deduced rulings from Quran and Sunnah
The Prophets and the Messenger of Allah, peace be upon them, are Allah's chosen and pure individuals. Allah Almighty, from among His creation, selected extremely pure and virtuous individuals as His deputies for the mission of prophethood and messenger ship. If, God forbid, these individuals were not worthy, then Allah, the Generous, would have chosen someone else from among His creation. However, their selection was made by the Lord of Majesty, so there can be no doubt regarding their purity and integrity.
Nevertheless, there are some among His creation who dare to engage in inappropriate conversations about the noble Prophets. On this matter, scholars, hadith experts, and jurists have given their opinions on how to deal with such blasphemous individuals. The opinions of the Hanafi jurists and the Maliki jurists are available on this issue.
Since these legal opinions are derived from the Quran and Sunnah and are followed by every Muslim living in any country or minority, each Muslim ultimately follows the legal opinions of some jurist. In the following article, the punishment for the Blasphemy of Prophet pbuh in the light of Juristic schools of thought has been reviewed.