Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Slave Trade by the Arab Muslims, Part 1

Slave Trade by the Arab Muslims, Part 1: "Muhammad supported and patronized slavery for the interest of Islam and for his personal interest. There are so many evidence to show, from the writings of the Muslim historians, how Muhammad took, purchased, sold, and gave away both male and female slaves. Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya, a great scholar and Islamic historian says 'Muhammad had many male and female slaves. He used to buy and sell them, but he purchased more slaves then he sold. He once sold one black slave for two. His purchases of slaves were more than he sold"