Myth vs Fact

Myth Fact
Islam: Religion of peace. Malik’s Muwatta Book 21, Number 21.19.49:

Yahya related to me from Malik from Ibn Shihab from Humayd ibn Abd ar-Rahman ibn Awf from Abu Hurayra that the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, “Whoever hands over two of any type of property in the way of Allah is called to the Garden, with the words ‘O slave of Allah! This is good!’ Whoever is among the people of prayer, is called from the gate of prayer. Whoever is among the people of jihad is called from the gate of jihad. Whoever is among the people of sadaqa, is called from the gate of sadaqa. Whoever is among the people of fasting, is called from the gate of the well-watered. (Bab ar-Rayyan).”

Abu Bakr as-Siddiq said, “Messenger of Allah! Is it absolutely necessary that one be called from one of these gates? Can someone be called from all of these gates?” He said, “Yes, and I hope you are among them .”

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