Alcohol in Early Muslim History: Prohibited in Islam, Still Consumed?

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Alcohol in Early Muslim History: Prohibited in Islam, Still Consumed?

Description

Alcohol or liquor, known as khamr in Arabic, was a type of alcoholic drink in pre-Islamic and early Islamic days. Through this website, viewers will find out why was alcohol still drank by some Muslims even after the Quranic verses stating alcohol as an equal sin to gambling were introduced in the early days of Islam. The Prophet Muhammad's (PBUH) sayings on alcohol will also be explored.

Creator

Aisha Kazi

Publisher

Lake Forest College

Relation

Public History Project (Lake Forest College)

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Citation

Aisha Kazi, “Alcohol in Early Muslim History: Prohibited in Islam, Still Consumed?,” Digital Collections - Lake Forest College, accessed December 14, 2017, http://collections.lakeforest.edu/items/show/5473.

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