Question ID: #4423
Question: Fate of the Peoples who didn't get the message of Islam
Assalamu Alaikum
I want to know what will be the fate of the people whos didn't get the message of Islam ie sentinelese people or otger amazonean tribes? Will they be punished like other kafirs? In which category they belong to, Muslims or infidels/refuters of Allah and His Messengers?
Kindly share the Islamic way of thinking about it
Answered by: Ulamaa ID 04 (London)
Date: 31/12/2020 10:27am

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

الجواب حامداومصليا

If such people had any contacts with Ahl Haq (people of truth) or had doubts in their belief and didn't make any contemplation to search for the truth, such people will be accountable. On the contrary, if they had no experiences of such then there's difference opinion amongst scholars regarding this, whether they are accountable or not. Imam Ghazali is of the opinion they are not accountable.

( وقال صاحب (نظم الفرائد
ذهب جمهور مشائخ الحنفية الي أنه تعالي لولم يبعث الناس رسولا لوجب عليهم بعقولهم معرفة وجوده تعالي ووحدته واتصافه بما يليق به...
(نظم الفرئد. ص.35)

فقد قسم الامام الغزالي الناس في شأن محمد صلي الله عليه وسلم ثلاثة أقسام الأول من لم يعلم بها بالمرة قال وهؤلاء ناجون.....الخ
(الموسوعة الفقهية الكويتية, 2/329)

(امدادالفتاوي جديد, ج.11ص.604)

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