On the Call for People to Show Tolerance

Shaikh ʿAbd Al-Ilāh Al-Rifaʿī, may Allāh protect him, said:

Showing tolerance doesn’t mean you allow crossing the limits set by Islām, or [worse], attacking its legislations. Rather, showing tolerance is that you act with forbearance with regard to what is yours [to manage] of wealth, property, or offenses against yourself.

So the first [kind of tolerance, i.e., offenses against Islām] is Allāh’s right which you do not possess! And the second [kind] is a right Allāh has given you choice over, to show tolerance or not.

Translated by Mikail ibn Mahboob Ariff