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Islam is clear, presents the compelling evidence to its divine source. At the time of the prophet many people believed though, at that time, the belief in Islam was synonymous to unbearable torture at the hands of the isolators, actually some people died, some left their homes and migrated to far lands to escape the incessant torture- people accepted this religion without being compelled to.
In Islam, a Muslim when dealing with non- Muslin should only present the truth, the evidence to the truthfulness of his religion.
The Islamic history presents many incidents that show that our early Muslim scholars understood this fact and based their call to Allah on it.
The best evidence to this fact is that Non- Muslim remained adhering to their religion in the lands that were under the Islamic state. There were a lot of Jews and Christians in the Islamic dynasties; they even were given high posts.
Sleem , the first, the Emperor of the Turkish empire decided to collect the children of the Christian in the Islamic state to bring them up to be Muslims, the Islamic law scholars objected to this decision reminding him of the above-mentioned verse.
Macarious, the priest of Antakya says:
Arnold, a Christian historian, says:
Retchard Seir, a sixteenth century historian, says: