Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

Hadith #33 – The Injustice of Stereotypes and Collective Guilt

Hadith #33 Notes

The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not return to unbelief after me by striking the necks of each other. No man is to be punished for the crimes of his father or his brother.”

In Hadith #33 of the 40 Hadiths on Social Justice series, Sh. Omar Suleiman discusses the injustice of stereotypes and collective guilt.

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Omar Suleiman

Imam Omar Suleiman is the Founder and President of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research, and an Adjunct Professor of Islamic Studies in the Graduate Liberal Studies Program at SMU (Southern Methodist University). He is also the Resident Scholar at Valley Ranch Islamic Center and Co-Chair Emeritus of Faith Forward Dallas at Thanks-Giving Square.