Imam Ibn al-Jawzee said:
- “And the decisive speech in this regard is that whoever does not judge by what Allah has revealed – while rejecting it [in belief] (jahahda) and he knows that it is Allah who revealed it – as the Jews did – then he is a disbeliever.
- And whoever does not judge by what Allah has revealed – inclining to his desires without rejecting it [in belief] then he is a dhaalim (wrongdoer), faasiq (open major sinner) and it has been reported from Alee bin Abu Talhah from Ibn Abbaas that he said: “Whoever rejects (jahada) what Allaah has revealed then he has disbelieved, and whoever affirms it (aqarra bihi)but does not judge by it – then he is a dhaalim, a faasiq.”
Ref: Zaad al-Maysir 2/366
Posted by Abdul Kareem Ibn Ozzie