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Is it mentioned why god protected the Qur'an from corruption but not the Bible?

In Islam it is believed that the Bible was revealed by god but was then corrupted by man. Does Islam provide an account of why god protected the Qur'an from corruption but not the Bible?
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Which part of the Christian Bible is corrupted?

I have met few Muslims who always tell me that the Christian Bible is corrupted. They say that the Torah was revealed by Allah to Jews and New Testament to Christians. Is this correct? If so, which ...
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Proof that Quran in the form of book today is the same what was revealed to Holy Prophet PBUH

What proof a Muslim can give to a non muslim that the book that is available today is the same as what was revealed to Holy Prophet PBUH, without any alternation?
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How to check authenticity of hadith? [duplicate]

Often I find a lay person dispensing hadith with no context or reference to back up its authenticity. How can I check a hadith for it's pretty authenticity?
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Hadith for Allah's love 70 times better than mother's love

I heard more times in bayans especially during Ramadhan that Allah(Sub)'s love is 70 times more than a mother's love to her children. Is there any hadith with these wordings, ie, 70 times? I ...
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How can we trust the authenticity of the Koran and of Muhammad?

In the early dark ages, when most of the people were illiterate and weak - and also deeply superstitious, the powerful and strong kings and warlords were able to influence them in any way they wanted. ...
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What are the sources of Mawdu'/Fabricated Ahadeeth?

Some fabricated Ahadeeth come from an individuals self, but others come from other sources, like sayings of scholars, poets and doctors. So, what are the sources of fabricated Ahadeeth? What are the ...
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What are the criteria for a Hadeeth to be not authentic?

Many Muslims defend Islam by reasoning that a particular Hadith is weak and therefore not authentic when an obvious flaw is pointed in the Hadith. Example1 and Example2 In this question, the OP asks ...
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What is the ruling on someone who narrates, and He is weak, but saw the thing being narrated with His eyes?

Some scholars have made sanad Hasan, and in the sanad there is a Man who narrates, for example so and so the son of so and so said, but this man is weak in memory, but He also saw what was being ...
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What was al-Albani's methodology for authenticating ahadith?

Often, I see ahadith cited, especially from those major collections other than the sahihain, with their authenticity graded by al-Albani. From perusing his selected bibliography on Wikipedia, I can ...
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Hadith about wasting water

Do not waste water, even if you perform your ablution on the banks of an abundantly-flowing river -Ibn Majah Is this hadith authentic? if it is not authentic, should Muslims still act on it?
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Is this a authentic hadith, “Seek Knowledge even if you have to travel to China”?

The above hadith is often quoted to emphasis gaining of knowledge other than Islamic knowledge because at that time, China did not have Islam but the hadith says so. I have heard this may not be ...
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the proof to read sahih Bukari

I think there are some Hadith in this book are not compatible with Quran. Also I think this is not a logic term to say "Sahih Bukhari is Sahih (authentic) because its name is Sahih" Bukhari was an ...
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On the longevity of prophets?

I've heard various accounts that various prophets were extremely long lived. For instance a brother at my mosque told me that Moses was ~1200 years old, and had been a prophet for ~300. I've never ...
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Why are hadith considered an authoritative source in Islam?

I was curious to know why people give citation from hadith? I have no intention to say that any of the hadith is false. The Quran will surely not be changed but like the other books changed, can't ...