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Question about Shirk

A salamu Alaykum brothers and sisters. Today I would like to ask the question about shirk. So, I live in Australia, and currently attend one of the top, if not top high school here, and I have been ...
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Is it possible to compile the Quran chronologically, are there books about this?

Well as far as i can tell we have not for all of the Verses of the Quran neither a Hadith telling us when they exactly were revealed nor a Hadith telling us the reason behind the revelation. Even if ...
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How many hadiths are in کتب الاربعه ? (Main Shia Books)

On the whole, کتب الاربعه or Kotob-al-Arba’ah (four books) are deemed as the name of four Shiite books which is remarked as the most authentic book(s) of Shia. (even these can be investigated as an ...
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How to introduce oneself to Islam as an adult? [closed]

I wasn't brought up in the Muslim tradition (I was brought up as a catholic) but I have become interested about Islam as an adult. I would like to read and learn more about it. I asked a good friend ...
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Is Masnavi Shareef a good book?

One Muslim brother told me to gift him two books: Gulista Bosta by Saadi Masnavi Shareef by Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi I searched and found that Gulista Bosta is a poetry book and Masnavi Shareef ...
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Dreams in sufism (Sufi View)

As I know, dreams —specially dervish dreams— are very important in some sufi orders. Do anyone know some studies, books or articles related with this regard. Years ago I knew about a buddhist book ...
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Has anybody ever compiled a book of Shia authentic Hadiths?

I am not referring to old books but any book that has been written in the last century. Every time I try to understand Shia beliefs from Hadiths I get faced by their claims that not all their Hadiths ...
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Why didn't Allah send the complete book first?

I heard that the bible and tora used to be faith-books of Islam. The dilemma was that the human changed those books after their needs. After a time Allah wanted to send down the unchangeable and final ...
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What is Sahih al-Jami`?

A relative mailed me this du'a after my mother passed away last week. Whoever is stricken with sadness, grief, sickness or hardship and says: "Allahu Rabbi, la sharika lah" (Allah is my Lord, ...
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English books on the Seerah (biography of the Prophet sallallaahu aleyhi wasallam)

I'm looking for an English Seerah book that fits (at least some of) the following qualities: written in narrative form gives significant consideration to authenticity (not a compilation of ...
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is there an english translation of Ibn al Jawzi Minhaj al qaṣidin

Is there an English translation of Ibn al-Jawzi's Minhaj al-Qaṣidin? I know of ibn Qudamah's mukhtasar of the book but I'm looking for a translation of the original.
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Was there a Bible in Prophet Muhammad's time?

I am wondering whether there was a Bible in the Prophet Muhammad (saws)'s time, and if there was, what did he say about it? Is there a hadith about what he said about the Injil which is in the hands ...
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Is prophet Muhammad's “Last Sermon” an accurate translation?

The poorly-cited Wikipedia article states: The Farewell Sermon (Arabic: خطبة الوداع‎, Khuṭbatu l-Wadā), also known as Muhammad's Final Sermon or The Last Sermon, was delivered by Muhammad on ...
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Is listening to a book in which God's voice is imitated forbidden?

I recently bought a copy of Inspired By...The Bible Experience: Old Testament from audible.com. One of the things in this recording is that Samuel L. Jackson provides the voice of God. I wonder if ...
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What's in Riyad As-Saliheen?

I always understood Riyad As-Saliheen (the famous book compilation of hadith) to contain ahadith from Saheeh Bukhari or Saheeh Muslim, or both. But when perusing it on sunnah.com, I noticed one hadith ...
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Musa and the (Ten) Commandments

We know from verses like this one that Musa (alayhi salaam), like the previous nations believe, did indeed receive tablets with some fiqh (rulings) from Allah (azza wa jal) when he visited Him in ...