Islamic philosophy is the systematic investigation of problems connected with life, the universe, ethics, society, and so on as conducted in the Muslim world.

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What does the Quran say about Resurrection? [on hold]

Isn't resurrection a Christian term or beliefs? Who is raise from the dead? What does the Quran say about resurrection?
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Ruling Over Not Knowing The Effects of Something

Assalamualaikum Brothers & Sisters. I have recently contacted a problem. It's a little complicated and little embarrassing so i'm going to give you a simpler example. For Example: I ate something ...
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Can Wudhu Substitute Ghusl?

I'm asking this question for a friend. My friend wanted to pray Namaz but before that he had preformed an impure act. He didn't know at the time but he just preformed the obligatory Wudhu and went on ...
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Hanging kaaba and other holy places or dua pictures

I know the fact that pictures are not allowed in islam, also that in islam you cannot draw pictures. But i lack wisdom on subject of people hanging kaaba, madina or kalma pictures in home. Some people ...
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Is there any saying about “Bindi” anywhere in the Qur'an or hadith?

I have a very strange question according to what my title says. This was confusing me for a very long and its unclear to me. I just kept myself away from researching about it. However, I came across ...
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Is it blasphemy to question Islam?

Salam, I'm Muslim, I've always been curious with a lot of imagination, questions about everything (religions, music, mathematics..etc) even if I'm not as smart as 90% of people I know, they are AWAY ...
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Are there any hadiths/verses that indicate a Muslim's approach to the media?

Is there any way of telling how the Muhammad (pbuh) would want us to treat the media in its entirety e.g. newspapers, TV shows etc. and are there any hadiths in the past that could be used similarly ...
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Is jihad an integral part of Islam?

After the Brussels attack, ISIS released a video that said this,"Every Muslim who is well aware of the history of Islam, knows that the holy war against infidels is an integral part of Islam, and ...
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Why would this teaching only matter if the man is in an Islamic state?

I asked the question: Is the belief that people who want to leave Islam should be put to death a widely held interpretation? My question was similar in nature to the question: Is punishment for ...
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What should be a Muslim's attiutude towards the teachings of Eckhart Tolle, mindfulness and zen buddhism?

I am a practicing Muslim who tries his best (with several shortcomings)to live a life of servitude to Allah (swt). Recently my brother introduced me to the teachings of Eckhart Tolle through the book ...
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Is it true that the Prophet Mohamed said he inspired himself from the Apostles of Jesus-Christ?

I read a few years ago a translation of the Coran very near the text and done by a serious author. I read: "The prophet Mohamed inspired himself from the teaching of the Apostles of Jerusalem, ...
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Are angels visible at the speed of light?

I was wondering if the angels are made of light, could we see them if we traveled at the speed of light?
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Why does Islam want everyone to be converted into their religion? [closed]

I have attended many seminars regarding the Islam to know it closely so that my some of the assumptions be cleared as much as possible. One of the e-seminar that I just watched was of Dr.Zakir. He ...
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Why Muslim countries not well developed in science&technology?

Why are not now Muslim countries well developed in science & technology whereas this was not the case in era between 8th-12th centuries after BC?
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Not loving what you love for yourself to your fellow muslims is it a form of kufr (disbelief)?

“Love for the people what you love for yourself and you will be a believer.” [Sunan Ibn Mâjah] If one is greedy and doesn't wish the best for others does that mean you are a disbeliever despite being ...
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What is the position on fighting against seemingly unwinnable odds?

There are several battles won by Muslim armies where the opponent outnumbers them heavily and yet it is still fought. Some famous ones are the Battle of Badr where the Meccan army fielded "an army ...
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How should be interactions with non-mehram be like in a coed institution?

How should young muslim brothers ad sisters interact in a coed high school? What are the things we must be aware of to protect ourselves from any evils in such an atmosphere?
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Is it true in Islam, what goes around comes around?

Is it true in Islam, what goes around comes around? If someone does something to you which brings harm or benefit, will the same thing happen to that individual that brought you that harm or benefit?
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Are there sects of Islam similar to protestants? [duplicate]

I know there are Sunni and Shia as the two major denominations of Islam and Sufi as the more mystical component. Are there any other sects? such as how Protestant denominations find comfort in the ...
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Is abortion allowed for a woman / girl who is raped?

I am looking for the response of any denomination that is against abortion in the case of rape that has also responded to the scenario below or something similar to it. "A Defense of Abortion" (...
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relation between boys and girls [closed]

I love a girl and I want to meet her.but Islam forbad me to meet her but I think it is so necessory to meet her for my upcoming life. I don't have any negative approach regarding her. Can I meet her?...
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Islam itself allows for contemplation of other religions as paths toward God?

I stumbled upon this statement in Wikipedia : Islam itself allows for contemplation of other religions as paths toward God as long as those paths do not ascribe partners to Allah (please find it ...
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Relationship between her and me

I love someone and she loves me too but there are problems due to which we cannot take this relationship for a long time but she and I decided that we will both meet with each other in Jannat... It is ...
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Intention vs action

I came across a situation after Friday prayers. I crossed a person and I had the intention of donating to him.But just as I dig into my pockets, i don't have any cash with me. I felt bad and walked ...
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Will I get sawwab for answering here

Salam to all. What I want to ask is a question about answering questions on this site. Due to the characteristics of stack exchange sites, the Islam stack exchange also has some characters i.e. ...
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If God is “Infinitely” Merciful, doesn't that mean that, in a philosophical way, everyone will be forgiven and given access to jannah?

If God is "Infinetely" Merciful, doesn't that mean that everyone will be given access to jannah? Let's say I have an infinite number of candies, and I'm also Infinitely generous, and a Kid ask me to ...
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Why do we do tawaaf around Kaaba while we critize non-muslims? [duplicate]

A friend of mine asked me this question that why do we Muslims perform Tawaaf around Kaaba and perform sujood towards Kaaba which is made of stone while we strongly criticize non-Muslims specifically ...
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Who are the best Islamic existential theologians? [closed]

As Wikipedia describes, Paul Tillich is "a German American Christian existentialist philosopher and theologian who is widely regarded as one of the most influential theologians of the twentieth ...
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Origins of Taqlid

Who was the originator of the doctrine of Taqlid? Which school of thought,if any in particular,propounded it first? And the term"doors of ijtihad are closed",what are the origins of this later term as ...
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What are the methods/strategies out there in Islam that motivate/describe how to take care of one's brain

Salam Alikum, We have been ordered to take care of our bodies because they are given to us by Allah and we shall return them (after death) in the best shape possible. We do sports, work out, swim, ...
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Is nikah haram with son wife If son is dead?

Is Nikah be allowed by father with his son's wife when his son has expired ? Is the Nikah halal or haram ?
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Are credit card users entitled to zakat due to debt?

I have a close relative who on the slightest pretext swipes the credit card to make payments of purchases or medical bills. Due to which this family is constantly under debt. Can we relatives help ...
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Why dont people speak up when media or other people say “Islamic Terrorist” or “Muslim Terrorist”? [closed]

Why dont Imams, or religious leaders, or scholars, or anyone make the point that per the religion of Islam there is no such thing as a Islamic Terrorist or a Muslim Terrorist? By the way, this ...
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Is Game development permissible in Islam?

It has always been my passion to develop video games with stories that have the power to inspire people to do good and be peaceful and creative in their approaches in life. I believe that the right ...
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Is Camel Urine Halal or Haram?

I want to know that camel urine is Halal or haram there are many hadith which claim that Muslim can drink camel urine. Sahih Al Bukhari - Volume 7, Book 71, Number 590: Narrated Anas: “The climate ...
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Married girl again marry without taking divorce

My wife did nikah with another man without first taking a divorce from me. Prior to this, she hid from me and now she has admitted to me about her mistake. She is now willing to come back to me. ...
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Hijri vs English Calendar. How old is Islam?

We are living in 21st century, my question is, is Islamic calendar came after the invention of English calendar? As Islamic year going on is 1436(I don’t know exactly) and English year going on is ...
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Questioning and thinking about Allah SWT

I keep thinking about how and where Allah SWT & our Prophets (peace be upon them) would be living in this universe? I keep imagining different things about what they might be doing, how we are ...
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How is free will justified with those who are raised in a bad environment?

Who we are is based on our memories that is a persons personality and identity is based on his memories. These memories come from the place , time and people around us. Which is not under humans ...
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Is it HARAM or allowed to study graphic designing and make 3D or 2D characters, in Islam?

I want to study Graphic Designing and to do work in this field. But some days ago, I thought, Painting is not allowed in Islam. So I started rattling in my mind to get answer, but acquire nothing. So ...
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Why should we accept Islam?

The most fundamental question of all seems not to have been addressed on this site: Why should we accept Islam? I do not require that the answer derive from scripture itself; contemporary thought is ...
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A few questions about Islam and Allah - I don't understand [closed]

I have a few questions about Islam and Allah which I would like to ask. I have been quite frustrated for some time now as to why/how/etc... in regards to these questions. Ok so here goes: 1) Why ...
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Is `13` unlucky in Islam

I found that in some cultures or religions people think that the number 13 is an unlucky number, I'm wondering if this is accepted in Islam or not? and why?
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Is my ablution still valid?

I recently shifted to European country and for my surprise there are no bidet or Muslim showers, so I was told that people use toilet paper. Given that, does one ablution break or does one have to do ...
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Why can't we see jinn when they're created from FIRE…?

And He created the jinn from a smokeless flame of fire. (Qur'an 55:15) So, if they are made of fire, we must be able to see them. Why can't we see them? Is there something special about "smokeless ...
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Ar rum 30:23 why signs for people who listen?

On 30:1-22 i can understand a little but when it gets to 23 something is really captivating. I don't understand "why signs for people who listen?" What with it with sleeping at night and day with ...
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What is the Difference between Salat and other ibadah from another religion? Regarding find peace

My Question is Regarding find peace when you're praying, If a Muslim offer shalah and find peace, is there any difference between shalah and ohter praying from another religion. Hindu, Budha, ...
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Why Allah choose to create some human physically different?

I've met people who had "different physical" from me, I have a perfect hand, body, eyes, and everything that I need. But I've found people who doesn't have hands, and feet, and other lack of physical ...
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According to Islam, is God (Allah) omniscient?

omniscient ADJECTIVE Knowing everything - (http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/omniscient) Do the core teachings of Islam, (e.g. those found in the Quran), say that God (...
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According to Islam, why was I born?

Why was I born, according to Islam? In fact, I also have a second component to this question. If Allah/God is omniscient, then why did he create beings that he knew were certain to enter hell (which ...