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Who is Muhammad bin Abi Muhammad (محمد بن أبي محمد)?

In the sanad (chain of narrators) of Hadith #16620 in Attabari, one of the narrators is Muhammad bin Abi Muhammad (محمد بن أبي محمد), I would like to know who is he? what scholars have said in regards ...
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What's the limit of democracy in Islam?

Suppose there is a country with Islamic government, if there was an election and 60% of the people voted for a secular government for example, would the Islamic government give up power or not?
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What “book” is referred to in the phrase “People of the Book”?

Wikipedia tells me: In Islam, the Muslim scripture, the Qur'an, is taken to represent the completion of these scriptures, and to synthesize them as God's true, final, and eternal message to ...
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Why do Muslims add “peace be upon him” after names of important people?

In websites, books and TV programs, I frequently hear that people use this phrase. Example: Muhammad (peace be upon him) was born in 571. What is the meaning and purpose of this?