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Forced to pay interest, how do one deal with it?

Assalamu alaikum, Something happened and I lost my job, and I didn't have enough money to pay the flat rent. Here in Sweden if your late in paying rent, what they do is they start to take interest ...
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Is it okay for a Muslim girl not to have children?

i was wondering if it was okay for a muslim girl not to have children if she didn't want any? I'm a Muslim young lady and I like children I just don't know if I actually want any children because I'm ...
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Will Allah forgive us for a sin that we commit knowing that it is haraam?

Will Allah forgive us for a sin that we commit knowing that it is haraam but we plan to ask for forgiveness later? For example, I know what I am about to do is haraam but I have a plan to ask for ...
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Bad whispers in the heart: What does Islam say about them and what to do with them?

Sometimes in my heart I say things I don't want to say. Is Allah going to ask me about these? What does Islam say about bad/illicit thoughts striking our heart?
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Does Allah forgive every sin?

There are different kind of sins, but if you repent honestly then Allah will forgive you, right? Still, are there any sins that Allah will never forgive?
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Interest on Property/Gold

And if you do not do it, then take a notice of war from Allaah and His Messenger but if you repent, you shall have your capital sums. Deal not unjustly (by asking more than your capital sums), and ...
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how to practically unchain yourself from sins?

I made a promise to Allah and broke it. I know I have to fast 3 days to make this up. Problem: I slept early, set alarm, but just couldn't wake up early enough to fast. I know why this is happening. ...
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What is an acceptable legitimate cause for killing a human being in Islam?

On this Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halal#Animals Muslims In Islam, killing a human being is not permissible without a legitimate cause. Especially killing a Muslim person, ...
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if you return to your past, would it mean your going off track in your deen?

i know someone who is a convert alhamduliah, he travelled abroad to gain knowledge a year after converting, and alhamduliah he removed all those that were not good for him in his deen. but now 3 years ...
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Should someone who commits a major sin lead the prayer?

If someone regularly commits a major sin (such as zina) and is unrepentant and has no intention of stopping, is it proper for them to lead people in prayer? If I know the person leading the prayer ...
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can a muslim woman marry a non muslim (christian man) if he converts before marriage?

so he will be muslim before they get married and will follow all the rules of islam. he has been brought up christian but if he accepts islam, converts to islam and there is no relation between the ...
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Do actions (kissing, touching, etc) which could lead to zina (sex before marriage) count as a major sin?

People often talk of major and minor sins, minor being those which may be forgiven due to good deeds and regular prayer, etc, while major are those that one must repent for with sincerity for ...
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How does one repent in Islam?

Everybody sins from time to time, either intentionally or unintentionally. When we discover that we have sinned, is there any way to make up for having committed that sin? If so, how do we do that? ...
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Do most Muslims believe that Jesus was the only person without sin and fault

In this answer, the OP states that Jesus is the only prophet with the honor of being called sinless. If this is true, according to sacred texts, why does he have that honor? What was the purpose of ...
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Why should Islam be given special treatment when it comes to religious sensitivity? [closed]

For the sake of full disclosure, I am a former muslim turned atheist and am asking this because I genuinely would like to see how muslims justify what is happening at the moment. As a former muslim ...
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Is this compulsory for a Muslim to obey all the government rules in a non-Islamic country

By non-Islamic, I mean a country that is not ruled according to Shariah. Not necessarily non-Muslim-majority. For example, my country, Bangladesh, is a Muslim-majority country, but not a Islamic ...
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Spreading fantasy stories about Prophets: what is the rule?

Since childhood, I had been hearing many fantasy stories about prophets and other Islamic historical persons. Some examples: Adam (A) was 60 feet cubit tall (Its possible, but is there any evidence ...
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Do homosexuals avoid zina in the same way?

If someone is born homosexual, with completely no interest in those of the same sex, how would the laws/guidelines on approaching zina affect them? For example, would it be haraam for a homosexual ...
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Child illness, sins, and forgiveness

TLDR: What, if anything, are the implications for a child's (future) sins, if any, if they fall ill? The rest of my question is a preamble and axioms for my assumptions. In Islam, children are ...
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If somebody commits some major sins and after a long time he/she is deeply ashamed what to do?

What is the proper way to get back to a normal life after committing some major sins? If somebody commits some major sins and after a long time he/she is deeply ashamed and feels uncomfortable, what ...
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If devils are locked up in Ramadan how is that some Muslims still sin during the month?

Narrated Abu Huraira: Allah's Apostle said, "When the month of Ramadan starts, the gates of the heaven are opened and the gates of Hell are closed and the devils are chained. -" Sahih Bukhari ...
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In order to fast, you need to be clean before the ramadan

I've heard my friends say with absolutely no source to support it that in order to fast Ramadan you need to be clean. I.e not consume any alcohol or drugs at least 30 days prior to 1st day of Ramadan. ...
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Why should a person who disbelieves after becoming Muslim be executed?

Why is a person who is either born Muslim or who has accepted Islam later in life not allowed to change their religion? I have also heard that, in this case, the ruling for women would not be the same ...
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Allowing haraam things in mosque

Is it a sin to keep haraam things in a mosque like gambling stuff, pork, idols? I'm asking this because I had heard of a mosque which had allowed people to keep idols in only because it was ...
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What is shirk in Islam?

What is the definition of shirk? Is it a sin? If yes, what kind of sin is it? What are the types of shirk? Can you give me some examples?
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What is the Muslim definition of sin?

What is the Muslim definition and concept of sin? Is sin a state of being? Is sin an action? Can one sin accidentally? Can one sin by thought or only by deed?
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What does the Quran say about homosexuality?

Does the Quran explicitly prohibit homosexuality? Why? Please cite specific verses which say something about homosexuality.
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Is the prophet sinless?

There seems to be a commonly held belief that the prophet Muhammad (and the prophets in general) are somehow protected from ever committing any sin. I have seen nothing in the Qur'an to suggest this, ...