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How to show blessings?

Hence some of the salaf (righteous predecessors) said: Whoever conceals a blessing has denied it, but whoever manifests it and spreads it has given thanks for it. Ibn al-Qayyim said, commenting ...
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Does pure intention (Niyah) protect from shirk?

Does prostrating and invoking an Idol with the pure Intention to worship Allah alone is considered as Shirk? My intention in asking this question stems from my earlier understanding that : Intention ...
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Qur'an and the Christian trinity

I have read that Islam is antitrinitarian as several verses of the Qur'an teach that the doctrine of trinity is blasphemous. What parts in the Qur'an specifically or directly discuss the trinity?
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What is fundamentally unique about Islam?

What, if anything, is fundamentally unique about Islam? Obviously there are different stories, texts, and traditions associated with Islam than with other religions. But if we cut away all the fluff ...
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Is Pantheism (as defined by Spinoza) compatible with Islam?

Pantheism (Pan = all, theism=God) is the view that God is all. Although some definitions describe pantheism as the view that God is the universe or God is nature, the more general definition is that ...
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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?