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Is there a distinction between ruh and nafs/nafas in Islam?

This question is motivated by a comment by the user @Ali here that says that ruh is a spirit that God gave Adam and every human from birth, while nafs is the soul. I am interested to know if this ...
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Can Allah change the past?

If we ask Allah to remove something from our past like it never happened, can he do that? I know Allah works in ways we couldn't even imagine.
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Can Allah do the impossible?

Have you had a moment in your life where Allah truly did the impossible for you? And is he truly capable of all things? If I were to make dua and say "oh, Allah hopefully my teacher won't notice the ...
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Does All-Mighty Allah has a particular shape? (Sahih al-Bukhari Page 1021, No.7437, A-Soltaniah Edition)

The following Hadith is narrated in the book of Towhid of Sahih al-Bukhari:(Page 1021, No.7437, A-Soltaniah Edition) حدثنا عبدالعزیز ابن عبدالله: حدثنا ابراهیم بن سعد عن ابن شهاب عن عطاء بن یزید ...
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Is Allah [swt] the creator of both good and evil?

I was studying Surah Al-Falaq and I noticed that in the second verse, according to the translation of Sahih International, it is written: "From the evil of that which He created". Is Allah [swt] the ...
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Heaven and Hell

My question is that if my bad deed surpasses my good deed then why do I go to hell since Allah already knows what good deed and bad deed I'm going to do before I die? Since Allah has already delegated ...
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Is the existence of the world a miracle?

Miracles are used generally in theological/religous contexts; outside of them they're seen as either rationally explicable as signifiers of theological truths that are uncovered by hermeneutics of ...
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Exclusivity of salvation in Islam

Does Islam claim to have a unique claim to the truthful religion? Is there a difference of opinion within Islam on the answer to this question?
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Is someone who is unable to believe in Allah a heretic?

Suppose someone really truly wants to believe in Allah, but is simply unable to. Even after much trying and learning, he still is simply unable to believe in God. Would that person be considered a ...
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Is Satan evil or just doing his job?

Is Satan inherently evil, or is he simply fulfilling the role that God gave him to attempt to lead people astray so that they can have the accomplishment of overcoming him? Or is he something else ...
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Where is Allah, Is he Omnipresent

Living in a Hindu country i keep on hearing phrases like Allah\God is everywhere , Allah is in your hearts, Every heart has Allah etc. I understand that they may not literally mean by saying Allah is ...
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How does Islamic Theology solve the problem of evil that so plagues Christian Theology?

The problem of evil: How does an infinitely merciful & compassionate Allah create an evil Shaitan to plague us every day of our lives?
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Can you call on and worship Allah without knowing His name?

I've just answered a question, and then posted this comment: If your asking is Allah the universe then no, Allah is seated upon his throne, i.e. islam does not claim Allah is omnipresent. If you ...
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Why did Allah create us?

Please give reasons for why Allah created us. If it is for 'ibadah (worship), were the angels not enough? If it is for testing us, doesn't Allah know already who will be in Paradise and who will be in ...