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Sharia (Islamic Law) based on the teachings of the Qur'an and Sunnah.
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the divine Scripture Muslims believe was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad. In Islam, what is in the Qur'an considered the verbatim Word of Allah (Exalted is He far above everything). The…
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the practice of formal worship in Islam.
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Halal means allowed or permitted, and haram means forbidden.
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a "saying". When used in the context of Islam, a hadith means "a report of what the Holy Prophet Muhammad said or did on a certain occasion".
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putting Islam to practice, and applying it in everyday life. Note that Islam came as a practical, applicable religion for all times, places, and peoples .
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The word nikah (نكاح) translates to the English word "marriage". It is a contract and the related events that changes a person from being "single" to "married".
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the Arabic word for exegesis, usually of the Qur'an.
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Sunni Islam also known as Ahlu-s-Sunnati wa-l-Jamāʿah (people of the tradition of Muhammad and the consensus of the Ummah) is the largest branch of Islam.
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Questions seeking either to identify a source or to determine the authenticity of a source. This is not for seeking lists of items that meet a criteria; it is seeking individual known items based on …
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Born in Mecca; believed by Muslims to be the last prophet sent down by Allah (SWT) to mankind.
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the specific words, habits, practices, and silent approvals of The Prophet Muhammed (May peace and blessings be upon him)
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History pertaining to Islam, it's origin, spreading of Islam and others.
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The Shia (Arabic: شيعة‎, Shīʿah) represent the second largest denomination of Islam and adherents of Shia Islam are called Shias or the Shi'a as a collective or Shi'i individually. Shia Muslims believ…
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a word for God. In Arabic, the word means simply "the God."
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the language in which the Quran was revealed. It is the language of the Salaat (prayer). Arabic has 28 letters, a few punctuation marks, and is considered one of the hardest languages in the…
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Questions about or that apply specifically to women.
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Haram refers to prohibited acts according to Islam. Not to be confused with Makruh, which is disliked but not prohibited act.
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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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for those questions which seek to find what, if any, basis a common practice has in Islamic fundamentals, or if it is just a cultural tradition (e.g. "folk Islam").
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the Arabic word for fasting.
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the ninth month of the lunar Islamic calendar. It is also the Muslim month of fasting.
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Islamic jurisprudence. Fiqh is an expansion of the code of conduct (Sharia) expounded in the Quran, often supplemented by tradition (Sunnah) and implemented by the rulings and interpretations…
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for questions about Islamic guidelines for relations with people who are not Muslim.
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Zakāt (Arabic: زكاة‎ [zæˈkæː], "that which purifies" or "alms"), is the giving of a fixed portion of one's wealth to charity, generally to the poor and needy. It is one of the Five Pillars of Islam.
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Questions seeking to understand the interpretation of a hadith, its context or its meaning. If you're explicitly seeking its authenticity, rather than its meaning, use the source-identification tag.
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the act of asking Allah for something, du'a is considered one of he best forms of worship. Allah encourages us to make supplication to Him: And your Lord says: "C…
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those that Allah has chosen to deliver his message to a certain people, we believe that Allah sent sent Muhammad to all people {The whole world}. The Quran meantiones 25 Prophets.
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Haram (forbidden) in Islam, and it is considered a major sin.
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about Islamic ruling in case of sexual activities
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the Arabic word for divorce.
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All the various sins described in the Qur'an and Hadith, their prescribed punishments if committed and contemporary issues which pertain those sins and their rulings.
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a juristic ruling concerning shariah issued by a scholar.
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Questions pertaining to the conflict between Sh'ites and Sunni, and explicit differences of opinion between the two.
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worthy of being eaten.
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