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Is punishment for leaving Islam death?

It is commonly believed that if someone leaves Islam, by Sharia law the punishment is death. Is that true? I have heard some different opinions. Dr. Zakir Naik was once asked a similar question and ...
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What is the definition of a kaffir?

My understanding of the term kafir is that it refers to a person who literally rejects God's authority. So while even the most blatant polytheist would still be mushrik, he would not (necessarily) ...
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Is it permissible to make dua for non-Muslims?

Is it permissible to make dua for non-Muslims? If so, then please suggest one for me, because I am to give out a dua for them in front of the whole school to pass their exams.
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What is the real meaning and connotation of 'Jihad?'

From my days in a Christian seminary, I was taken to understand that there is a "lesser jihad" (the term most Americans assume is meant) and a "greater jihad" (which is the struggle against one's own ...
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Why is Jizya necessary if there is no compulsion of religion?

It is mentioned in the Qur'an (9:29) that, Fight those who believe not in Allah nor the Last Day, nor hold that forbidden which hath been forbidden by Allah and His Messenger, nor acknowledge the ...
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Will Jews go to Jannah?

Although they don't believe in Muhammad (pbuh) as a prophet, they still strongly believe in monotheism and some Jews offer daily prayers (3 times a day if I remember correctly). Islamic and Jewish ...
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Is Islam really a religion of peace?

I would like to ask, is Islam really a religion of peace? My question arises because, why in some of your Quranic verses does Allah encourage you to kill specially those who do not believe in Islam? ...
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Are non-muslims allowed to visit Mecca? [closed]

I've heard that Mecca was closed/forbidden to non-Muslims... I've also heard that the first is a myth, and that non-Muslims (mostly thinking of foreign tourists) may very well enter Mecca -- but that ...
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Is jihad an integral part of Islam?

After the Brussels attack, ISIS released a video that said this,"Every Muslim who is well aware of the history of Islam, knows that the holy war against infidels is an integral part of Islam, and ...
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Why is Islam linked to terrorism and violence by global media? [closed]

Islam claims itself as the ideology of peace. (“ …whosoever killeth a human…, it shall be as if he had killed all mankind, and whoso saveth the life of one, it shall be as if he had saved the life of ...
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Why Islam is considered as a religion of terrorists? [closed]

I just want to know why this religion is hated all around the world and is considered as a religion of terrorists?
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What is Sharia Law?

What is Sharia Law? I am a Muslim myself, and I have never heard of the Sharia Law until a few people on Twitter (who were against Islam) pointed it out to me saying that it was "Islamic Law". They ...