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Is it haram to call yourself a god of something? Please read

This is in the context of calling yourself a god, for example. If i am very good at football and call myself a god of football will this be haram? I am not calling myself allah, instead if i call ...
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Is this kufr and blasphemous?

Selam. I need you to reply this question as if it doesn't contain a single mistake or unclarity in its description. If someone makes the intention of imagining the sentence < The almighty has a ...
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What parts of al-Busiri's Burdah are rejected by salafis and why?

Al-Burdah also known as الكواكب الدرية في مدح خير البرية is a poem of "imam al-Busiri" (the Muslim Sufi poet al-Busiri البوصيري whom studied the seerah of the prophet deeply and almost all ...
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How should insults to the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) be handled?

Does the quran or hadith give any guidance on how to handle the case if a Non-Muslim insults the Prophet (Peace be upon him)?
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Is it Islamic to execute people who insult prophets other than Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)?

I understand that insulting any prophet is kufr Additionally, scholars have agreed unanimously that whoever insults, disrespects or belittles any one of the prophets, may Allaah exalt their mention,...
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What does Islam say about desecration of Quran?

According to Quran and Hadith, If a Muslim desecrates Quran, what punishment is prescribed? Also, what does this heinous act say about his Muslimhood?
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Blasphemy that flow out of mouth

Please, I need help. when I did not know what blasphemy was, blasphemy would flow out of my mouth when I was angry and I would not intend to blaspheme, am I a kafir and since I realized that I did it, ...
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Understanding the recent incident over Nupur Sharma statement from authentic & religious people in this group [duplicate]

Gist of the issue: Regarding the nupur sharma incident, it is said she just mentioned what was in the Quran. So if that's the case then why there's so much backlash? What was wrong from her part? ...
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Is there a Hadith which says “Whoever insults a prophet, kill him”?

I can’t remember it clearly so my wording may be inaccurate. I recall it being attributed to the musannaf Ibn Abi shaybah, but I could be wrong about that as well. sorry, I know this isn’t much to go ...
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Can you commit shirk and evil eye in the mind?

I have really bad anxiety and I think I have intrusive thoughts/OCD. I have these awful thoughts that disrespects Allah(SWT) and I am scared. I keep doing my shahada because these thoughts sometimes ...
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Is it permissible to kill a slanderer of the messenger in a vigilante fashion, where killing the slanderer would break the law of the country?

Question Suppose a Kafir publicly defames, slanders and mocks the messenger of Allah in a country where doing so is legal for him, and executing him for his slander against the messenger would be ...
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Is the hostility against Asia Bibi supported by the Quran?

You might be aware that Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian formerly condemned of blasphemy and recently liberated, is being persecuted by some (what sometimes the Western press calls "radical" or "...
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Is it blasphemy to claim that quran is used for lying?

A guy in Indonesia claimed that a verse in quran is used for lying. You can check the case here in bbc-news In any case, Is this blasphemy? In general, is it considered blasphemy to claim that ...
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What is ruling for Blasphemy in Islam? [duplicate]

I have heard from sources that its death penalty. What is the actual ruling according to Sharia? Edit: A related answer on a question suggests that there is no blasphemy law scholars have derived it ...
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Is anyone who tries to deny the holy Qur'an is perfect blasphemous?

Given that the Holy qur'an is the indisputable word of Allah (swt), is anyone who tries to claim that it's not perfection directly attacking Allah and insulting 2bn Muslims? And so, what is the ...
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When someone blasphemes, can a person who witnesses it kill him and become a hero or martyr if he is executed for murder?

There's a hot topic in my country: One person who murdered his boss for the sake of blasphemy has been hanged after 6 years. From the BBC: Thousands of Pakistanis have turned out for the funeral of ...
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What is difference between blasphemy and criticism in Islam?

Does Islam allows criticism on its prophets or holy personalities (definitely for non Muslims) and if yes then where lies the boundary between criticizing Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and blasphemy?
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What constitutes reviling/defaming/being sarcastic about Islam?

In "reliance of the traveler", section o8.7 talks about some acts that constitute disbelief. The ones this question is about are attitudes that treat Islam too lightheartedly or negatively. The ...