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Christianity is the religion founded by the later followers of Prophet Jesus(A.S), who is considered to be the second last prophet of Islam.

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Life of Adam and Eve

Salam, I read about a book called the "Life of Adam and Eve" - which contains the story of Adam alaihi salam being prostrated before by the Angels. It seems to be from the first century? I ...
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If a muslim converts to christinaity or judaism, will he/she enter paradise?

So a friend of mine converted from Islam. Christianity. She's an amazing friend to me and to others, and i don't want her to end up in hell. She always helps people, does charity, is nice & kind ...
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Is there an equivalent to the Christian charismatic movement in Islam?

According to Wikipedia: The charismatic movement is the international trend of historically mainstream Christian congregations adopting beliefs and practices similar to Pentecostalism. Fundamental to ...
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Is there any reference in the Quran (or any other Islamic Literature) about the divinity of humans as referenced in Psalms 82:6?

In the TaNaK/Christian old testament there is a Psalm that references the children of The Supreme One/Most High GOD as being divine: Psalms 82:6 אֲנִי-אָמַרְתִּי, אֱלֹהִים אַתֶּם; וּבְנֵי ...
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Can I perform Istikhara as Christian yet to revert to islam

Assalamalaikum. Am a Christian and from a very strict and religious Christian family, I love this guy and he began to teach me things about Islam and I fell in love with Islam. We both would want to ...
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Is it permissible to accept Tips from Mushrik(s)?

عَنْ حَكِيمَ بْنَ حِزَامٍ قَالَ: كَانَ مُحَمَّدٌ صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم أَحَبَّ رَجُلٍ فِي النَّاسِ إِلَيَّ فِي الْجَاهِلِيَّةِ فَلَمَّا تَنَبَّأَ وَخَرَجَ إِلَى الْمَدِينَةِ شَهِدَ حَكِيمُ بْنُ حِزَامٍ ...
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How did people believe our prophets were different religions?

So we all know our prophets are Muslim hence why they’re all in the Quran for a reason and our prophets. But my main concern is how Christianity or Judaism found some way to make our prophets their ...
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Do sins need to be paid for?

Christians believe that Jesus died for their sins and God needed that to happen because there must be a sacrifice to the sin and it just can't be removed as that will make God unjust, also they claim ...
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I, a 14-year-old, prayed to Jesus as God. Can this act of Shirk be forgiven?

At age 14, I thought that Shirk was simply believing in more than one God. I then thought foolishly that Christianity might be true, and so I prayed to Jesus Christ (PBUH) as God. I feel sick to my ...
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I had a Christian friend [duplicate]

I had a Christian friend, we have been together some years now. I now come across this verses of the Qur'an that says “You (O Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلم) will not find any people who believe in ...
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In Islam, are Christians considered to be idolaters?

In Islam, are Christians considered to be idolaters? If it isn't considered idolatry, my question is why? Christians believe a person (Jesus) is God.
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Is it okay for Christians to drink wine while being Christians?

A long ago I read that according to Islam it's possible for Christian to be Christian and eat pig and drink wine while being in a status of d'ima (or something like that). Is that true, or it's ...
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Christian Gnostisicim and Sufism

I've been reading on Gnostisicism and I found it similar to Sufism to some extend. To me, it's very probable that early Sufis were influenced by Gnosticism to some degree. Given that, did any Sufi ...
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Why did allah made humans create another religions?

Allah created humans to worship him. So, why is there other religions with different gods present today ? And some religions are made up by the humans itself, if so why did allah made them to do it? ...
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Is there historical/scientific evidence that Jews and Christians altered the original message of God?

Muslims claim Jews and Christians changed the original message of God. Is there historical/scientific evidence that, as claimed by Islam, the Bible (both Old Testament [the Jew bit] and New Testament ...
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Is it Permissable for Christians to Fight with Muslim Armies?

Salam alaikum brothers and sisters, I was looking at pictures online a few days ago and I saw an image of a fighter for Hizbollah holding up a photo of the Orthodox Christian depiction of Maryam and ...
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Do Muslims understand the English word “god” specific to Allah? What's right response to “may God be with you”?

Do Muslims understand the English word "god" specific to be Allah, or at least a neutral word not in exclusive use by any religion? If so, may I assume the God referred in "may God be with you" could ...
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Was alcohol prohibited to the previous nations?

The Jews and the Christians, both, do not find anything banning alcohol in their scriptures and hence they consider it permissible. It is also known that alcohol was not prohibited in the early days ...
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Islamic academics/experts on the Bible especially in original languages?

I'm looking for Muslims that produce scholarly literature (publications in peer-reviewed journals) on topics of Christianity and the Bible. I'm not really looking for a list of Muslim apologists, ...
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Quran Surah Baqarah verse 111 interpretation

Assalamu Alaikum brothers in Islam, Surah Baqarah 2 :111 - : [And they say, "None will enter Paradise except one who is a Jew or a Christian." That is [merely] their wishful thinking, Say, "...
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Counter-argument to Jesus being the God-Man?

Muslims try to reason with Christians that you cannot have a God-Man, as it is impossible to be mortal and immortal at the same time or to have infinite knowledge and finite knowledge at the same time ...
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Angels in the form of Men. 2 in 1

Muslims try to reason with Christians that you cannot have two person in one because it is mathematically impossible. But sometime Christians come back with the argument, "is it not true that you can ...
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What are the reasons that Allah gave the Torah and Gospel before the guidance of the Quran?

I know that Surah Al-E-Imran 3 states: He has revealed to you the Book with the truth, confirming what has been before it, and has sent down the Torah and the Injil. Thus, we know that it is ...
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Prayer and it's requirements [closed]

After a fair bit of reading including Quranic versus (and correct me if I am wrong) Christians or People of the Book do have every opportunity to enter Heaven as do Muslims however I am a little ...
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Is a Christian a Polytheist or Ahl-al-Kitab? [duplicate]

I wonder whether Islam categorises a Christian as a polytheist or Ahl Al Kitab? This is very important to know since the Qur'an teaches differently about these two categories in matters concerning ...
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Is Islam a religion only revealed for Arabs?

As salaam walaikum, I am a revert to Deen e Islam. There is a Christian I know who said to me that Islam, unlike Christianity, is not an universal religion. I argued with him how. He said our Quran e ...
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Are there creatures besides humans and jinns in paradise and hell?

From Islamic scriptures, it is known that the inhabitants of paradise and hell will consist of humans, jinns, hoors and angels. But there is a verse in the Quran in Surah Al Isra: وَلَقَدْ كَرَّمْنَا ...
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Is it haram to cook non-halal meat and serve it to a Christian?

Is it haram to cook non-halal meat and serve it to a Christian? Bearing in mind that you don’t eat it, but just cooking it and serve it.
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Does Qur'an 5:82 (Jews have animosity towards believers; Christians are nearest in affection) only apply at the time of the Prophet?

You will surely find the most intense of the people in animosity toward the believers [to be] the Jews and those who associate others with Allah; and you will find the nearest of them in affection to ...
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Are Christian depictions of Jesus and Mary considered accurate?

Jesus and Mary in Christianity is Prophet Isa and his mother Maryam in Islam; see Jesus in Islam. It seems Christianity doesn't have the same restrictions as Islam regarding depictions of Jesus, and ...
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Did Jesus relax Jewish dietary laws?

I read that Jews believe that when the Messiah comes he will allow pig and other food which is forbidden to them. Jesus the Messiah has already come and he confirmed the Law of Moses (Qur'an and ...
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When did the Jews/Christians go wrong?

It is my understanding that the reason God needed to deliver a teaching to Mohammed in the first place is because the Jews and Christians irredeemably strayed from the teachings of Moses and Jesus. ...
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Are there any sahabas of Muhammad (pbuh) who married trinity-believing christians? [duplicate]

I know that there are some sahabas of Muhammad pbuh who married christians. But what kind of christians were they? Did they believe in the trinity? Or were they non-trinitarian christians? Did they ...
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How to marry a woman who converted to Islam, and was formerly married as a Christian but is yet to get a divorce?

Is it possible to get married to a woman who was married before as a Christian? But she has converted on Islam now, but has not yet got a divorce for her Christian marriage. What the process/...
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Do Muslims worship the same deity as Christians? [duplicate]

Christians pray to prophet Jesus, his mother Mary and even to Jibril. Additionally Quran mentions case of Allah's name being called in synagogues and churches. For had it not been that Allah ...
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How does a Muslim man go about marrying a Christian girl?

I want to marry a Christian girl without telling my parents because they would never agree. What is the proper procedure of marrying a Christian girl? I know that Muslims can marry Christians, but I ...
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What does “if Allah had a son” mean? Does it indicate that Allah can have a son?

Say: "If (Allah) Most Gracious had a son, I would be the first to worship." Quran as-Zukhruf, verse 83 Question: What does "if Allah had a son" mean? It seems its possible to interpret this and ...
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Which Sahaba were Jews and Christians before they became Muslim?

The Prophet had non-Arab Companions which converted to Islam. As they were non-Arab, their first religion wouldn't have been Arabian paganism, but something like Judaism or Christianity with the ...
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Is it haram to marry a Christian woman even if she is chaste?

Allah says in the Qu'ran: الزَّانِي لَا يَنكِحُ إِلَّا زَانِيَةً أَوْ مُشْرِكَةً وَالزَّانِيَةُ لَا يَنكِحُهَا إِلَّا زَانٍ أَوْ مُشْرِكٌ ۚ وَحُرِّمَ ذَٰلِكَ عَلَى الْمُؤْمِنِينَ The fornicator ...
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Meaning of Quran 2:111 “Produce your proof”?

And they say: "None Shall enter Paradise unless He be a Jew or a Christian." Those are their (vain) desires. Say: "Produce your proof If ye are truthful." Nay,—whoever submits His whole self to God ...
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How is the Holy Trinity and John 5:7 of the Bible interpreted in Islam?

John 5:7 King James Version (KJV) of the Gospels state "For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one". My question is does this ...
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What can a Muslim do when dining with Christian friends who say grace?

A grace is a short prayer or thankful phrase said before or after eating. The term most commonly refers to Christian traditions. -- Wikipedia Here's a Catholic example: Bless us, O Lord, and these,...
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Why is Music considered forbidden in Islam when it is not in the previous revelations given to the Jews and Christians?

All of the holy books that came before the Qur'an are clear that the malaikah (angels) sing, the most beautiful music such as cannot even be imagined by the human ear. These verses have been confirmed ...
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Are Muslims technically at war with Christians and Jews?

In Is Islam Luring the Christian Church Into Denying Jesus? Converted Imam Answers, Samuel Smith, we have the following: Dr. Mark Christian, a former prominent Muslim from Egypt whose great uncle was ...
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Did I ruin someone's chances at Jannah? Is that possible? [closed]

I did something horrible. About a year ago I was talking about Islam, and a Christian girl showed great interest in the religion. I judged her inside, and thought that this was just a phase and she ...
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Does the Quran have the wrong concept of Trinity in 5:116?

Some Christians argue that, "the Quran 5:116 wrongly defines the Trinity. Trinity is not Allah, Jesus and Mary. Further Catholics do not worship Mary but pray via her to God." How do we ...
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Is shrove tuesday or pancake day allowed?

In the western world, there is a day before period of Lent (40 days of fasting and avoiding unhealthy food except sundays), Called Shrove Tuesday (last tuesday of feb.) which is also called pancake ...
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What are the conditions for meat to be halal if the animal was slaughtered by the people of the book?

This question might be a bit broad and I know there are different of opinions. I hope to find different answers with different perspectives. Please add your references well and if it's from a certain ...
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Does the Treaty of Najran have any modern-day applicability?

This question is related to the paper: The Prophet’s Treaty with the Christians of Najran: An Analytical Study to Determine the Authenticity of the Covenants, Ahmed El-Wakil, Journal of Islamic ...
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What is the basis for the claim that the Prophets, Psalms, Torah and Gospel have been corrupted?

I'm wondering what is the basis for the claim that the Prophets, Psalms, Torah and Gospel have been corrupted? This is something that I hear a lot from Muslims and I'm just curious what is the ...