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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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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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Sura 36:13 question

My son is reading the Quran and he is questioning Quran 36/13, he is connecting the names as explained in Ibn Kathir to what Christian mentioned about Paul, Simon, and he is saying this make ...
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Are Christians who question the authenticity of modern day bible(s) or the notion of Trinity considered "Ahlul Kitab"?

I know someone who was raised Christian and continues to believe in God, but questions the modern day bible and believes it to have been altered, he also questions the notion of the Trinity, and ...
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Can I marry my Evangelical Christian non-virgin girlfriend?

I recently reverted to Islam. The girl I'm dating is ok with that. We have talk about marriage and she's Evangelical Christian. I know Islam allows for Muslim men to marry Christian and Jewish women, ...
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I watched many youtube videos of so called Christian Prince

The Christian Prince often debates by citing passages from the Quran and authentic Hadiths. Regrettably, I haven't been able to find videos where Muslim scholars respond to him using a similar ...
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Does the incompatible notions of theology in islam and christianity resolve the differences or aggravate them. How can one judge right or wrong?

I had certain questions related to islam and I hope this site gonna address them positively. To start with I was going through a question asked at Christianity Stackexchange site relate to nature of ...
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Is there a Muslim equivalent of Christian Science?

Christian Science is a sect encouraging medical neglect, and lobbying for laws making faith-healing exceptions to laws against medical neglect. I am interested, is there something similar in Islam?
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Can any building be converted into a mosque?

I've heard that some Christian churches were converted into mosques after Islam spread to those areas and took hold as the dominant religion of the area. For example, the Hagia Sophia was the main ...
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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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Are Trinitarian Christians considered dhimmi or it only applies to non-Trinitarians?

Considering that Trinitarianism kind of violates the idea of not associating God with anything/anyone
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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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What were the novelties of Islam that helped it spread?

In school we learned that when Christianity emerged it had novelties that appealed to the common people and helped it spread. E.g. the Roman and Greek religions perceived the gods as wicked, at times ...
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Nikah for Christian woman and Muslim man [duplicate]

My boyfriend and I have been dating since we were 15. We are now 20 and have only been with each other sexually. He recently converted to Islam and I have been raised Christian. We agree that our ...
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If a Muslim fakes a baptism, is he considered an apostate?

Think of a situation where a Muslim undergoes a baptism in a church in order to make Christians think that he's converting to Christianity (maybe he's doing some undercover work). But in reality, he ...
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Can we marry non-chaste women of the book al kitaab?

I understand Allah has made it permissible for Muslim men to marry women of the book (al kitaab) who is chaste. Mashallah. What if the woman is not chaste? Is it possible for her to become chaste? ...
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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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Are Christian images of Jesus sacrilege?

If Islam prohibits depicting prophets, and consider Jesus a prophet (although not the biggest one), are all these images of Jesus in Christian hands some kind of sacrilege?
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How is it possible that Christians can go to heaven when they believe that Jesus is God [duplicate]

The Quran states: "Those who believe, and those who are Jewish, and the Christians, and the Sabeans—any who believe in God and the Last Day, and act righteously—will have their reward with their ...
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Did quran distort the name of Jesus?

Why quran chose the name or as some scholar suggested (arabized) the name of Jesus so strange that has puzzled the scholars of both experts of language and scholars of comparative study for centuries ...
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How to understand the verses about the 'People of the Book' in Surah al-Maidah (5:43-48)?

So let the people of the Gospel judge by what Allah has revealed in it. And those who do not judge by what Allah has revealed are ˹truly˺ the rebellious.5:47 So should Christians judge by the Gospel, ...
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Wali of a christian woman? [duplicate]

Salamwalaikum, I intend on marrying a christian woman who has already been introduced and accepted by my family and her family knows of me too. I’d like to get the nikah done as does she as soon as ...
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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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Is saying Christ haram

I was listing to something and they said Christ in the song and I was listening to the lyrics so I said it too but my intention wasn’t to call for help I was just singing the lyrics is it haram
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Do Christians and Jews, who lived, before Islam was founded go to Jannah?

I've been trying to find an answer to this question because at the start of a surah- I forgot which one I think it was backarah or al-Imran- it said that Jews and Christians will be rewarded but then ...
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Why is Muhammad the final prophet?

Why is Muhammad (SAW) the final prophet unlike what is believed by people who are still following other Abrahamic religions?
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Did Jesus really appear to the disciples after resurrection?

For a commoner, the very next question which comes into mind after this How does Muslim teaching on the person of Jesus differ from that of Christian teaching? is, what about those instances where ...
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What type of treaty existed between the Christians of Najran and the Prophet?

I barely know anything about Najran because I could not find many authentic sources on them and their dealings with the Prophet pbuh. What I want to know is whether they were Dhimmah or lived with the ...
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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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Was Mohammed a Christian?

When Islam was first founded there were some Christians who considered it to be a heresy. 1 It wasn't until Mohammed was 40 years old that he claimed he was visited by the angel Gabriel and received ...
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Why did Allah make it seem to christians that Jesus died on the cross? [duplicate]

Before I start I ask this in no disrespectful way and ask for that in return in your replies :) So this is something that has been bugging me for a while. I am a Christian who struggles with faith ...
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Does Islam teach that what a man says will manifest into reality?

In Christianity they have what is called the "gift of prophecy", and in this gift, a man can say a saying and God will turn into what the man said. Does Islam teach it in its doctrine?
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Is there an equivalent to the Christian "inner witness of the Holy Spirit" in Islam?

In Christianity, one of the most common reasons Christians appeal to to justify their belief in Christianity is the so-called "inner witness of the Holy Spirit". William Lane Craig, a ...
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If a Muslim man marries a Christian woman, what are the conditions for the wedding ceremony?

I know that Muslim men can marry Christian or Jewish women, but how must the ceremony take place? Does it have the be in a mosque and performed by an Imam? Naturally, the woman would prefer it to ...
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Are Christians who believe in the Trinity considered People of the Book?

In many verses of the Qur'an, Allah speaks positively about the Ahl-al-kitab (i.e., People of the Book). For example, Muslims can eat their food and marry their women under certain conditions. ...
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Is it acceptable for Muslims to donate to Christian charities?

The other day I donated to a Christian "get kids off drugs" charity. The Quran says to do good deeds, and the charity seemed consistent with Muslim values, so when they asked for a donation, I ...
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Will Jews and Christians eventually enter paradise? [duplicate]

We (muslims) always say that a muslim will enter Jannah if he has done good deeds and worshipped no one but Allah. Even if a muslims is condemned to Jannaham will eventually enter paradise for being a ...
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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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Does the concept of grace exist in Islam like it does in Christianity?

In Christianity, God's grace is what allows us to have a relationship with him. He gives us what we don't deserve like righteousness, life, and in the ultimate example his own son, in spite of our sin ...
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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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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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Who did Allah love before he created everything?

It is my understanding that the Muslim's view of God is that He is love. That He loves believers. So I wonder, who do Muslims say that God loved before he created the everything else? How could he ...
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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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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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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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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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As a Muslim, is it appropriate to buy a friend a Bible?

One of my friends here in China wants to become a Christian and wants me to buy him an English-language Bible. My immediate reaction is "I should help; that's a good deed". However, as a Muslim, I'm ...
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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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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 ...