Questions tagged [christianity]

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 Christianity considered polytheistic or “of the book”?

Generally speaking or defined based on sect, is Christianity consider polytheistic (Mushrikeeen) or of the book (Ahl al-Kitāb)? Please answer with references, not opinions.
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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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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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What is the “Christian non-denominational” equivalent in Islam?

Christianity has many thoughts about religion, and they are codified as Catholicism (Catholic) or many Protestant faiths; (Baptist, Methodist, Lutheranism, Reform, Pentecostalism, etc...) A non ...
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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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Can “Yahweh” (יהוה) be regarded as a valid name of God in Islam? [duplicate]

I understand that Islam has a high regard for the revelation that came before, particularly the Torah, the Psalms and the Gospel, although unfortunately these are all regarded as having become ...
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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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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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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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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 procedure for creating a mosque?

This is related to this question, but I didn't want to ask too many things in one go so I'm making a separate question. I'm wondering what is involved in building a mosque, aside from the physical ...
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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 ...
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Does the Holy Spirit also exist in Islam?

Christians believe in the Holy Spirit. What does Islam /the Holy Scriptures, the Quran tell us about the Spirit from Allah?
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Is it permissible for a Muslim to praise another God as a courtesy during a Christian wedding?

I know some Muslims who have been invited to one of their evangelical Christian friend's weddings, and there will surely be a lot of singing and worshipping of Jesus Christ as lord and savior. Is it ...
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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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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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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 respond to ...
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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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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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I believe in Allah and His Messenger, but follow the teachings of Jesus; am I considered a non-believer?

I was raised a Christian. But I have read the Koran and believe in Allah and His Messenger. Since I also follow the teachings of Jesus, am I still considered a non-believer?
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Does praying the Salat express agreement with all aspects of Islam?

I asked a related question yesterday. (I'm not sure if it's a duplicate as the emphasis is quite different) I'd like to pray Salat at the mosque tomorrow, as I think it is a great way to worship and ...
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Which part of the Christian Bible is corrupted?

I have met few Muslims who always tell me that the Christian Bible is corrupted. They say that the Torah was revealed by Allah to Jews and New Testament to Christians. Is this correct? If so, which ...
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Is the God of the Qur'an the same god as the God of the Bible? [duplicate]

What is the difference between the Christian God and the Muslim God? Is the God of the Qur'an the same god as the God of the Bible?
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How can you prove that “Christian miracles” are false? [closed]

As muslims, we believe that the Quran is the eternal miracle of Allah and hence, it is the ultimate proof of the truth. However, a christian may make a similar claim about their holy spirit miracles, ...
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How do muslims respond to the accusation that Quran incites disunity amongst humanity?

5:51 Sahih International: O you who have believed, do not take the Jews and the Christians as allies. They are [in fact] allies of one another. And whoever is an ally to them among you – then indeed, ...
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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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What is the fate of a deceased baptized child?

In an answer to this question, it is said that: Anyone who has not received the Da`wah (Invitation to Islaam) in the life of this world and died ignorant of the truth will be tested on the Day of ...
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Was Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) a christian before the first ayah was revealed to him?

I read in a biography that before Muhammad (pbuh) became a prophet, he always prayed and fasted in the mountain of Hera. So that probably means that he knew about Allah and Jesus (pbuh) and all the ...
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Is Unitarianism considered Idolatry?

Unitarians are Christians who reject the concept of the trinity and the divinity of Jesus. Would Unitarianism still be considered shirk according to Islam?
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How does Muslim teaching on the person of Jesus differ from that of Christian teaching?

Both religions acknowledge the existence of Jesus of Nazareth. But how do the Muslim teachings about Jesus differ from the Christian view of the same person?
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What does the Qur'an say about trinity?

I have read that Islam is antitrinitarian as several verses of the Qur'an teach that the doctrine of trinity is blasphemous. What parts in the Qur'an specifically or directly discuss the trinity?
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Nulify the gospels?

I am a christian but it was presented to me that Islam has a contradictory view of the gospels and I wondered how you view them. I was told some Muslims view them as corrupted because they clearly (...
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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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Christian convert into Islam will he get to paradise?

I want to know if in any verse in the Quran Allah say that the converted will enter paradise first for they have believe in two prophet which is Jesus pbuh and Mohammad pbuh.?
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How does Islamic Theology solve the problem of evil that so plagues Christian Theology?

The problem of evil: How does an infinitely merciful & compassionate Allah create an evil Shaitan to plague us every day of our lives?
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What part of Quran should we teach first to Christians?

I have a Christian friend who is very close to Islam, and I want him to accept Islam. Are there any chapters/verses or paras of Qur'an which should be taught to him first?
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Religion and beliefs [closed]

Why are people referring to Christian God and Muslim God as two different Gods? There is only one God. He is called by many names in different countries.
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What do Muslims teach about the schism of faiths after Jesus Christ?

After Christ's ministry, Islam and Christianity went two separate directions. I'm Christian, from Christian teachings, Mohammed founded Islam around 600AD, but it is my understanding that Muslims ...
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Did the events at the Tower of Babel occur?

What is Islam's view of the Tower of Babel? Is it in/compatible with the Quran? Is there a belief in Islam that takes the place of the Tower of Babel?
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Does Islam perceive the Christian Trinity as Jesus, Mary, and Joseph?

I once heard a Muslim argue against the Christian Trinity, claiming that God is not one God in three persons, but under the assumption that the Trinity involved the persons of Jesus, Mary and Joseph. ...
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Is it possible to interpret Surat An-Nisā':157 as allowing that Jesus was crucified?

In Islam, the common understanding is that Christ Jesus was never killed nor was he crucified; this understanding is quite reasonable given that God says وَقَوْلِهِمْ إِنَّا قَتَلْنَا الْمَسِيحَ ...
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How should it be explained to Christians that miracles no longer happen?

As Muslims, we believe that miracles ended with the prophet and that the last miracles were with our prophet Mohammad. It is, however a common Christian belief that miracles continue to happen in our ...
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Christian claims God spoke to bibilical prophets but never to Mohammad. Is it true?

"God spoke to Biblical prophets but never to Mohammad" (Gen 8:15 God spoke to Noah, Gen 24:7 to Abraham, Gen 31:11 to Jacob, Exo 6:2 to Moses, 1Sam 3:17 to Samuel, 2Sam 23:3 to David, etc...) ...
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How does Muslims explain revelation of Bible on Jesus?

In Islam, Muslims must believe in the Torah and Injeel, and that they were revealed to Moses and Jesus (Peace be upon them). But Christians say that Jesus (Peace be upon him) did not receive a book, ...
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What would be the practical steps towards helping a friend taking a decision to become a Muslim

Al Salam Alikum, I have a Christian friend who has a genuine interest in Islam, I would like to know what are the steps I can take in order to help her feel more secure regarding Islam, and ...
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What does Visions of Jesus and Mary Mean to Muslims? [closed]

I have seen a couple of vidoes/documentaries where devoted Muslim have seen visions of Jesus or Mary. They were touched by Jesus and many of them converted to Christianity. These people speak openly ...
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What was in Injil before it was changed according to Islam?

This is a follow-up questions for this one and a similar (though not the same) to this one. Supposing the Injil/New Testament was changed, what was in it originally? I know there are some hints in ...
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Where does the concept of Holy Friday come from in Islam? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are the most important services in Islam held on Fridays? Islam is a true Ibrahimic religion just like Christianity. But in Christianity the holy day is considered Sunday, ...

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