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 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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Would accepting a Christmas bonus make me hypocritical?

I am someone who only celebrates 2 eids (celebrations), and don't recognize Xmas or even say happy holidays etc. Now, would it be hypocritical of me to accept Xmas bonus? Also, if it is, could I ...
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Is it acceptable to make friends with a Christian at school?

You may all know from my previous question that I am currently in year 9 now in a top school, and the community around me isn't very Islamic. Yes, there are Muslims here and there, but very few. I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 hiring a non-Muslim maid permissible?

Can Muslims hire a maid for tasks such as sweeping rooms, washing utensils, cooking food, serving food, etc.? We have a Christian maid who does all home errands except for cooking. Can we ask her to ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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Do you automatically go to heaven/paradise if you are a muslim?

In Christianity there are 3 main divisions: Roman Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy and Protestantism. (There is also Oriental Orthodoxy and the Church of the East, but they are much smaller than the ...
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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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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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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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Jesus' was a muslim?

Was Jesus a Muslim ? And should we take the new testament as hadith as it is just a narration of Jesus' life by John , Luke , Mark and others ?
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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What books does Al-Azhar use that supposedly justifies discriminating against Christians? [closed]

I came across this post that claims Al-Azhar uses books that justifies discriminating against Christians. But the post didn't name those books. What are those books and how authentic are they ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Who are the Christians and who are the Jews? [duplicate]

There are several groups of people who claim to be Christians. Some people in these groups say that people from other groups claiming to be Christians are not Christians. But, as we know from Islam, ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...