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Questions tagged [dawah]

Dawah is split into four essential parts: The actual subject of Dawah, the one giving Dawah/The Da'ee (الداعي), the on being given Dawah/The Mad'u (المدعو), and lastly the Wasa'il of Dawah or the ways of giving Da'wah. Questions under this tag, will be asking under one or more of the four essentials of Da'wah.

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Do you need permission to download islamic videos from the Internet?

I watch Islamic videos on the Internet, I really enjoy them and I have learnt a lot from them. I am not sure if the people who uploaded these videos online got permission from the speakers. They are ...
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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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Doing Dawah in non-Muslim countries

I would like to ask a question in two parts. Firstly I would like to ask is it obligatory on Muslims who live in non-Muslim countries to do dawah. I have heard that a Muslim cannot migrate to a non-...
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Preaching by action in islam

I am a preacher in islam, I preach people according to the way the Quran says to preach, that is to go in public and recite to them the passages of the Quran. I also talk with them, answer their ...
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Which Sunni scholars state that “using technology to propagate the faith of Islam” is a good innovation?

My question relates to item 1. in this Wikipedia snippet about bidah (religious innovation): Sunni Muslim scholars have divided bid‘ah in worldly matters into two types: Good innovations ...
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How do we do Daw'ah to Jungle Tribal people to cover up? [closed]

The people who live in the jungle don't wear much just something around their privates and the women are usually topless! If one is preaching Islam to them how do we tell them to cover up more? (You ...
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Is it obligatory for a Muslim, when he sees/meets a non-Muslim, to invite him to Islam?

Suppose I meet a non-Muslim on the streets, I greet him and we both start a conversation, is it obligatory for me to invite the non-Muslim towards Islam?
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Is it OK to refer to Eisa ibn Merriam as 'son of man'?

When I am trying to engage Christians in dawa and interfaith dialog the question of Jesus and his status is always there and must be addressed. The early gospels of Mark and Matthew refer to him as '...
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How to speak to a non-Muslim in order to invite them to Islam?

My question is maybe asked many times. I want to have some advices concerning how to speak about Islam (with a progressive way) to a non-Muslim friend, in order to invite this person to be a Muslim. ...
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How a simple Muslim can contribute towards the act of Dawah (proselytizing)?

How a simple Muslim (not an Islamic Scholar) who is living in a Muslim country can contribute towards the act of Dawah (proselytizing or preaching of Islam)?
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Is it enough to give dawah only to not fully practicing Muslims and not to non Muslims?

I want to know if it is enough for me to give dawah (proselytizing or preaching) to those Muslims who are not practicing Islam fully? Is it wrong if I don't give dawah to a single non Muslim? How ...
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If non-believers who haven't heard the message of Islam can go to heaven, why spread Islam?

If non-believers who haven't heard the message of Islam can go to heaven, why spread Islam? I've always thought they would be judged on other criteria. (Correct me if I'm wrong.) Surely, we're just ...
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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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Non-muslim friend asked me “Is Allah sadist?” [closed]

In Qur'an 2:30, Allah says: And [mention, O Muhammad], when your Lord said to the angels, "Indeed, I will make upon the earth a successive authority." They said, "Will You place upon it one who ...
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A friend asked me about “the hate speech of Islam”; how should I reply?

He actually sent me a message with this content: The Islam is clearly hate speech, have a look at these parts: Believers are loved by God, whereas infidels are hated to the extent that they ...
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Why? Did Allah choose Isa(Jesus)(as) out of all the other prophets to be born a miracle? And choose him to come back before day of judgment?

I usually have debates with my mum who is a hard core Christian and every time I tell her that Muhammad(pbuh) is the best of all creation she tells me 'then why did god choose Jesus(as) out of all the ...
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Why? Do scholars like Zaik Naik and others like him use the bible to prove to the kuffar that Islam is the right?

As Muslims we believe that the bible has been corrupted. My friend who is a kafir asked me why do scholars like Dr. Zakir Naik use the bible to prove Islam right if the bible is corrupt?
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Is dawah a type of jihad?do both have equal reward?

Jihad means struggle( correct me if i am wrong).can dawah be considered a type of jihad?
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How to respond to “who created God” when debating with an atheist?

If I'm in a debate with an atheist and then it comes to the point when he says "Then who created God?", how should my response or answer be?
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Why people cry while embracing Islam?

I found numerous videos on Youtube where non-Muslims embrace Islam and become emotional. What is that emotion about? Why they cry?
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Who is Quthubuzzaman?

I’m hearing a lot of Quthubuzzaman these days. Can anyone please tell me what his speciality is? I also heard people like Imam Shafi (r.a), Muhiyudheen Sheikh (r.a), etc were Quthubuzzamans of their ...
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Isn't 42:13 saying that Islam should be established in the entire world?

He has prescribed for you the religion which He enjoined upon Noah and which We revealed to you (O Muhammad), and which We enjoined upon Abraham and Moses and Jesus, commanding: “Establish this ...
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How can I show that Jesus (pbuh) is not a god to Christian friend using Quran as guidance?

I am a Muslim, and I have a Christian friend. He usually argue that Jesus (pbuh) is the God and the son of God. I know that Jesus is the son of Maryam and the messenger of Allah. Please guide me ...
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What are ways of spreading Islam according to Quran and Hadits?

I was wondering, what are ways of spreading Islam (or proselytizing) according to Quran and Hadiths? I am open to any school of thougths. I'm here not to argue, but rather I want to know the gamut ...
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Does Islam obligate us to give Daawa?

Does Islam obligate us to give Daawa to every person we know? Or does it say that at the end what really counts is the good deeds you did towards the people?
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Islam and sexual chastity

Its hard to condone with a liberal whose views on freedom and equality contradict morality, esp. Chasity. If I make a point that the body is the soil for the tree of the mind and to keep itself pure, ...
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Who is Abu Musab Wajdi Akkari?

There are several lectures of Abu Musab Wajdi Akkari on multiple topics which are appealing but I still don't know whether he is a qualified scholar. He criticizes a lot of scholars and sects like ...
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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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Responsibilities of common muslim in spreading Islam

What are the responsibilities of common muslim to spread Islam? A common person is one that is not a scholar in Islam and does not hold any position within the government. Please give references from ...
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How to respond to those who say; Allah guides whom He wills and that's why I am not a believer?

During a conversation between me and my friend (he is not a believer) He said: That's why I am not a believer because Allah didn't guide me to the right way. I said, How do you know that? He ...
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Are monetary benefits to encourage conversion to Islam wrong?

Is it wrong to encourage conversions to Islam by giving monetary or materialistic benefits as a symbol of support, help and brotherhood? Also, There is a verse in the Quran that defines people who ...
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Basic replies to anti Islamic bigotry [closed]

I think is a question i can ask on Islam, and correct me if I'm wrong (first time here) but last night i had a room-mate who was spouting off a lot of anti Islamic hate speech, things along the lines ...
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How do I convince my Marxist parents to allow me to convert to Islam? [closed]

I was born in China, where religion is allowed officially but strongly associated with ignorance and other negative aspects. My family, like most, adopt Marx's point of view and reject all religion. ...
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How does one make dawah (الدعوة) to an atheist?

Making Da'wah to people of other religions may have similarities, but there are different ways to do it. For example, there is one way to make Da'wah to Christians that is different from the way you ...
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Why don't Muslims have missionaries like Christianity does?

Why doesn't Muslims have organized missionaries for humanitarian activity like Christians do? It would be a very effective way of spreading Islam, as it has proven effective for Christianity. Even if ...
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How do Muslims proselytize* in non-Muslim areas?

*First off, I realize that in many Mulsim countries proselytize is contentious term. In many Muslim countries, for example, it is illegal for Christians to "proselytize," by which it is believed that ...