Questions tagged [eschatology]

The branch of Islamic scholarship that studies the final assessment of humanity of Allah, with annihilation of all life, resurrection, and judgment.

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Jews believing in Jesus after his second coming

According to this wikipedia article, all People of the Book will believe in Jesus (pbuh) and thus become Muslims. Eventually, Jesus will slay the Antichrist Dajjal, and then everyone from the ...
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Authentic Books for reference in Islamic eschatology

Which books are authentic to refer and study Islamic eschatology? for the reference of those Books related to the Author and authenticity.
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Is life a fair test? [closed]

Allah is fair to all of his slaves however this life is a test for all of us yet we all don't have the same amount of time on this test (Earth). Some people get longer time and they live to an older ...
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Who are the contemporary Ar-Rum?

This is sort of a less thought and express subject these days and I would like to shed back some light on it. Today we have some people expressing different viewpoint within the Ummah on the subject ...
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will there be another world after this

I know that after qiyamah the whole world will be destroyed and there will be nothing left but allah and after the day of judgment true Muslim believers and worshippers will go to heaven and the bad ...
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The language of afterlife

I am wondering what will be the language after life? I couldn't find anything anywhere so asking it here. Is there any ayah or hadith related to what will be language after life?
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What is the concept of araf?

I have studied about "araf". It is place between heaven and hell . I have asked for scholars and there is lot of different views about it . Some say it place for those who did not get to heaven or ...
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What does it mean that one day would be like one year during Dajjal's reign?

I have read the complete story of how Dajjal would come and rule over the whole world except for mecca and medina It is also mentioned that these 40 days would be different then other days because ...
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When/where will the Dajjal (the anti-christ) appear, what does he look like, and what will he do?

I have heard lots of things about Dajjal's personality, presence, etc. I thought it would be great to ask in this community. When will Dajjal appear? Where will he appear? What would he look like? ...
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Does hell and heaven, the ones mentioned in the Quran, currently exist?

In Quran we have a lot of verses talking about the hell and the heaven and their characteristics. What I want to know is that whether the hell and heaven mentioned in Quran currently exist?
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Does Allah destroy humans on the Day of Judgment?

Does Allah also destroy humans completely as if some of them had never existed (just vaporized)? If so, does this mean that a human being is better off being completely destroyed than being tormented ...
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Existence of places other than the hell and heaven

Recently it was brought to my knowledge that there are certain hadith which point to the fact that places other then sole hell and heaven exist. Is it that true? "Places" here refers to the places ...
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What is the Islamic word for hell & heaven?

I understand that Dunya means this world, and that Akhira mean the hereafter. Now, can Akhira refer to heaven or hell? Or does it mean the life after death? What are the Islamic words for Hell and ...
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Why is Jesus predicting his death and raising to life in Sura 19?

My question falls under the 'those interested in learning more about Islam' category, so please forgive any naivety in my question here. I've read the majority of the Quran, and I've always been ...