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What notions of "free will" and "qadr" exist in the different theological sects? [closed]

There are a number of questions regarding the free will vs. qadr juxtaposition on the site already (see e.g. this one on whether humans have free will in faith, this one about free will vs qadr, again ...
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Are humans destined to do things or human do things cause of free will?

I have seen stuff like these, I dont remember exactly but here are some parts in my words: the ink has dried destiny has been written Allah makes path that is in destiny easier for the person. no ...
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How is free will justified with those who are raised in a bad environment?

Who we are is based on our memories that is a persons personality and identity is based on his memories. These memories come from the place , time and people around us. Which is not under humans ...
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If Allah S.W.T created us so he created our brains which will determine our acts and our decisions, then why we will be punished for our mistakes?

I can't stop thinking about that question since i first has been asked it from an atheist. I am a Muslim and I believe none has a 100% belief in Allah s.w.t even me, and that is because the logical ...
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How is there a fixed destiny if we have free will?

Well, as far as I am concerned we have a fixed destiny. But I also know that it can be changed by dua. But if one doesn't make any dua then? I suppose it will remain unchanged. If so then where id our ...
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What is the role of free will in Islam?

The laws of Islam seem sufficiently detailed so as to preclude any possibility of "bad behavior," assuming that a person has made the "first choice" to follow Islam and live their life by the ways of ...
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Is there free will of faith according to Islam?

We can only believe in Allah by permission of Allah. وَلَوْ شَاءَ رَبُّكَ لَآمَنَ مَن فِي الْأَرْضِ كُلُّهُمْ جَمِيعًا ۚ أَفَأَنتَ تُكْرِهُ النَّاسَ حَتَّىٰ يَكُونُوا مُؤْمِنِينَ And had your ...
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How is free will in humans logically justified?

I had an argument with a friend who wanted me to logically or with a reference tell him, that if Allah has decided everything for us. E.g, if I pick a glass and put it at another place, if that is ...
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Is disbelief in "free will" kufr?

I understand that the common notion is that humans have free will and that this is easily accepted in Islam. What I'm wondering is, is it necessary to believe humans (and jinns) have free will, or ...
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If Allah created mankind only to worship him, why did he give them freewill?

If the only purpose for mankind was to worship Allah, then why was mankind given freewill? Freewill gives man a chance to disobey and not worship Allah. Why would Allah allow that chance to exist if ...
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