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Is Islam a pantheistic Religion?

Is Islam a pantheistic Religion? Is Allah present in everything? Example: If I cut down a tree, do I physically cut Allah?
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Is Pantheism (as defined by Spinoza) compatible with Islam?

Pantheism (Pan = all, theism=God) is the view that God is all. Although some definitions describe pantheism as the view that God is the universe or God is nature, the more general definition is that ...
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Is Camel Urine Halal or Haram?

I want to know that camel urine is Halal or haram there are many hadith which claim that Muslim can drink camel urine. Sahih Al Bukhari - Volume 7, Book 71, Number 590: Narrated Anas: “The climate ...
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Why can't we see jinn when they're created from FIRE…?

And He created the jinn from a smokeless flame of fire. (Qur'an 55:15) So, if they are made of fire, we must be able to see them. Why can't we see them? Is there something special about "smokeless ...
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Is our souls, angles never destroyed when it create or why Allah does not finish devil when he disrespect the order of Allah? [duplicate]

My question is as we know that our body is nothing we are just because of our soul . Devil (iblees) disrespect the order of Allah and does not prostrate Adam (A.S). As we know that Allah is one and he ...
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How does Islam prove the existence of the life of the world to come?

I have a question: What is the basis for the Islam belief in the World to Come? i asked same question here: https://judaism.stackexchange.com/q/23376/2188
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Is it Haram to work online? [closed]

Many people is working on internet working website by sitting in home on computer they earn money . Is it Haram or halal to work on internet ?
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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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On the existence of debate over fidelity of Quranic codices within the Islamic intellectual tradition

I have a question about whether or not a certain idea has ever been discussed within the Islamic intellectual tradition, and if so, which scholar(s) and/or school(s) of thought did so. The idea is as ...
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Is there a flaw in the Kalam Cosmological argument?

Why doesn't this argument work for the cosmological argument for atheism? 1.)Anything that exists needs a cause (Check) ✔ 2.)The Universe needs a cause (Check)✔ we know that, because the universe is ...
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In islam who is martyred between indian muslim soldiers and pakistani muslim soldiers?

There are muslim soldiers in india who are also on border and on the Pakistan border they are also muslim soldiers so who gets martyred when they fires on each other between indian muslim soldier and ...
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What is the theory of evolution in Islam? [closed]

What is the basic theory of evolution in Isalm? How can I describes the beginning of evolution after creation?
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Answer the call of prayer(Adan(azan)) for female

When I sit with my papa at the time of azan I noticed he read some kalma after every line of azan . I know its blessing for Muslims. Another thing islam not permit women's to recite azan is Islam gave ...
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Why non-muslims are not allowed in mecca [duplicate]

I really didn't find a satisfactory answer to this question. Isn't the house of god should be open to everyone?
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Why does Islam trace its origins to Abraham?

I have learned Islam traces its origins to Abraham, I wonder why he is considered the 'first Muslim'?
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Does the quran have multiple meanings?

Take any given verse from the Quran. Do muslims believe that each and every verse in the quran has a very specific single meaning just like a normal book, or can verses have multiple meanings, and/or ...
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When someone do a sin why is it said that it might happen that children of that person have to pay for it?

i have heard many people that if someone do a bad deed or commit a sin such as doing something bad to some other person. he will have to pay for it either in such a way that his childeren have to face ...
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What makes an item due to Zakat and why some kinds of wealth are not due for Zakat?

The first few things one may have in mind when thinking about Zakat are money, silver, gold and the zakat or sadaqah of fitr after Ramadan. Nevertheless we find that zakat must also be paid from ...
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Why does Allah need to be good

Why does Allah (swt) need to be good or moral in terms of human standards? Does the notion of God need to be a moral and just being? Why cannot God almighty be unjust? Finally, should we take God's ...
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Punishment for those who do not know

I am a student in America. When my teacher and I were talking about Islam he asked will people be punished if they do something wrong thinking it is right and die with it. So they don’t ask ...
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Does Islam like every religion need to be reformed according to the times? [closed]

If so how will this happen if Quran is the Word of God and therefore unchangeable??
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How do I avoid thoughts of zina & concentrate on my salah and studies? [closed]

I'm a 20+ year old male. From the past two to three years, I have been facing a terrible problem within my mind. My mind always fill with bad thoughts like zina. Sometimes those thought came with ...
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Why are there groups in Islam if it is against Allah's word

In surah Ar-roem, ayat 32 one can read the following: Don't be part of those who have divided their religion and become sects, every faction rejoicing in what it has So why are there groups in islam,...
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Is there any evidence describing a rate at which deeds are written? [closed]

When a person is performing good deeds, he is being rewarded. Say, he is helping his parents, so he is attaining hasanat for his act Or say he is committing a sin like listening to music, so sayi'at ...
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Few Questions about the soul and body

Assalamualaikum brothers and sisters, I am quite curious about the body - soul relationship in human beings. What I wanted to know is : Can the soul have senses (see, hear, smell, etc.), speak, or ...
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According to Islam, is God (Allah) omniscient?

omniscient ADJECTIVE Knowing everything - (http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/omniscient) Do the core teachings of Islam, (e.g. those found in the Quran), say that God (Allah) is ...
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Can man-made things be called the creations of Allah?

Can man-made things be called the creations of Allah?
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Why did the prophet take Counsel of his companions in martial and social affairs?

When the Holy Prophet was in contact with the Almighty Allah and he was the most wise and knowledgeable why did he need to take counsel of his companions in martial and social affairs?
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What is the rule of Gift “ElHiba” in Islam?

There is no talk about the gift "Elhiba" on koran and there is a talk in Hadith , but for example a person has two children gives them a gift of money or Houses and gives the first more than the ...
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How one can become a self learned scholar of Islam?

How one can become a self learned scholar of Islam?
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What is an example of incompatible rulings on a matter (i.e., if we follow one ruling, we must disobey the other)?

When two groups/individuals argue regarding any matter, I find always a mid-way solution that is on the safe side. For example: One person says: during ablution, one should wash their hands three ...
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Who are the 'chosen people' of God? Are the Jews still the 'chosen people' of God?

The Jews say they are the 'chosen people' of God, while the non-Jews are goyim created to serve the Jews. The Christians say that 'because the Jews rejected the only ((begotten --as per christians)) ...
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If one finds himself not being able to follow the religion correctly after being guided by ALLAH (SWT) can leaving Islam or suicide be a solution?

From the view of a secretely following muslim , if he find about mistakes and feel depressed as he was not following religion well and he decided to leave ISLAM (AUZUBILLAH) or decide to commit ...
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Is there any reference from Islamic teachings that Hinduism is considered as “polytheistic religion”?

Sorry for such a long question description, but it became long due to several citations. In short, Why there is misconception of considering Hinduism as “polytheistic religion and why it is still ...
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Since God has created us to test us with this life. Why couldn't God make every human know clearly that islam is the truth and keep this test of life? [closed]

BASED ON THIS QUESTION WHICH I ASKED BEFORE: if islam is the universal truth why is christanity still the largest religion on Earth? We know that not every non muslim has read quran or has got this ...
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Is it the mistake of ours for not propagating Islam to non muslims or could it be a hole in islam?

based on this question which i asked before:How could someone confirm with his/her's little knowledge (which he gained through his little research) that what he/she believes is the real truth? (REFER ...
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Is it possible to know everything about the Quran?

I fear that if I read Quran everyday (With translation) I'll know everything about it, like reading a book. There won't be anything new in it. So, is it possible that one day I will know everthing ...
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If this is a prison for the believer and paradise for the non believer, why even bring a child into the world? [duplicate]

I have a moral and ethical dilemma. I believe that the world is a cold and cruel place to be in. Had I myself had the option, I'd have rather my mother had me aborted so that I never experienced any ...
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Do any classical Sunni scholars say Islam is religion of peace?

I have come across Islam as religion of mercy and justice in writing of people of knowledge: Islam is the religion of mercy and justice. https://islamqa.info/en/13241 But haven't come across ...
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Does Allah love all the creation?

As those who don't belive in Allah due to any reason. Thus does Allah sustain and provide them as they deny his existence ?
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Why Muslim countries not well developed in science&technology?

Why are not now Muslim countries well developed in science & technology whereas this was not the case in era between 8th-12th centuries after BC?
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Am I allowed to study and read Ibn Qayyim's books without an Ustadh?

Am I allowed to study and read Ibn Qayyim's books without an Ustadh? What about reading ahadith and the Quran (translation)? What about tafsir?
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Is the Qur'an a book?

This may seem like a strange question at first, since well, we can literally see that the Qur'an is a book: And we often refer to it as a book. And the Qur'an refers to itself as a book (Qur'an 5:15:...
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Married girl again marry without taking divorce

My wife did nikah with another man without first taking a divorce from me. Prior to this, she hid from me and now she has admitted to me about her mistake. She is now willing to come back to me. ...
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Fate and change

Since Allah wrote out our fate long before we were born, does that mean he won’t change the outcome or change some paths? What I mean is, say there’s a job you really want; your dream job, but you’re ...
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Is the time of death fixed from the day one is born and is this the only thing predestined?

How can one isolate the fixed time of death from other events surrounding it? So let us see now. The argument often given is that if a given person had not died because of abc cause they would have ...
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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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How can God create without determining the outcome?

If God is the first cause and God really created everything, how can our actions not be caused by him? But on the other hand, if our actions must have been determined by Him, then how is this ...
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Is being recognized as Muslim one of the reasons for hijab?

As I understand, the primary reason for wearing hijab is because it's required in the Qur'an: And tell the believing women... to wrap [a portion of] their headcovers over their chests and not ...
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Does any one know meaning of alayina [closed]

Does any one know meaning of alayina or elaaina i want to give this name to my daughter.

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