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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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Will it possible to have in Jannah your own galaxy or universe? [closed]

It came my mind and I want ask that it is possible to wish or have your own galaxy or even your own universe in Jannah? as it possible that Jannah is located one multiverse or parallel universe? As ...
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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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How is blood viewed from an Islamic perspective?

Peace, Love, and Divine Blessings beloveds. In Torah/TaNaK/Christian-Old-Testament blood plays a huge and important role in the way of life and culture of the Israelite people. In Bereshith/Genesis 9:...
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Why does Islam want everyone to be converted into their religion? [closed]

I have attended many seminars regarding the Islam to know it closely so that my some of the assumptions be cleared as much as possible. One of the e-seminar that I just watched was of Dr.Zakir. He ...
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How many times do we live after death?

Salamun aleikum, I know that there were a meeting with God, before we were on this earth, testifying that only Allah is our God. My question is on this verse. „They will say, "Our Lord, You made ...
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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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How is "Allah burdens not a person beyond his scope" compatible with people dying in natural disasters?

Allah burdens not a person beyond his scope. -- Qur'an 2:286 (Muhsin Khan translation.) I'm trying to get a better grasp as to what this means. People die in natural disasters, so logically it seems ...
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What role does "obligatory caution" play in Sunni Islam?

Ayatollah Khamenei's FAQ page mentions several times the notion of "obligatory caution". One example is: Permission of Her Father for Marriage. If the girl is virgin, it is necessary – by ...
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Why should we accept Islam? [closed]

The most fundamental question of all seems not to have been addressed on this site: Why should we accept Islam? I do not require that the answer derive from scripture itself; contemporary thought is ...
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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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How the teaching of Islam explains why some people suffer and go to Hell etc?

Recently I read something like "If God is All Loving and God definitely has the power why doesn't he simply make everything good and stop all this suffering". Also I am pretty sure that I heard that "...
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Can I call a non-Muslim as "My Brother"?

If a Muslim lady works with non-Muslims, can she call the males as her brother out of respect. Does Islam give her permission to do so?
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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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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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is Allah Capable of creating a clone of himself?

By my understanding Allah is Capable of doing anything that Allah Wish to do. is Allah Capable of Creating a clone of himself?
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Why did Allah send more than one book to mankind?

Why did Allah send more than one book to mankind.Explain your Answer. Please consider adding references from the quran and sunnah to your answer.
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Does sufism belongs to Islam? [closed]

Is sufism a part of islam? Or is it an adaption of any other religious practice. I've read that sufism is emerged from the mixing up of hinduism with islam. Praising prophet or any members of the ...
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Will I get sawwab for answering here

Salam to all. What I want to ask is a question about answering questions on this site. Due to the characteristics of stack exchange sites, the Islam stack exchange also has some characters i.e. ...
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Questioning and thinking about Allah SWT

I keep thinking about how and where Allah SWT & our Prophets (peace be upon them) would be living in this universe? I keep imagining different things about what they might be doing, how we are ...
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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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Wanting someone as wife

If an unmarried man knows a woman who is beautiful but not pious and does lots of sins. The man does not love her or anything and does not look at her anymore either. But he cannot forget the beauty ...
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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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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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Is following Islam supposed to grant inner peace?

I've been an on and off Muslim. I sometimes become very steadfast in my prayers, refrain from sins, do proper Taubah etc. Then I still don't feel this 'inner peace' that everyone talks about. Feeling ...
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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 it permissible to kill a lizard and other animals of it's species like chameleon, salamander etc?

I want to know that can I kill a lizard, chameleon or a salamander even if they are not hurting me? I have heard of some hadith in which it is mentioned that killing them is an act of worship and it ...
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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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Can Wudhu Substitute Ghusl?

I'm asking this question for a friend. My friend wanted to pray Namaz but before that he had preformed an impure act. He didn't know at the time but he just preformed the obligatory Wudhu and went on ...
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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 be interactions with non-mehram be like in a coed institution?

How should young muslim brothers ad sisters interact in a coed high school? What are the things we must be aware of to protect ourselves from any evils in such an atmosphere?
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Matters which are in doubt of being Haram or Halal?

Throughout a persons life we may encounter situations where we have to make choices and we may not be sure of these choices of being Halal or Haram, we may try and apply logic to apply this through ...
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Asking for forgivness

It seems that if a muslim sins, he should ask for forgiveness as Allah is the most forgiving. My question is, if you commit a sin and ask for forgiveness once, is that enough, or should you ask for ...
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Does marriage play a role in a person's provision?

Does marriage play a role in a person's provision? Can it make you rich or poor?
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Is there any reference in the Quran (or any other Islamic Literature) about the divinity of humans as referenced in Psalms 82:6?

In the TaNaK/Christian old testament there is a Psalm that references the children of The Supreme One/Most High GOD as being divine: Psalms 82:6 אֲנִי-אָמַרְתִּי, אֱלֹהִים אַתֶּם; וּבְנֵי ...
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Where can I find a good blog on Averroes

I enjoy learning about the philosophy of Averroes. Averroes was a contemporary of Maimonides (Jewish philosopher), Musa ibn Maymun in Arabic. Both were rationalists and great thinkers. Both lived in ...
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A Question about Quran is created/uncreated

As discussed here and in many other discussions: 1 - Quran is the eternal/uncreated word of God. 2 - And people actions are created. 3 - Now, Books which we read & the words which we speak are our ...
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Are muslims allowed to smoke weed?

During the lockdown, I have been walking on parks in London. I have noticed that some muslims gather in the afternoon/evening on these parks and smoke weed. I, as a non muslim, was rather surprised as ...
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If someone doesn't pray, but refrain himself from eating haram food (eg-pork), will it be regarded as good deed?

Assalamu Alaikum everyone. Lets say, there is a sunni muslim named "Farook". Farook believes everything about Islam. But, he does Not pray, due to laziness. He refrains himself from some haram ...
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Will allah punish people who cheat others

Will allah punish people who cheat others? If a person commits sin and ask allah forgiveness and allah forgives that person then where is the justice for the person who got cheated?
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Are you at fault for being misguided

If somebody respectable had told you something was halal when in fact it was haram but it was to late to reverse the damage who’s at fault? Was there anything like this that happened in the Quran? ...
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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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My friend loved a girl, but she passed. Will they have each other in heaven?

My good friend loved this girl for years and she loved him back just as much. They did not engage in any haraam act and hardly ever met. They wanted to marry soon but Allah took her away. Now my ...
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Is Al-Kafa'a (Compatibility) for Nikah in fact Racism and Casteism?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, I found myself a bit queasy reading what the Great Imams and Scholars of Fiqh had to say regarding Al-Kafa'a. Here are some of their views, Imaam Abu Haneefah (RA) ...
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Why punish sinners on earth (death sentence,jail etc) when they'l probablyl end up in Hell anyway?

It seems pointless to punish evil doers with earthly punishments when they will go to hell anyway for their bad deeds. I understand it's a good prevalent to prevent further crime but it seems strange ...
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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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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 someone is executed under Sharia Law, are they granted heaven exclusively in the afterlife? [closed]

If a man (or women) is punished to death for some cardinal sin dictated to such punishment under sharia law, upon his death, in his afterlife will the soul be granted heaven exclusively? I think it ...
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How will Allah judge people on the basis of this unfair life?

Assalamualaikum.. my question is regarding the fairness of this life's test. A group of pious people are having an OK life and they are doing their islamic duties correctly. A second group of pious ...

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