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Was Jesus a Jew at all?

First of all: what I mean here by “Jew” is nationality/race and not religion. The question of whether Jesus was a Jew therefore means whether Jesus was an Israeli, i.e. a descendant of Jacob/Israel. ...
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For How Long was the Pure Version of Christianity Around

AssalamuAlyakoom brothers and sisters. I was wondering if there any of you know how long the pure version of Christianity (the one Isa (AS) revealed) was around. I know that up until the time of ...
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What were the novelties of Islam that helped it spread?

In school we learned that when Christianity emerged it had novelties that appealed to the common people and helped it spread. E.g. the Roman and Greek religions perceived the gods as wicked, at times ...
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What does Islam exclusively say about human sacrifice?

What does Islam exclusively say about human sacrifice? By exclusively, I mean excluding what is already said in Judaism and Christianity. So, I guess anything newly added to the texts during or after ...
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Do Christians and Jews, who lived, before Islam was founded go to Jannah?

I've been trying to find an answer to this question because at the start of a surah- I forgot which one I think it was backarah or al-Imran- it said that Jews and Christians will be rewarded but then ...
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Why is Muhammad the final prophet?

Why is Muhammad (SAW) the final prophet unlike what is believed by people who are still following other Abrahamic religions?
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Will Jews and Christians eventually enter paradise? [duplicate]

We (muslims) always say that a muslim will enter Jannah if he has done good deeds and worshipped no one but Allah. Even if a muslims is condemned to Jannaham will eventually enter paradise for being a ...
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Life of Adam and Eve

Salam, I read about a book called the "Life of Adam and Eve" - which contains the story of Adam alaihi salam being prostrated before by the Angels. It seems to be from the first century? I ...
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If a muslim converts to christinaity or judaism, will he/she enter paradise?

So a friend of mine converted from Islam. Christianity. She's an amazing friend to me and to others, and i don't want her to end up in hell. She always helps people, does charity, is nice & kind ...
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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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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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Would a peace treaty between Israel and the Muslim nations be religiously permissible?

Perhaps at some time in the future, Israel, the Palestinian National Authority, and the Arab League will make a treaty to divide the land of Palestine/Israel into a state of Palestine and a state of ...
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The Torah and the Jews

I was talking to a Jewish friend of mine, topic came to whether the Torah the Jews have now is the one actually sent to Moses. She said that the Rabbis told her that the Torah they have right now is ...
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Is there historical/scientific evidence that Jews and Christians altered the original message of God?

Muslims claim Jews and Christians changed the original message of God. Is there historical/scientific evidence that, as claimed by Islam, the Bible (both Old Testament [the Jew bit] and New Testament ...
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How to reconcile 6:146 with the laws of Chelev in Judaism?

This question is regarding the verse: And to those who are Jews We prohibited every animal of uncloven hoof; and of the cattle and the sheep We prohibited to them their fat, except what adheres to ...
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Is it possible for food to be both jhatka and halal?

Wikipedia says: In the Shechita and Halal method, the animal is slaughtered by one swift, uninterrupted cut severing the trachea, esophagus, carotid arteries, jugular veins, and vagus nerves, ...
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Why isn't Prophet Abraham's covenant with God to offer the Jewish people the land of Israel recognized?

Islam recognizes Abraham, Moses and the other Jewish prophets. Furthermore, unlike Judaism, they accept Jesus as a prophet but not as the son of God. Finally, of course, Muhammad is believed to be his ...
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Are there creatures besides humans and jinns in paradise and hell?

From Islamic scriptures, it is known that the inhabitants of paradise and hell will consist of humans, jinns, hoors and angels. But there is a verse in the Quran in Surah Al Isra: وَلَقَدْ كَرَّمْنَا ...
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What does Islam say about Aurora Borealis / Northern Lights?

Are there any Sahih Hadith or any other reference from Yahudi sources?
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What is the background to Jews saying "the hand of Allah is chained" in Qur'an 5:64?

My question is regarding the ayah: And the Jews say, "The hand of Allah is chained." Chained are their hands, and cursed are they for what they say. Rather, both His hands are extended; He spends ...
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What does Islam say about Samson?

I recently saw a trailer about a biblical person named Samson. I have not heard anything similar in the Islamic scriptures. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSolF3QBVBY Do we reject the story or ...
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Did Jesus relax Jewish dietary laws?

I read that Jews believe that when the Messiah comes he will allow pig and other food which is forbidden to them. Jesus the Messiah has already come and he confirmed the Law of Moses (Qur'an and ...
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Is there any Islamic equivalent of Khumra (with examples)

Judaism has a concept called Khumra, which puts additional obligation and prohibitions around Torah. Is there any equivalent in Islam, and if yes, what are some examples
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Meaning of Quran 2:111 "Produce your proof"?

And they say: "None Shall enter Paradise unless He be a Jew or a Christian." Those are their (vain) desires. Say: "Produce your proof If ye are truthful." Nay,—whoever submits His whole self to God ...
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Was Sabbath not prescribed on a sect of the Jews?

https://quran.com/16/123-125 : The sabbath was only appointed for those who differed over it. And indeed, your Lord will judge between them on the Day of Resurrection concerning that over which ...
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Why is Music considered forbidden in Islam when it is not in the previous revelations given to the Jews and Christians?

All of the holy books that came before the Qur'an are clear that the malaikah (angels) sing, the most beautiful music such as cannot even be imagined by the human ear. These verses have been confirmed ...
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What are the conditions for meat to be halal if the animal was slaughtered by the people of the book?

This question might be a bit broad and I know there are different of opinions. I hope to find different answers with different perspectives. Please add your references well and if it's from a certain ...
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What is the basis for the claim that the Prophets, Psalms, Torah and Gospel have been corrupted?

I'm wondering what is the basis for the claim that the Prophets, Psalms, Torah and Gospel have been corrupted? This is something that I hear a lot from Muslims and I'm just curious what is the ...
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Can "Yahweh" (יהוה) be regarded as a valid name of God in Islam? [duplicate]

I understand that Islam has a high regard for the revelation that came before, particularly the Torah, the Psalms and the Gospel, although unfortunately these are all regarded as having become ...
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Why did Allah(SAW) decide to create 3 religions and not only just 1?

First there was Judaism, then Christianity and finally came Islam. All 3 of these religions are part of Islam, but not completely. Only Islam is the final complete Islam. But before Islam, ...
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When did Judaism start as per Islam?

When did Judaism start & what makes a person jewish as per Islam? Was Prophet Abrahim (AS) a jew?
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Will Jews go to Jannah?

Although they don't believe in Muhammad (pbuh) as a prophet, they still strongly believe in monotheism and some Jews offer daily prayers (3 times a day if I remember correctly). Islamic and Jewish ...
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Do we know if Allah prohibited all forms of riba with the children of Israel?

Salaam, In the Old Testament, we have the following verses that talk about riba: "You shall not charge interest on loans to your brother, interest on money, interest on food, interest on anything ...
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Is satire on the Quran allowed?

I'm doing some research about freedom of speech in Islam, and I am wondering if there are instances where satire on Islam is permitted. One of my points of reference is in Judaism, where there exists ...
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Is there a concept of "nullification" of forbidden substances in Halal dietary laws?

As there as many positive similarities between Jewish law (halakhah) and Islamic law (fiqh), I was wondering about the following: In Jewish dietary law there is a concept of "nullification" of ...
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What is the context of 5:64?

According to the Qur'an (Surat al-Ma'idah 64), The Jews say: "Allah's hand is tied up." My question is where did the Jews ever say such a thing? I mean if you were to ask a Jew whether Allah's ...
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Is Converting to Islam obligatory for Non Muslims?

The Jewish religion does not make it compulsory to convert to their religion , According to them the Muslims can goto heaven without converting to their faith , Hence, does Islam make it obligatory ...
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Was King David a Muslim?

Someone mentioned, in a comment on one of my previous questions, that Muslims believe that King David was a Muslim. Is this indeed the generally held belief across the Muslim world? How can this be? ...
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What is the cause behind the revelation of verse in regards to Uzair (9:30)?

Allah Said: Quran 9:30 وَقَالَتِ الْيَهُودُ عُزَيْرٌ ابْنُ اللَّهِ and the Jews said, "Uzair/Ezra is the son of Allah " I am wondering, what was the cause of this verse to come down?
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This Prophesy of Prophet Muhammad in Hagai

The following verse in the Torah prophesizes about a nation which will be given "peace" and coming of a praised being: and I will shake all nations, and the choicest things of all nations(חֶמְדַּת )...
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Where does the concept of Holy Friday come from in Islam? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are the most important services in Islam held on Fridays? Islam is a true Ibrahimic religion just like Christianity. But in Christianity the holy day is considered Sunday, ...
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Do muslims consider jews/judaism to associate a partner with Allah?

I understand the view Muslims have of Christians where they associate Jesus as a partner with Allah. I am unsure why Jews would be considered in the same situation as Christians as I thought they ...
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Do Christians, Jews and Muslims worship the same God? [closed]

I also asked this question here and here Judaism Judaism is a monotheistic faith, meaning that Jews believe there is only One God. Often this God is beyond our ability to comprehend, but God ...
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Is the Quran incorrect about Jewish beliefs?

Muslims believe that the Quran has Divine authorship, and thus should have no incorrect statements. However, 2:111 says And they say, "None will enter Paradise except one who is a Jew or a ...
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