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Why is Black Magic considered as Shirk?

Assalamu Alaikum brothers in Islam, I understand that black magic is considered as Major Kufr. However I don't understand why it is considered as shirk. What aspect of black magic makes it Shirk ...
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I accidentally made fun of a sin I committed. Is it kufr?

I accidentally ate pork and told my friends about it and they laughed at it and said “new times”. Then after another conversation they were laughing at me and I jokingly said “I eat pork now so it’s ...
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Does Allah Most High forgives repeatedly committing Shirk and Kufr?

assalamualaikum rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I am not saying I have committed shirk and kufr, this question is to increase my understanding and knowledge of this area of Islam so if you know kufr and ...
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Will someone get their good deeds back if they repent from kufr?

As-salamu alaikum brothers and sisters, I heard that kufr cancels out all good deeds, is that implied to the one that dies a kafir or to the one who commits it anytime? If they reentered Islam and ...
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Is swearing an oath saying “if I do such and such, I will become a kafir” valid?

I was alone and then I got a thought that if I do this sin (masturbation) then that means I don't believe in Allah and then I don't know why I just gave in to the temptation and started masturbating. ...
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Cutting ties with non muslim relatives?

Quran 9:23 O you who have believed, do not take your fathers or your brothers as allies if they have preferred disbelief over belief. And whoever does so among you - then it is those who are the ...
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If the good deeds are erased due to Kufr or Shirk, is there any means of getting them back?

As per Qur'an or Sunnah, once the good deeds are erased, can they ever be brought back? Or are they lost forever? I know it is entirely Allah(SWT)'s will, to return them or not. But, I want to know if ...
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Is it shirk to think that thoughts affect reality?

Al Salam Alaykum. Before reverting to Islam, I looked into and tried to practice the law of attraction for a while. After I reverted I still hold the belief that if I think certain thoughts with the ...
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Does alliance with disbelievers expel you from Islam?

I have a question about these ayat (5:51 and 3:28): O you who have believed, do not take the Jews and the Christians as allies. They are [in fact] allies of one another. And whoever is an ally ...
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Is one still a Muslim when he consciously disobeys a “law”?

In the Quran much is written about what is wrong and what is right. If a Muslim knows that something is wrong, and still does it (or that something is right and doesn't do it) - is he still ...
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is there any verse or hadith regarding thinking about Allah' s nature and existence

I heard once that, it is not allowed for a person to think much or more about Allah (God) as it could lead him/her to disbelief. Is there any verses in the Quran or hadiths regarding or relating to ...
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Can haram actions bring no harm in the worldly life?

There is no doubt about the worldly harms of certain haram acts such as consumption of alcohol. Other acts such as uttering words of kufr certainly doom one in the hereafter but seem to bring no ...
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Can a Halal act be evil?

If an act is considered Islamically permissible(but not obligatory or recommended) is it blasphemous to consider that act to be evil? is the story different if that act is considered recommended or ...
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How did Ibn Abd al-Wahhab derive the third nullification of Islam: “whoever does not make takfir to the mushrikin … he has disbelieved”?

I'm interested in this quote from ibn Abd al-Wahhab (who is described as the founder of Wahhabism on Wikipedia): ... the Third Nullification from the nullifications of Islām which the Shaykh ...
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Does questioning someone's imaan out of irritation make me a disbeliever?

In an argument with a non-practicing Muslim friend, I became irritated and asked him Do you even believe? (or something similar). I apologized immediately afterwards. Does this make me a disbeliever ...
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Is it kufr or shirk to watch or read something that contains kufr and shirk?

For example now a days in some TV programs, some pornography or some other videos on YouTube contain kufr and shirk and even in some books and in some websites there is some kufr or shirk in it. So is ...
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If a person has faith in his heart but he/she utters words of kufr both intentionally or unintentionally does that person become a kafir?

If a person has faith in his heart but he/she utters words of kufr both intentionally or unintentionally does that person become a kafir ? I want to know if a person utters words of kufr ...
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How to accurately translate ترك in the context of the hadith “Between man and polytheism and unbelief is the [abandonment/negligence] of prayer”?

There are two similar ahadith with different translations: إِنَّ بَيْنَ الرَّجُلِ وَبَيْنَ الشِّرْكِ وَالْكُفْرِ تَرْكَ الصَّلاَةِ Verily between man and between polytheism and unbelief is the ...
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Is Obeying law of your country shirk?

I was reading up on shirk and came across this. http://from.the.depths.of.darkness.into.light.over-blog.com/article-answer-on-the-ambiguity-about-the-obedience-and-following-in-shirk-122974582.html ...
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Is it shirk to delay prayer?

So i was reading up on shirk from this website http://www.shaadhamid.com/2014/11/shirk-forms-shirk/ and it got me thinking "If obeying someone else means that you’re going to disobey Allah, then ...
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Is what I mentioned here on text is a disbelief?

Long ago at age of 15, thelast night I was a Christian, my Muslim father asked me who was the last prophet? I answered him Jesus,then my father asked one more,who is the last prophet? I replayed: I ...
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Who stays in Hell forever per Islam?

Allah (ﷻ) said only "Shirk" is unforgivable. If only Shirk is unforgivable, does that by default mean that any non-Muslim who doesn't commit Shirk can be forgiven and enter Jannah (Paradise)? Not all ...
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Is saying “unfortunate” and “fortunate” kufr? [duplicate]

Definition of fortune is chance or luck as an arbitrary force affecting human affairs. Since belief in divine decree is an article of faith. Is a Muslim doing kufr if he says "unfortunate"?
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Does using abusive and bad words for the companions of Muhammad take one out of the fold of Islam?

Do abusive and bad words used for companions of Muhammad SAW take one out of Islam? Please give me feedback with authentic hadith and also Quran verses.
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Is major kufr automatically also shirk?

While "kufr" and "shirk" may both be translated with the shorthand "disbelief" by some translators, there is a distinction between the two in Islam. Kufr is mostly about rejecting Islam, while shirk ...
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Shariah Law for the disbeliever

A friend once asked me if it would be better for the Non-muslims who don't convert to Islam rather than live under Islamic law. And I said that I didn't know if our laws are better for the non muslims ...
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Does doubting the religious commitment of the Sahabah amount to kufr?

We know that Allah has said that some of the companions of the Prophet had gone astray. Based on this, if a person were to doubt the religious commitment of a Sahabah, such as if he were to doubt if ...
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Are people who get genetically screened for diseases before marriage committing kufr?

This website is reporting that before getting married, potential couples are getting tested for genetic disease: http://www.arabnews.com/saudi-arabia/news/844656 This is a program that the Ministry ...
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Is fearing that one would discover Islam to be untrue kufr of doubt?

My question is: I was going to decide on what subject to study at the university level. I once had this thought " What if while studying this subject I discover that Islam is not scientifically ...
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Does listening to someone being mocked for obeying his parents make me an unbeliever?

If a person makes fun of another person for refusing to do things his parents forbade him to do and I laugh listening to this mockery, am I a kaafir by making fun of Islam? You should know that the ...
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Am I still Muslim, and married to my husband, after saying bad words out of anger?

New convert concerns: Am I still Muslim if a said bad words out of anger that I couldn't control when I had my menses? I really get it bad and the pain and mood swings. I blamed Eve for all woman ...
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Is my statement an expression of disbelief?

I was once listening to a ruler of a non muslim nation saying that " I will give the power to the people of this country" And i said to myself that "no you will eat it up all by yourself'. Is this ...
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Status of a sahir (one who practices magic)

I've mostly seen the position expressed in this answer when it comes to magic: it is straightforward kufr. However, I have also read (but can't find a source now) that ash-Shafi'i differed from many ...
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Does indirect belief in magic make me a disbeliever?

I have constant feelings of doubt in magic. I constantly tell myself that I do believe in it, however I feel that I don't and only think that I do due to fear of Allah. A few days ago I had this ...
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Is it an act of kufr to watch a movie wanting a wizard to use his magical powers?

I was once watching a movie where the main character was a wizard. The movie depicted this wizard in a way which showed him to be good. In the plot the wizard took a vow never to use his powers. But I ...
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How should I repent for peeking into a family home knowing it was haram?

I peeked in on a family's home through their blinds and had the intention that I was doing this because it was haram, and was kinda mocking it. I hate what I did and don't really know what I was ...
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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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In Islam, is it possible to “convert” disbelief to waswas? [closed]

This is going to be hard to explain but I'll try my best. Let me give you an example: Suppose there is a man who worships idols. He's been worshiping idols his entire life. But one day, for ...
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Does having doubts turn a Muslim into a non-Muslim?

"The believers are those who believe in God and His Messenger, then have not doubted, and have struggled with their possessions and their selves in the way of God; those -- they are the truthful ones."...
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Does Allah have limitations? Is it shirk/kuffr?

Aslam mualykom , Does Allah have limitations? As Allah is the greatest, we understand that there is none greater but does this mean that there is nothing outside of his ability? For example: Can ...
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Status of falsafa in sunni islam?

I often come across mentions of Al-Kindi, Al-Farabi, Ibn Sina (Avicenna), and Ibn Rushd (Averroes). At least with regard to Ibn Sina, I'm certain I have seen numerous fatawa by authoritative sunni ...
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Is hoping that man can bring dinosaurs back to life kufr?

I read a line in an article which said that it might be possible to bring back dinosaurs from their DNA samples. It crossed my mind that only Allah can give life but I still kept reading hoping this ...
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Is making fun of marriage without thinking about its islamic part mockery of Islam

i had once heard a man say to his friend who was about to get married that "Marriage is the worst mistake a man can make" and then he proceeded to scare his friend with stories of how his life would ...
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Is trying to prevent death or hiding a sin kufr?

If a person gets a thought that Allah will take his life or Allah will expose his sins and he moves to prevent this, is he considered to be doing something to try to stop Allah and thereby commit kufr?...
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Does making fun of the short beards of Muslims amount to kufr?

I was in the mosque and I saw a man with a short beard. I felt the impulse to laugh because I think I found the style of his beard funny. I told myself not to laugh because it might constitute making ...
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Are Muslims allowed to pray for Kafirs? [duplicate]

I'm curious about Islam, this is one question that's is not clear for me, based on what I read.
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Is doubting a person who is trying to prove the Qur'an scientifically accurate a sin or disbelief?

I was reading a text from IslamQA about a French man who examined the Quran, Torah and Bible and found the Quran to be scientifically accurate but not the Torah and Bible. As I read, I started to ...
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Is not loving what you love for yourself for your fellow Muslims a form of kufr (disbelief)?

“Love for the people what you love for yourself and you will be a believer.” [Sunan Ibn Mâjah] If one is greedy and doesn't wish the best for others does that mean you are a disbeliever despite being ...
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Is saying that something which is haram is halal kufr?

Is saying that something which is haram is halal kufr? The motivation for this question arose when I was speaking with my uncle who was talking to me about birthdays. He was telling me that I should ...
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Is making predictions kufr?

It is shirk to claim knowledge of the unseen. So if I say that a person will become a bad writer when he grows up or will do bad in his exam am I claiming to know the unseen future? If it isn't shirk ...