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What to do when a Muslim convert husband claimed to be a non-Muslim out of anger?

I’m a Muslim. I’m married to a man who converted to Islam before we got married. We have now been married for 11 years. In one of his mobile text messages to me, out of anger he said that he is not a ...
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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 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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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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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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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 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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If you do something that takes you out of the pale of Islam, do you have to say the shahada?

If you do a Kufr (heresy) or shirk act without knowing it, do you have to say the Shahada, if you do it knowingly, without wanting to leave Islam, do you have to as well? If you do it unknowingly but ...
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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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Does laughing at something kufr on TV make me a kafir?

I have watched a Turkish TV show/movie that might have been talking a little bit about علمانية (secularism), however some funny things happened in this show (stuff that has nothing to do with Kufr), ...
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Is a Muslim allowed to think some other group of Muslims having different views are unbeliever (Kafir)?

There are many different views in Islam, but all Muslims have major things in common: Belief in Allah as the one and only God who created the world Belief in Quran as the messages of Allah to the ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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 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 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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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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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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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 it kufr to imagine Allah as a mighty image, e.g. for worship?

I know that nothing is similar to Allah (Surah Al - Ikhlas). But human nature wants to visualize what it is worshiping. In Salah ihsan means worshiping Allah as if you are seeing him because even ...
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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 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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Are agnostics committing kufr?

Some groups of agnostics do not deny the existence of Allah, but don't accept it either. Some other agnostics accept it directly but do not feel responsible for doing anything about the fact that they ...
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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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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 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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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 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 ...
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Is this committing kufr? [closed]

This is in all seriousness. I'm not sure if it's from whisperings of Shaytan. I was watching a korean talk show where they discuss people's issues at home in a comedic way and I laugh along with some ...
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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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Do I recieve sins for a friend calling me a “god” at a game

So basically we play a videogame and he called me "god"(for being good at it) which is what I immediately reacted to and told him not to as I am but a human..Could I somehow receive sins ...
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Does standing with people who say Holy before swearing and swearing about Hell make me a disbeliever?

Salam, sometimes I hear people swear about Hell and I wanted to know if it would be kufr to stand around them? If I stood with them, would that be putting me beyond the pale of Islam? And what about ...
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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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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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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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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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What is difference between Günah (sin) and kufr?

what is difference between Günah (sin) گناہ and kufr كفر? Can someone explain it with examples?
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Please help, us this shirk?

Salam, so this has started worrying me a lot today So in about December I started reading the Harry Potter books and it took me about six months to finish them In the series, there’s a “spell” that’s ...
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Is there punishment for leaving Islam then rejoining?

In one of my previous questions I asked for evidence for Islam being true: The evidence for Islam being true and in this I did not get an answer or at least a good one. If I dont think there is ...
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Looking at Video that contains mockery to Islam

What's the ruling on someone who intentionally watch a joke video or a movie that contains (or may contain) mockery to Islam? Will we be considered as an apostate If we're watching such video/movie ...
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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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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 ...