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Did Bibi Maryam really fast or merely pretended?

I don't understand the last part of verse 26 of chapter 19. Whether Bibi Maryam was told to fast or to pretend to fast? If we take first meaning, then how can she drink and eat while fasting as ...
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If Jesus's mother's name is Miriam, why is it written Mary in copies of the Quran?

The real name if the mother of Jesus Christ is Miriam. Why has the Quran copied the wrong name Mary when it should say her real name Miriam?
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Are Christian depictions of Jesus and Mary considered accurate?

Jesus and Mary in Christianity is Prophet Isa and his mother Maryam in Islam; see Jesus in Islam. It seems Christianity doesn't have the same restrictions as Islam regarding depictions of Jesus, and ...
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1400 year old virgin?

Reading Quran 19:27,28 Christians and Jews encounter something that raises alarms. Then she brought him to her people, carrying him. They said, "O Mary, you have certainly done a thing ...
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What can a modern Muslimah learn from Mary, mother of Jesus?

As a new Muslim, I'm seeking new Muslim-appropriate female role models; the obvious one to consider is Mary, mother of Jesus. Mary, the mother of Jesus, is considered one of the most righteous and ...
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Can Maryam be considered a prophet even though she's a female? Why or why not?

Can Maryam be considered a prophet even though she's a female? She seems to have had angelic meetings/messages and held in such high esteem by both Allah and followers. I'm new to understanding ...
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How does the Qur'an (and its commentators) explain the miraculous birth of Isa? Who is Isa's father?

I'm reading Sura 19, Maryam, and while I've always been familiar of the birth narrative of Isa, I never pondered how the Qur'an reconciles the immaculate conception of Maryam & miraculous birth of ...
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Are muslims misinterpreting Surah Al-Imran? [closed]

First of all, I apologize for the length of this question. But I think this is a very important subject to think about. Majority of Muslims believe that Imran in the Quran is father of Mary. But I ...
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Radiallahu anha or Alahi wasllam for Mariam?

Which is the correct islamic honorific to use after Mariam(Mother of Eeasaa [A.W])? رضي الله عنه (Radi Allahu 'anha) or عليه والسلام (Alahi wasllam) Same question for Asiya, wife of the Fir-aun. ...