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Is considering one Prophet more virtuous than the other falls under distinction? [duplicate]

I know that Allah raised certain Prophets status and preferred some over the other. But on the basis of this saying that because that Prophet was more noble and virtuous or saying more specifically ...
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Why isnt the offspring or progeny of Mirza Ghulam ahmed not Ahmedi prophets

The immediate offspring of Adam, Seth, was a prophet. Ibrahim had Ismail and Isaac as sons and prophets. Isaac had Yaqub and Yaqub had Yusuf. Dawud had Sulayman. From the progeny of Ismail bin Ibrahim ...
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Is Adam a messenger of Allah? Was he given any scrolls?

A messenger is one who gets Sunnah for himself and his followers. Since adam also had his sunnah and sunnah of any prophet is revelation from Allah is Adam to be considered as first messenger of Islam....
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What came before Judaism?

Judaism came around about 1800BC From the study of historic paintings, carvings, sculptures etc it seems that humanity only tapped into monotheism recently as the historic art based upon religion ...
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For Jesus' (as) miracles why does the Qur'an state "by God's permission"?

I don't recall for miracles of other Prophets or Messengers mentioned in the Qur'an that the text says "by God's permission" so why exclusively for Jesus (as)?
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What is an example of the "good tidings" brought by Islamic messengers?

This question relates to the verse: And We send not the messengers except as bringers of good tidings and warners. So whoever believes and reforms - there will be no fear concerning them, nor will ...
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Which scholars claimed Buddha was a messenger of God?

Hamza Yusuf in Buddha in the Qur'an (viewed at Scribd.com) writes: In classical Muslim literature on religions and sects, we find many references to "al-Badadah," meaning the Buddhists, as ...
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Which of the prophets and messengers are known to have drunk alcohol (if any)?

Drinking alcohol is haram: They ask you about wine and gambling. Say, "In them is great sin and [yet, some] benefit for people. But their sin is greater than their benefit." And they ask ...
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What is the meaning of Meethaaq taken from the prophets (Anbiaa)?

A Solemn pledge was taken from the prophets (Anbiaa) to believe in any Messenger (Rasool) coming after them (Verse 3:81). This pledge seems to be mentioned again in verse 33:7. What is the exact ...
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Did angels visit all Prophets and Messengers?

Did Allah use angels as a medium of communication for all the Prophets and Messengers? I have read that Allah spoke to Musa (AS). Was he also sent an angel (malak) later?
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Why were there no female Prophets?

There have been roughly about 124,000 Prophets sent by Allah (swt) to mankind. Now all of these have been male. Is there a reason why none of them were female? I know that there are many women in ...
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Will I be considered a Muslim if I believe in Allah, his messenger, but haven't really adopted it?

I have been living a life of an atheist for long and its difficult to reconcile some of Islam. I plan to first understand what and why, the nuances and then finally follow. Before embracing Islam I am ...
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Is Muhammad the last Rasool (messenger)?

In reference to 33:40 you will find that Muhammad is the last of the Prophets (anbiya'): Muhammad is not the father of [any] one of your men, but [he is] the Messenger of Allah and last of the ...
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Is there any evidence in Qur'an or Hadith which states that there were 124,000 Prophets/Messengers of Islam?

Almost all scholars say there were 124,000 prophets sent by Allah. Where does this number come from and what is the evidence to support it?
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What is the difference between "nabi" and "rasul"?

In English, we use the word prophet, but in Quran two different names are used for prophets: rasul and nabi. What is the difference between rasul and nabi?
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