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Can the souls of evil humans/jinn become Shayatin

Surah 6:112 speaks about “shayatin among humans and jinn”. I read there is a division of opinions regarding this verse. One side states, these are children of Iblis, who whisper into the mind of ...
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Do we believe in fairytales that are not scientific?

I read a question before about myths and it basically asked about fairytales or something along the lines of that but the answers werent good enough. Normally, when talking to non-Muslims but mainly ...
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Islamic mythology vs Greek mythology

So I have been reading some things recently by people like Bill Flavell and others. I Recently I've been thinking about all the stories about Islam like splitting of the sea, making a stick into a ...
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What is the significance of number 3 in Islam? [closed]

What is the significance of number 3 in Islam ?
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Is Ibn Saba a real person in History of Islam or just a myth?

I see sometimes his story is used as evidence. but as I know he is only mentioned in one book Tabari and the narrator of this story who Tabari said his name in his book is not known as a reliable ...
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Spreading fantasy stories about Prophets: what is the rule?

Since childhood, I had been hearing many fantasy stories about prophets and other Islamic historical persons. Some examples: Adam (A) was 60 feet cubit tall (Its possible, but is there any evidence ...
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What is the importance of the number 12 in Islam?

The number 12 is frequently seen in nature and in Quran. What is the reason for this? Examples: وَإِذِ اسْتَسْقَى مُوسَى لِقَوْمِهِ فَقُلْنَا اضْرِب بِّعَصَاكَ الْحَجَرَ فَانفَجَرَتْ مِنْهُ ...
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