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If homosexuality should result in execution, why is it not listed in ahadith as a reason to kill someone?

From the top answer to What does Islam say about homosexuality?, we have The Sahaabah were unanimously agreed on the execution of homosexuals, but they differed as to how they were to be executed. (...
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What is the difference between Hadd and Qisas?

Both of them are physical punishments that are related to the human body. What makes these two punishment different?
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Speluncean Explorers: Can we kill and eat a human to save our lives?

There is a well known hypothetical legal case in philosophy of law known as The Case of the Speluncean Explorers In the hypothetical case, a trapped team of five spelunkers determine via radio ...
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Is there a sharia punishment for spying on another Muslim's home to inspect for homosexuality?

Recently when I was studying about Sharia punishment for homosexuality I came to know from few Muslims (like Tariq Ramadan, Hamza Yusuf) Sharia doesn't punish you for what you do in the privacy of ...
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Which Islam groups are for death by stoning after adultery, and does this apply to every follower within the group in question?

I saw a video about one or two years ago which i cannot seem to find at the moment, in which there was a muslim speaker preaching about Islam to a bunch of children, whom were also obviously muslims. ...
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What is the punishment of touching a non-mahram? And do these sins disappear if he is given the sharia'h punishment?

Is it true that a person's sins would disappear if he is given the punishment that is decided in sharia'h? What is the punishment of touching a non-mahram? And by touching, I mean handshake and in an ...
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Did Allah let us know His wisdom behind the gruesome punishments in the afterlife?

The punishments in the afterlife seem horrible, typically involving fire and a variety of forms of torture. Indeed, those who disbelieve in Our verses - We will drive them into a Fire. Every time ...
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Is it true that non-Muslims are punished under sharia according to their holy book (e.g., the Bible)?

I've heard this story a few times, and I'm wondering if it's actually true. Basically, the story goes something like: a non-Muslim was being punished under sharia, but instead of using the Qur'an, ...
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Can amputation of hands as sharia punishment for theft be performed under anaesthetic?

Punishment under sharia law for theft is amputation of hands: [As for] the thief, the male and the female, amputate their hands in recompense for what they committed as a deterrent [punishment] ...
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Can the Prophet tell when a person is forgiven by Allah from their legally punishable sins?

There are legally punishable sins mentioned in Quran. For example adultery. But some hadith claims that the Prophet withheld performing his duty as the leader of his community. Sahih Bukhari ...
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Why are apostates executed and how is this compatible with freedom of belief? [duplicate]

I know this question has been asked before, but I have to search for the proof. In Islam, why are those who apostate from Islam executed, while Islam is based on the free will and freedom in choosing ...
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How should stoning be carried out?

I have just watched "The Stoning Of Soraya M". In that movie she is stoned without hiding her hair. It is clearly a movie, so it might not show what happens in reality, so I sought out videos showing ...
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What will happen to the people who disregarded all the prophets' miracles as magic?

We know that many prophets performed miracles and many people didn't believe these prophets because they thought it was all magic. But will Allah punish these people? Why would Allah punish them in ...
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How can a born Muslim make up for missed prayers and sins in early life?

Suppose a person is born Muslim but does not do the prayers and later he realized his mistakes and lead his life in good way. He knows that missing the prayers is a major sin and he wants to get rid ...
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What is the punishment for breaking an oath to Allah about playing games?

I promised to Allah that I will not play online games but I didn't keep my promise. First question: what is the punishment? Second question: what will the new punishment be if I still play? Will ...
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Which major scholars say that enforcement of sharia is not the duty of lay Muslims?

The Sharia Wikipedia page used to say: Some Salafist suggest that enforcement of sharia under the Hisbah doctrine is the sacred duty of all Muslims, not just rulers. By "Some Salafist", the ...
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Will Shaitan receive the worst punishment in Jahannam?

The hypocrites and shirk committers will receive the worst punishments in hell. Will shaitan recieve a worse punishment than them?
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Isn't sharia law contradictory to Allah being merciful? [closed]

The Qur'an says it again and again that Allah is the most merciful, and that we must not despair of His mercy, and repent as soon as we realize our mistake. Then, why does sharia order the killing of ...
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Has anyone ever been punished for making up hadiths?

Salam everyone There has always been a lot of discussion about which hadiths are authentic and which are not. The presence of non authentic hadiths suggests that some people modified or made up ...
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If a woman with a mental disorder incorrectly believes she is raped and falsely accuses a man, will she be punished?

I've found the following fatwa which shows rulings for the punishment of rape: http://islamqa.info/en/158282 I have a question about the following section: A woman’s claim to have been forced ...
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If we are punished in the afterlife, will we know why?

One can sin and subsequently forget; or sin without realizing it; or have a host of sins, some major and some minor. As such, when one is punished in the afterlife, it may not be immediately clear ...
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why does Allah Hate me? [closed]

Salam, Why does Allah Hate me? Whether I be good or evil, after some time I feel that Allah Hates me. He put me into a horrible life and I have been trying to get out since I was a child, crying my ...
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What does the Quran mean by punishment in Al-Baqarah?

It says in a verse: As to those who reject Faith, it is the same to them whether thou warn them or do not warn them; they will not believe. Allah has set a seal upon their hearts and upon their ...
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Divine punishments of opressing tribes?? All of them even kids?

Well, we have a lot of stories in holy Qur'an about tribes of different prophets who were misguided and oppressor, finally when disappointed of their guidance God sends down a punishment and everyone ...
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Islam and the enslavement of children: Punishing the sons for the sins of the fathers

This questions is not a duplicate of this one or this one. For those who don't know the story of Banu Qurayza, I can point to the wikipedia article which, while not being my primary source, is ...
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Will allah punish me and never forgive me?

Will Allah forgive for participating in sexual intercourse without penetration if a person was sincere in their repentance! Does this count as Zina although penetration did not occur? What is the ...
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Cartoons That Offend Muslims

Why do Muslims get all up-in-arms (no pun intended) when someone draws a cartoon that spoofs your religion? Are Muslims obliged to react to such actions? If so then how should they react?
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Does Allah forgive someone who commit adultry?

In Islam we are told that we should ask Allah for forgiveness no matter how many sins we have and He will forgive us if our touba is sincere. There was also and instance when somebody ask for a lady's ...
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Young girl punishment marry [duplicate]

I want to know if according to Islamic rule if young m girl kid has to accept marry the old husband and if she refuses she will get punishment, is it true or not
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Does Islam have a concept of “innocent lives”? What qualifies?

In the Guardian article Australia's imams council denies grand mufti justified Paris attacks, a press release by the Australian National Imams Council said in part There is no justification for the ...
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Is the English meaning of عذاب really punishment?

Salam alikoum brothers and sisters, When reading Quran I often see the word عذاب translated as punishment. Now, I'm from Moroccan origin and I speak Arabic in a dialect form. What I understand of the ...
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What is the punishment for kissing someone outside of marriage?

Is it true that we're not allowed to kiss somebody before getting married to her/him according to Islam? If it is, what is the punishment for that?
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Why is violent punishment permitted in Islam?

Under certain circumstances, stoning, capital punishment, cutting off of hands, etc. is permitted in Islam as punishment for certain crimes. I understand that there are many different criteria the ...
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How we should deal with people who offend islam and Muhammed(saw)? [duplicate]

Most people believe that they're allowed to say anything and they're allowed to express their opinions saying that it's 2015. My question is that nowadays people make jokes about religions especially ...
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What is the punishment for missing a prayer?

In my childhood, I heard stories like if a person misses a prayer, he is punished so and so years in hell fire. In the modern Islam, I do not hear of these. What is the exact punishment of missing a ...
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Surat Al-Mulk Grave torture savior by the will of Allah

Brothers can you please confirm this, i have recently found out that memorizing surat al mulk and reciting it every night will save us from the grave torture, what ahadith is there to support this my ...
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past encounter of homosexuality?

i have a question i would like to ask. in 2007/2008 i had an encounter with my cousin, we where like 11/12 years old. basically we had found out what dry humping was and for jokes we tried it. it was ...
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If by Allah's decree I get a grievous disease should I refuse cure?

I am a neo-Muslim, there are still answers I am seeking. Truth be told the journey of finding the truth is odious, however, the benefits far outweigh the meager pains. Everything that happens to ...
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What are the punishments of past acts of homosexuality done in ignorance? Is it obligatory to tell about it to my to be spouse?

It was about 2011, I was 14 years old my cousin told me about man and women private organs and one night he was sleeping with me in the room alone with lights off he woke me and take my hand on his ...
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What to do if you stop to believe in Allah? [closed]

Should you continue to live your life as false Muslim or you should confront your family and friends and confess your situation? What does Quran say about that situation? What are the proscribed ...
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Punishments in the Islamic religion

Before you read the rest, I want to clarify that I hate parents who physically and mentally punish their children. I feel that Islam agrees with this, i.e. hitting/beating children to crazy extents ...
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Is it okay that a Muslim be fan of a church soccer team?

I 'm Muslim and I support one of church soccer teams.does it have any problem for Muslims to support another religion team?and will I go to hell because of that?
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Killed someone 40 years ago, the murderer is a refined muslim now. What would be the punishment in Islamic laws?

A current internationally famous Mufassir-E-Quran had been proved as a murderer and a 'Rajakar'[*1] recently. The murder was committed about 40 years ago during liberation war of Bangladesh.(Though ...
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Is Hurricane Sandy Allah's punishment for US? [closed]

In the Quran, Allah has used natural disasters as a way of punishing those who have acted against his will (such as the people of Lut whom he destroyed for being homosexuals). Is the hurricane Allah ...

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