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Questions about the Qur'an القرآن, the divine scripture revealed to the Prophet Muhammad.

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Are angels free-willed, perfectly ethical beings?

The Qur'an was told to Muhammad PBUH by an angel, who says that they do not ever disobey Allah swt. Surah 66:6 O you who have believed, protect yourselves and your families from a Fire whose fuel ...
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Are there quran that are written before othman standardization?

Uthman create a standard of quran. Before that there are many versions of Quran. Are there any of those other versions that survive now?
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Are there any actual textual differences in Quran?

In the bible, there are many textual variations. Various sources ,such as the Qumran manuscripts, the Septuagint, and the Masoretic text, all say different things. Sometimes comparing those ...
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Sequence of Suras [duplicate]

I learnt today that the first Quranic verses revealed to Muhammad wass Sūrat al-ʿAlaq. The sequence of revelation of verses was not the same as how it was compiled. What's the sequence of ...
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Is private-tutoring a bit younger opposite-sex is considered a Khalwa?

Salaam. This is a follow-up to a previous question of mine, here. My ex-junior at my college (I've just graduated last month) asks me to be his private tutor in preparing for a final exam in order ...
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Are raffles halaal or haraam? (Shia view please)

Recently I saw a Shia mosque holding a fund raising raffle ticket competition where the winner would get a fully paid for umrah trip. What is a raffle? Wikipedia - A raffle is a gambling ...
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Is there any limitation for Reading Quran completely during one day?

Is there any limitation for Complete reading Al-Quran (Khatim) during one day for example? if so, what is the best time-table for reading Al-Quran that acceptable and allowed?
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What is the Quran's view on artificial self-enhancement

I am writing a story wherein a pill to increase empathy and awareness of your fellow human being is invented. I was wondering if there were any views on this type of artificial self-enhancement (one ...
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What lessons we learn from the Surah Kahaf?

Can somebody give a summary of the story as haab-e- kahaf, and most importantly what is the lesson being taught here ?
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What are humans created from? [duplicate]

Quran provides the following: Made from "a clinging substance" اقْرَأْ بِاسْمِ رَبِّكَ الَّذِي خَلَقَ Recite in the name of your Lord who created - 96:1 خَلَقَ الْإِنسَانَ مِنْ عَلَقٍ ...
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Was the Quran intended for a single view?

Was the Quran intended for a single view? Or was it intended that the Quran have multiple views. For example, when reading a book, people get out of it only what they have experienced in their own ...
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Tacitus' account on the crucification of Jesus (PBUH)

Tacitus was a Roman historian who among other things wrote the following account on Jesus. Consequently, to get rid of the report, Nero fastened the guilt and inflicted the most exquisite ...
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Do ghosts exists according to Quran or Islam?

When I asked this question to a Masjid cleric, I never got a satisfactory answer. There is a lot of research going on this field. There are many Television shows that prove Ghost exists. But Science ...
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Quran ayat of sajdah or sujūd during salat

We know that there are fourteen places in the Holy Quran (also mentioned fifteen) where we need to perform sajdah or sujūd. Whenever we are reciting the Holy Quran, it is obligatory/recommended upon ...
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Justification for terrorism [closed]

It is common knowledge today that Extremist groups such as Al Qaeda (a Muslim group) blew up the towers. Is there any source of this carry out terrorist attacks in multiple areas of the Quran? I have ...
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Sects and their qurans [duplicate]

I hope this question does not offend anyone but is it really true that the Sunni's and the Shi'a have different qurans?
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National Anthem in Islamic Schools

Can you please provide us with some guidelines regarding the national anthem being sung by our school during its various functions? Is it permissible, standing up for it, placing hands on chest etc..?...
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Digitized Qurʾān available online? [closed]

Are there any complete manuscripts of the Qurʾān available online (digitized)? Thank you.
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What is صلاة (Salat) according/in the Quran?

What is the general meaning of صلاة (Salat) referred in the Quran? Please provide verses that mentions the definition/description of Salat, also the rites of the ritual if it was to be treated as such....
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Parents apologising to their own children?

What does Islam say about parents apologising to children. I posted a thread previously about differences in cultures. Again, I am part of 2 cultures, and based on 1 of them, parents apologising to ...
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Calling people by their first name

Is calling people by their first name considered disrespectful in Islam? For example, I am part of 2 cultures. 1 culture considered it respectful to call people by their first name no matter who ...
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What was the hadith about destroying Quranic verses?

I had heard at few bayaans/lecture that one of the qayamat signs is that the people will destroy Quran with their hands. This was explained further as the sms people sent with the Quranic verses, ...
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In witr, can you read a dua other than Dua qunoot?

Do you have to read dua qunoot in witr or are there any other duas you can read? My grandmother has told me that you can recite any dua, where you are asking Allah for help but I have also heard that ...
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In which chapter of the quran is the invocation' there is no god but the God, and Muhammed is his prophet'?

The basis of a Muslim's Imaan is the statement: There is no god but Allah, and Muhammed is his prophet. Is this found anywhere in the Qur'an?
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Is there a Maf'ool مفعول in Ayah 20 of Suratul Insan?

وَإِذَا رَأَيۡتَ ثَمَّ رَأَيۡتَ نَعِيمً۬ا وَمُلۡكً۬ا كَبِيرًا (٢٠) Is there a Maf'ool for رأيت ? If so than where is it? Please your sources if possible.
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Does circumcision go against Allah's creative will?

In this question it was asked why circumcision is required, and the answers make it clear that the prophet(pbuh) says that Muslim men should remove their foreskin. I don't understand this since ...
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From where did the concept of Juzu' came?

For example, Juzu' 30 starts with sura Naba and ends with sura Nas. My question is, when, how and why did the idea of juzu' came?
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The Qur'an will always be perfect, but what about the Mus'haf?

We all know and can appreciate that the Qur'an can never be altered in anyway shape or form, but us humans can only get access to a copy of the Qur'an, i.e. the Mus'haf. Can we be sure that the Mus'...
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How should I spell “Quran” in English? [closed]

At least Koran, Coran, Quran, and Qur'an are alternate English spellings for the name of the religious texts. Is there a preferred spelling, and if so why? I've seen, for example, some discussion ...

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