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Is the revelation of the Quran incomplete?

I am asking because of this Why did Allah create so many galaxies, planets and other astronomical phenomenas? question. Revealing information about countless galaxies in the universe with billions of ...
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Could you recommend me a good book on Islamic apologetics/fundamental theology?

As-salamu alaykum! I would like to ask you to recommend me a good book on Islamic apologetics/fundamental theology. Especially, I would like to better understand the concept of Revelation and ...
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"No, except Allah's Book or the power of understanding" - Is Quran the only revelation?

In Sahih Bukhari,in the 3rd Book (كتاب العلم) in Chapter 39. (The writing of knowledge (باب كِتَابَةِ الْعِلْمِ), 111th Hadith states the following: Abu Juhaifa said, "I asked Ali, 'Have you got ...
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When the angel Gabriel first came to the Prophet, how did he know that it was an angel from Allah? Are there any written explanations?

When the angel Gabriel first came to the Prophet to reveal the Qur’an, how did the Prophet know that it was an angel from Allah? Are there any written explanations?
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Is there any physical description of the Prophet while the Qur’an was being revealed to him?

Is there any physical description of the Prophet while the Qur’an was being revealed to him? I mean his body posture, eyes open or closed, etc. Were there multiple witnesses with him when he was in ...
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Surah Al-Baqarah verse 2:170 - Are we not among those who follow their forefathers?

When we ask people who we call them as kafeer to follow Allah's revelation, Allah says that they will answer like in surah Al-Baqarah verse 2:170. When it is said to them, “Follow what Allah has ...
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Which Hadiths relate the story of the Satanic Verses incident?

I did some superficial googling on the subject and I found that the transmissions of the story of the satanic verses incident is considered "weak" so this must mean there are some documented ...
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How do we know quran is from god

How do we know that the quran is from god, and, before you tell me something like all the scientific accuracy of it, my real question is, how do we know it is from god, and not another being, that, is ...
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How did people tell the difference between the prophet’s words and the revelation?

In Islam it is believed that the Quran is “the word of Allah”, meaning that it is given to the prophet word-by-word by the angel Jibril and the prophet transfered it to whomever was around him at the ...
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Will only hassan and hussain be masters of youth in paradise?

The hadith reported by Ahmad, At-Tirmithi, Ibn Maajah and An-Nasaa’i, it was narrated by Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudri may Allaah be pleased with him who said: “The Prophet sallallaahu `alayhi wa ...
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Can ordinary muslims get wahy?

I came across the text below: In short, this is direct knowledge from Allah. However, there is a distinction between a prophet and a saint (wali), in that a prophet, receives (wahy) revelation from ...
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Quran‘s nature on Earth?

How do respond to the people, who compare the revelation/descending of the Quran with their wrong belief of Jesus being the son of God on Earth. How is the nature of the Quran in our Earth? (Sunni ...
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How did the Prophet ﷺ bring the Quranic Revelation into public?

Is there anything stated in Hadith literature how the Surahs were transferred to public? In particular the longer ones: Were they first written down accoding to the words of the Prophet ﷺ or did he ...
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Revelations which Holy Prophet (may peace be upon him) directly received from Allah

Aoa sir... i want to know another thing about revelation that .Sir we all know that Holy Quran was not revealed fully through Angel jibreel there are some verses which Allah almighty himself revealed ...
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How is the begining of century considered? [duplicate]

At the beginning of every century Allah will send to this ummah someone who will renew its religious understanding.” Narrated by Abu Dawood (4291); classed as saheeh by as-Sakhkhaawi in al-Maqaasid ...
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what are the 4 holy books mentioned in the Quran? [duplicate]

I have heard talk of 4 books mentioned in the quran. Ca anyone explain what these books are and who they are directed at?
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Tafseer book mainly focused on why certain ayath were revealed

Are there books—preferably in English (but if not, in Arabic)—which focus mainly on, to our best knowledge, why certain Quran ayath were revealed? (What was the context at the time they were revealed?)...
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Quran Mushaf Eternal Speech of Allah

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, According to the Ahl Sunnah Wal Jamah Is it a correct belief to hold if someone says the following: " I affirm that the Quran is the Eternal Uncreated Speech ...
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Did Allah (Swt) reveal the Quran to Jibril (as) in Arabic?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, The Holy Qur'an is the Eternal Speech of Allah. It was revealed to the Beloved prophet Muhammed (saw) in Arabic through the Angel Jibril (as). So there's a ...
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Was the Quran intended to be a book?

Did Muhammad actually instruct people to make a book out of the Quran and spread it around the world? It seems that this process began after his death and I'm wondering if Muhammad actually ordered ...
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Does Allah communicate to his people through the means of Angels in present?

There's this cousin of mine, who claims that Allah sent him a message in the form of sound. Upon asking questions about it, he said that it wasn't Allah directly speaking to him but by the means of ...
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How we know that Quran was not altered during the times of revelation?

Salam Alaikum, I was speaking yesterday with an atheist, and the main discussion was about "How can you be sure that Quran is 100% not altered between the moment when Djebril Alayhi Salam gave the ...
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What were the religious views of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) before becoming a Prophet and receiving revelation?

Was Prophet Muhammad (SAW) a polytheist like others in the Quraish tribe or did he always believe in One God or was he even religious at all?
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TLE and prophet Muhammad (S.A.W)

Prophet Muhammad is said to have TLE ( Temporal Lobe Epilepsy) . This explains the seizures he had during the revelations. See the section Link with religiosity So was he a patient of epilepsy or ...
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What constitutes revelation for this Ummah?-Sunni POV

Besides Quran, Sahih Sunnah and Dreams of Prophet Jesus what other things constitute revelation for this Ummah?
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Which scholars praise the current Psalms?

Wikipedia says: The current Psalms are still praised by many Muslim scholars. Since the Zabur is corrupted, I wondered which scholars, if any, actually praise this corrupted Psalms. Question: ...
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Do we have only 4 revelations by name?

I have often heard apologist muslim speakers like zakir Naik say that muslims believe in 4 heavenly books. My question is do we have only four or are there others? In surah al-ala it is mentioned ...
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What is the difference between 'Wahi' and 'Ilham'?

Are these interchangeable terms? Is there a way by which even non prophets can acquire information/communication from the unseen?
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Is all revelation (wahy) in the Quran?

As all Muslims believe, the Quran was reveled by God to the prophet Muhammed (SAW), and this is what we define as devine revelation. Furthermore I will use the word wahy as a synonym to "devine ...
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What is the basis for the claim that the Prophets, Psalms, Torah and Gospel have been corrupted?

I'm wondering what is the basis for the claim that the Prophets, Psalms, Torah and Gospel have been corrupted? This is something that I hear a lot from Muslims and I'm just curious what is the ...
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When did dead animals (mayta) become prohibited (haram) for muslims?

I have gone through the verses in the Quran where dead animals (mayta) is mentioned to be prohibited for a Muslim to eat (except situations where it really is necessary). What I can recall for now is ...
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When was the Quran (that is written in French language) written for the first time? [closed]

I read in a introduction to the Coran I took at Ste-Foy public library, in the province of Quebec, in Canada, that it was not written for 200 years; after it was written on "banana leafs" and after on ...
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Why did Muhammad (s.a.w.) wear a cloak in surah 74 (al-Muddaththir)? Out of fear of his first encounter with the Angel Jibreel?

In surah 74, we read that the Prophet Mohammad (s.a.w.) asked his wife Khadija to cover him in a cloak repeatedly after he heard the words of the Angel Jibreel telling him to "Recite!" Did he ask to ...
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Is Allah with us? Does he still tell us signs etc...?

Salam A question was posted here today regarding Allah and his signs. A fellow poster responded saying that Allah guides us through the Quran, which is true. However something struck within me, ...
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Was the Injeel ever written in book form?

Is there any evidence that Isa (a.s.) wrote the Injeel in book form? Because it seems that Allah has already gave him the Injeel when he was a baby. [Jesus] said, "Indeed, I am the servant of ...
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Did Allah speak to any other Messengers other than Moses Directly?

Did Allah speak to any other Messengers other than Moses Directly ? any proof for this in Quran or Sunnah.
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When was the first word "Kafir" / "Kuffar" reveal in the quran? and which surah?

I'm currently curious about the word Kafir in the Quran, I read from http://quran.com/19/37. And then I’m starting to think, which was the first ayah reveal in the Quran talking about "Kafir"? ...
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The Quran and the Hadith [closed]

What is the relation between the Quran and the hadith? The Quran is the Word of God, but what about the hadith? Are they the interpretations of men or are they also divine revelation? Also does the ...
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By the Quran or the Prophet's words only, may Riba be produced?

By referencing only the Quran or the Prophets words ascribed by cross-accusation, is it permissible to produce Riba? The assumed beneficiaries of Riba, the lenders, are of course condemned for ...
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Why take Mohammad's word?

In the book The Kuzari, written in Arabic in the 12th century, a rabbi (a Jewish religious leader) argues that Judaism is the true religion and that Islam and Christianity (as well as secular ...
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How did messenger know what will happen to others?

According to following Quranic verse messenger does not know what will happen to him or others in the hereafter I am no different from the other messengers, nor do I know what will happen to me or ...
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What is the story behind the age of 40? Is it the age of Nabuwat?

In my childhood, We were told in books that when the prophet reached the age of 40, that is the age when prophethood is revealed, the Angel Gabriel appeared to him in the Cave of Hira. My question ...
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Does the Quran contain all of Allah's revelations? (Sunni view)

Source: islamhelpline.com Hadith-e-Qudsi is a term used which signifies that the meaning of the hadith is from Allah Subhanah, and the words are related from the Messenger of Allah (saws), ...
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In what different forms was Quran reveled to the Prophet?

I know that Quran was revealed to the prophet but in what form and which form was more common over the other(if there were more than one forms). Were these different forms suited to the occasion about ...
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What is total time in which Quran was completely revealed?

Quran was revealed in approx 22 and a half years. Does anyone have the exact total time for this with a authentic source?
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Do Shi'ites believe in other holy books/revelations after Qur'an?

I was told that there are three other holy books apart from Qur'an that Shi'ites believe in. Al-Jafr - This book claims to have the original injil, Torah and Zabur and more secret knowledge. Al-...
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How was the order of the Qur'an decided?

As far as I know, the first time the Qur'an was compiled into one volume was by Abu Bakr, during his term as Khalifah (Caliph). My question is, how did they decide what order to put surahs in? For ...
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