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Takfir in Islam refers to the act of declaring someone a non-believer or apostate. It is a serious issue as it involves labeling a person as outside the fold of Islam.

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How did Ibn Abd al-Wahhab derive the third nullification of Islam: "whoever does not make takfir to the mushrikin ... he has disbelieved"?

I'm interested in this quote from ibn Abd al-Wahhab (who is described as the founder of Wahhabism on Wikipedia): ... the Third Nullification from the nullifications of Islām which the Shaykh ...
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What exactly is takfir (declaration of disbelief)?

Wikipedia writes: Takfir or takfeer (Arabic: تكفير‎ takfīr) is... one Muslim declaring another Muslim as a non-believer (kafir). Takfir, Wikipedia I had thought this definition was clear and ...
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Takfir of people you don't know

Assalamu alaikum!!! My sister is sometimes very much interested in Muslim celebrities. However, some of them celebrate Christmas, Halloween, make jokes about religion and more. Should they be given ...
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How is Takfir permissible in Islam?

Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said, "Whoever prays like us and faces our Qibla and eats our slaughtered animals is a Muslim and is under Allah's and His Apostle's protection. So do not betray Allah by ...
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Can you declare someone a "kafir" who denies that hijab is a part of Islam?

Can a Muslim ask a hujjah to do gtakfir, by declaring kafir a person who denies Quranic concepts such as hijab?
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Is this Shirk/Kufr?

Assalamu Alaikum! My mother was one time advising me not to spend to much time in the bathroom and was mocking me that I spend hours just rubbing my feet during wudhu.and she also said that dont close ...
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