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On the Torah being authoritative

Assalamualaikum can anyone address 28:48-49? And yet, now that the truth has come to them from Us (through a Messenger), still they say (by way of an excuse for their denial of it), "Why has he not ...
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Why did people in the past change the previous books?

Before the Quran, Allah were sent prophets to send messages of Allah in the form of Holy books (book of tawraat, injeel, ...etc) but people of that time changed these books (torah, bible...), why did ...
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Does Quran 5:45 “an eye for an eye …” rule apply to muslims?

Translation of Quran 5:45 by "Sahih International" trio (Emily Assami, Amatullah Bantley, Mary Kennedy): And We ordained for them therein a life for a life, an eye for an eye, a nose for a nose, ...
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Who is the Lord mentioned in 5:66?

And if only they upheld [the law of] the Torah, the Gospel, and what has been revealed to them from their Lord, they would have consumed [provision] from above them and from beneath their feet. ...
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Where in the books of Ahl al-Kitab the Sahaba were mentioned?

Allah the Almighty gives us two examples in surat al-Fath (48:29): Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah ; and those with him are forceful against the disbelievers, merciful among themselves. You see ...
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What does Islam say about Samson?

I recently saw a trailer about a biblical person named Samson. I have not heard anything similar in the Islamic scriptures. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSolF3QBVBY Do we reject the story or ...
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Why did Allah send more than one book to mankind?

Why did Allah send more than one book to mankind.Explain your Answer. Please consider adding references from the quran and sunnah to your answer.
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Why does Islam reject the current versions of the Bible and Torah?

Why does Islam reject the current versions of the Bible and Torah, even though the Qur'an confirms the existence of previous Christian and Jewish prophets like Abraham, Moses and Jesus in the Qur'an?
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Which muslim scholars say abrogation is not unique to Quran?

According to this article, it seems at least a scholar hold the belief that Jews also had abrogations in their Torah, but they denied it: Jews used to condemn abrogation and claim that it was not ...
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Does Qur'an 5:48 imply that Allah wants Jews to follow the Torah and Christians to follow the Gospel, instead of the Qur'an?

Qur'an 5:44 describes the Torah (as revealed to Prophet Musa), and the Jews are to be judged by it. Qur'an 5:47 describes the Gospel (as revealed to Prophet Isa) and the "People of the Gospel" (...
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To what extent have the Psalms, Torah, Prophets and Gospel been corrupted?

I understand that Islam holds the previous revelation from God to mankind in high esteem, and that the "Psalms, Torah, Prophets and Gospel" are considered to be authentic. Nevertheless there also ...
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Are Muslims encouraged to read the Bible and/or the Torah? Why or why not?

If I understand correctly, Islam accepts several holy books as authored by Allah. Obviously, Muslims are encouraged to read the Quran, but among these books are the Bible (or Gospel) and the Torah, ...
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Meaning of ' بين يديه '

Assalamu 'Alaikum dear brothers and sisters A Christian recently argued with me by quoting Al Ahqaf:30 that Prophet (S) had the Original Thaurath in his hands. Here is what he said: "Let me give ...
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Who are the people of zaboor?

I was taught that there were 4 holy books revealed by the Almighty. The holy Quran, the Injeel, The Thaurath and the Zaboor. We know what happened to the people of Injeel and Taurath. What happened to ...
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Who are the Madeans? [closed]

Giving the fact that there are more than 4 Holy Books (Psalms, Torah, Injeel, Quran) but not named; besides Jews and Christians, which nations in the Quran can be considered as the people of the book....
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Why do Muslims believe in prophets after Malachi?

I already have studied the Torah (Old Testament) and I'm now studying the New Testament and The Holy Quran. I have a question regarding prophets. How come Muslims believe in prophets after Malachi ...
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Do we know if Allah prohibited all forms of riba with the children of Israel?

Salaam, In the Old Testament, we have the following verses that talk about riba: "You shall not charge interest on loans to your brother, interest on money, interest on food, interest on anything ...
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Was Torah the first complete shariah?

I am looking for a reference to the claim that Torah given to Prophet Musa (a) was the first complete shariah. Could someone refer to any source?
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Does Islam believe in the revelation at Sinai

Does Islam believe in the revelation at Sinai according to the Bible?
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Why was Quran sent down?

In several places, the Qur'ān criticizes the Jews (not Christians) for how they misuse their scriptures, accusing them of perverting ( 2:75), concealing (6:61, 2:140) twisting their tongues when they ...
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Is satire on the Quran allowed?

I'm doing some research about freedom of speech in Islam, and I am wondering if there are instances where satire on Islam is permitted. One of my points of reference is in Judaism, where there exists ...
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Why Muslims are not allowed to read Torah?

I found many references in the holy Qur'an about reading Torat\Torah and also about believing in Torah. So should Muslims read Torah or just deny it on the basis of assumed corruption?
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Why didn't Allah send the complete book first?

I heard that the bible and tora used to be faith-books of Islam. The dilemma was that the human changed those books after their needs. After a time Allah wanted to send down the unchangeable and final ...