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Why were there no female Prophets?

Are Prophets only male? Among the scholars there are a few who count a couple of women among the prophets (Peace be upon them): abu al-Hassan al-Ash'ari, Imam al-Qurtubi and ibn Hazm. And these have ...
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Allah name in clouds is Allah's miracle or are a part of random design?

That there is a sky with clouds moving around in it. Allah's miracle: He created the heavens without pillars that you see and has cast into the earth firmly set mountains, lest it should shift with ...
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Will Allah forgive the Satan (Al-Shaytan/Iblis) if he decided to repent to Allah?

Consider that this was Allah's (ﷻ) response to Pharaoh (Firown) when he "repented" after all his evil and the punishment overtook him: "Now? And you had disobeyed [Him] before and were of the ...
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Counter-argument to Jesus being the God-Man?

What would you say as a counter argument. "Lakum dinukum waliyadin". Anyone Christian who makes that argument is basing it on two fundamental misunderstandings: That that is how Christians claim ...
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Could Allah be a Boltzmann Brain that evolved spontaneously from the uncertainty of the quantum vacuum?

The Boltzmann brain is a ...self-aware entity that arises due to random fluctuations out of a state of chaos (Wikipedia), which implies that, if a Boltzmann brain exists, it's most probably among ...
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Why did God not strike George Carlin dead upon his request?

God has many traditions. Among them is the Sunnah of استدراج (Istidraj). Which is like God leaving the person all to himself, letting him enjoy himself. Like a parent who is, OK I'm done with you, I'm ...
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Why did God not strike George Carlin dead upon his request?

Why should God act on the whims and provocations of a man? Is that worthy of His Majesty and Stature? God acts as He wills, and He does according to what He decrees. God doesn't respond to provocation,...
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Does Allah forget according to Quran?

Allah does not forget (Qur'an 20:52): قَالَ عِلْمُهَا عِندَ رَبِّي فِي كِتَابٍ لَّا يَضِلُّ رَبِّي وَلَا يَنسَى [Moses] said, "The knowledge thereof is with my Lord in a record. My Lord ...
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What was the meaning of the name "Allah" before Islam?

The pagans of Mecca believed in "Allah" as the head of their pantheon and the creator god, with other deities ascribed as his children. Islamic history states this was because the Arabs were ...
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shooting stars in quran? 67:5 (please anyone explain)

I think this is just a matter of you throwing yourself into confusion with non-sequitirs (ie, fallacious connections). The false connection is in this statement you made: "So when we compare the ...
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Difference between Rabbul Alamin and Rabbil Alamin

short answer: both are the same words but in different diacritics(tashkeel) تشكيل detailed answer: both words are the same "Rabb" (رب) but you add different diacritics(A َ, O ُ, E ِ )(tashkeel) ...
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What does the attribute of Allah "shafiul mudhnibin" mean?

Due to the limitations of transliteration it's hard to tell exactly, but you're presumably asking about the Arabic phrase شفيع المذنبين (Shafi'u-l-Mudhnabin), which literally means the Intercessor of ...
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Since God has created us to test us with this life. Why couldn't God make every human know clearly that islam is the truth and keep this test of life?

It is our role as Muslims to do so. During the battles of Persia, Al-Muthanna ibn Hāritha needed extra help. 'Umar ibn al-Khattāb sent over Rab'i ibn 'Āmir with some extra forces to lend military aid ...
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Difference between Rabbul Alamin and Rabbil Alamin

Rabbul Alamin and Rabbil Alamin actually mean the same thing what makes them different is the pronunciation. So actually what makes them different? Simple, Arabic grammar(Nahw) is what makes them ...
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Why Allah created Germs?

Allah created everything for a purpose, but excess or incorrect placement of anything can be dangerous. E.g. water is amazing and life for us. However, if it enters your lungs, it does the opposite. ...
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Is Allah negotiating with Iblis (Satan) in Quran 15:34-44?

I always admire your questions ... :) Allah is not negotiating with Iblis, he did not even accept his request. Most of the scholars see that Allah did not accept Iblis’s request, but Allah postponed ...
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How is a women in her menses supposed to make dua without making wudu?

First of all note if all of us needed to be purified to perform dhikr or du'a logically that would mean that women would have a vast disadvantage, only because of something Allah created: They have ...
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Is Islam a pantheistic Religion?

Is Islam a pantheistic Religion? No, Islam is not a pantheistic religion. In Islam, "everything is Allah's" not "everything is Allah" (which is the fundamental pantheistic doctrine). If I cut down ...
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Can "Yahweh" (יהוה) be regarded as a valid name of God in Islam?

Exodus 3:14-15 - Hebrew Transliteration for example here vayomer elohim el-mosheh, ehyeh asher ehyeh; vayomer, koh tomar livnei yisra'el, ehyeh, shelachani aleichem vayomer od elohim el-mosheh, koh-...
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If God is a perfect being, why does he desire to be glorified?

First of all, I need to clarify that narcissism is a bad trait in humans precisely because no human deserves absolute praise like a narcissist praises himself. It is not inherently a bad thing, just ...
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What are the Arsh and Kursi of Allah?

Assalamualaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu, may Allah bless you and your family and have mercy on you and your family in this world and in the Hereafter. This is quite a long answer as it contains ...
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Is there a way to envisage Allah, in order to better feel His presence?

We are living humans, every one of us have a soul. What is the form of your soul? In everyday life we know things that exist, and though we do not know it's form, God said "no thing is like him". And ...
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What does the attribute of Allah "shafiul mudhnibin" mean?

This is a more correct transliteration of what you mean: Ya Allahu يا الله, Ya Rahmanu يا رَحْمَنُ or يا رَحْمَان, Ya Rahim يا رَحِيمُ, Ya Rahmatan يا رَحْمَةً lil-'Alamin لِلْعَالَمٍينَ, Ya Shafi'...
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Allah name in clouds is Allah's miracle or are a part of random design?

Definition of miracle: A miracle is an event not explicable by natural or scientific laws. Such an event may be attributed to a supernatural being (a deity), magic, a miracle worker, a saint or ...
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Did Allah create evil?

The below verses answer this question, without any need for elaboration: Say, "Who is Lord of the heavens and earth?" Say, " Allah." Say, "Have you then taken besides Him allies not possessing [...
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Is Allah a tyrant?

No, Allah ﷻ is not a tyrant. This is just one of the many hadiths that I personally find really troubling... There are other hadiths which suggest, the polytheists' daughters who were buried alive in ...
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shooting stars in quran? 67:5 (please anyone explain)

You are equating Scientific and Quranic terminology which is wrong. At the time and place of the revelation of the Quran: the planets, the plasma balls they revolve around, comets, moons, meteorites ...
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