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Why does Allah force us to obey him?

What is force? There are two types of force. One is when something will do what is forced without any choice to do differently. This is like Allah forcing the rain to rain. The other is when you ...
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Who stays in Hell forever per Islam?

Kuffar (disbelievers) remain in Hell forever. This is expressed in the Quran in multiple places in multiple ways e.g: إن تستغفر لهم سبعين مرة فلن يغفر الله لهم ذلك بأنهم كفروا بالله ورسوله If ...
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Can I call Jesus "Rasool Allah"?

Jesus was a Prophet and a Messenger just like Moses and Muhammad, so yes you can call him رسول الله and this is proven in the Quran: المسيح عيسى ابن مريم رسول الله وكلمته القاها الى مريم وروح منه Al-...
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Does Allah have a Shadow?

NOTE. I have not seen any translation that refers to the phrase ظل الله as the shadow of Allah. Almost all translations that I have seen (including the ones referenced in this answer) use the word ...
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Do other living creatures besides Insaan and jin pray to the Almighty?

There are several Quranic verses to the effect that all things, living and non-living, worship Allah through prostration and glorification. Quran 22:18 Do you not see that to Allah prostrates ...
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Can anybody provide me Ibn Taymiyyah's book al-Aqidah al-Waasitiyyah as PDF, please?

Asalaam alaikum The book is widely available on .pdf format and since you requested for it here is a link you can download it from, in Sha Allah. https://darpdfs.org/aqeedah-manhaj/ https://archive....
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Why are there birth defects when Allah says human creation is perfect?

Mr. Zeeshan answered part of it. The perfection Allah mentions is that of our nefs and spiritual side; see Quran suras 91 and 95. We are granted perfect nefs as individuals, that is in perfect ...
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Is disbelief in "free will" kufr?

I can answer you from the Shia perspective. According to the Imami school which is the Shia school of theology, human accountability for his deeds and Divine compensation for them are necessary ...
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Are Muslims required to believe in things which are irrelevant to the message of the Quran?

Let's start by examining and discussing some of your examples: 1) The Quran does not say WHERE the first ayah was revealed to Muhammad. So the location of the first ayah is irrelevant to the Quran. ...
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Accusation of Shirk

All Praise to Allah Subhanahu wa Taala and blessings of Him be on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions If you mean that His divinity is without any flaws and imperfections so ...
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How do the Maturidis square their beliefs of non-muslims with Quran (17:15)?

Maturidi says in his tafsir of the verse: وقوله: (وما كُنّا مُعَذِّبِينَ حَتّى نَبْعَثَ رَسُولًا). التعذيب يكون على وجوه ثلاثة: أحدها: يعذبهم في الدنيا ابتداء بتعذيب؛ امتحانًا وابتلاء بلا جريمة كانت ...
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Jesus' was a muslim?

Of course. He was a Muslim, a noble prophet and a messenger of ALLAH(SWT). All prophets were Muslim. How can we know? Abraham was neither a Jew nor a Christian, but he was one inclining toward truth, ...
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Why should Musa want life and "attack" the Angel of death?

Scholars have given various explanations for the hadith, some are as follows: It is possible that the angel of death came inside the home of Moses عليه السلام without permission and in human form. ...
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Is Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) superior to all creation, even those superior to humans (17:70)?

Note that this verse is about the class of humans in general, it is possible that some specific humans are superior to all other creation. There is some difference of opinion regarding whether some ...
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Where is Allah located?

Before answering the question I'd like to clear some misconceptions regarding the belief of the Muslims. First of all, NOWHERE in the Islamic literature it is said that Allah subhanahu wa-ta'ala SITS....
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Who is clenching the fist in these Hadiths?

Translation issues First of all the matter in fact looks differently, when one reads both ahadith in Arabic. As in imam Muslim's version it is stated: In the following I'll be translating from Arabic ...
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Is the Quran uncreated? (Majority opinion)

There are some nuances when going in depth, however in general this is the standard creed of the Ahl al-Sunnah - not just Ahmad ibn Hanbal - that the Quran is the speech of Allah and being His ...
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Is God an Abstract Idea?

I thought it would be interesting if I put this question in relevant historical philosophical contexts and give an account of important views. So it would be a long but very enlightening discussion I ...
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Is the marriage of disbelievers valid? Were the parents of Prophet (PBUH) married as per Islamic law?

The marriages of disbelievers among themselves are valid according to the predominant opinion (Hanafi, Shafi'i, Hanbali). This is evidenced by the following verses about the wives of Pharaoh and Abu ...
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Are Allahs hands, eyes and other features considered under asma wa siffat?

When Allah describes Himself by mentioning His Hands or Face or His Wrath or Laugh, all of this can not be understood by comparing this to His creation (humans). Ahlus-Sunnah believes in what Allah ...
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Is God an Abstract Idea?

Yes & No Actually Allah is such an existence that always existed. We everyone know that there is a gravity of earth which pulls every object which has mass. Gravity has existence. So it is ...
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Would the desire to be God be considered shirk?

Nobody can become a god, there is only one god, Allah, the Creator the Sustainer the Almighty. Those cartoons are just fiction, made up. Many occult religions use cartoons to spread their religion, ...
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A Question about Quran is created/uncreated

To give a simple example, let us say you pick up the book Bidayah wan-Nihayah written by Ibn Kathir (RA) in around the year 1370 AD. If you open it and read it aloud, the sound you make just came to ...
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Is there an „Eternal Decree“ in the Preserved Tablet?

Answering your question whether the Preserved Tablet reaches beyond the Last Day. You already cite the most important source He said: Write what was decreed about everything till the Last Hour comes. ...
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Can we say "this person saved my life"?

It says words to this effect in the Qur'an: مِنْ أَجْلِ ذَٰلِكَ كَتَبْنَا عَلَىٰ بَنِي إِسْرَائِيلَ أَنَّهُ مَن قَتَلَ نَفْسًا بِغَيْرِ نَفْسٍ أَوْ فَسَادٍ فِي الْأَرْضِ فَكَأَنَّمَا قَتَلَ ...
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Is there proof that the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم was made of Light?

No, there is no proof that he was made of light. And to say “prophet Muhammad was made from light” this is totally false and exaggerating. Do you know when people used to love exaggeratedly with love ...
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Is there proof that the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم was made of Light?

Several hadiths state that the Prophet MOHAMMAD (pbuh) was created from light of Allah [1,2]. But here is a point that must be considered. The meaning of this kind of ahadith refers to light truth of ...
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What is the exact meaning of "soorah" (image in Arabic) in the ahadith which state "Allah created Adam in his image"?

In "HIS" image can mean two things: 1) Allah's image himself However, by the consensus of the scholars, this does not mean Allah looks like us. That is because Allah says "There is none that is like ...
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Are Muslims required to believe in things which are irrelevant to the message of the Quran?

It's same as if someone lie, would he be punished by ALLAH ? Ofcourse and specially when someone lies on Prophet (Peace be upon him) The Prophet (Peace be upon him) said: Telling lies about me is ...
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Why should Musa want life and "attack" the Angel of death?

Although it is outdated question, I want to answer to this question. Let's consider Hud 69:70. We can see that Allah sent angels in the form of human. As Ibrahim did not know that they are angels and ...
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