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I believe if we put Trinity out of it, then the 'son' analogy sounds valid and actually meaningful, and this is even consistent with the teachings of Islam. From examining the critical verses of the Quran in relation to the Christian view of Jesus, it appears that the reason Allah rejects the Christian idea of "Jesus being son of God" is because divinity is ...


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It is not only muslims, people of every religion give emphasis to halaal and haraam. Halaal is just an Arabic word for what is lawful and encouraged. Haraam is just an Arabic word for what is sinful and prohibited. As pointed out, these two are just the extremities. A lot of categories and subcategories come between these two (read this and this). There ...


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The islamic commandments can be divided into several categories in this aspect: Obligatory: No scope of choice in Islam. These are- Fardh(mandatory/ implies greater obligation), Wajib(obligatory), Haram(strictly prohibited). Recommended: Little scope of choice. Like- Sunnah(practices of our prophet, peace be upon him, and graetly recommended), Mustahab(...


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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-Masihu `Isa Abnu Maryama Rasulu Allahi Wa Kalimatuhu 'Alqaha 'Ila Maryama Wa Ruhun Minhu The Messiah, Jesus, the son of Mary, was a messenger of ...


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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 shade instead of shadow. Hence, the translation of the fatwa should read: Q: In the hadith of the seven people that will be shaded by Allah under His shade on ...


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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 whoever is in the heavens and whoever is on the earth and the sun, the moon, the stars, the mountains, the trees, the moving creatures and many of the people? ...


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Things have been codified in the Islamic Law by Allah in the Qur'an to last till the end of time. Whenever we perform an act, it is with the intention of qurbatan ila 'llah - gaining proximity of Allah. This is achieved through purification of the spirit. A human being is composed of body and spirit, and when God legislates something to be forbidden to us, ...


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There is no such thing as luck, things don't just happen by chance or accident. As well as I am very sure you heard of it's synonym "fortune", to believe in such is shirk, for I am unsure of whether you heard or not of the roman "goddess" of good luck and bad "fortuna". So whether people know it or not, admit it or not, they are referring to roman beliefs ...


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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 submission to Allah, when we are first born. (91:7) Wa Nafsin Wa Mā Sawwāhā (And the human nefs that (Allah) formed to perfection) (91:8) Fa'alhamahā Fujūrahā ...


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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 you should ask forgiveness for them seventy times - never will Allah forgive them. That is because they disbelieved in Allah and His Messenger. — Quran 9:...


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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 features of Divine justice. And for human responsibly and Divine compensation to be fairly possible, there must be free will. So denial of free will logically ...


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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. Yet, Muslims believe it was revealed in the Hira cave in Makkah. Now suppose a muslim says "The first ayah was not revealed in Hira cave. Muhammad was sailing ...


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I think you are not right on this, because the word "lord" does not necessarily point to God (Allah) in English. Lord can mean "a man of noble rank or high office" according to the definition that google provides for it. On the other hand "our Lord" or "the Lord" is and has traditionally been the way to address God in Christianity and should not be used for ...


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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 despite the fact being powerful and possible for him to do any thing he would not do anything which is not suitable according to his majesty is completely ...


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What ever Allah does, there is something better for him in that. More than that, we people are more to be pointed at for this situation rather than Allah. We know Allah stops us from any sort of drugs. But still when couple uses drugs and they mate. The children they give birth to, are abnormal; mentally and physically. So is Allah to be blamed here? You ...


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A Muslim forbidden to say anything without a knowledge. And do not pursue that of which you have no knowledge. Indeed, the hearing, the sight and the heart - about all those [one] will be questioned." (Al Qur'an 17:36) It includes saying something (like analogue, metaphor or else) about Allah which a Muslim do not ...


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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, a Muslim [submitting to Allah ]. And he was not of the polytheists. [ALI 'IMRAN (FAMILY OF IMRAN) - 67] Or do you say that Abraham and Ishmael and ...


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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. Sitting is an act of creation and so far I've gone through Islamic literatures, I've found no instances where it is said that Allah ta'ala SITS (نعوذ بلله من ...


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Imam Sadiq --peace be upon him-- was asked about a verse in which Allah talks about those with sick hearts. He answered that the heart is sick when someone tends to wrong and dislikes committing the good deeds. And this can also be seen from here: وَلَوِ اتَّبَعَ الْحَقُّ أَهْوَاءَهُمْ لَفَسَدَتِ السَّمَاوَاتُ وَالْأَرْضُ وَمَن فِيهِنَّ بَلْ ...


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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 creation (Angels) are superior to Prophets, the view of the Ahlul Sunnah is that Prophets are superior to angels, among the evidence for which is: إن الله ...


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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 believe. Abstract can mean a number of things. It may be something that is a product of imagination without real existence. Take “unicorn” for example. In ...


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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 him" in surah Shura. And in Surah ikhlas "There is nothing equivalent to him". "In his image" does not necessitate tamtheel (to be alike). Rather just like ...


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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 not like telling lies about anyone else. Whoever tells lies about me deliberately, let him take his place in Hell. Sahih al-Bukhari 1229 The groundless ...


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Bismillah. Alhamdulillah. Wassalatu wassalamu a'la rasoolillah. Bukhari and Muslim are know as "Sahih Hayn" - the two authentic books so ahadith from there are fine. When we were doing some Tafseer my teacher mentioned this Hadith and she explained to us that Musa alaihis sallam didnt know who it was and therefore the violence - not because of not living ...


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Absolutely not. On the contrary, Islam says clearly that nothing is alike God, neither the man nor any thing else : " ليس كمثله شئ و هو السميع البصير " Surat Alashura , Aya 11.


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The Prophet conveyed the final divine message and is therefore the Seal of the Prophets. He himself described some of the differences between him and the other prophets. Imam al-Bukhari narrates that the Prophet said: "I have been given five things which were not granted to anyone (any other prophet) before me: Every apostle was sent particularly ...


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Khâlid ibn al-Walîd's name means "eternal", he didn't change it. Ultimately it depends on your intention (nyia). I don't suppose you consider yourself "all knowing". One opinion says "anything besides Allah and Rahmane is allowed". Another opinion is more explicit but still says the same thing: Anything that can apply to other than God is okay; but ...


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I think you want to ask whether you have to believe tales of Jin narrated by people. The answer is no, you don't have to believe Jin tales and stories narrated by people of today, nor by people of the past, the only exception being the prophet and what is narrated in the Quran.


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Jinn are a spiritual species separate from Angels and Humans. Jinn are made from fire, angels from light and humans from clay. Quran 15:26-27 And We did certainly create man out of clay from an altered black mud. And the jinn We created before from scorching fire. A'isha reported that Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said: " The Angels were born out of ...


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