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If there was a clearcut incontrovertible proof that was acceptable to everybody (like say a mathematical proof) then this life wouldn't be a test. It wouldn't be a test of someone's submission to God, it would be a test of whether they have the brains to accept logic or not. And the whole point of this life is to test whether we are humble and accepting of ...


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Let me answer this from the position of an atheist, and scientific rationalist that I am. Can a Muslim prove to an atheist or an infidel that God actually exists? No, Muslim cannot "prove" to an atheist that the God exists. The reasons are the following: The atheist would require the scientific proof, which does not exist The Islam is entirely based on ...


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The more fundamental way: Islam is like a math book, you cannot open it up in the page 345, read a theory with all details of its proof and understand it unless you have read its prerequisites in the first 344 pages of the book and even perhaps other books cited therein. There is a proof for the theorem but the reader would not be able to understand it (even ...


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An atheist does not believe in Quran so how would you convince him from Quran. First you have you make him believe that this world is run by a very complex and very orderly program which is beyond capacities of a human or human like thing. And there is one who regulates this program, there is one who has written the script of this program and this authority ...


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This answer is my attempt at trying to bring an end to a long series of comments, where I have pointed out issues that would prevent a non-believer from accepting the version presented. I guess a first rhetorical question I would have might be: what evidence/logic would it take for you to accept the legends of other cultures? For example, the 8 ...


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Firstly all who reject existence of God do not know what is God. God is not a man in sky. God is not material at all. Using "he" for God does not mean he is a man. But it is only to we can communicate and talk about God. Maybe reading sermon 1 here is a good start to know what is God. Here is a wonderful debate Imam Sadiq S.A. taught to Mufaddal to he can ...


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As others have stated the Quran's perspective seems to be that even the Prophet himself (let alone an ordinary Muslim) cannot guide another person independent of how much effort he puts into it and this includes providing a "proof" (verse 28:56): إِنَّكَ لَا تَهْدِي مَنْ أَحْبَبْتَ وَلَٰكِنَّ اللَّهَ يَهْدِي مَن يَشَاءُ ۚ وَهُوَ أَعْلَمُ بِالْمُهْتَدِينَ ...


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I can break this down pretty simply: When we refer to scientifically proven evidence, what we're actually talking about is collectively verified observation. E.g. if I make an observation about the acceleration of gravity at sea level, you can verify this observation if you have similar means. Collectively verified knowledge is considered a superior form ...


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One may accept history about him. His birth date is recorded in history but until now no death date is recorded for him. Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥasan al-Mahdī (Arabic:محمد بن الحسن المهدي) (born c. July 29, 869 (15 Sha‘bān 255 AH), in Occultation since 941) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad_al-Mahdi Thousands of Shia Muslims have met him before and ...


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There are verses that could be interpreted to address people not believing in God (i.e atheists). But, we can't be too certain about that because, the people (or polytheists) the verses was reveled too somehow believed in a god, but their beliefs where rather incomplete. With other words, they believed in Allah, the Creator, as you quoted: And verily, if ...


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God Said: Quran 3:32 Say, "Obey God and the Messenger." But if they turn away - then indeed, God does not like the disbelievers. Quran 4:56 Indeed, those who disbelieve in Our verses - We will drive them into a Fire. Every time their skins are roasted through We will replace them with other skins so they may taste the punishment. Indeed, God is ...


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Atheists in Quran 69:33 For he did not believe in God, the Great. 4:38 And those who spend their money to show off to the people, and they do not believe in God or the Last Day. And whoever has the devil as his associate, then what a miserable associate! 9:45 Those who ask leave are the ones who do not believe in God and the Last Day, and their hearts are ...


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Are there any records of the prophet (saw) speaking to an atheist? No, because all the Arabs were either polytheists, or Christians, or Jews. Are there even records of people living in that time and place, who were atheists? Well the Quran mentions the creed of Ad-Dahriyyah and the Arab idolators who embraced their creed, denying Resurrection, And they ...


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How to prove all miracles? An atheist does not believe in miracles unless they can themselves verify them. The best miracle you can show an atheist is the Quran which they can verify themselves. Firstly, you should prove that the Quran is a miracle. This can be done by proving the scientific signs of the Quran. Once they believe the Quran to be a miracle ...


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For any beginner with Quran I would suggest to start with Tafseer - explanation of Quran made by high reputable scholar or islamic scientist. Yes, there are many of them, and some of them are better not to read, because they may confuse even more, but most of them can give an idea of each sura - why it was written, with references to historical events, what ...


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God and His existence is very large concept, may not be readily there to take in. Some things are "felt" even before proven by deductive science. I don't think Einstein sat at his desk and played with formulas for writing his theory. He's first seen and observed many things, "sensed" how it can be-- that without anything behind supporting in any way ...


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I think,from my point of view, this person that can't generate his proof that Allah exists because he is choosing the wrong way of generating the proof , learning would help to understand the truth about Allah but it would be more and more unreal if this one is unfamiliar with notations or his axioms consider what he reads is wrong,so I would give that ...


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If someone is told that there is a hell in the Hereafter and he says I don't care then he dies and sees "hey it is what I was warned about, alas, I wish I had not ignored it when I was alive so that now I could live in peace". What do you say about such a story? You may say but I doubt if there will be a hell, then Islam asks how could you simply deny what ...


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I will give you a direct answer based on Atheist belief, you said: atheists will argue that since they can't hear, see or feel God then He doesn't exist. None of us have ever seen, nor heard, nor felt, nor smelled, nor tasted our grand, grand, grand, grand parents, yet we believe that they did exist. Based on the "Atheist" argument, none of us should ...


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