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Intolerance in muslims

Well.. being a Muslim and living in a Muslim society, i agree with you totally on this matter! Muslims really have gone out of limits when it comes to anger management. The result can be seen in the ...
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Why do Shia celebrate Nowruz?

In the name of Allah the merciful the compassionate Your customs are not familiar to me, although I'm Shia. But it might be said that nawrouz (new day) ceremony is discussed in Islam because Iran ...
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Intolerance in muslims

In addition to what brother Abdul Jabbar has said, I would like to add some points I think is the cause of intolerance. Quran is very clear that belief is a thing of heart and it is not to be forced ...
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Do Salafis disapprove of Nowruz?

Do Salafis disapprove of Nowruz? Probably they do. Salafi sources seems to indicate that they consider celebrating Nowruz as haram. IslamQA (the most reputable and popular Salafi website) writes in a ...
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How is blood viewed from an Islamic perspective?

Peace be upon you as well, I hope I'll be the right fit in answering your question :) ABRAHAM'S SACRIFICE In Islam, there is no idea of a "blood sacrifice" that alleviates sin. The closest ...
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Is there any Islamic reasoning behind giving 'shinni' when someone completes recitation of the Qu'ran or when someone dies?

The sunnah of feeding (poor) people This is covered in both sahih's and the three sunan books A person asked Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) . "What (sort of) deeds in or (what qualities of) Islam are good?"...
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Why do Shia celebrate Nowruz?

Nowroz isn’t only for Shia, Sunni Muslims celebrate it too. It is the New Year in many Muslim countries such as Iran, Afghanistan, Turkey, Kazakistan, Takistan, and Kurdistan...etc. However Sunni ...
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How can we be so sure that women must wear hijab when the Qur`an does not prescribe it in clear words?

Thank you for your question, it is so very clear that the Quran does not allow women to show their hair(particularly), it does not allow them to show teir entire body(exept face and hands), and here ...
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Is blood money a religious or cultural practice, and would it apply in Indonesia?

As was mentioned in a comment (by @goldPseudo), this "blood money" is called "Diyya" in Islamic jurisprudence. In truth, this issue and even this word (Diyya) is available in the holy Qur'an as well: ...
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How is blood viewed from an Islamic perspective?

Blood is forbidden to consume, specifically blood that flows out. See the Quran 2:173, 5:3, 6:145 and 16:115. Blood is ritually unclean, so one can not pray while their body, clothing or location is ...
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Acceptable to wish someone "happy Eid" before the end of Ramadan?

I think by doing so you will bring smile for your friend so say it Happy Eid in advance. It is the same "Eidun Sa'eed" in English. You and your friend know that you are not going to meat again ...
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Acceptable to wish someone "happy Eid" before the end of Ramadan?

Congratulating on a "Eid" in Islam is fine as long as it is in Islam(not a birthday or related) But if you're asking culturally, then Eid: The last day he fasts in is still in Ramadan, as soon as the ...
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Is it permissible to write a fictional story in which there are non-Muslim characters?

I would edit your question to end with "Please, brothers and sisters, I need an urgent answer". Onto the answer. First of all, the default in Islam is that anything that is not forbidden is allowed. ...
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Is bathing/swimming without covering the whole body permitted for women?

There is verse in Qur'an that talks about modesty And tell the believing women to reduce [some] of their vision and guard their private parts and not expose their adornment except that which [...
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Why do Shia celebrate Nowruz?

Nawroz has been celebrated before Islam and has roots in Zoroastrianism. They perform many religious practices during Nawroz celebration. Today it is celebrated by Muslims just as the first day of the ...
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Why do Shia celebrate Nowruz?

There is only one source in Shia Islam that talks about Nowroz, and that source is Imam Jafar, but he doesn't talk about fire worshiping ritual, rather talks about a day of remembering GOD (even so, ...
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Are all of the laws in the Quran/Haddith/Islam relevant to modern (western) society?

' but the prescription for certain crimes such as theft where the offender loses limbs seem unnecessary,' You are right that theft of a $100 can not be compared to robbing someone of their life's ...
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