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I think it depends on how you interpret the word "amanah" in that verse. Here is one explanation of that word: The classical commentators give all kinds of laborious explanations to the term amanah ("trust") occurring in this parable, but the most convincing of them (mentioned in Lane I, 102, with reference to the above verse) are "reason", or "intellect",...


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Two essentials things: Abu Lahab was a disbeliever. Regardless of whether a revelation was sent down about his destiny or not, it didn't matter. From Abu Lahab's view - the revelation was meaningless. So no, his free will was not interfered with. Free Will in general is very hard to determine (no pun int). While an individual can make certain choices in ...


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This is a problem of defining "fate". Rather than considering it as a "fixed destiny", it should be defined as a meaning of God's knowledge. Like everything else God has, that kind of "knowledge" is also infinite. When you compare finite abilities of us with infinite powers of him in any meaning, you should be careful that this can only be an "extent" to ...


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This is a long time ago discussion among two major parties in Islam. Fatalism(Aljabrieh) and mandate(Alekhtiyarieh). What does that mean? Fatalism: They say that we are obligated to do whatever ALLAH wants us to do and all of our state and live curve is just a path drawn for us and we have no choice or ability to change this destiny. Mandate: They said No ...


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Yes. A classical scholarly view is that this verse (33:72) refers to humanity choosing Al-Amanah (the Trust), where they chose being entrusted with their own obedience ("free will")... in contrast to the rest of creation (e.g., heavens/earth/mountains per the examples in the Qur'an verse) which all are obedient by default because they did not take ...


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Absolutely there is free will. God implemented unbreakable laws that govern this life. Just like there are laws of physics governing the universe, God created, let's call them, "Laws of Guidance". In 10:99 God confirms that if He wished, those laws could have been such that everyone is a submitter. In 10:100 God informs us that his Laws of Guidance are set ...


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All praise to Allah Subhanahu wa taala and blessings on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions In regard to your query it is very important to understand that why Allah Swt revealed the whole surah in refutation of him,He did not get that verdict just because he was a disbeliever and so he was punished in the world ,this is not the ...


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We have free will. Thus, we are responsible for our actions. Utterances like whether Allah has written our destiny are potentially misleading. Just because He has written it does not mean that He has decided them. If that would be the case, why should you be accountable for anything at all? Allah is All-Knower and He knows what you and everybody else will do....


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Man is given an opportunity to demonstrate his willingness to worship Allah: [He] who created death and life to test you [as to] which of you is best in deed - and He is the Exalted in Might, the Forgiving Qur'an 67:2 And it is He who created the heavens and the earth in six days - and His Throne had been upon water - that He might test you as to which of ...


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In Quran, (Surah Maida - Chapter 5, Verse: 48) God has mentioned that ...Had Allah willed, He would have made you one nation [united in religion], but [He intended] to test you in what He has given you; so race to [all that is] good. To Allah is your return all together, and He will [then] inform you concerning that over which you used to differ. So ...


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There are two types of thing happening in this world. One, that is controlled by God directly and noone has any control over them except Him. Others are what happens through actions of humans under the laws made by God. Since, a person is involved in these actions, he is responsible for the outcome. E.g. We know fire burns. Its a law that God has made. If we ...


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"Free will" doesn't mean there aren't restrictions on what you are supposed to do. It means that God does not directly prevent you from disobeying the laws. In a world with free-will, it is possible to drink alcohol even though it is forbidden. A person who violates the Sharia does so of his own volition. That is what free-will means. If there were no free ...


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For me the answer to this question is made of three parts: Knowledge of something happening has no effect on what is to happen e.g. I see two cars coming straight towards one another. I know they will hit. Because both of them are driving without their headlights on. My knowledge isn't the root cause of them hitting each other. Same with Allah's ...


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