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Great question! To open your question you're asking why do prophets need assurances with faith or success against their enemies? Why don't they just blast their way through with everything. tl;dr: Prophets are humans. Super Great humans. But there is no limit in learning more, having more faith. Additionally they're defeat-able. Discussion about Prophet ...


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In the name of Allah I will summarize the answers for your What exactly is the miracle of the Quran? The miracle of the Quran varies The Quran challenges directly and in directly Directly Examples 1.The Quran challenges whole man-kind and Jinn-kind to to bring one chapter like it And smallest chapter of it is made of 3 verses The Quran challenges to find ...


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Abu Lahab may not have believed in Islam but one of his daughters certainly did. Her name was Durrah and who was a narrator of Hadith. Of course, it need not be like daughter, like father. And in this case it certainly wasn't. It's only when the Prophet was told by Allah to proclaim Islam openly that Abu Lahab took against him, presumably because it I ...


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Given the linguistic variety of the ancient world, many people were poly-lingual. It's only with the rise of nation states have we the phenomenon of monoglottal communities. Polylingualism was once common. Thus the Qu'ran is one of the most translated texts in the world with translation into most of the major European, Asian and African languages. Moreover, ...


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It's not really possible to be an 'on or off' Muslim, either you are one or not. A Muslim is under an obligation to hold to the five pillars of faith. And he may, to how own hurt, neglect one or more of the pillars, except the first, tawhid, the Oneness of Allah and be still counted a Muslim. But if he denies their necessity, he can no longer be counted ...


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The New Athiesm movement is just another moment in the European atheism that began with Nietzsche's declaration that 'God was dead'. I want to say that even during a period of doubt and militant atheism I found that insulting. Because even if I was an atheist my parents were not, and insulting their belief felt like an insult towards me. To my mind, there is ...


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We read in the Holy Quran 2:255 God! There is no god except He, the Living, the Everlasting. Neither slumber overtakes Him, nor sleep. To Him belongs everything in the heavens and everything on earth. Who is he that can intercede with Him except with His permission? He knows what is before them, and what is behind them; and they cannot grasp any of His ...


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The Holy Qur'an does use allegory.. This is good for our understanding because we are not able to understand God entirely. If someone has said that we should read it literally, he probably means that we must not give it another meaning, saying it is not meant as it is written., so to say adapting the Qur'an to our thoughts. Instead we shall adapt our ...


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(1) Narrated Abdullah: Regarding the Verse: "Indeed he (Muhammad) did see. Of the Signs of his Lord, The Greatest!" (53.18) That the Prophet had seen a green carpet spread all over the horizon of the sky. (Book #54, Hadith #456)


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