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It is a common misconception that Muhammad somehow "invented" Islam. Rather, the term "Muslim" means one who submits himself to God. King David, who ruled the kingdom of Israel under God's command while still submitting to His authority, was as much a Muslim as Muhammad was. It has nothing at all to do with being in Mecca.


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I came across this verse today - it answers the question in the title pretty directly (emphasis mine): And do not argue with the People of the Scripture except in a way that is best, except for those who commit injustice among them, and say, "We believe in that which has been revealed to us and revealed to you. And our God and your God is one; and we are ...


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King David, also known as Dawood (peace be upon him), was one of the great Prophets of Allah, and he is mentioned in the Quran. And as is known all Prophets came with the same message, and that was Islam, though the practices may defer according to their times their message is theologically the same. Furthermore, Dawood (peace and blessings be upon him) ...


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Definitely. To be a Muslim you need to believe in God and his messenger the Prophet Muhammad may God bless him. I am sure some hardliners will disagree. To be a Jew you must convert and this is a long process in which you are tested by the rabbis. If your mother is Jewish, or your mother's mother is Jewish... then you are Jewish and no conversion is ...


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Allah has only created one religion and only one. ان الدین عند الله الاسلام We have the same God, we are the same humans, we have the same wisdom which tells us love is good, jealousy is bad, arrogance is bad, sacrifice is good. What you see as changes are only small tiny changes in commandments + deviations of previous religions. The verses presented in ...


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It is narrated in Attabari 16620 that a group of Jews came to the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) and they said: Why would we follow you and you have left our Qibla and do not believe that Uzair/Ezra is the son of God. كيف نتبعك وقد تركت قبلتنا ، وأنت لا تزعم أن عزيرا ابن الله؟ So that Ayah came down in regards to what they said: "Uzair the ...


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In Islam, no nation has the innate right to sovereignty over any land: قال موسى لقومه استعينوا بالله واصبروا إن الأرض لله يورثها من يشاء من عباده والعاقبة للمتقين قال عسى ربكم أن يهلك عدوكم ويستخلفكم في الأرض فينظر كيف تعملون ... Said Moses to his people, "Seek help through Allah and be patient. Indeed, the earth belongs to Allah. He causes to inherit ...


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To answer this question we should go through who shouldn't go to Jannah (Paradise) and define some terms. The ones that are deemed to not enter Jannah are the Kuffar (Kafir). This list could be made longer, but the kafir is the one that is deemed without hesitation. Now who is a kafir? According to this answer: A kaffir is somone who disbelives even ...


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The Quran and authentic hadith do not mention Samson. So we can't make a decisive claim on the authenticity of his story in the Bible. The twelve leaders of Israel mentioned in [5:12] could potentially allude to the Biblical judges, but not much authoritative detail is present in the Islamic sources. Samson ( شمسون ) is briefly mentioned in some Islamic ...


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I'd suggest reading the answers on Judaism.SE more thoroughly. "Jews believe that when the Messiah comes he will allow pig" seems to be a sweeping generalization and a misstatement. What they say is that it is an opinion, and that it means that the pig will change its nature. Our view, as I understand it, is that the food forbidden in the shariah of Bani ...


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What you're describing is a concept called istihlak (extreme dilution). The basic idea is, if a forbidden substance is diluted to the point that its traits (e.g. color, taste, smell) are undetectable, it does not render the final product haram. I don't know the specifics of the Jewish practice, but from what you've explained here they sound to be pretty ...


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The Jews say, "Ezra is the son of Allah "; and the Christians say, "The Messiah is the son of Allah ." That is their statement from their mouths; they imitate the saying of those who disbelieved [before them]. May Allah destroy them; how are they deluded? (Surat At-Tawbah 9/30) They have taken their scholars and monks as lords besides Allah , and [also] ...


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The direct answer is that Friday is the original holy day chosen by Allah. Quoting Sahih Muslim, Chapter 152: Excellence of Friday, Book 004: Hadith Number 1861: حدثنا أبو هريرة أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال: ‏ نَحْنُ الآخِرُونَ السَّابِقُونَ يَوْمَ الْقِيَامَةِ بَيْدَ أَنَّهُمْ أُوتُوا الْكِتَابَ مِنْ قَبْلِنَا وَأُوتِينَاهُ مِنْ بَعْدِهِمْ ...


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First of all, no, I do not think or at least have not seen that there is too much historical evidence to that effect. This is simply because there is very little record of Jesus (AS)'s life in general except for the Gospels themselves (which are being accused of corruption). But, to put emphasis again, the lack of historical evidence is not a demonstration ...


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Tafsirs state that this was revealed in response to a specific group of the Jews who said this to the Prophet Muhammad(p.b.u.h) and was not a common belief, nor does it remain a canonical belief in Judaism. From Tafsir Al Qurtubi: قوله تعالىٰ: { وَقَالَتِ ٱلْيَهُودُ } هذا لفظ خرج على العموم ومعناه الخصوص؛ لأن ليس كل اليهود قالوا ذلك. وهذا مثلُ قوله تعالىٰ: {...


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Taken out of context. "and I will shake all nations, and the choicest things of all nations(חֶמְדַּת )," This is a reference to a particular event, not a human. It shouldn't surprise you that Hebrew and Arabic have similar words. Nearly every Arabic word has an identical looking Hebrew consonant. The same process can be used for Jesus, even more so, because ...


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Original Holy Day is Saturday Firstly, a small correction, holy day of the week for Judaism is Saturday known as Sabaath. Even in the general usage of Arabic and Hebrew BOTH, Saturday is called as sabaath (as-sabath and yom sabaath respectively). Even the Quran acknowledges the establishment of as-sabaath as the holy day for the Jews. And We raised over ...


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NO Good that you asked before. Any ways, mocking the Qur'anic verses by non believers is expected, But you wonder, while they mock, And when they are reminded, they remember not. And when they see a sign, they ridicule And say, "This is not but obvious magic...." (Qur'an 37:12-15) But why would you ever want to create disparities and conflicts and more ...


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Assalamualaikum, First of all, Allah says in Quran: "Verily the only acceptable religion to Allah is Islam." [Quran 3:19] So, based on this verse, it leaves no doubt that only if a person is muslim, then it will be accepted by him, otherwise he will be thrown to hellfire. And logically, why converting to Islam makes sense? It is due to the reason ,as ...


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According to orthodox scholars, this matter is pretty clear cut; anyone - and this includes Jews and Christians - who has been made familiar with Islam and does not die a Muslim will go to hell forever according to Islam. As for the verses concerning Jews and Christians whose deeds are accepted, this is thought to refer to those who lived before Islam came, ...


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There is no mention of aurora borealis in Islam, neither in the Qur'an nor in the Sunnah.


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That there is no بدا ie our destiny is set and it can't be changed. In Arabic, the word hand implies power/ability. و في التّوحيد عن الصّادق عليه السلام: في هذه الآية لم يعنوا انّه هكذا و لكنّهم قالوا قد فرغ من الأمر فلا يزيد و لا ينقص قال اللَّه جلّ جلاله تكذيباً لقولهم‏ غُلَّتْ أَيْدِيهِمْ وَ لُعِنُوا بِما قالُوا بَلْ يَداهُ مَبْسُوطَتانِ يُنْفِقُ ...


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Based on my understanding or interpretation of the linked Wikipedia article I'd say: Beside applying a none ordered or better optional act (sunnah) regularly, based on ones own will there's also the concept of "nadhr" النذر (English wikipedia here refers to Religious vows), which is quoted in the Qur'an in several verses: As a statement of Mariam the mother ...


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In the name of Allah the most beneficent the most merciful When did Judaism start ? Abraham peace be upon him had two children according to Quran, Ishmael and Isaac: الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي وَهَبَ لِي عَلَى الْكِبَرِ إِسْمَاعِيلَ وَإِسْحَاقَ إِنَّ رَبِّي لَسَمِيعُ الدُّعَاءِ Praise to Allah , who has granted to me in old age Ishmael and Isaac. ...


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Exodus 3:14-15 - Hebrew Transliteration for example here vayomer elohim el-mosheh, ehyeh asher ehyeh; vayomer, koh tomar livnei yisra'el, ehyeh, shelachani aleichem vayomer od elohim el-mosheh, koh-tomar el-benei yisra'el, y'hwäh elohei avoteichem elohei avraham elohei yitzchak velohei ya'akov, shelachani aleichem; zeh-shemi le'olam, vezeh zichri ledor dor ...


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There isn't any. The whole point of these ayat are as a challenge to the people making these baseless claims without any proof to back them up.


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The prohibitions of the Sabbath was prescribed for the Bani Israel by Allah. Quran 4:154 And We raised over them the mount for [refusal of] their covenant; and We said to them, "Enter the gate bowing humbly", and We said to them, "Do not transgress on the sabbath", and We took from them a solemn covenant. And those who transgressed it were punished:...


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How many scholars hold this opinion , and what are they basing it on? My impression is that the Shafis hold this opinion and they base it on the literal meaning of أوتوا الكتاب and أوتوا الكتاب من قبلكم in 5:5 as other people who adopted Judaism and Christianity were not given the Scriptures by Allah. Zuhaili in الفقه الإسلامي وأدلته seems to say that he ...


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The main difference between the two slaughter methods is that severing the head entirely kills the animal before the blood has a chance to drain; slaughtering it in the common Islamic manner keeps the animal alive although unconscious so the heart continues to beat, draining more blood than you normally could otherwise. This is important because improper ...


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The Quran informs us of what was forbidden to them in reality, and it is quite possible for the present Jewish law to differ because it has undergone Tahrif. يحرفون الكلم عن مواضعه ونسوا حظا مما ذكروا به They distort words from their [proper] usages and have forgotten a portion of that of which they were reminded. — Quran 5:13 Even if we are to suppose ...


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