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Is "X" kufr (reference question)

< work in process > Definition: Kufr is the denial of anything which is known by to be a part of the religion of Islam, i.e. the shariah of Muhammad ﷺ, through ijma or tawatur. See e.g. al-...
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Who stays in Hell forever per Islam?

Kuffar (disbelievers) remain in Hell forever. This is expressed in the Quran in multiple places in multiple ways e.g: إن تستغفر لهم سبعين مرة فلن يغفر الله لهم ذلك بأنهم كفروا بالله ورسوله If ...
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Is major kufr automatically also shirk?

Kufr is not automatically shirk, but major shirk is automatically kufr. In addition, kufr is not restricted solely to rejecting Islam; rather, kufr comprises nullifying Islam, too, which can happen ...
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How did Ibn Abd al-Wahhab derive the third nullification of Islam: "whoever does not make takfir to the mushrikin ... he has disbelieved"?

Al Wahab didn't introduce/originally derive this concept. He just propagated and 'popularized' it (for lack of a better term). It is a very old concept. In fact, we saw Prophet Abraham (peace be upon ...
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Is "X" kufr (reference question)

Asalaam Alaikum DEFINITIONS OF KUFR • IN ARABIC USAGE the term kufr comes from the arabic verb kafara, which means to cover up, conceal or deny. this is the same as to cover, hide, and disbelieve. ...
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Are people who get genetically screened for diseases before marriage committing kufr?

It's far-fetched to consider this kufr. In fact, nothing I found implied it's even haram. An IslamWeb fatwa discouraged healthy people taking a premarital HIV test (without saying it's haram). ...
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Is disbelief in "free will" kufr?

I can answer you from the Shia perspective. According to the Imami school which is the Shia school of theology, human accountability for his deeds and Divine compensation for them are necessary ...
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Is trying to prevent death or hiding a sin kufr?

The simple answer is No, it is not Kufr Hiding the sin Exposing the sin makes it worse, because it consists of two sins, the initial sin in addition to exposing it, Abu Hurairah (May Allah be ...
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Is doubting a person who is trying to prove the Qur'an scientifically accurate a sin or disbelief?

If Bozo the Clown was trying to prove the Qur'an scientifically accurate, do you think it would be problematic to doubt him? It's not disbelief. It's not the Qur'an you're doubting, it's the person'...
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Is making predictions kufr?

Depends, there is a difference between saying you claim knowledge of the unseen (for example this person will die tomorrow at noon) or predicting a possibility which may occur in the future based on ...
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If a person has faith in his heart but he/she utters words of kufr both intentionally or unintentionally does that person become a kafir?

In answer to your questions: Uttering words of Kufr intentionally makes someone a Kafir/disbeliever. (Words uttered under duress/compulsion or during insanity or such situations are excused). On the ...
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How did Ibn Abd al-Wahhab derive the third nullification of Islam: "whoever does not make takfir to the mushrikin ... he has disbelieved"?

Your impression of takfīr as a hugely risky process is indeed correct. The Prophet ﷺ warned his companions, and the rest of the Muslim nation, of the risk involved of publicly declaring one as a ...
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is there any verse or hadith regarding thinking about Allah' s nature and existence

Short Answer is: Yes, there is a hadith from Prophet Muhammad (SAW). His majesty says: Think about all things, but don't think about essence and nature of Allah. تَفَكَّروا في كُلِّ شَيءٍ، وَ لا ...
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What is difference between Günah (sin) and kufr?

Well Gunah(sin- Ma'siah) is, doing something against Allah orders non-intentionally(sometimes intentionally). And after that, becomes regretful and ask god to forgive. For example: Drinking alcohol, ...
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Does laughing at something kufr on TV make me a kafir?

While there will be strict scholars who readily declare disbelief, there's many high-level scholars who declare that intention is required for disbelief (see below). A chuckle at the TV would not ...
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Is this committing kufr?

Salaam Sister, Don't worry ... every person makes mistakes. But the important thing to do is, to realise if you have made a mistake and to repent for that mistake. And ask Allah for his love, mercy ...
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Are agnostics committing kufr?

Anyone who does not believe in the existence of Allah is committing Kufr (disbelief) as the Quran has applied the word to them: ومن لم يؤمن بالله ورسوله فإنا أعتدنا للكافرين سعيرا And whoever has not ...
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Is not loving what you love for yourself for your fellow Muslims a form of kufr (disbelief)?

The hadith you are talking about was narrated in both Bukhari and Muslim as follows: لايؤمن أحدكم حتى يحب لأخيه ما يحب لنفسه None of you [truly] believes until he loves for his brother what he loves ...
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Is saying that something which is haram is halal kufr?

In The Name of Allah, The Most Beneficent, The Most Merciful. No, you didn't become one of those who consider the haram halal. What you did is, you lied. More specifically, you lied to reconcile ...
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Does making fun of the short beards of Muslims amount to kufr?

No, it doesn't. It equates to fusuq (evil-doing). Narrated `Abdullah: Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said, "Abusing a Muslim is Fusuq (i.e., an evil-doing), and killing him is Kufr (disbelief). Reference:...
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Is hoping that man can bring dinosaurs back to life kufr?

No. What you are describing is, men bringing back dinosaurs from their DNA. But man still need the DNA. This isn't creating life. This would be using a process to use earth's resources to make ...
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Is hoping that man can bring dinosaurs back to life kufr?

This does not constitute kufr in my opinion; kufr relates to matters of religious truth and whether or not you accept them, and you didn't deny the doctrine that only god gives life. Actually bringing ...
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Status of a sahir (one who practices magic)

All Praise to Allah Subhanahu wa Taala and blessings of Him be on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions, Sharia ruling of Magic: Shaafi' View: Imam Nawawi Ra has written:To ...
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Is fearing that one would discover Islam to be untrue kufr of doubt?

This is such an important and profound question. I am not sure if it was answered here before, but I will try my best to answer, and may Allah guide us all. First of all, no, having doubts does not ...
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Does using abusive and bad words for the companions of Muhammad take one out of the fold of Islam?

Yes, it makes them a hypocrite First of all, no one should have any reason to disrespect the Sahaba(Companions of the Prophet). They are the ones who supported Islam, fought the Mushrikeen, ...
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Is it kufr or shirk to watch or read something that contains kufr and shirk?

Even strict fatawa claim this is not kufr (and it follows it's not shirk either). In fact, IslamWeb directly addresses this topic: A Muslim is not considered an unbeliever just because of watching ...
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Can haram actions bring no harm in the worldly life?

It is not kufr to think that there are certain forbidden acts that may not draw any harm in this worldly life and that their punishment is delayed until the Hereafter. Allah ﷻ tells us in the Qur'an ...
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Why is Black Magic considered as Shirk?

There are a number of reasons Its because you rely and call on Satan and not Allah. In black magic you preform certain rituals and acts for the worship of the jinn. Some magicians prostrate to jinns....
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What rulings about kufr are there?

Before I answer your question let me say I was just like you. So I completely understand what you're going through. Shaytaan deceives each person in an almost unique way. But the best of his tricks is ...
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Can I possibly be forgiven for doing this?

Allah forgives all your sins so long as you are remorseful and regret what you have done. The only way you'll be held accountable would be if you continued your connection with this person. As long as ...
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