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1400 year old virgin?

The Quranic verse 19:28 is: يَا أُخْتَ هَارُونَ مَا كَانَ أَبُوكِ امْرَأَ سَوْءٍ وَمَا كَانَتْ أُمُّكِ بَغِيًّا Ya okhta haroona ma kana abooki imraa sawin wama kanat ommuki baghiyyan The Arabic ...
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Can Maryam be considered a prophet even though she's a female? Why or why not?

Can Maryam be considered a prophet even though she's a female? Why or why not? In the Quran we find that Allah sent revelations only to men: And We sent not before you, [O Muhammad], except men ...
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How does the Qur'an (and its commentators) explain the miraculous birth of Isa? Who is Isa's father?

What's to reconcile? The Qur'anic account of Isa's birth is pretty much exactly the same as that held by Christians: He had no earthly father, rather he was miraculously conceived and birthed by Mary....
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Are Christian depictions of Jesus and Mary considered accurate?

According to Islam, we do not have a detailed description of 'Īsa ﷺ and none of Mariam. The brief description of 'Īsa ﷺ was given in a hadith: حَدَّثَنَا هُدْبَةُ بْنُ خَالِدٍ، حَدَّثَنَا هَمَّامُ ...
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Did Bibi Maryam really fast or merely pretended?

فَكُلِي وَاشْرَبِي وَقَرِّي عَيْنًا فَإِمَّا تَرَيِنَّ مِنَ الْبَشَرِ أَحَدًا فَقُولِي إِنِّي نَذَرْتُ لِلرَّحْمَـنِ صَوْمًا فَلَنْ أُكَلِّمَ الْيَوْمَ إِنْسِيًّا Eat and drink and rejoice. And if you ...
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If Jesus's mother's name is Miriam, why is it written Mary in copies of the Quran?

Like Yousef (in Hebrew) or Yusuf (in Arabic) becomes Joseph in English, Miriam or Maryam becomes Mary in English. The Quran never says Mary, only some translations put it there. If you listen to some ...
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What can a modern Muslimah learn from Mary, mother of Jesus?

All perfect praise be to Allah I should say this is a very good question, and it's a very broad topic. There are large number of lessons we can learn from maryam(a.s)'s life. But i will try to be as ...
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Are muslims misinterpreting Surah Al-Imran?

No, Muslims are not misinterpreting Surah Al-Imran According to historians the time between Musa (PBUH) and Issa (Jesus) is 1200 year or more. It’s for sure Al-Imran in this verse is the family of ...
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Are muslims misinterpreting Surah Al-Imran?

'Imran, 'Amram etc. is a question of "transmission" and adaption in the Arabic language read for example in wikipedia. And also take a look at the picture on Arabic wikipedia. Whether it is '...
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If Jesus's mother's name is Miriam, why is it written Mary in copies of the Quran?

The Quran calls her "Maryam" which is basically an arabicized pronounciation of "Miriam". Maybe you have this perception that the Quran calls her "Mary" because many translations write her name as "...
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If Jesus's mother's name is Miriam, why is it written Mary in copies of the Quran?

The Quran hasn't copied or mentioned a wrong name "Mary". In Quran the mother of Jesus is mentioned by the name Maryam. Chaptor 19 of the Quran is named after her. Which is similar to the one you ...
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Metaphor in Quran?

Dates have ingredients that are useful during the pregnancy and childbirth. Especially fresh dates رطب which have a higher content of ferreous, vitamine B and lower content of sugar than (dried) dates ...
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How is this ayah in the Qur'an, Surah 5 Ayah 116, actually rectified, other than 'Allahu a'alam' as it seems that at least two mistakes are made

There are sects which practice Mariolatry, some more directly than others like Collyridianism. Whether or not one sect considers another to be true Christian is irrelevant because the question is ...
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1400 year old virgin?

Just to add additional information to above answer: Mughira b. Shu'ba reported: When I came to Najran, they (the Christians of Najran) asked me: You read "O sister of Harun" (i.e. Hadrat ...
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