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Why take Mohammad's word?

That's a very good question. In fact, no wise person should take people, especially when making extraordinary assertions, "at their words". But as for Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and all ...
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What did Prophet Muhammad mean by “Seek knowledge even as far as China"?

The hadith "Seek Knowledge even if you have to go as far as china" is fabricated and does not exist. The actual hadith is: The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: ...
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Is Mohammed a deity?

No Prophet Mohamed was not a deity nor do we believe he was divine. He was a human being. Allah is the only deity we believe in and worship.
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Is Mohammed a deity?

Say," I am just a human being like you. It has been revealed to me that your God is the One God. So whoever expects to encounter his Lord let him act righteously, and not associate anyone with the ...
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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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Muhammad, Mohammad, Muhammed, Mohammed, Mohamed, or Mohumed?

Well, the obvious (and rather useless) answer is that English letters weren't much of a commodity back in seventh-century Arabia, so they tended to use Arabic instead: The only correct way to spell ...
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How should insults to the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) be handled?

(Ahl al-Sunnah View) Its the responsibility of the state to handle this as blasphemy against the Prophet is a punishable crime under Shariah. There can be three cases of a person who does this: The ...
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Did Muhammad torture anyone to get info?

The whole story (according to the narration quoted in tarykh at-Tabari) has heavy weaknesses, so most scholars consider it as fabricated. The narrator Mohammed ibn Hamyd ar-Razi محمد بن حميد الرازي ...
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Prophet Muhammad SAW was illiterate, who wrote the Quran then?

Whether our Messenger (peace be upon him) was illiterate his whole life or a part of it or what exactly is the meaning of illiterate is are Questions which i won't explain here, but i just want to let ...
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How accurate are these statements about the naming of Safina?

The site you are quoting does not mention which book by Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya they are referring to, and I could not find this hadith in any of his books. Nonetheless, it is in Hulyat al-Awliyā' (...
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How did messenger know what will happen to others?

No there is no contradiction, Allah says: عَالِمُ الْغَيْبِ فَلَا يُظْهِرُ عَلَىٰ غَيْبِهِ أَحَدًا (26) إِلَّا مَنِ ارْتَضَىٰ مِن رَّسُولٍ فَإِنَّهُ يَسْلُكُ مِن بَيْنِ يَدَيْهِ وَمِنْ خَلْفِهِ ...
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Why did Prophet Muhammad perform stoning if it was not advised through quran?

Stoning married adulterers is a revelation from Allah ﷻ. This is why the Prophet ﷺ and his companions did so. The verses you quoted on flogging refer to unmarried adulterers. In the khutba of a Friday ...
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Is Krishna a prophet of Allah?

Please see this answer with regard to Hinduism being of divine origin according to Islam. In short, there were several messengers, and we don't know the names of all of them and hence it is possible ...
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What is the relationship between theses verse found in the Quran and in the Hadith

Having one's aorta cut is an Arabic idiom for dying. In other words, 69:46 is saying that if Muhammad were to make up revelation, Allah would kill him and nothing could stop that. The hadith is ...
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Did Prophet Mohammed Kill Anyone in a battle?

In the name of Allah the compassionate the merciful Yes, The holy prophet (Peace be upon him and his household) took the life of Ubayy bin Khalaf. It is narrated from Jabir as such: Some one had ...
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Was the prophet sinless?

Infallibility of the Prophets and Messengers: عصمة الأنبياء or عصمة الرسل is an agreed upon aqeedah of the Muslims, athough there is difference of opinion in the details, for example whether they are ...
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Is the Hadith about "the prophet sucking on the tongue" true?

There are two commonly used narrations about the said matter. First is the one you've mentioned in Musnad Ahmed. Second is from al-Adab al-Mufrad of al-Bukhari. Both of these reports are not ...
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How we should deal with people who offend islam and Muhammed(saw)?

Yes, they are allowed to say whatever they want until their death. After that, in the Judgement Day, Allah will give their punishment for their sins. You are basically not authorized to attack them. ...
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Can one submit to Allah without accepting Muhammad as his prophet?

No, not today. In the time before Mohammad(puh) of course yes, they had to follow the previous prophet or their nation's prophet. But not now. Why? Because, the scriptures and books before Quran are ...
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Why are depictions of Mohammed approved of in Iran?

Undoubtedly, there's still an unbroken consensus among Shia scholars that depictions of the Holy Prophet and the Fourteen Infallibles should not be allowed and promoted. The two main reasons offered ...
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Could Muhammad have been killed in battle?

Yes, the Prophet could have gotten killed in battle. In the Holy Qur'an 3:144, it says ﻭَﻣَﺎ ﻣُﺤَﻤَّﺪٌ ﺇِﻻَّ ﺭَﺳُﻮﻝٌ ﻗَﺪْ ﺧَﻠَﺖْ ﻣِﻦ ﻗَﺒْﻠِﻪِ ٱﻟﺮُّﺳُﻞُ ۚ ﺃَﻓَﺈﻦ ﻣَّﺎﺕَ ﺃَﻭْ ﻗُﺘِﻞَ ٱﻧﻘَﻠَﺒْﺘُﻢْ ...
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Using the Hadith; Sahih Muslim Book 10, no 3901 as an argument of Islam being racist

The hadith has nothing to do with racism. It simply mentions that the Prophet (SAW) bought that one slave who accepted Islam in exchange of two other slaves who happened to be black. There is no ...
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Why take Mohammad's word?

That argument fails for anyone other than the people who actually witnessed the supposed revelation, as whether it was revealed to one person or many, anyone who didn't directly witness the revelation ...
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By the Quran or the Prophet's words only, may Riba be produced?

As mentioned in OP, those who devour riba are clearly condemned; the Qur'an is very clear on this when it says "…Allah has permitted trade and has forbidden riba……". The Qur'an ...
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Who has the authority to assign successor (caliph)? God? The Prophet? People? (Shia view)

In the name of Allah, the most compassionate, the most merciful According to Shia's viewpoint there must not be anyone except Allah to has the authority to assign the successor of the prophet. ...
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Does Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) know everything?

Bismillah Assalamu `alaykum my dear brother, your saying many person oppose this is based on evidences and strong proof. Without authentic evidence, no one is to decide something relating to deen. ...
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Why Prophet not called father but his wives are mothers of believers?

Actually It is so because at that time Zaid(May Allah be pleased with him) was known among people as Zaid bin Muhammad. If you know the history, you may know that Zaid was servant of Muhammad(SAW) ...
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Did Muhammad say that black seeds can cure any disease?

All Praise to Allah Subhanahu wa Taala and blessings of Him be on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions, Yeah it is true, Abu Hurairah narrated that the Messenger of Allah (...
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In what ways did Muhammad's teachings improve the status of women?

All Praise to Allah Subhanahu wa Taala and blessings of Him be on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions, Mankind inherited from the Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him a great ...
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What is the modern-day applicability of "teach your children... horse riding"?

Authenticity of the hadith The hadith you mentioned is not actually a hadith attributed to the Prophet; rather, an athar attributed to ‘Umar ibn Al Khattab without authentication: Teach your children ...
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