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Why were there no female Prophets?

Are Prophets only male? Among the scholars there are a few who count a couple of women among the prophets (Peace be upon them): abu al-Hassan al-Ash'ari, Imam al-Qurtubi and ibn Hazm. And these have ...
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Prophets are called as عليه السلام and Sahaba are called as رضي الله عنه. What is the logic behind it?

This is proper adab that is taught by Quran. For Muhammad: إِنَّ اللَّـهَ وَمَلَائِكَتَهُ يُصَلُّونَ عَلَى النَّبِيِّ يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا صَلُّوا عَلَيْهِ وَسَلِّمُوا تَسْلِيمًا 33:56 ...
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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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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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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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Which prophets were killed?

This refers to the Prophets that the Israelites killed. The charge is repeated in for example: ذلك بأنهم كانوا يكفرون بآيات الله ويقتلون النبيين بغير الحق That was because they disbelieved in the ...
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Why is there a difference in the names of prophets between Muslims, Christians and Jews?

The origin of the name of 'Isa (peace be upon him) Well according to Arabic Wikipedia the original name of Jesus or 'isa (peace be upon him) is derived from Aramaic (which looks like Muhammad in ...
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Can there be more prophets after Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)?

Verse (33:40) Muhammad is not the father of [any] one of your men, but [he is] the Messenger of Allah and last of the prophets. And ever is Allah , of all things, Knowing. What else you want to ...
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Was Zoroaster a prophet of Allah?

There is no authentic evidence whether he was a prophet or not. The correct thing to do is to remain silent and not assume either: قل إنما حرم ربي ... وأن تقولوا على الله ما لا تعلمون Say, "My ...
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Is Muhammad the last Rasool (messenger)?

Prophets received message from God and messengers deliver the message. As all the prophets delivered the message as well Prophets are also messengers but all messengers are not Prophets; as all the ...
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Why is Hindu food not allowed? How are they najis?

The primary prohibition is limited to meat that is slaughtered by them because it will not be slaughtered in Allah's name, and it may be dedicated to their gods rather than to Allah. Quran 6:118 So ...
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Besides Muhammad, who else claim that they are prophets around his time and place?

The false prophets who arose around the time of Prophet Muhammad(p.b.u.h), in Arabia include: Musailmah Sajjah Tulayha Aswad Ansi Details about them can probably be best sourced from books of Seerah ...
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Are shia imam better than prophet ibrahim?

Shias believe the that the 12 imams are better than all prophets except Muhammad. They use the following verse as evidence: "And when Abraham was tested by his Lord with certain commands and he ...
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How many days did Prophet Yunus / Jonah remained inside the whale?

The Quranic story of Yunus37:139-148 is very concise and it does not mention the length of time he spent inside the whale. From Tafsir Ibn Kathir: واختلفوا في مقدار ما لبث في بطن الحوت، فقيل ...
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What does Islam say about Samson?

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 ...
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Is this statement correct?- all prophets are born prophets, but some chosen ones become messengers at a later time

Prophet Musa Qur'an 28:15 describes an incident in which Prophet Musa killed an Egyptian man (unintentionally; see IslamWeb), and the next verse (Qur'an 28:16) describes Allah forgiving him. ...
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What is The choice

It is quite apparent if you read the whole hadith. However it is also more explicitly narrated in other ahadith. The choice is between continuing to live longer in this world or transitioning to the ...
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What evidence is there in the Quoran that Muhammed is the seal of prophets?

To answer your question directly: the already cited Qur’anic passage 33:40 in the only aya in the Qur’an that uses the term “seal of the prophets” (khātamu n-nabiyyīn). However, if you want to pose ...
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In what way and why did Allah give special favours to Bani Israel?

I think you are referring to the Verse 47 in Surat al-Baqara (2:47) O Children of Israel! Just recall to mind My favor that bestowed upon you, and remember that I exalted you above all the ...
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According to Islamic sources, did any prophet kill people for having the wrong religion?

There's several ahadith where Prophet Muhammad ordered people to be killed for crimes. As for having the wrong religion: Prophet Muhammad directly ordered some apostates to be killed, e.g. Sahih ...
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Is Adam (a.s.) considered a rasul?

First of all we need to find a consensus about the definition of naby and rasul. According this (Arabic) Fatwa -my translation from Arabic, please take it with care- the term naby is more general ...
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Why did Noah's wife go to hell according to Quran?

Note that Noah's wife is only mentioned in this unique verse in the Quran, while we can read a lot about Noah's effort for da'wah in the surah Nuh, we can also read about his son -who was a ...
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Is Al Khidr alive?

Firstly, there is no evidence of him drinking from fountain of life or anything, neither have you provided. And against this: “And We granted not to any human being immortality before you (O ...
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Do these hadith discredit all other hadiths?

In the following answer I'll try to: explain the ahadith quoted. post some commentaries and give my own comment (maybe a bit scattered here and there). show that there are narrations that seem to ...
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Is there any Prophet among Jinn?

There's a verse in the Quran that allows the interpretation of Messengers among Jinn: "O company of jinn and mankind, did there not come to you messengers from among you, relating to you My verses ...
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Are images of the Prophets more haram than images of other beings with souls?

Islam forbids images in general, regardless of whether they are of prophets or of others. However at least some scholars hold the view that creating images of prophets is more serious than making ...
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Did earlier prophets also travel on buraq?

The translation in your question does not match the translation in the link provided. It says: "I tied it at the ring where the Prophets tied it before (i.e. Buraq Wall or the Western Wall)."...
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