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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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How we know that Quran was not altered during the times of revelation?

In my view, questions of these types are internally inconsistent. 1) Does the inquirer believe in Allah, and that Allah did send the Revelation through Angel Gabriel to Prophet Muhammad (peace and ...
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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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How did people tell the difference between the prophet’s words and the revelation?

Asalaam Alaikum the difference was much evident between the divine revelation (wahi) and the prophet's instructions (hadith). there are authentic reports of prophet PBUH clearly stating that it's a ...
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What is the difference between 'Wahi' and 'Ilham'?

Linguistic meaning of wahy In Arabic language both terms (al-Wahy الوحي and al-Ilhaam الإلهام) have a slight difference and can also be synonyms according the context. Wahy الوحي: inspiration, ...
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Why take Mohammad's word?

This is an excellent question and should be asked more often. Like Wallace said, the Prophet SAW was completely illiterate but came up with the oral tradition of the Quran over a 23 year period, ...
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When was the first word "Kafir" / "Kuffar" reveal in the quran? and which surah?

This answer is more likely to be an assumption, as I'm neither a specialist in the Order of tanzil nor could I find a specific Question on the topic so far. But I could find some links giving a ...
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The Quran and the Hadith

The Hadith is also divine revelation. Allah says: وما ينطق عن الهوى إن هو إلا وحي يوحى And he does not speak out of his own desire, it nothing more then a revelation revealing سورة النجم Hassan bin ...
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Why take Mohammad's word?

I think this is an excellent question. I believe all belief is subjective. You can't prove divine inspiration the way you would prove 1+1=2. It depends on how compelling you find the evidence ...
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When did dead animals (mayta) become prohibited (haram) for muslims?

The prohibition on eating dead animal meat is referenced to four surah's in Quran, which you also mentioned in the Question. They are Al Baqarah (2:173) Al Maidah (5:4) Al An'aam (6:145) Al Nahl (16 :...
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Does Allah communicate to his people through the means of Angels in present?

Yes, but it's very rare and hard (actually for most people, impossible) to individually verify. Quran mentions various individuals other than prophets who received some form of inspiration from Allah,...
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Will only hassan and hussain be masters of youth in paradise?

Asalaam Alaikum this hadith clearly states who are the masters of youth in paradise, like you mentioned it dosen't negate others holding the same titile but there is no authentic evidence to prove ...
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How did people tell the difference between the prophet’s words and the revelation?

In a simplfied manner one would say the difference was clear to the sahabah (). As if the prophet () received a revelation he would have called or gathred his scribes to write it down or recited it in ...
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Can ordinary muslims get wahy?

Asalaam alaikum, as for the questions you have posted i will try to clarify it a bit more so that you can have a better understanding, insha Allah. before dealing with the details i believe it is more ...
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Quran‘s nature on Earth?

The Quran is the direct word of Allah. It is divine, heavenly, and authentic, a miracle come through a normal human, Muhammad ﷺ. whose greatness is based on the greatness of God. That is - in brief - ...
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what are the 4 holy books mentioned in the Quran?

The Quran mentions 3 previous revelations. Tawrat (Torah) sent to Mussa (moses) Zabur (the psalms) sent to Dawud (king David) Injil (the bible) Sent to Isa (Jesus) The Tawrat in quran إِنَّا ...
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Tafseer book mainly focused on why certain ayath were revealed

I found Al-Wahidi's Asbab Al-Nuzul. It is also translated to English.
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Does Allah communicate to his people through the means of Angels in present?

It is known as wahiy and it was only specific to the Prophets like Moses, Jesus, Abraham, Muhammad etc. No one actually knows how and when Allah may send wahiy to humans. Some Prophets received it by ...
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Is all revelation (wahy) in the Quran?

Not all wahy is in Quran . Quran is reserved in the book (Mushaf) , while other wahy , like Hadith, and Hadith Qudsi , are found in Sunna books. https://islamqa.info/en/77243 َQuran is known by the ...
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What is the basis for the claim that the Prophets, Psalms, Torah and Gospel have been corrupted?

Allah tells that in Qur'an in 2:75 , 2:79 , 3:78 , 4:46 , 5:13 , 5:14 , 5:41
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What were the religious views of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) before becoming a Prophet and receiving revelation?

Before the revelation the prophet pbuh was not known for having followed any of the pagan believes and for rejecting them and rejecting even accepting their deities or to swear by their names. He is ...
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TLE and prophet Muhammad (S.A.W)

First of all the Qur'an already tells us that the adversaries of Islam and Muhammed() would say that he is ill or ill-minded: Say, "I only advise you of one [thing] - that you stand for Allah , [...
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TLE and prophet Muhammad (S.A.W)

"This explains the seizures he had during the revelations." Sure. Many things 'could' explain why the Prophet (SAW) had revelations. People also called him a liar. I say he (SAW) really did get Allah'...
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Which scholars praise the current Psalms?

Al-Biqa'i, the 15th-century Shafi'i scholar, comes to mind. Walid Saleh (UToronto) wrote, "He [al-Biqa'i] has a soft spot for the Psalms, and used the book in remarkably sensitive ways to convey to ...
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Do we have only 4 revelations by name?

Allah has revealed His Books to various Prophets for the guidance of their nations. There are two types of Books: Kitaabs (the big Books) Sahifas (the small Books) The four main Kitaabs are: ...
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Why did Muhammad (s.a.w.) wear a cloak in surah 74 (al-Muddaththir)? Out of fear of his first encounter with the Angel Jibreel?

"Did he ask to be covered in a cloak namely because he was initially afraid of the Angel?" Short answer: Yes A little detailed answer: At the beginning, people was believing that Allah is the ...
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Is Allah with us? Does he still tell us signs etc...?

Wa Alaikumu Salam wa Ramatulahi wa Barakatuh. From Quran[50:16]: And We have already created man and know what his soul whispers to him, and We are closer to him than [his] jugular vein About ...
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