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Scholars have given different answers to different issues when it comes to praying or making dua' (supplication) for a non-Muslim: Making difference in the cause, intent or goal of the prayer, whether the non-Muslim is alive or not and finally about his attitude towards Muslims and Islam. Generally one could say: It's not allowed to pray for (forgiveness ...


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One should distinguish between two kinds of directives given in the Quran: 1) that are part of Sharia to be followed by Muslims and 2) that relate to the Ministry of a Messenger. Al-Ma'ida (5:32) is a representative verse of the first kind. This verse states that a human life can only be taken in two cases. (very limited reasons as you said) At-Tawba (9:5) ...


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