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Is familism part of Shia Islam?

Familism in the popular sense is not part of Shia Islam. The concept of Imamate (leadership) of Ahl al-Bayt (people of the house) of the Holy Prophet (pbuh) refers only to those family members and ...
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Why did Allah(SAW) decide to create 3 religions and not only just 1?

Allah has only created one religion and only one. ان الدین عند الله الاسلام We have the same God, we are the same humans, we have the same wisdom which tells us love is good, jealousy is bad, ...
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Is disbelief in "free will" kufr?

I can answer you from the Shia perspective. According to the Imami school which is the Shia school of theology, human accountability for his deeds and Divine compensation for them are necessary ...
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Can the Answer to Allah be in simple Mathematics?

The post is one mathematical misunderstanding after another. If you're allowed to do whatever you want with numbers, you can prove and/or disprove whatever you want. Here's a few blatant errors: ...
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Could you explain to me this Sufi term: the Divine Names?

The multiplicity or کثرة has many levels in Sufi theology and, yes, it is first and foremost expressed in Divine names. The Divine Names are qualities or attributes that emanate from the Godhead. When ...
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Is God an Abstract Idea?

I thought it would be interesting if I put this question in relevant historical philosophical contexts and give an account of important views. So it would be a long but very enlightening discussion I ...
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Looking for a more detailed answer on why Allah created us

Quran 51: 56-58 I created the jinn and humans for nothing else but that they may serve Me; I desire from them no provision, nor do I want them to feed Me. Surely Allah is the Bestower of all provision,...
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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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Sorry for the incoherence of my previous post, lets try again, I have a doubt please help with it

As Muslims we know that Allah is Lord of the worlds as stated in the Quran: [All] praise is [due] to Allāh, Lord of the worlds (Saheeh International, 1:2) Source for this Verse: https://quran.com/1:...
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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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References for Systematic Theology in Islam?

I'm a bit unclear what you mean, but in the annex of the copies of Moshafs of Dar al-Ma'arifa دار المعرفة you may find a glossary of the topics of the Qur'an which basically include most if not all ...
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What are the Sunni Schools of Islamic theology?

Asalaykum Wa Rahmatullah, The schools which you have listed are Islamic schools of thought but not all of them are necessarily Sunni. The three main Sunni schools are: Ash'ari Maturidi Athari The ...
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Can someone help me find this quote in Arabic?

I found the statement in the chapter on Muslim sects of creeds when addressing those who differ in the topic of Allah's attributes (sifaat plural of sifah صفة) and here especially the 'Asha'arites. ...
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What's the genealogy record of the Islamic prophet Muhammad that connects him to Ishmael? What's its authenticity?

The only authentic genealogy recounting the names is until the Prophet's ancestor Fihr. See here. People have agreed that Fihr was descended from a person named Adnan, but an exact list of names is a ...
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Why will Dajjal come from Iran?

Good question, now look what Jesus says in the New Testament: Matthew 22 41 While the Pharisees were gathered together, Jesus asked them, 42 Saying, What think ye of Christ? whose son is he? They say ...
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Are step-children considered the same as a man's own children?

In general: Previous children of a spouse (i.e. step children) are not considered the same as a person's own children. For example many obligations do not apply such as maintenance, accommodation, ...
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Are each Divine Name and Fixed Essence Entity and has his own 'I' or identity?

No, Allah has one identity and the attributes are just that: attributes. The names only describe His different attributes. It's like saying man has mind, imagination, power, life, dreams and wishes ...
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Is God an Abstract Idea?

Yes & No Actually Allah is such an existence that always existed. We everyone know that there is a gravity of earth which pulls every object which has mass. Gravity has existence. So it is ...
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The "Is God careful?" Question

Your question can be answered by reference to the idea of tanzeeh in Islamic theology. The relevant Quranic concepts are "taqaddus", "tasbih", "ta'ali" roughly meaning purification, exoneration, ...
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Is familism part of Shia Islam?

Interesting question. Are you talking about leadership of the Ummah? You can see it 2 ways: Familism leads to leadership. Exceptional character and service to Allah, Infallible-ness, divine ...
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Why did Allah(SAW) decide to create 3 religions and not only just 1?

First of all, there isn't just 3 religions ( based on God's worship ). There are many others, too. But, the important thing is that the message sent from God was just 1 thing. ( Which is named 'Islam' ...
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Are angels visible at the speed of light?

All religions including Islam agree that angels in essence are not corporeal beings otherwise not only the Prophets but anyone nearby could normally see them when they appeared to the Prophets to ...
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Is the existence of the world a miracle?

Miracle is defined as: A miracle is an event not explicable by natural or scientific laws. Such an event may be attributed to a supernatural being (a deity), magic, a miracle worker, a saint or a ...
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What is the difference between a Prophet and an Imam according to Shi'ite theology?

Battle of Karbala's answer is great. There is an important difference he forgot to mention: Jaber asked Imam Sadiq: Why don't you claim what belongs to you? (Why don't you take control of the Ummah, ...
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