Marc Gravell
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How should insults to the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) be handled?
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This answer comes from a secular perspective; if it is out of place, let me know and I'll remove it. But I offer it anyway. Short version: Ignore it. Offense has the interesting characteristic in ...

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Who are Sabeans?
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The Sabians are one of the three pre-Islamic monotheistic Abrahamic faiths that the Qur'an describes as the People of the Book - alongside (obviously) Judaism and Christianity. The Qur'an declares ...

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Why are worshiping places of other religions (Church, Temple) prohibited in Saudi Arabia?
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The Saudi Grand Mufti (back inMarch) apparently justified this on the teachings from Islam. If you copy/paste the following into google, you'll see many news reports of this, however, I cannot cite ...

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Is Hurricane Sandy Allah's punishment for US?
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The hurricane on the east coast is the result of well understood weather conditions that are endemic to that region due to equally understood geographic, coastal and atmospheric conditions. The ...

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Is anyone who tries to deny the holy Qur'an is perfect blasphemous?
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is anyone who tries to claim that it's not perfection directly attacking Allah and insulting 2bn Muslims? There are roughly 7 billion people on this planet. I could re-phrase that statement as: is ...

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Forcing hijab on non Muslims
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This is largely a longer response to Ahmadi's answer - I don't know that it addresses the question, although some on the context may be useful. As such, I've marked it wiki. However, if this is too ...

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Was there a Bible in Prophet Muhammad's time?
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The Christian Bible has no single date of authorship. Much of the Bible is the Old Testament: i.e. pre-Christian Jewish scripture. This clearly existed long before the time of Muhammad. The various ...

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How would a Twelver Shia prove Imam Mahdi's long life to an Atheist?
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This answer is my attempt at trying to bring an end to a long series of comments, where I have pointed out issues that would prevent a non-believer from accepting the version presented. I guess a ...

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What does Islam say about marksmanship?
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Perhaps it becomes clear if we look at Volume 5, Book 58, Number 156: Talha was a strong, experienced archer who used to keep his arrow bow strong and well stretched. On that day he broke two or ...

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