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Is it sin to categorize yourself into a particular sect?
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Yes it is. Creating and supporting sects is a great sin. Quran says Ar-Rum/32: مِنَ الَّذِينَ فَرَّقُوا دِينَهُمْ وَكَانُوا شِيَعًا كُلُّ حِزْبٍ بِمَا لَدَيْهِمْ فَرِحُونَ ﴿الروم: ٣٢﴾ [be ...

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How come Mohammad (pbuh) was married to 9 women?
7 votes

We don't know the exact number of Muhammad (pbuh) wives but we know that they were more than four. It was allowed by Allah and this was exclusive for him as clearly stated in Quran (verse 33:50): ...

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Why do most Muslims believe in Adam's Apple while it is never mentioned to be an Apple?
6 votes

It was not an apple, and was not a known earthly fruit because it did not take place on Earth. When Adam and his wife (that is not called Eve in Quran) tasted the tree then they were sent to Earth. ...

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What is the purpose of creating this universe?
6 votes

We just know that there is A purpose and it is not a play: وَمَا خَلَقْنَا السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضَ وَمَا بَيْنَهُمَا لَاعِبِينَ ﴿الدخان: ٣٨﴾ We created not the heavens and earth, and all that ...

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According to Shi'ism, does divorce require witnesses?
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5 votes

According to Qur'an divorce requires witness: At-talq:65/2. A man can start the process of divorce in presence of no one but it should be completed and committed with two witnesses after they ...

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Why are Muslim women prohibited from marrying non-Muslims while Muslim men are allowed to?
4 votes

It was allowed for a while. If you read Ayahs chronologically you see that after a while Ahlul Kitab changed their way and became Mushrik: وَقَالَتِ الْيَهُودُ عُزَيْرٌ ابْنُ اللَّهِ وَقَالَتِ ...

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What is the origin of fasting during the holy month of Ramadan?
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4 votes

Origin is Qur'an: Surat Al-Baqarah: 2/183, Surat Al-Baqarah: 2/185 and Surat Al-Baqarah: 2/187 يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا كُتِبَ عَلَيْكُمُ الصِّيَامُ كَمَا كُتِبَ عَلَى الَّذِينَ مِن ...

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Does Islam explicitly allow one to break the rules if there is no other option?
3 votes

Allah is merciful to his servants and doesn't put pressure on who can't bear an obligation. Quran says: وَلَا نُكَلِّفُ نَفْسًا إِلَّا وُسْعَهَا وَلَدَيْنَا كِتَابٌ يَنطِقُ بِالْحَقِّ وَهُمْ لَا ...

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What are the origins of Shia and Sunni division?
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2 votes

The religion, Islam, born from the Book, Qur'an, but sects, Shi'a, Sunni and others are born from "history" of Islam. There is no debate on the Book, Qur'an, but there is a lot of debate on "history". ...

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Is there any advantage to praying in a masjid?
2 votes

Praying in masjid is a reclamation. If none do this masjid would be abandoned. Thus praying in masjid is better than other places as Quran says At-Tawbah:9/18: إِنَّمَا يَعْمُرُ مَسَاجِدَ اللَّهِ ...

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What is the Quran referring to when it mentions, "He has created the skies without the pillars"?
2 votes

We don't understand whole Qur'an Ayah by Ayah. Our belief to Qur'an doesn't go through understanding of all Ayahs and finding such intangible Ayahs (that are called Mutashabih) won't refute our belief....

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Is it a sin to consume pork without knowing?
2 votes

If you do an evil in ignorance and return as soon as you learned Allah will forgive. As stated in the Qur'an (an-Nisa:17): إِنَّمَا التَّوْبَةُ عَلَى اللَّهِ لِلَّذِينَ يَعْمَلُونَ السُّوءَ ...

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What is the significance of trees under which rivers flow in Heaven?
1 votes

The environment mentioned in Qur'an as Jannat (garden) is not constructed yet. It will be heavenly environment for valuable and precious people in future. Thus talking about it in current language and ...

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What are the conditions required for marrying more than one woman in Islam?
1 votes

You said that you are looking for something that forces current wife/wives permission for next marriage. Actually, in contrary with what you are looking for, Allah forbids banning a halal to gain ...

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Why are the two daylight prayers done silently, and the others out loud?
1 votes

Allah has specified how should your voice be when doing your prayers. Anything other than it is a personal preference and is not mandatory: قُلِ ادْعُوا اللَّهَ أَوِ ادْعُوا الرَّحْمَٰنَ أَيًّا ...

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Is a divorce valid without witness?
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1 votes

Not it is not valid as Quran says: فَإِذَا بَلَغْنَ أَجَلَهُنَّ فَأَمْسِكُوهُنَّ بِمَعْرُوفٍ أَوْ فَارِقُوهُنَّ بِمَعْرُوفٍ وَأَشْهِدُوا ذَوَيْ عَدْلٍ مِّنكُمْ وَأَقِيمُوا الشَّهَادَةَ لِلَّهِ ...

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Is the prophet's (pbuh) life before the Qur'an was revealed to him considered as sunnah?
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Qur'an says Prophet (SAW) was already lost then Allah guided him: Ad-Duhaa:93/7: وَوَجَدَكَ ضَالًّا فَهَدَىٰ And did He not find you erring and guided you?

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Why does a man's witness count as two women's witness in Islam?
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Quran itself states the reason clearly: "if one of the women forgets (anything), the other may remind her". This is about the way human mind works. Men keep the event in more details. This is about ...

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Should I force myself to do a thing which my mind does not believe?
-1 votes

If you are a Muslim you should not disobey what is strictly stated in Quran (because you DO believe in Quran) but in contrary outside Quran you should not obey anything that your mind dones not ...

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Is it haram to wear make-up?
-1 votes

Haram in Islam has a definite list as stated in Quran an none is allowed to change them. Allah prohibited touching Haram and Halal for example at the beginning of Sourah Tahrim. So wearing make up is ...

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Is investing in the stock market haram?
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If you interpret it as "gambling" it is prohibited but if you interpret it as "profit of a share" it is Haram. وَمَا آتَيْتُم مِّن رِّبًا لِّيَرْبُوَ فِي أَمْوَالِ النَّاسِ فَلَا يَرْبُو عِندَ ...

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Is a marriage valid without presence/consent of anyone else?
-1 votes

Quran has set conditions for divorce so there have to be two witnesses: فَإِذَا بَلَغْنَ أَجَلَهُنَّ فَأَمْسِكُوهُنَّ بِمَعْرُوفٍ أَوْ فَارِقُوهُنَّ بِمَعْرُوفٍ وَأَشْهِدُوا ذَوَيْ عَدْلٍ ...

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How do Muslims respond to C.S. Lewis's "Lord, Liar or Lunatic" argument?
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This is view of Islam: وَإِذْ قَالَ اللَّهُ يَا عِيسَى ابْنَ مَرْيَمَ أَأَنتَ قُلْتَ لِلنَّاسِ اتَّخِذُونِي وَأُمِّيَ إِلَٰهَيْنِ مِن دُونِ اللَّهِ قَالَ سُبْحَانَكَ مَا يَكُونُ لِي أَنْ ...

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