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  • The term 'heaven' in the Quran Date: 2-8-2006

    assalamualaikum.. I have some question to ask: My quest: 1.The Quran mentions the sky/skies by as-sama’ & as-samawat. a)Could we safely assume that the word as-sama’ in the Quran refers to only as-sama’ad-dunya and the word as-samawat is used to describe the 7 skies. b) Or as the word as-sama’ is ism jinns it can be used either as singular.. More

  • Death includes being killed and other forms of death Date: 29-3-2006

    We know that the Prophet Yahyaa (John), may Allaah exalt his mention, is killed. Why does the Quran say about him (what means): {And peace be upon him the day he was born and the day he dies…}[Quran 19:15]? Dying a normal death is different from being killed... More

  • Who are Al-Hawaariyyoon [disciples of 'Eesaa (Jesus)]? Date: 29-3-2006

    What is meant by Al-Hawaariyoon in the Quran? .. More

  • The children of Israel were much repeated in the Quran Date: 28-3-2006

    Why were the children of Israel so often repeated in the Quran? .. More

  • The frequent mention of the children of Israel and their Prophets in the Quran Date: 28-3-2006

    What is the wisdom in mentioning the prophecy of Is-Haaq (Isaac) and Ya’qoob (Jacob), may Allaah exalt their mention, much in the Quran, whereas the prophecy of Ismaa’eel (Ishmael), may Allaah exalt his mention, is mentioned very concisely and rarely, despite the fact that repeating the mention of the Prophet Ismaa’eel would confirm his family.. More

  • The wisdom behind repeating some stories in the Quran Date: 27-3-2006

    What is the wisdom of the repetition of the story or ‘Aad, Thamood, and the guests of Ibraaheem, may Allaah exalt his mention, in the Quran? .. More

  • When Iblees was called Satan Date: 20-2-2006

    Is it a valid observation that Iblees was only begun to be referred to as Shaytaan after he refused to prostrate to Aadam as ordered by Allaah? Also, how could Iblees have gotten access to the Garden again to deceive Aadam and his wife after he (Iblees) had been previously expelled by Allaah? .. More

  • The rock mentioned in the Quran [31:16] Date: 7-2-2006

    What is the veracity of the stories of the "Sakhrah" (the rock) mentioned by Luqmaan to his son as quoted by Allaah in Soorah 31 verse 16 of the Quran, it not being in the heavens or on earth? These stories are sited by Al-Baghawee and others. .. More

  • Allaah's Swearing by Himself in the Quran Date: 27-12-2005

    I want to know why Allaah is swearing by himself, Surah: 70 Ayah: 40. And I want to know if wearing shoes is Haraam? .. More

  • The children of Israel's worship of the calf Date: 20-12-2005

    When Prophet Moosaa, may Allaah exalt his mention, was in Egypt the first thing he did was do Da'wah to Pharaoh and ask him to allow Israeli's to go with him-20:47.During this time where Israeli's believers? If yes then why did the Israeli's did idol worship (cow) when Prophet Moosaa (Allaah's Mercy on him) went to receive the Torah? Why did.. More

  • Questionable information related to her by 'born Muslims' Date: 9-5-2005

    A sister who has been Muslim for about two years has shared with me some of the things that she has learned from dear fellow sisters of ours who was born into this Deen. I have been a bit confused by some of these teachings of which she has shared as they run contrary to what I have learned, Al-HumduLilah. I ask you for clarification.. More

  • Reaching the age of forty years Date: 3-8-2004

    I have read somewhere in an Islamic site that if a person does not live to forty, Allah will reduce his sins. I can't exactly remember what was said but the age of forty was significant. Is this true? Is there any thing in the Quran that states something about the age of forty? Thanks for your service and hope to hear from you soon. (May Allah bless.. More

  • Manna and Salwa Date: 14-6-2004

    What type of food was Manna-was-salwa? Where did it used to grow and is there any of it in this present world? Was it sent down from the skies, and if so by whom?.. More

  • Last Prophet in the Qur'an Date: 25-3-2004

    Is it really written in the Qur'an Muhammad is the last Prophet if so can you please tell me where in the Qur'an which Ayah and which Surah? .. More

  • Verses about pride, lying and ingratitude Date: 25-1-2004

    Which verses from the Holy Qur’an mention pride, lying and ingratitude?.. More