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  • Wisdom behind verses with unclear indication (mutashaabih) Date: 7-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. A non-Muslim asked why Allaah put verses in the Quran that confuse people, I said that it was due to the fact that Allaah wants to make you think and ponder and engage with the Quran in order to try to understand it. I heard this somewhere. Is this correct? .. More

  • No contradiction between existence of hunger and verse 11:6 Date: 5-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. There is a verse that says that it is upon Allaah to provide provison. How do we relate this with the idea of world hunger? .. More

  • Description of Paradise in the Quran does not address Arabs only Date: 19-3-2016

    Are some of the descriptions in paradise such as wearing silk and gold and rivers of honey described that way due to the fact that the early arabs desired such things? And if it had been revealed to a different group of people, would the description of paradise have been different? .. More

  • False claim that Al-Khidhr did not literally kill the young boy Date: 15-2-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. A few years ago, I studied Islamic Theology at a german University. There was a deviant professor there who said that the Story of the Prophet Moosa (Moses) and Al-Khidhr can not be taken literally because Al-Khidhr kills someone, for example, and does other things. So he wanted to say that it cannot be taken literally because the.. More

  • Refuting the claim that the Quran is 'guidance for those who are pious' only Date: 29-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Someone thought of the following doubts; can you please help to retute them: In Surah Al-Baqarah (The Cow), it says, “a guidance for those who have taqwa (fear of Allaah),” but why does it not also mention those who do not have taqwa? Would it not also guide them, and are they not more in need of guidance? If one does not believe.. More

  • Refuting the claim that the jinn gave the Prophet information about space and universe Date: 26-11-2015

    By Allaah, I ask this question with the intention of increasing my faith. Are/were the jinn/satan/spirits able to go to outer space? And if they are/were able to do so, would it not be a supportive point on a non-Muslim's side, who could argue that some of the scientific proofs about the universe in the Quran were told to the prophet by the spirits/jinn?.. More

  • The hadeeth of Sulaymaan (Solomon) having intercourse with seventy women in one night Date: 18-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. There is something that some non-Muslims say to the muslims. First, they quote this hadith: Abu Hurayrah narrated that the Prophet said, “Solomon (the son of) David said, ‘Tonight I will sleep with seventy ladies, each of whom will conceive a child who will be a knight fighting for Allah’s Cause.’ His companion said, ‘If.. More

  • Christian allegations about Prophet Yahya's unprecedented name Date: 14-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please reply back soon as something is confusing me. In surah 19:7, it says that Yahya was the first person called that name. There is a Christian website that says that this ayah is wrong, they say that Yahya means John, and they say that John is mentionedin the Bible, sometimes before Yahya was born, they also say that another document.. More

  • Why the same story is narrated differently in different chapters of the Quran Date: 6-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. Could you refute the following, please, its a doubt stuck in my head. Somone said that Allaah does not make errors but then quoted: {When your Lord said to the angels, Indeed, I am going to create a human being from clay.} [Quran 38:71] and then quoted: {And [mention, O Muhammad] when your Lord said to the angels, I will create a.. More

  • Why the word Al-Saabi'oon is in the nominative form in verse 5:69 Date: 18-10-2015

    I would like to know about the grammar of the word Al-Saabi’oon in Soorat al-Maa’idah. Why does it appear in the nominative form (Al-Saabi’oon) while it appears in the accusative (Al-Saabi’een)in another soorahalthough the syntax is very similarin both passages? .. More

  • Christian claims that the verses about Allaah's Throne on water were copied from the Bible Date: 15-10-2015

    Salamualaykum respected shaykh, some Christians and these people were sending me this thing, you know how there is a surah or chapter in quran which speaks about how Allah's throne is above the water, they showed me a chapter in bible which was very similar to this Quranic chapter, they are telling me Prophet Muhammad God forbid copied this, can you.. More

  • Each responsible for own deeds except with retribution Date: 8-10-2015

    AslamualakumThere is a veres im conffused about, please can you explain itin surah 35:18 it says that "no sould will carry the burden of another", how do we realte this to backbiting. IF somone backbites, the man gets some of his the others sin. Also when you cross the sirat, i heard that you will take the sins of all those who you oppressed or done.. More

  • Sins a cause of community destruction, despite apparent prosperity Date: 19-4-2015

    Aslaam-o-Alaikum,Dear Scholars, what does the saying by Salahuddin Ayyubi "if you want to destroy any nation without war, make adultery or nudity common in the young generation" really mean? Does the shamelessness really destroy a nation? If so, why are America and some Europeans countries more successful in everything and more safe than most of the.. More

  • Earth created first, then the heavens, then the earth was spread out Date: 19-4-2015

    Aslamualakaum. Can you please answer this and not refer me to another fatwa. What was created first heaven or the Earth, How do we relates the ayahs 2:29, 79:27-33, 41:9-13. With regards to the creation of the Earth and heaven. Second how do we reconsile with ibn abbas statments in bukarahi that Allah created the Earth then heavens, then he seperated.. More

  • Saying the Quran has an 'outer' meaning and an 'inner' meaning Date: 20-2-2015

    Assalamu Alaykum A friend told me there are zahir and batin ayats in the Quran which is backed by mufassireen, muhadditheen, mujtahideen , fuqaha etc. I feel very strange about it as this would entail that our beloved prophet sallalahu alayhi wassalam did you enclose us complete knowledge nor the sahaba as the ayats of the quran are batin and are open.. More