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Islam says All Humans are equal, but I see them Otherwise
Question: From what Islam says, I get the impression that all human beings are equal. However, I do not really see them equal. Can you explain please?
Answer: What I
The following discussion has been taken from the General Discussion Forum of Studying Islam (http://www.studying-islam.org), one of our sister sites. While Jhangeer Hanif is the moderator of this discussion, Siddiq Bukharihas compiled it for publication in the journal (Editor).
The Friday Prayer
On Fridays, it has been made incumbent upon Muslims to pray in congregation at the time of zuhr prayer and in place of it. The way prescribed by the shari‘ah for this prayer is the following:
1. There are two rak‘at of this prayer.
2. In contrast with the zuhr p
I Meaning & Morphology (الصرف و اللغة)
As pointed out by Ghamidi (note 12), this word is synonymous with ‘Satan’.
This synonymous usage is evident from the following verse:
تِلْكَ آيَاتُ اللّهِ نَتْلُوهَا عَلَيْكَ بِالْحَقِّ وَإِنَّكَ لَمِنَ الْمُرْسَلِينَ تِلْكَ الرُّسُلُ فَضَّلْنَا بَعْضَهُمْ عَلَى بَعْضٍ مِّنْهُم
Whether it was a big bang that brought our world into existence or something else, the bitter truth is that we are living in a place full of misery and suffering. The torment that men inflict on each other is nothing comparable to the torment inflicted by the natural calamities and disasters. Of course, it i