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Question: The friend of mine told me that he contacted some scholar, who told him that the atonementis feeding sixty people, and not ten. Regarding the verse that you’ve quoted, I realized that it doesn’t talk about breaking an oath on the Holy Qur’an. It simp
Regarding the Status of the Hadith and Sunnah
Question: I used to read the Qur’anic text without knowing what it meant. Only recently, I began reading the translated Qur’an, and tried to solve the issues that were pestering my mind. I took care not to be misl
Author: Mushirul Hasan,
Publisher: Academy of Third World Studies, Jamayah Milliyyah
Earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, tsunamis, etc., may cause terribly disastrous consequences for life--human, animal and plant. They may also result into a large-scale destruction of property and, more importantly, lifelong human distress due to medical and psychological reasons.
The following discussion has been taken from the Discussion Forums 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).
Jhangeer Hanif: Why do
The history of mankind began with the creation of Adam (sws). That is what everyone acknowledges. However, specifics concerning when, where and how, remain unanswered as yet. Where did Adam (sws) sustain himself and his wife? For how long did he survive? How much did he procreate?
One can speculate, but ca
The Researcher’s Companion
I Meaning & Morphology (الصرف و اللغة)
As pointed out by Ghamidi, (note 13), in the Arabic language, the word أمرis not always used to connote a command or a directive. It also means “to suggest and to te
مَثَلُ الَّذِينَ يُنفِقُونَ أَمْوَالَهُمْ فِي سَبِيلِ اللّهِ كَمَثَلِ حَبَّةٍ أَنبَتَتْ سَبْعَ سَنَابِلَ فِي كُلِّ سُنبُلَةٍ مِّئَةُ حَبَّةٍ وَاللّهُ يُض
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Spending in the way of Allah is second of the most emphasized directive of Islam. He who has true faith in Allah is driven towards His creation to help them and to alleviate their sufferings. True Faith and stinginess are quite incompatible. While unravelling the pitfal