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What Do Muslims Believe About Angels?

What Do Muslims Believe About Angels?

Angels belong to a level of existence beyond the perceptible world of phenomena, called `alam al-ghayb. As God’s creatures living within the physical world of mundane reality, we humans cannot overstep its confines; nor can we visualize beings that exist outside of it.

Angels and Thunder

About Angels and Thunder in the Quran

Short Answer: The Quran is a book of divine guidance to those who seek to live a good and meaningful life here on earth. God mentions angels and thunder in the Quran. Science does not speak of angels, but only of the effects produced by the angels in scientific terms. That does not rule out the …

God Create Angels

Why Did God Create Angels? Can't He Do Everything Himself?

Short Answer: Allah doesn’t need the angels, but He has the Power to create incredibly mighty creations; His creations are a manifestation and reflection of His Power, Brilliance, and incomparable Greatness. Angels devoutly obey Allah Almighty and never disobey Him, and each angel is assigned a special task. _________________________________________ Peace be upon you, Reader, Thank …

Angel Gabriel

Angel Gabriel: Between Christianity and Islam

Short Answer: Muslims believe that Gabriel is an angel God created, not the third person in a Trinity. He once appeared in human form in front of a group of Muslims, and asked Prophet Muhammad a number of questions about Islam. ______________________________________ Salam (Peace) Dear Brother, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About …

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Belief in Angels: An Article of Faith?

Short Answer: Yes, belief in angels is an article of faith in Islam. One cannot claim to be Muslim if one rejects one of the six articles of faith as laid out by Prophet Muhammad in an authentic hadith he relayed to Angel Gabriel while sitting with his companions. Angels interact with humans in a number …

Jinn Angels Help Humans?

Do Jinn and Angels Help Humans?

Salam Brother, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Angels and the jinn belong to the domain of the Ghayb (or the Unseen world) in Islamic terminology. By definition they are not perceptible to the five senses of humans; which means that they cannot be seen, heard, touched, etc. Even the …

How Was Satan in Heaven While He Wasn't an Angel?

How Was Satan in Heaven While He Wasn't an Angel?

Wa Alaykum Assalam Dear Brother, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. The testing grounds for Adam and his wife with Iblis is mentioned in the Quran as “Jannah“, which is translated both as Heaven or Paradise, or as Garden. You find this world used in surah Al-Kahf, verses 18:32 & …

Do Angels Question God?

Do Angels Question God?

Salam Dear Nathaniel, Thank you for this question that opens the door to clear some of the most important points in Muslims’ faith and practice. The hadith you referred to is actually not a hadith; it is only a tradition reported from various scholars, but in no way ascribed to the Prophet (peace be upon …

Was Iblis One of the Angels?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear brother, we really appreciate the keenness you show in pursuing knowledge about Islam. And we really consider it a privilege to have …



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