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Does The Quran Say that the Earth is Flat!?

Short answer: Of course not. The Quran describes the earth as “egg-shaped”, and “spread out”, not flat. Blame this misunderstanding on incorrect translation from the original Arabic. Salam Dear Sarah, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. It is encouraging to see that our younger generation has not lost interest in understanding the …

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Is The Quran Written for Men?

Short Answer: Men and women are on equal footing in Islam. Women are in no way inferior to men. Islam does not differentiate between men and women in terms of rights and obligations.Gender equality is one of the fundamental teachings of Islam. There are many Quranic verses and Prophetic hadiths that prove that the issue of …

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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 …

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Does the Quran Contradict Itself?

Salam Dear Brother, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. The selection that you have cited from the Quran is from Chapter 3 – Aal ‘Imran (The Family of ‘Imran) verses 3 to 7. The first verse tells those blessed with understanding what they already know: “It is He who has …

Are There Violent Teachings in the Quran

Are There Violent Teachings in the Quran?

Salam Dear Ario, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Now, a word of clarification about the so-called “suicide bombings”: Islam clearly prohibits suicide. There is no doubt about it. But what is described as “suicide bombing” in Palestine, could be viewed from a different angle. This is due to the …

Are There So Many Contradictions in the Quran?

Are There So Many Contradictions in the Quran?

Wa Alaykum Assalam Dear Mohammad,  Thank you for your question, and for contacting Ask About Islam. Initially, we must be very careful in properly understanding the context of Quranic verses without assuming or adding words that are not part of the original text, even in a translation. So if a non-Muslim quotes a translation, we …

So Many Interpretations of Quran and Hadith: Why

So Many Interpretations of Quran and Hadith: Why?

Wa Alaykum Assalam Dear Sister, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Let us agree first that the state you are experiencing in terms of the level of your iman (faith) is a normal state. Muslim scholars agree that faith increases and decreases. It increases by drawing closer to God (Allah) …

Are there Errors in Quran When Referring to Heavens

Are there Errors in Quran When Referring to Heavens?

Salam Dear Mohsin, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. The complete verse you have referred to is: {Do not the unbelievers see that the heavens and the earth were joined together (as one unit of creation), before we clove them asunder? We made from water every living thing. Will they …



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