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Lauren Booth in Iran: An Interfaith Blissful Journey

MASHHAD, Iran – On the plane from Istanbul, I have been chatting to an old friend, Rabbi Yisroel Dovid Weiss. The best networker I have ever met. Within minutes of noticing me in the plane, a row behind, the spokesman for Neturei Karta, an anti-Zionist Jewish group, has handed me a business card and multiple …

Sabians

Who Are The Sabians in The Quran?

Salam (Peace) David, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. The verse you have quoted is: {Verily, those who believe and those who are Jews and Christians, and Sabians [wal-sabi’een], whoever believes in Allah and the Last Day and does righteous deeds shall have their reward with their Lord, on them shall be no …

Religious Diversity

What Does Islam Say About Religious Diversity?

Short Answer: Islam holds that from the beginning, God has been sending prophets to different peoples at different stages in human history to give them divine guidance as to how to live this life. Muhammad never claimed that he was teaching a new religion; he said that his mission was to restore the pure religion, taught …

The Status of the People of the Book in the Quran

The Status of the People of the Book in the Quran

What Muslims’ views of the People of the Book should be, their relations, and the status of the People of the Book in social life are described in verses and the sayings of the Prophet Muhammad in detail.

Concept of People of the Book in Islam

Concept of People of the Book in Islam

We sometimes tend to use expressions at a general level without paying attention to their religious, or social boundaries. As generality generates ambiguity, this article will explore the meaning of the term ‘People of the Book’, highlighting its origins in the Qur’an and discussing, in brief, the usage and themes associated with it in the …

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Why Do We Respect The People of The Book?

Short Answer: Because God commanded us to respect them. They have deviated from true Monotheism, but we still have much in common, including our love for the same prophets. Asalamu Alaikum Abdul Rahman. Thank you very much for your question. Both Groups Deviated From The Truth It is true that all the prophets of Allah preached the same …

Who Taught Prophet Muhammad

Who Taught Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)?

Who Taught Prophet Muhammad the Quran? This is the question that Sheikh Sohaib Saeed addresses in this episode of the Eternal Challenge series. He refutes allegations that some clergymen taught the Prophet or that he quoted from previous scriptures. The video also discusses prophecies in the Quran. Prophecy is foretold news about any future event. It …

How Did The People of The Book Change Their Books?

Salam, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your interesting question. In fact, your question arises out of a misreading of the verse quoted: “None can change His words”. We need to read the previous verse also along with this verse to understand the context: {Say: “Shall I seek for judge other than Allah. – …



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