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Why Can't Muslims Depict The Prophet Muhammad?

Short Answer: Muslims avoid the depiction of their Prophets in Art precisely so that the Art does not lead people to understand things in a wrong way. For example, erecting a statue of someone might seem like a good idea at the time, but over time that person’s reputation can take on qualities in the popular …

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Did the Prophets Ever Sin According to Islam?

Short Answer: No. They were fallible human beings, though. Before they received revelation, it’s unclear if they sinned. But as far as afterward, it’s important to note that they did make mistakes, but those mistakes were not considered sinful because they did not intentionally disobey God. Asalamu Alaikum Ahmad,  Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. …

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Why Isn't Prophet Muhammad Called 'Messiah'?‏

Short Answer: Because God doesn’t refer to Prophet Muhammad as the “Messiah”, but he does refer to Prophet Jesus that way, nine different times throughout the Quran. But, it’s important to know that God referring to Jesus as the “Messiah” does not mean that Jesus is somehow more than a man, a very, very good man who obeyed …

Is the Name Muhammad Sacred in Islam?

Asalamu Alaikum M, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Is the name “Muhammad” sacred? The short answer is no, it is not. The Quran says: {Say [O Prophet]: “I am but a mortal man like all of you.”} (Al-Kahf 18:110) And {Say [O Prophet]: “I am but a mortal like you. It has been …

Love and Reverence for the Prophet- Part 2

Asalamu Alaikum Salma, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Please find part one of the answer to your question at this link. Please find the second and final part below. God deems understanding of the station of the messenger to be part of the message itself. He requires His messengers to communicate this …

Love and Reverence for the Prophet- Part 1

Asalamu Alaikum Salma, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Please find part one of the answer to your question below.  The second and final part is at this link. There is a natural tendency, when we speak of a person’s multiple roles, to think in terms of tension. Or, in those moments when we display …

Is Insulting the Prophet Punishable By Death?

Asalamu Alaikum Hesham, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Your question is very intelligent and you make some very good observations. It goes to the very heart of what Islam is in today’s world and how people understand it, especially those who are not Muslim. For many people, the only knowledge they have of …



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