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Does Allah Really Have 99 Names?

Short Answer: Up to 81 names of Allah have been identified in the Quran. As for the 99 mentioned in various ahadith, these are merely a fraction of His names which have a special significance attached to them. There are, however, countless names the knowledge of which Allah has withheld for Himself, names He has taught to no …

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Why Doesn't God Call Himself "Yahweh" In The Quran?

Short Answer: Because God never said his name was Yahweh. YHWH is the representation of the Hebrew characters into English. That’s why it is all capitalized. Therefore, this is not God’s name; it is an assumption to claim that it is Yahweh just because this is how it sounds when you pronounce the four letters YHWH in …

"In the Name of Allah," All Universe Sings

"In the Name of Allah," All Universe Sings

Bismillah, “In the Name of Allah,” is the start of all things good. We too shall start with it. Know, O my soul! Just as this blessed phrase is a mark of Islam, so too it is constantly recited by all beings through their tongues of disposition. If you want to know what an inexhaustible strength, …

What You Have Versus What God Has

The Transcendent and His Names

There is no “Islamic theology.” It is meaningless, and in actual fact wrong, to compare the often peripheral discussions that took place among Muslim scholars (particularly from the tenth century) with the radical reflections that gave birth to “Christian theology.” Admittedly, some debates were lively, and in the course of history in the Islamic Schools …

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Can We Wear Clothing with Allah's Name On It?

Short Answer: No, we really shouldn’t wear clothing with Allah’s name on it. There is always the chance we will wear this clothing into the bathroom, which would be disrespectful of Allah’s name. Asalaamu alaykum, Philippe, and peace be with you, Thanks for this question! Ustadh Salman Younus from SeekersHub.org answers this question very well: Question: …

Does The Quran Say Jesus Is God? Part 1

Peace be upon you, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Please find part one of the answer to your question below. Find the second and final part at the link here. Many misunderstanding or misquote verses from religious books by selecting a statement from a verse, or selecting a whole …

Does The Quran Say Jesus Is God? Part 2

Peace be upon you, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Please find the second and final part of the answer to your question below. Find the first part at the link here. The third claim is that Jesus (peace be upon him) said about himself that he is the Alpha …

What Is The Description of God in Islam? (Part 1)

Salam (Peace) Zamir, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question.  Please find part one of the answer to your question below. Find the second and final part at the link here. From the Islamic point of view, there is no way of knowing about the nature of God, except for what we can know …

What Is The Description of God in Islam? (Part 2)

Salam (Peace) Zamir, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question.  Please find the second and final part of the answer to your question below. Find the first part at the link here. The name “Allah” embraces all His beautiful names; and His other names are His attributes. In fact, all the heavenly bodies and …

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 …



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