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Q&A: More Than One God in Islam?

The Question A reader asks – In Islam the name of God is The God or Al Ilah. Does this mean there are many Gods and He is The God? The Answer As Salaam Alaikum and thank you for your question. This is a common question arising from a lack of knowledge of Arabic. The name of God in Islam is Allah – one word; and not Al Illah – two [...]

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Q&A: Praying for Non-Muslims

Does Islam allow Muslims to pray for non-Muslims who have died? A reader recently emailed us the above question as he wants to perform funeral prayers for a close non-Muslim friend who has passed away. There are three aspects to this; Ritual funeral rites as performed for a Muslim. General Supplication and Condolences and sympathy being shown [...]

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Q&A: husbands are superior to wives?

Is it true that in Islam husbands are superior to wives? An email from a reader We were recently sent an email by ‘Lee’ who asked the above question of us and wanted a detailed response to help him educate people who argue that Islam treats women as second class citizens. Well Lee this misunderstanding has arisen because of mistranslation [...]

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Q&A: Islam spread by force?

Recently on one of our Youtube channel videos a person posted a comment claiming that early Islam was spread through violence and was not a peaceful religion. This led to us receiving a few emails asking us to answer this allegation. Therefore today, in our special Q&A section, we shall be answering the following question; Did the Holy [...]

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[Q&A] Are dogs allowed as pets in Islam?

I recently saw that Jemima Khan had got a pet dog for one of her children, and in response many Muslims pointed out to her that Islam banned dogs as pets. Is this really true? [Cooper] as salaam alaikum Cooper. The first point to remember is that nothing is absolutely forbidden in Islam.

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[Q&A] If Jihad always meant struggle

If jihad has always meant to struggle and Muslim scholars have always said this in what way did Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad carry out a reform? The point to remember is that Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad carried out a great number of reforms and the clarification of the concept of jihad was only one of them. For example, when Hazrat Mirza sahib [...]

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[Q&A] Is Smoking forbidden in Islam

A reader emailed in asking us: I see lots of Muslims on a daily basis who smoke, and smoke a lot! They tell me that smoking is merely disapproved of but not forbidden in Islam. This makes no sense to me at all. So is smoking forbidden or does the Allah turn a blind eye to it? Click on read more for the answer.

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