(Draft Article) Objection: “Isn’t Islam only to be propagated to the idolaters among the Arabs?”

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By MuslimAnswers.net Team

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We received the objection of a certain person who said that in his talks, Dr. Zakir Naik said that Islam is for all of mankind. Continue reading

(Draft Article) Someone asked: “Why does Existence exist?”

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I found an unusual question of a non-Muslim who asked, “Why does Existence exist?”[1]. For the purposes of the question, he can accept that angels, humans, and even God exists, but he wanted to know why existence as such exists. Continue reading

Again, statements on Muhammad’s ﷺ and his marriage to Ayesha (Radhia Allahu Anha)

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It is very depressing when we still see the totally mindless comment coming from non-Muslims, right of the bat, of the type “What about Mohammad, who raped a six year old girl?” In whichever context it comes, it is very lamentable, because the objector has not made any attempt to make a difference between “age of marriage” and “age of moving to live with one’s husband”.

They have also failed to note that early marriage for women has been the norm throughout most of human history, and is in fact still operative in many places of the world. What I suspect is in fact happening is an application of the “unstoppable human advancement” hypothesis, were people move from barbarism towards ever higher civility. Continue reading