Prerequisites needed in order to make Tafseer – a few thoughts

By Hafiz Mahmut, Edited and modified by the MuslimAnswers.net Team[1]

بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيم

We begin in the name of Allah the Exalted. May Allah bless and grant peace to the leader of the Creation Muhammad , and on his Family and Companions until the Day of Judgment. We ask Allah to keep us away from knowledge that is not beneficial, and may increase us in (useful) knowledge that will be an adornment for us in this world and the next. Continue reading

(Draft Article) Objection: Verse 86:11 is not about the capacity of the heavens to return back rain

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Statement: Dr. Naik says verse: 86:11 talks “specifically about the capacity of heavens to return back rain” i.e. the stage of evaporation. This is clearly not so. This verse is about the return of the firmament (sun, moon, stars) that happens every 24 hours[1].

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(Draft Article) Discussion with a non-Muslim about Allah and Injustice as per Qur’anic Verse 6.131, with an addendum

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In this article, we are going to discuss a question brought up by a non-Muslim with respect to Allah the Exalted and the possibility of hypothetically attributing injustice to Allah. The origin of this discussion was that the non-Muslim took offense to certain injunctions to Islam and said that a wise God could never order such things (such as for example, expansionist warfare). Continue reading

(Draft Article) Twelver Shias, Prophet Ibrahim (Alayhi Salaam) and Verse 2:124 – An Analysis of Tabatabai’s Arguments

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We received a question from a person leaning towards Twelver Shiaism who wished to know what the Ahl-us-Sunnah makes of Prophet Ibrahim (Alayhi Salaam) and Verse 2:124- or more concisely, what the Ahl-us-Sunnah make of the Twelver Shia claim that this Verse provides one of the strongest proofs for their concept of Imamah.  Continue reading