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Fatwas Part Eighty-One

Fatwas Part Eighty-One

Issued by: Dr. Ahmed Subhy Mansour, translated by: Ahmed Fathy

 

Fornication and Inheritance

Published in April 28, 2018

 

Question: … Dear Sir, … I'd like to know your view about this problematic issue: does a male fornicator, who has a natural/illegitimate son, has the right to inherit him? I mean, a man had sex with a woman and impregnated her, and he never saw the son; this son became a wealthy, young businessman but he died suddenly; does the biological father has the right to inherit this son along with the biological mother? What about the case of a dead male fornicator? Does his natural/ illegitimate son has the right to inherit such a biological father?   … Thank you …    

Answer:

  Yes. In both cases, the biological father/son should have a share in the wealth left by the dead biological father/son even if marrying the biological mother never took place. The relation can be proven by DNA tests now. Before scientific advances, it was enough to know within the local society or community that someone was the son of this or that man (outside wedlock) to apply inheritance laws. God says in the Quran: "Call them after their fathers; that is more equitable with God. But if you do not know their fathers, then your brethren in faith and your friends..." (33:5).

 

 

 

 

 

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Not to Fast because of Childbirth

Published in April 28, 2018

 

 

Question: … Dear Sir, … Qu.1: My female neighbor did not fast the first 15 days of last Ramadan because she delivered her baby and her poor health does not allow her to fast other days instead, and she is too poor to donate food/money to the poor instead of fasting the missed days; what is she supposed to do in that case? She will not be able to fast Ramadan this year too because of her poor health … Qu.2: What is the difference between the three terms (heart/mind/soul) in the Quranic text? What about the term (spirit)? …  Thank you …  

Answer:

 As for your first question: your female neighbor/friend should not fast; when her health gets better, she should fast the days she missed. If she cannot fast for the rest of her life for reasons linked to chronic ailments or to prolonged period of poor health, she should donate money/food for charity as soon as she gets any money. If she is too poor and impecunious to do that, she should perform (as much as she can) extra prayers and acts of worship within piety. God will forgive her, as per this Quranic verse: "God does not burden any soul beyond its capacity..." (2:286).

 As for your second question: these words are exact synonyms in the Quranic text. The capitalized word (Spirit) means arch-angel Gabriel; the term (spirit) with a small letter "s" means God's mercy; e.g., in this verse: "Then mercy, and flowers, and Garden of Delights." (56:89). For more information, please read our book about fasting; we also refer you to our article (in English) found on this link: http://www.ahl-alquran.com/English/show_article.php?main_id=11288

 

 

 

 

 

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The Tongue/Language of the Revelation

Published in April 28, 2018

 

 

Question: … Dear Sir, … Which tongue/language has been used by God when He has talked to Moses and revealed the Scripture to him in Mount Al-Tur in Sinai? What do you think? … Thank you …

Answer:

 Of course, we never know the full details about the process of revelation (i.e., Scripture or guiding inspiration/revelation) given to prophets/messengers by God. What we know for sure from the Quran is that God talked to His prophets/messengers in the tongue they understood and by which they talked to their people: "We never sent any messenger except in the tongue of his people..." (14:4). What we know or surmise from history is that Moses talked using the Pharaonic Ancient Egyptian tongue (i.e., either the hieroglyphic tongue or the demotic one); hence, God has talked to Moses and inspired him with the revelation using this tongue.

 

 

 

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The Myth of Khedr, Again

Published in April 29, 2018

 

Question: … Dear Sir, … I was wondering about the mythical figure of a 'saint' revered by Sunnites and Sufis named as Khedr; was he the one intended or implied in the Quranic Chapter 18 within the story of Moses or not? Why did this man, whom Moses had met, kill a male child? … Thank you …    

Answer:

 We refer you to our book about the myth of Khedr (his name means literally:the green one or the verdant one); this so-called 'saint' might have been a repetition of the myths of a Christian saint called George the Green. We refer you to our subtitled-into-English (Exposing Salafism) episodes about the myth of Khedr in the Sunnite religion: Episodes Nos. 63, 64, and 65 found, respectively, on these links: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZBn1kTV_6ns/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5U4JcEFhT8/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5bKO8bU-ICE). We refer you to our subtitled-into-English (Quranic Moments) Episodes Nos. 306, 307, and 308 about knowing the metaphysical realm of the future (in relation to the Quranic Chapter 18) found, respectively, on these links: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sN8P1_Usdb8/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KdwTfBVgePc/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ex843ICCJ5s). Please read our entire online archive of writings (fatwas, articles, and books) and watch all our YouTube videos so as not to pose repeated questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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People of Noah and People of Saleh

Published in April 29, 2018

 

 

Question: … Dear Sir, … Why has God destroyed all humanity within the story of Noah and did not confine destruction to sinners? Why has God destroyed all the people of Saleh and did not confine destruction to sinners among them? … Thank you …      

Answer:

 We have discussed the topic of destroying ancient nations within our two books about Muhammad's imaginary interview with the CNN and about the enjoining goodness and advising against sin/vice. We have mentioned that only sinners/disbelievers who denied the miracles/signs were destroyed and not everyone; Noah was sent to all human beings who were his contemporaries. Please read our entire online archive of writings (fatwas, articles, and books) and watch all our YouTube videos so as not to pose repeated questions.

 

 

 

 

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Please Read our Archive to Save our Time

Published in April 29, 2018

 

  

Question: … Dear Sir, … Where are the lost texts of Scriptures of the previous prophets/messengers? Why do you think that the Bible does not contain the real, original Torah and the Gospel? … Thank you …      

Answer:

 We have written a lot about God's previous Scriptures and the distortions that have occurred to the Torah and Gospel and about the their lost original books or scrolls. Newcomers within our website must not waste our valuable time by insisting on raising many questions that have been answered before; they should not be too lazy to read our entire online archive of writings (fatwas, articles, and books) and watch all our YouTube videos so as not to pose repeated questions. We are almost 70 years old and our time and effort are very limited; we get bored of FAQs; newcomers insist on having packaged, brief, ready answers instead of searching within our archive of writings or specifying time and effort to read and ponder on our writings (i.e., thousands of articles and fatwas and tens of books). We will not answer repeated questions again; we do not have the luxury to waste more time; we need the rest of our lifetime to finish writing many books, to continue shooting and uploading our YouTube channel videos, and to write and publish our daily article.

 

 

 

 

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The Station of Abraham

Published in April 30, 2018

 

 

 

Question:  … Dear Sir, … What is meant by (the station of Abraham) mentioned in the Quranic verses 2:125 and 3:96-97? … Thank you …         

Answer:

 This phrase refers to the location where he stood with his first-born son, Ishmael, to build the Kaaba: "The first house established for mankind is the one at Bacca; blessed, and guidance for all people. In it are evident signs; the station of Abraham. Whoever enters it attains security. Pilgrimage to the House is a duty to God for all who can make the journey. But as for those who refuse - God is Independent of the worlds." (3:96-97); "And We made the House a focal point for the people, and a sanctuary. Use the station of Abraham as a place of prayer. And We commissioned Abraham and Ishmael, "Sanctify My House for those who circle around it, and those who seclude themselves in it, and those who kneel and prostrate."...As Abraham raises the foundations of the House, together with Ishmael, "Our Lord, accept it from us, You are the Hearer, the Knower. Our Lord, and make us submissive to You, and from our descendants a community submissive to You. And show us our rites, and accept our repentance. You are the Acceptor of Repentance, the Merciful. Our Lord, and raise up among them a messenger, of themselves, who will recite to them Your Verses, and teach them the Book and wisdom, and purify them. You are the Almighty, the Wise." Who would forsake the religion of Abraham, except he who fools himself? We chose him in this world, and in the Hereafter he will be among the pious ones. When his Lord said to him, "Submit!" He said, "I have submitted to the Lord of the Worlds." And Abraham exhorted his sons, and Jacob, "O my sons, God has chosen this religion for you, so do not die unless you have submitted."" (2:125-132).

 

 

 

 

 

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About The Verse 29:45

Published in April 30, 2018

 

 

Question: … Dear Sir, … God says in the Quran: "Recite what is revealed to you of the Scripture, and perform the prayer. The prayer prevents indecencies and evils. And the remembrance of God is greater. And God knows what you do." (29:45) … How come that the remembrance of God is greater than performing prayers ordained by God? Would you explain this to me? What is meant by remembrance here? … Thank you …   

Answer:

 The verse 29:45 indicates the fact that performing prayers within piety and concentration as much as one can while exerting conscious effort in this (as devils do their best to distract people during prayers); what is greater is to preserve and observe this piety by remembering God within our hearts/minds all the time while we are awake every day; this piety means to avoid minor and grave sins as much as we can, in public and in private. This is the true remembrance of God: when we feel we are about to commit sins, we stop ourselves as we fear the Lord God; this is part of the traits of the pious persons. When the pious persons commit grave or minor sins (as no one is immune 100% against this), they feel sincere remorse and repent sincerely and atone for the sins committed (by performing many good deeds and making amends) and make amends if they have wronged other people, while imploring God for forgiveness: "Those who are pious - when an impulse from Satan strikes them, they remind themselves, and immediately see clearly." (7:201); "And those who, when they commit an indecency or wrong themselves, remember God and ask forgiveness for their sins - and who forgives sins except God? And they do not persist in their wrongdoing while they know." (3:135).

 

 

 

 

 

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More Balderdash of the Earthly Religions

Published in May 2, 2018

 

Question: … Dear Sir, … What do you think of those Arab and non-Arab authors who cast doubt on the Qibla (i.e., direction of prayers) and assert that it is not the Kaaba in Mecca but should be the Petra region in Jordan which was supposedly the case in earlier eras? … Thank you …   

Answer:

 This ismore balderdash, nonsense, and falsehoods of the earthly religions; those polytheists own their fabricated religions and invent and add to it anything they like. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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About The Verse 8:42

Published in May 2,2018

 

 

Question: …  Dear Sir, … God says in the Quran: "Recall when you were on the nearer side, and they were on the further side, and the caravan was below you. Had you planned for this meeting, you would have disagreed on the timing, but God was to carry out a predetermined matter, so that those who perish would perish by clear evidence, and those who survive would survive by clear evidence. God is Hearing and Knowing." (8:42) … What does it mean to perish and survive by clear evidence? What do you think? … Thank you …      

Answer:

 The context of the verse 8:42 is the battle of Badr; it was a decisive day and a real test to both sides who fought: it is named by God as the day of the Forquan (i.e., the criterion/distinction) to differentiate between the Truth and falsehoods; those who died in this battle knew the Truth with clear evidence; i.e., those killed polytheists knew upon dying that they will enter into Hell for supporting Satan and rejecting the Quranic Truth; those killed believers knew upon dying that they will enter into Paradise for supporting God's cause; those who survived in both sides knew with clear evidence which side held the Truth; i.e., the believers of the Yathreb city-state who were engaged in legitimate self-defense to stop religious persecution. God says in the Quran: "...you believe in God and in what We revealed to Our servant on the Day of Distinction (Al-Forquan), the day when the two armies met. God is Capable of everything. Recall when you were on the nearer side, and they were on the further side, and the caravan was below you. Had you planned for this meeting, you would have disagreed on the timing, but God was to carry out a predetermined matter, so that those who perish would perish by clear evidence, and those who survive would survive by clear evidence. God is Hearing and Knowing." (8:41-42).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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About The Verse 32:3

Published in May 2, 2018

 

Question: …  Dear Sir, … As far as 32:3 is concerned, does it imply that no prophets were ever sent to Arabs of Arabia before Muhammad and after Ishmael? What do you think? … Thank you …        

Answer:

 God says in the Quran: "Yet they say, "He made it up." In fact, it is the Truth from your Lord, to warn a people who received no warner before you, that they may be guided." (32:3); "By the Wise Quran. You are one of the messengers. On a Straight Path. The revelation of the Almighty, the Merciful. To warn a people whose ancestors were not warned, and so they are unaware." (36:2-6). Thus, within the verse 32:3, God talks only about the generation that witnessed Muhammad's ministry as a prophet and the revelation of the Quran; most people of this generation claimed that Muhammad has authored the Quran and ascribed it falsely to God. Of course warners were sent within the previous generations after Ishmael and before Muhammad, and warners in general might be among both prophets and non-prophets; the warners among non-prophets follow the footsteps of prophets in believing in the Scripture of the Lord God and in monotheism of (There is no God but Allah). In light of this, we understand the following verse: "...There is no community (Umma) but a warner has passed through it." (35:24).   

 

 

   

 

 

 

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This Is Fornication and Utter Disbelief

Published in May 4, 2018

 

 

Question: … Dear Sir, …  Is it OK that the woman I love would work at my house as a maid/servant so that we'd make love as per the notion of (those whom your right-had possesses)? This is to avoid fornication since we cannot get married, right? What do you think? … Thank you …

Answer:

 What you suggest here isfornication and utter disbelief; Quran-hating human devils consider female maids/servants as sex slaves; this is very insulting to the Quran and a flagrant misunderstanding and interpretation of its legislations. The concept to which you allude refers to freeing female slaves and getting married to them. There are no female slaves nowadays; yet, it is a shame that slavery has not ended yet in our modern world. We urge you read our book (in English) titled "Slavery: A Fundamental Historical Overview", found on this link: http://www.ahl-alquran.com/arabic/book_main.php?main_id=87

 

 

 

 

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A Rope from God

Published in May 4, 2018

 

Question: … Dear Sir, … God says in the Quran: "They shall be humiliated wherever they are encountered, except through a rope from God, and a rope from the people; and they incurred wrath from God, and were stricken with misery. That is because they rejected God's Verses, and killed the prophets unjustly. That is because they disobeyed and committed aggression." (3:112). What does the phrase (a rope from God) mean? … Thank you …    

Answer:

 The rope from the Lord God means His Straight Path: His Word: His Scripture/Book. This is the link between real believers and their Lord God; they must adhere to it; this rope is the Quran itself: "And hold fast to the rope of God, altogether, and do not become divided. And remember God's blessings upon you; how you were enemies, and He reconciled your hearts, and by His grace you became brethren. And you were on the brink of a pit of fire, and He saved you from it. God thus clarifies His Verses for you, so that you may be guided." (3:103). God has said the following to Muhammad: "So adhere to what is revealed to you. You are upon a Straight Path. It is a message for you, and for your people; and you will be questioned." (43:43-44). God has said the following to Moses: "And We inscribed for him in the Tablets all kinds of enlightenments, and decisive explanation of all things. "Hold fast to them, and exhort your people to adopt the best of them..." (7:145). God has said the following to John: ""O John, hold on to the Book firmly," and We gave him Wisdom in his youth." (19:12). The rope from the people mentioned in 3:112 means peaceful behavior (i.e., Islam in terms of demeanor) when dealing with others; i.e., non-violence and non-aggression.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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About The Verse 68:42

 

Published in September 13, 2011

 

 

Question: … Dear Sir, …  God says in the Quran: "On the Day when the leg will be exposed, and they will be called to bow down, but they will be unable." (68:42) …  The Sunnites assume that God has a leg to which people would be commanded to bow on the Last Day! This is a wrong, blasphemous interpretation, is it not?! …  What is your own pondering on 68:42, since you have proven that human beings will not see God on the Last Day? … Thank you …

Answer:

 The sinful, gullible Sunnites within their polytheism tend to make God appear as if He were having a human-body form that would be seen on the Last Day; it is sinful and blasphemous to imagine God that way or in any other form/shape; we cannot see or envision God at all; see our article in English about this topic on this link (http://www.ahl-alquran.com/English/show_article.php?main_id=16303). The Sunnites erroneously link the verse 68:42 to this one about the Queen of Sheba with Solomon: "It was said to her, "Go inside the palace." And when she saw it, she thought it was a deep pond, and she bared her legs..." (27:44). As for 68:42, it refers to the fact that the Dominant Lord will make sinful ones have momentary control over their legs to bow to Him on their own accord and yet they will not be able to do it because of their sins; they never prayed and prostrated when they were alive on earth enjoying safety; see 68:43. By the way, the process of Resurrection will begin with re-creating people's legs first (and then the rest of their bodies) as they get out of the tombs; we infer this from the verses 75:26-30, as the Dominant Lord God will be in full control of everything on the Last Day; Resurrection of human beings is a process (a reversal of death and turning into dust from which human beings are created) which is likened to plants growing out of soil; see 22:5-7, 7:57, 71:17-18, and 50:9-11. We refer you to our YouTube show "Exposing Salafism", Episode No. 21 (which is subtitled into English) about not seeing God on the Last Day, though all human beings will be made to stand before His Presence: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJGLaVX7QKA).

 

 

 

 

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Muslims Intermarrying with the People of the Book

Published in November 7, 2007

 

Question: … Dear Sir, … My question is about the verse 5:5 … Was food of the People of the Book and marrying them prohibited and then made permissible? Would you please explain 5:5 further to me? … Thank you …      

Answer:

 God says in the Quran: "Today all good things are made lawful for you. And the food of those given the Scripture is lawful for you, and your food is lawful for them. So are chaste believing women, and chaste women from the people who were given the Scripture before you, provided you give them their dowries, and take them in marriage, not in adultery, nor as mistresses. But whoever rejects faith, his work will be in vain, and in the Hereafter he will be among the losers." (5:5). The Quranic Chapter 5 was among the ones revealed shortly before the death of Muhammad. Within previous years during Muhammad's lifetime inside Yathreb, the believers who settled in Yathreb engaged into self-defense military endeavors against the aggressors among the People of the Book (i.e., Jews and Christians of Arabia at the time), and allying oneself to these aggressors (and the Meccan aggressors) is prohibited (this sin was committed by hypocrites); see 5:51; those People of the Book were aggressive polytheists who allied themselves politically and militarily to the Meccan polytheists of Qorayish who attacked and sieged Yathreb. Once peace was restored, peaceful relations were maintained with the People of the Book, which include eating their food and they eat the food of Muslims; besides, Muslim men can marry Christian and Jewish women, and similarly, Muslim women can marry Christian and Jewish men. We refer you to our articles in English about peaceful behavior as the religion of Islam in terms of demeanor that unite all human brethren regardless of their faith: (http://www.ahl-alquran.com/English/show_article.php?main_id=6674/ http://www.ahl-alquran.com/English/show_article.php?main_id=12913). All peaceful persons are Muslims in terms of peaceful behavior regardless of sects and denominations, and intermarriage is thus legal in Islam; see our articles in English about this topic: (http://www.ahl-alquran.com/English/show_article.php?main_id=14595 / http://www.ahl-alquran.com/English/show_article.php?main_id=14508 ).  

 

 

 

 

 

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Special Request

Published in February 19, 2014

 

Question: … Dear Sir, … I've sent to you this question many times; please answer me......... … Thank you … 

Answer:

 It is our person who has this special request to make; we beseech all of our readers not to send questions whose answers are provided in previous articles, books, and fatwas; we receive tens of questions via email on a daily basis; we cannot waste time and effort giving detailed or even brief answers over and over to FAQs; people are to search for answers within the search box of our website; they can examine the titles of our thousands of fatwas and articles and tens of books to look for the topic they are interested in. Our time and effort are very limited and we have lots of unfinished books and we desire to complete them before we die. Please read our archive and look for answers for your questions within our writings; we desire to respond only to new questions which are not posed before. Thank you.         

 

 

 

 

 

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The Creation of Adam's Wife

Published in August 7, 2007

 

Question: … Dear Sir, …  Does the Quran mention anything about the creation of Adam's wife, though the names Hawwa or Eve are not mentioned? Is there a relation between these two verses regarding men and women: "O people! Fear your Lord within piety, who created you from a single soul, and created from it its spouse..." (4:1) & "And of His signs is that He created for you spouses from among yourselves, so that you may find tranquility in them; and He planted love and compassion between you. In this are signs for people who reflect." (30:21)? … Thank you …

Answer:

 We assert here that 4:1 tackles the first phase of creating human souls; it began with Eve's soul being created from the soul of Adam; the second phase is that souls of Adam and Eve wore human flesh; the third phase is the procreation of humanity from the very first couple; this third phase goes on as men and women marry and have children; this means that the term "spouse" indicates female and males equally; there is no superior or inferior sex within the two sexes; men are created to be the mates of women and the vice versa is true, and they go on with the process of procreation of progeny until all human souls (whose predetermined number will never be known) are born before the end of days. 

 

 

 

 

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Doubt As A Step towards Certainty

Published in October 16, 2012

 

 

Question: … Dear Sir, … I'm disturbed by the fact that the truth has many facets/aspects/angles and many shades of grey areas! I sometimes cast doubt on the existence of truth or Truth with a capital letter "T"! You write to people that the Quran is the Absolute Truth, but how should one verify this Truth and which way is the best to understand it! Most people assume they understand the Quran more than others! How come are they too sure of that?! Why sects like Shiite, Sunnite, and Sufi ones exist? Is Islam really God's Religion? What proofs have I of that?! Why the previous scriptures are deemed as lost or distorted? Why the Quran is deemed as the only authentic and undistorted scripture?! Why has not God preserved the previous scriptures? How one would verify the fact that the Quran is God's Word?! If hadiths are false narratives, why would not we cast doubt on the Quran as well?! The 'companions' who consumed ill-gotten money and murdered thousands of people and who also conquered Egypt gave the copies of the Quran to our ancestors, the Coptic Egyptians, right?! Were such copies distorted or not?! Besides, I'm beginning to cast doubt on God's existence! Many Arab and non-Arab atheists within cyberspace cast doubt on the Quranic text and their ideas are very disturbing and unsettling for me! I sometimes cast doubt on the way the Quran is read; grammatical rules are invented during the Abbasid Era, right?! Please forgive my style and my using an angry tone; I feel that Quranists are declaring non-Quranists as infidels who deserve Hell?! Why is that?! Salafists say the same about non-Salafists by the way! … I'm in my twenties and I feel misguided and I cannot understand the true nature of religion!  … Am I going to enter into Hell?! Is the Hereafter a myth or not?! What are your proofs? Any advice?! Any soothing words?! Please help me!…Thank you …    

Answer:

 You have to bear in mind, our dear son, that constructive doubt is the very first step to reach the Truth, of course. Every reasonable person with thinking minds is in a quest for the Truth; we remind you of the famous Latin phrase of René Descartes: Dubito ergo cogito, cogito ergo sum (I doubt, therefore, I think; I think, therefore, I exist). People who search for the Truth are armed with research tools: logical thinking, critical thinking, and knowledge as well as fact-finding skills, and they seek to know words/views of experts specializing in certain fields. Within our own life-story, we began our intellectual endeavors by casting doubt on the Azharite education curricula taught to our person as a student; when we began to refuse and refute hadiths and notions of the heritage books of traditions, most Azharite clergymen and professors stood against us; we decided to resort to the Quran as the only criterion; when we cast doubt on the Quran (i.e., when we posed the question whether it is authored by Muhammad or any mortals or not), we have analyzed it thoroughly while searching for contradictions; we found none. Contradictions are countless in heritage books of traditions. With our knowledge and tools of research, we are more knowledgeable than Muhammad who lived in the 7th century Arabia, as accumulated knowledge of many eras reach people now through all books (and now via the internet). Our research findings prove that the Quran is the Word of God; the Quranic text is never distorted as per many manuscripts of it written during the Mameluke Era (the era/field of our specialization as a historian) and during other eras. What is really deemed as fabrications, distortions, falsehoods, and lies are heritage books of traditions of hadiths, fiqh, and interpretations (i.e., exegeses). God preserves the Quranic text and no mortals can distort it even if they desecrate copies of the Quran; see our article in English titled "Desecration Of The Holy Quran" found on this link: (http://www.ahl-alquran.com/English/show_article.php?main_id=8062). Besides, the numerical miracles of the letters of the Quranic words prove that the arrangement of Chapters and verses is miraculous and never done by mortals. Mortals may repel people away from the Quranic Truth by falsehoods known as hadiths, exegeses, etc. and they assume that such lies might supplant/replace the Quranic verses. We have managed to refute Sunnite & Sufi notions through our research since 1977, and our Quranist research has made Quranic facts known to everyone; thus, our own doubts have led us to the Quranic Truth through diligent research. Please read our entire archive of writings and watch our videos while keeping your critical thinking alert; do not give way to destructive doubts, depression, and despair; make sure that while you read our books and articles that you keep in mind that the Quran is the Absolute Truth given by God in order to guide and to warn humanity till the end of days. May God guide and bless you.      

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Criticism of our Book about Naskh

Published in May 16, 2009

 

 

Question: … Dear Sir, … My name is Dr. Ezz-Eddine M. Naguib … I loved reading your great book about Naskh (i.e., that no Quranic verses replace or supplant one another and they are not supplanted/replaced by hadiths and fiqh views) … Yet, I disagree with two points: (A) you say God allows the presence/existence of Satanist/devilish narratives as a test; yet, I tend to think that devilish whispers drive disbelievers to try to undermine and argue against the prophets/messengers and God's scripture given to them; this is my understanding of the verse 22:52 … For instance, the Arab disbelievers accused Muhammad of being a madman, a sorcerer, and a poet and they accused the Quran of being myths and tales of the ancients dictated by anonymous persons to Muhammad; 22:52 means that the Quranic text mentions such accusations and refutes them  … (B) you said that bearing witness is essential in case of divorce in some fiqh schools; yet, it is essential (as per the Quran) in divorce and in other cases; e.g., selling/buying and the four witnesses of proving fornication … Thank you …  

Answer:

 You view about 22:52 does not contradict our pondering about it in its context: "We never sent a messenger before you, or a prophet, but when he had a desire Satan interfered in his wishes. But God allows what Satan interjects to remain, and God affirms His Verses. God is Omniscient and Wise. In order to make Satan's narratives as a test for those whose hearts are diseased, and those whose hearts are hardened. The unjust ones are in profound discord. And so that those endowed with knowledge may know that it is the Truth from your Lord, and so believe in it, and their hearts soften to it. God guides those who believe to the Straight Path." (22:52-54). We agree with your second point. We like those polite people who give us sincere unbiased feedback, pieces of advice, and objective criticism. God bless you Dr. Naguib. Thank you.      

 

 

 

 

 

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God's Omnipotence

Published in October 21, 2006

 

Question: … Dear Sir, … Could Allah create another god/deity and it would be mightier than He is; i.e., with 'more' Omnipotence? What do you think? … Thank you …        

Answer:

 This blasphemous question might have been sent to us via email for the sake of mockery; yet, we assert here that God's Omnipotence is limitless. Since monotheism means that (There is no God but Allah), there will never be another 'creator' of the universe besides Him; all false gods/deities which have been worshiped by polytheists were mortals (human beings or other creatures), and thus, no created beings could be gods/'creators' of the universe at the same time. Allah is the Only Lord God the Creator and the Originator of the universe and everything in it, as per the Quran; everything and everyone in the universe are His creatures made and fashioned by His Omnipotence.


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