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Does the Six Days of Shawaal Have to be Fasted Consecutively? and What Its Virtue?

It is not a necessary condition that they should be fasted consecutively. If you fast them separately or consecutively, it is OK. The sooner you do them, the better, because Allah says (which means): 652 more words

Islam

What is it about the Quran?

Someone once asked me how I still believe that the Quran is divine considering all the modern cosmological and scientific theories. While answering this I started thinking, when had I exactly started whole-heartedly believing that this Book is divine and not man-made? 551 more words

Islam

Do Muslims Believe They Can "Earn" Paradise?

Do Muslims Believe They Can “Earn” Paradise?

By Quran and Bible Blog Contributor stewjo004

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْم

“Those who believe and do the few good deeds expected of them, will have their Lord guide them because of their faith…” 1.506 more words

Islam

An Ottoman Remix

This curious piece, which consists of three early medieval (9th or 10th century) Qur’an folios written in un-voweled Kufic script pasted together then attached to a piece of paperboard and framed with lovely floral border devices, dates (probably) to the eighteenth century, and was produced somewhere in the Ottoman world. 240 more words

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