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What will happen to people belonging to to other faiths?

Question There has been recent discussions among my friends whether Christians,Jews and people belonging to other faiths will be going to heaven or hell.What is your opinion? Answer The Qur’an has very strongly negated the idea that the Jannah or the bliss in the life hereafter – the Paradise – is the right of any … Read more »

Is The Author of The Bible and The Quran the same?

Question A Non-Muslim asked me these questions which I would like you to answer them: 1-How can the Bible and the Koran be from the same author when they clearly contradict each other? Why would God say forgive your enemies in one book and in the other say kill all Christians and Jews in the … Read more »

Praying for followers of other faiths

Question Why is it that a Muslim cannot dua for a deceased non-Muslim? For example, I don’t understand why a Muslim would not be able to offer dua for his/her deceased non-Muslim parents, especially when we are encouraged to pray for our parents after their death for their sake. Answer Muslim scholars are generally of … Read more »

Non Muslims and Kafirs

Question Please clarify the difference between Non-Muslims & Kafirs. Which peoples are Non Muslims & Kafirs. Please tell me in detail in the light of Quran & Sunnah. Thank you very much Answer From the perspective of the life of this world ‘non-Muslim’ is primarily a legal term implying a person, who does not ascribe … Read more »

Friendship with people of other faiths

Question It seems that Qur’an is requiring Muslims not to make Jews and Christians friends (auliya) (5:51), but it is also requiring them to show good attitude (birr) towards them in another passage (60:8). What is your view on this matter? Answer I will let you know about the more popular traditional view on the … Read more »

What Constitutes Kufr?

Question In the Prophet’s time, there was a well demarcated line that determined whether or not you were a Kafir (Rejector). If you believed that Muhammad (pbuh) was the messenger of God, but you still persisted in worshiping Idols (as was the prevalent form of religion then), then you were a Kafir. Further, most of … Read more »

Are Christians polytheits or Kafirs?

Question Should Christians be considered as Mushrik because they worship the person of Jesus Christ, and there is no forgiveness for that as Allah has told us [in the Qur’an ]. Or Kaafir because Allah tells us that everyone who attributes a son to God is a Kaafir. Answer Before we answer your specific question, … Read more »

People belonging to other faiths in the hereafter

Question: Please explain the message/directive of Al-Baqarah 2: 62. Answer: The referred verse reads as: “Indeed those who have believed [now] and those who [previously] became Jews and the Christians and the Sabeans, whoever [truly] believed in God and the Final Day and was pious in his actions, shall get his reward with God. He … Read more »

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