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For Ask Community Muslims: has there been a Sharia ruling on respect for written Quran vs Quran book idolatry?

I know Mohammed was against idolatry even of his own image, and I was wondering if any Hadiths were cited in any Sharia ruling on how much respect became idolatry of a book of the Quran, if there is one. Please cite the specific School of the Sharia

Would you be forgiven for committing suicide in this case?

if you committed suicide to avoid your body being tortured until death, or to avoid complete solitary confinement for the remainder of your existence, would God forgive you?

What gifts of the holy spirit did Saint Benedict have?

Your talking about a pope? He was a man and a sinner just like me and you and everyone else. I don't get why people worship saints because everyone who is a follower of god and accepts his son Jesus is a saint. The Catholic Church only teach lies

What dose it meam when someone says "Those who are hardest to love are the ones who need it the most".

It means people who are picked on alot are hard to love... either they are shy or withdrawn or deformities or mental illness... Those people are the people who need it the most. It can be hard to love them because either you might get bullied too or

Why do I find extremely religious people more annoying in some cases then I do other times?

There's a religious movement originating in Turkey known as "Hizmet" (service) also known as the Gulen movement. sometimes, i think they're the nicest people in the world, sometimes I find their gender segregation to be foolish. when radica

Is education or school more important, same with religion or God? Do we as humans change the importance of things?

Education is more important than school, it's what you learn, not where you learn it. And God is by far more important than religion. The actual definition of religion is "to tie oneself to". Which would mean trying to bring ourselves to Go

How is the afterlife represented in polytheistic religions?

In Celtic Paganism, what I've read is a description of The Blessed Isle, which is an island, and yet limitless. It's always sunny and warm, the streams always flow but never flood. Everyone goes there, good and bad. The closest to eternal punishment

If Judas was influenced by Satan, to betray Jesus...

... then isn't it safe to say that Satan played a role in fulfilling the death/burial/resurrection, of Jesus. AND, unwittingly paved a way for mans salvation? If Judas was not tempted by Satan, then Jesus would not have been captured, whereby setting

What are signs of ADHD?

Unorganized, scattered brain. Forgetful, cannot concentrate on one thing at a time, gets easily distracted. My daughter has ADD. I talked with the dr about it by age 10, bc I knew, by then, she should be able to sit still and do her homework.

What are some greek father Daughter Quotes?

"... If you touch her, or hurt her, or make her sad, I'm gonna hurt you twice as bad ..." ----- Tom Wilson (The Daughter Song) ... I don't think he's Greek though ... .

Are werewolves and vampires real our are they just myths and make believe?

Myths and make believe. Both arose from a variety of superstitioys and false beliefs in a time when any sort of difference was seen either as insanity or as occult/satanic and perople who were different were reviled, persecuted and even killed.

What does it mean, we are laborers together with God?

First you look up the passage in the bible and see exactly what it says. 1 Corinthians 3:9 For we are labourers together with God: ye are God's husbandry, ye are God's building. 2 Corinthians 6:1 We then, as workers together with him, beseech you a

What is one of the most important principles of Buddhism?

One of the most important principles of Buddhism is that you should observe the precept of abstaining from the destruction of life. Others include that you should observe the precept of abstaining from sexual misconduct and that you should observe th

Does Crisco Vegetable Oil really whiten teeth?

I did this today in religion class, for a scary, gross & weird stories of the bible presentation. For a prize we all brushed our teeth with this for 2 Tootsie Pops. Does it really work or was my religion teacher just screwing us over? Thanks.

Was the prohibited fruit sex

and it's masturbating a sin?

I want to not show anymore emotions at all to anybody anymore and just no longer care for another person how can i do th

I went through alot of things in my life and i just wish to no longer show emotions to other people and i just want to just stop caring like if i got a hundred on a test or if i scored a touchdown i want to just no longer care for anyone anymore i ju

What is the meaning of Proverbs 27:11?

"Be wise,my son, and make my heart rejoice, so that I can make a reply to him who taunts me." This scripture is encouraging each and every one of us to be smart in our decisions that we make on a daily basis. We have to make sure that whe

What does it mean when somebody has a very black aura surrounding them?

So, I've been studying auras for some time and I believe I have developed my auric sight to a point where I can see auras. Today I was on the street just walking around practicing seeing people's auras, when someone I saw had a very blackish/ greyish

Is the triangle symbol holy or evil?

I see it as represented like the all seen eye in churches, the trinity, fraternities, movies, dollar bill and the list go on and on, so I'd like to know your answer to this and why do you thing is the right answer. Thank you.

How would I know if I was touched by god

You will know you are touched by God when you can honestly say God is real, because He is. Being touched by God is like falling in love with someone for the first time, where all you can do is talk and think about that person, nonstop. There should

if sex is supposed to be for procreation then what happens to people who are infertile?

whenever the topic of sex comes up in church they tell us it is only for procreation but what I want to know is that what does that say for infertile people? are they not allowed to have sex?

How can I Persuade someone that a group of people aren't as bad as he think

okay , any group contains good and bad behaved people that person I wanna persuade him just saw the bad

Is there any sort of religion or philosophy that shares my personal views/beliefs on life?

I have always viewed life as inherently sacred, and that while death and killing is a part of existence, one should not waste a life. If it lives, it is to be respected. If it must die, then it should be consumed or otherwise put to use... Anything o

Is the Taj Mahal a tomb or mosque?

I know it's a tomb but why does it have minarets then? Minarets are those tower looking things which criers announce what time you need to pray. Also Muslim women have to wear those hijab( not sure if that's right, correct me if I'm wrong) things ove

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i keep having these feelings of being touched and held but there is no one there and i am having thought conversations with the force can anyone tell me what she is (i know it female energy) it's a loving feeling

What does my name mean ?

my name is Stacy i was curious what it mans ..

How is that when you feel cold water on your body it makes you jump ?

Like for an example say when you are taking a shower and once you turn it on cold water pours all over you and it sometimes feels like it makes your heart stop for a moment and when you turn on the temperature for hot water you can feel come back at

Did josephus write the bible? How could he if the bible took years and years for it to be a complete book? N did he exis

Since their release in the first century A.D., the writings of Flavius Josephus have become a primary source of Judeo-Christian history. The works of Josephus are few in number, but large in volume. He is best known however, among Christians for his

Is today a good day for a virgo to approach someone about a missing item

Sure. It's equally as good today as it is any other day. Just be careful how you word it, you don't want to accuse the person of taking the item... :)

Where did the spies that were hidden by Rahab come from?

Joshua was commanded by God to destroy Jericho.

Are there any Wiccans out there who can help a beginer? Please no negative or rude coments.

What sort of help do you need? Traditionally, Wicca is a specific Pagan religion, founded in the 1940's by Gerald Gardner. It is based on the practice of witchcraft, as well as bits and pieces from other older pagan religions/practices, freemasonry

Who is Ned Flanders?

Details that applied before 2008

What are the two things God brought about through humans to bring about what he called, The Fullness Of Time (Colossians

This letter is not really a good example of The Fullness of Time. The term is referencing that this was the best time for Jesus to appear. This is not correct. In fact, In CE 66 and CE 132 the Jews revolted against Roman rule. These were the perfect

How did Buddhism main a peace lifestyle?

Buddhism was about reaching Nirvana. Buddhism accepted Karma, and Reincarnation. Everyone may reach Nirvana if you follow the 4 noble truths: 1. All life is suffering. 2. We suffer because we desire. 3. End suffer by ending desire 4. 8 fold path com

What does it mean when a little bird flies and lands next to your windowsill? It has a reddish back. what's the omen?

Its just a bird landing on your window sill. Good grief. It happens. This may be hard for children raised on video games abd occult TV shows to grasp but MOST of what happens in every day life had no meaning whatsoever outside the ordinary even th

Recently I've taken interest in the Pagan/Wiccan Religion. Is there anywhere I can find out more about it?

I'm 16 so I'm still in High school, meaning that I can't really go out of my way to find people that follow pagan or anything like that. But I've becoming more and more interested in it over the years. I grew up around a very Christian family so even

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Why do so many people believe witchcraft and the Wiccan religion is evil and shouldn't be messed with. Why so few unders

Having grown up just outside Salem MA and being raised Catholic, I've wondered for decades why are witches to this day prosecuted for their beliefs in many places other then Salem. Christians get all offended if they are told there is no god, yet ign

Can your favorite color be telling of your personality?

This lady asked me what my favorite color was. I told her I had two: Blue and Green. She said, "Well, that explains a lot!" Then she goes on to talk about how a person's favorite color can tell a lot about them. It's an interesting thought,

What are the point of verification codes?

They're just four digit numbers. If they're supposed to prevent hackers or somewhere they aren't succeeding. I mean, they're just numbers. Anyone, good or bad, can read them. So, what are they supposed to do?

How do you know when you've been called by God?

i think i have been called to be a missionary but how do I know for sure?

Do you get more vivid dreams if you have insomnia and finally fall asleep after a hell of a long time?

I find it really hard to sleep but lately ever since I haven't been able to I have been having some pretty crazy vivid dreams. even ending like a dream should, not abruptly.

What Will God’s Kingdom Accomplish?

God’s Kingdom will replace all human governments and rule over the entire earth. (Daniel 2:44; Revelation 16:14)Remove the wicked, whose selfishness harms us all. “As regards the wicked, they will be cut off from the very earth.”

What are some ways you can represent christ?

Paul wrote to the congregation in Rome: “Put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not be planning ahead for the desires of the flesh.” (Romans 13:14) Christians wear Jesus, as it were, like a garment. They strive to imitate his qualities and

How long does it take to read the bible?

It has been estimated that if you read the Bible for about 15 minutes a day that you will finish in a year. Today we have very busy lives but Bible reading is still important so it is possible to accomplish a great goal by reading for just that small

Why do Muslims pray five times a day?

Salat is the obligatory Muslim prayers, performed five times each day by Muslims. It is the second Pillar of Islam. God ordered Muslims to pray at five set times of day: Salat al-fajr: dawn, before sunrise.