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Written By: irfny on October 18, 2011 No Comment

EQUALITY OF WITNESSES Question: Why are two witnesses who are women, equivalent to only one witness who is a man? Answer: It is not true that two female witnesses are always considered as equal to only one male witness. It is true only in certain cases. There are about five verses in the Qur’an that […]

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Written By: irfny on October 18, 2011 No Comment

PROHIBITION OF ALCOHOL Question: Why is the consumption of alcohol prohibited in Islam? Answer: Alcohol has been the scourge of human society since time immemorial. It continues to cost countless human lives, and causes terrible misery to millions throughout the world. Alcohol is the root cause of several problems facing society. The statistics of soaring […]

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Written By: irfny on October 18, 2011 No Comment

PORK FORBIDDEN Question: Why is the eating of pork forbidden in Islam? Answer: The fact that consumption of pork is prohibited in Islam is well-known. The following points explain various aspects of this prohibition: 1. Pork prohibited in the Qur’an The Qur’an prohibits the consumption of pork in no less than four different places. It […]

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Written By: irfny on October 18, 2011 No Comment

Question: Why are non-Muslims not allowed in the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah? Answer: It is true that non-Muslims are not allowed in the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah, by law. The following points will serve to elucidate the possible reasoning behind such a restriction. 1. All citizens are not permitted in the […]

Written By: irfny on October 18, 2011 No Comment

MUSLIMS WORSHIP THE KA’BAH Question: When Islam is against idol worship, why do the Muslims worship and bow down to the Ka’bah in their prayer? Answer: Ka’bah is the Qibla i.e. the direction Muslims face during their prayers. It is important to note that though Muslims face the Ka’bah during prayers, they do not worship […]

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