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Questions about the religion of the Muslims; a monotheistic faith regarded as revealed through Muhammad as the Prophet of Allah.

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Is Islam the fastest growing religion in the world? [closed]

Several sources have claimed that Islam is the "fastest growing religion": For example: Islam is the fastest-growing religion in the world. First paragraph of Wikipedia The world's fastest-...
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Has Sam Harris ever 'sanctified' violence against Muslims? [closed]

Scenario In this video, Chris Hedges states that Christopher Hitchens and Sam Harris have 'sanctified' violence against Muslims because [Muslims] are barbaric. Question Are there any instances that ...
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Is the name of Prophet Muhammad mentioned in the Bible?

Is the name of the Prophet Muhammad or Ahmad mentioned in the Bible? Does Jesus predict the coming of Muhammad in the Bible? This video (part 2) is an example of this claim. Here is a quote of a ...
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Did Muhammad behead 600 Jews in one day and torture unbelievers?

This Skeptics.SE question mentions a anti-Muslim billboard that contains the following claims about Muhammad: Married 6 year old Slave owner & dealer Rapist Beheaded 600 Jews in one day 13 wives, ...
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Do many commonly consumed food items in Australia have the halal certification emblem on them?

I found this quote in a viral email: "In Australia, and indeed in many countries around the world, many of the most commonly consumed food items have the halal emblem on them. Just look at the ...
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Does eating “Ganglia” cause leprosy?

The website Al-Islam.org has the following hadith (This link will direct you to the narration on the website): Muhammad b. Ja’far al-Bursi narrated from Muhammad b. Yahya al-Armani from Muhammad ...
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Was a practice of making non-Muslims wear special markings introduced by Umar II?

The Wikipedia page Yellow badge says: The practice of wearing special markings in order to distinguish Jews and other non-Muslims (Dhimmis) in Muslim-dominated countries seems to have been ...
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Is Muhammad (pbuh) mentioned only four times in the Quran and in three of those instances could be used as a title the praised one or chosen one? [closed]

https://skeptics.stackexchange.com/a/36111/32459 says: The name Muhammad actually appears in the Qur'an only four times, and in three of those instances it could be used as a title – the "praised ...
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Did Omar Khayyam say this about religion?

Atheistrepublic.com made the following meme which claims: lf instead of studying religion, men would have devoted to develop mathematics - algebra. lf logic of science would have occupied ...
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Do many of the most common foods in Australia have a halal emblem?

There is a widely-circulated essay dismissing the majority of Muslims and focussing on the actions of a fanatical few. It has been attributed to several authors, especially Dr Emanual Tanya, Dr. ...
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Do Muslims call an inner layer of a hijab a “ninja”?

At the National Museum of Ethnology, in Osaka, Japan, it's claimed that an inner, stretchy layer of a hijab is referred to by Malaysians as a "ninja", and that it was thus named based on the clothing ...
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Did Muslim women lose property rights during the British colonial rule in India?

This book says: In India, purdah was strictly adhered to during colonial rule. Indeed, during this era Muslim women lost the right to inherit property and wealth, and retain income they earned ...
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Does the following banner mandate wearing a hijab in an Egyptian school?

This article claims the following banner mandates the hijab (an Islamic head-cover) and it was posted outside Egyptian schools. A banner mandating the ‘hijab’ has been posted outside ...
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Did Aisha Poison Muhammad?

There are at least 2 sources that claim this According to Quora: Why do some Shias claim that Prophet Muhammad was poisoned by Aisha and Hafsa?: 2- According to a special narration, narrated in ...
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Does the Quran say in its verse 4:89 that “Those who reject Islam must be killed”? [closed]

Counterjihadreport.com claims the Quran says in its verse 4:89 that “Those who reject Islam must be killed. If they turn back (from Islam), take hold of them and kill them wherever you find them.” ...
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Did Sultan Nur ad-Din stop two men from stealing the body of Muhammad in 1164 AD?

The blog Life in Saudi Arabia has a page on an event that supposedly happened in the year 1164 AD, summarized briefly as follows: Nur ad-Din had the same dream three times where he saw Muhammad, who ...
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Did Muhammad al-Arifi describe non-Arab Muslims as cowards?

The following photo was posted in the Citizens for secular democracy, Pakistan Facebook group. It claims Saudi author Muhammad al-Arifi said: ARABS are the true Muslims and the true ...
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Did Muhammad predict that Fatima would be the next family member to die after him?

According IslamReligion.com, Muhammad made a prophecy about the timing of his daughter's death: The Prophet informed his daughter, Fatima, that she would be the first member of his family to die ...
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Is this a real picture of Jordan Peterson in New Zealand with a fan wearing a shirt that says “I'm a Proud Islamaphobe”? [closed]

Tweet reads This is @jordanbpeterson and a fan during his speaking tour in New Zealand. February 19th, 2019. Less than one month ago. Did Jordan Peterson really take a picture with a fan wearing a ...
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Are the subtitles of this video from an arabian tv program accurate with what the man is telling?

It looks hard to believe for anyone who cares about his life that anyone can be saying all things that one of the persons in the video is telling about islam in a country where islam is highly ...
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Did the Quran make an impressive prediction about a Roman Victory? [duplicate]

The Quran makes a prediction about the military successes of the Byzantines (i.e. the Romans). Here are two translations used by references below of Quran 30:2-4: The Byzantines have been defeated- ...
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Is kabbah the center of the earth [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Question about the Kabbah and the center of the earth In the following video it is claimed that Kabbah is the center of the earth. What is the scientific proof of this claim. ...
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Did Malcolm X say this about Islam?

The religion of Islam actually restores one's human feelings, human rights, human incentives, human, his talent. -- Malcolm X The above quote by Malcolm X, African-American Muslim minister and ...