Prophets Archives - IslamQA

Find answers to your Islamic questions by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

Studying comparative religion

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Q: I am a Muslim Alhamdu;illah and I try to learn about Islam whenever possible and read the translation of the Holy Quran and believe in the Oneness of Allah Almighty, the prophecy of Hazrat Muhammad (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) being the last prophet of Allah Almighty. I also have a belief that the Torah, Injeel… read more »

Were the Sabeans Muslims?

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Q: I read this on the internet about the Sabeans: In brief, they did not reject the Prophets or regard it as obligatory to follow them. In their view, whoever followed (the Prophets) is blessed and saved, and whoever follows a path similar to that of the Prophets by virtue of his own reasoning is… read more »

Different levels of guidance

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Q: Is it correct to say that guidance is actually from Allah Ta’ala alone, and that when the Prophets gave us guidance, they themselves did not guide us, but it is Allah Ta’ala who guided us? Also, is it mentioned in the Quran that Allah Ta’ala told the Holy Prophet (sallallahu alayhi wasallam), “It is… read more »

Looking into other scriptures

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Q: 1. What if we come across something from the books of other religions, if it’s not in the Quran or Hadith, what should we do? Should we neither confirm nor deny it? 2, Also, is it correct to believe that absolutely nothing in the Books is in its true form exactly as it was… read more »