About Qur’an & Hadith – Ask A Muslim

Is the Quran Authentic?

The Quran, sometimes called the Holy Quran or the Noble Quran is the divine scripture or sacred text of the religion of Islam.  Muslims believe that the Quran is the literal word of God.  It was revealed to God’s final messenger Muhammad, to bring humankind out of the darkness of polytheism and ignorance and into … Read more

Are Hadith Necessary? An Examination of the Authority of Hadith in Islam

Introduction The Qur’ān and the Sunnah have served as the primary sources of Islam. Together with the Qurʾān, the statements and actions of the Prophet ﷺ form the basis of Islamic law and theology. Historically, all Islamic sects have acknowledged the necessity of at least some ḥadīths, even if few, to understand the Qur’ān. Despite … Read more

Why is the Qur’an only in Arabic?

Why do Muslims read the Quran in Arabic? Is the Quran translated into different languages? If so, what is the difference between the Arabic and the translated versions? The Quran is only in Arabic. This is not to say that it cannot be translated, but the translation is not the same thing as the original … Read more

Prophets mentioned in the Quran

Prophets are human beings, who were chosen by Allah to preach the same, universal message: Believing in one God. Prophets guided their nations to reform their morals and purify their souls. This growth was achieved through commands and rules that ensured humans acted morally, honoring them in this life and the next, and to protect … Read more


By Dr Muhammad Solaiman The Bible, the Divine Book of Christians, was revealed over thousands of years. Although the writers of the Bible are said to be divinely inspired, they purported God, like human beings, to need to have rest, to regret and, to have a son. Likewise, the prophets and messengers of God, who … Read more

Seven secrets behind Surah Al Fatihah

We recite Surah Al Fatihah over 17 times a day, but how often do we stop and ponder over the greatness of this Chapter. Here is a short list of seven amazing virtues of this short yet incredibly powerful chapter of Quran. It is the greatest chapter in the Quran When the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ … Read more

59 examples of how the Quran tells Muslims to behave

The Qur’an was revealed by Allah in order for mankind to be guided. Below are 59 instructions that have been directly ordained upon us through the Holy Quran: 1. Do not be rude in speech “So by mercy from Allah, [O Muhammad], you were lenient with them. And if you had been rude [in speech] and harsh … Read more

A Miracle of the Qur’an: Mother’s Milk

Fourteen centuries ago, Allah sent down the Qur’an to mankind as a book of guidance. He called upon people to be guided to the truth by adhering to this book. Allah refers to the Qur’an in one of His verses in this way: Mankind! Admonition has come to you from your Lord and also healing … Read more