Author: Harun Yahya
Publisher: Goodword Books
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8187570172/78982943/3133
This set of 3 books explain faith-related issues in the light of Qur'anic verses and invite readers to learn Allah's words and to live by them. Through 276 Questions-Answers. All the subjects concerning Allah's verses are explained so as to leave no doubt for questions in the reader's mind.
In these books, unlike some other books, you will not find the author's personal views, explanations based on dubious sources, styles that are unobservant of the respect and reverence due to sacred subjects, nor hopeless, pessimistic arguments that create doubts in the mind and deviations in the heart.
In the verses of the Quran Allah has called on people to seek means to draw closer to Him. The most important aim of every individual is to strive to abide by that call. It is therefore necessary to have a very sound knowledge of the religion of Allah. The answers and questions in this book have been prepared with the aim of assisting those who with to learn about all aspects of His religion.
What does it mean to draw close to Allah? Can anyone relate information about the future? Does Allah accept the repentance of a dying person? Can one seek forgiveness for another? Who is responsible for spreading the message of religion? Will we see the prophets on the Day of Judgment? How can Islam and the Quran be conveyed to others? What does the Quran say about orphans? Are people accountable for what crosses their minds?
These are the questions which have been dealt with in this set of 3 books.
How do we realize the existence of Allah?
How do we know Allah?
What is the purpose of our creation?
Why are we tested?
How are we to be servants of Allah?
Why is religion necessary?
How does one live one's religion (deen)?
How can there be morals without religion?
What would happen to the social system without religion?
Which material and spiritual benefits does observance of the morals of the Qur'an bring to society?
What are the benefits which observance of the morals of the Qur'an brings to the family?
What are the benefits which observance of the morals of the Quran brings to the state system?
What are the benefits which observance of the morals of the Qur'an brings to art?
What are the benefits which observance of the morals of the Qur'an brings to the school system?
What are the benefits which observance of the morals of the Qur'an brings to the work environment?
What is ascribing a partner to Allah, or idolatry?
What is meant by idolizing something?
How is one saved from idolatry?
What does it mean to seek Allah's approval on the highest plane?
What does having implict faith mean?
How would I know which one of my actions will meet with Allah's approval?
Is there any other voice in a person's heart apart from that of his conscience?
How do we see?
What does matter’s being a collection of perceptions mean?
Is the existence of the external world indispensable?
Are we deceived into believing perceptions, without any material correlates, to be real?
If all the material entities that we know of are actually perceptions, then what is the brain?
Who or what is the perceiver?
Since what we perceive as the material world is merely comprised of perceptions seen by our soul, then what is the source of these perceptions?
How is it that Allah encompasses everything and He is closer to us than our jugular vein?
Is the love of Allah not sufficient? Is fear of Allah a must?
How intense must the fear of Allah of a sincere believer be?
Anyone who reads the Qur’an can understand it, can’t he?
I can read the Qur’an all the time, can’t I ?
The Qur’an addresses every age, doesn’t it?
The verses of the Qur’an have been preserved by Allah until today without any change, haven’t they?
What are the scientific miracles of the Qur’an?
Is there a numeral coding system in the Qur’an?
How do we know of the existence of the hereafter?
Is there something called reincarnation?
Is death a disappearance?
What does one experience at the moment of death?
Is the universe mortal too?
Will everyone who has ever lived until the day of resurrection experience it or will only those who are alive at that moment experience it?
What kind of a reckoning will there be on the Day of Reckoning?
Can people take the responsibility for one another’s sins?
Can a human being have the chance to make up for what he has done when he sees the truth in the hereafter?
What kind of a place is Hell?
What do the verses of the Qur’an tell us about Hell?
What kind of a place is Paradise?
Who goes to Paradise?
What is true virtue?
What is the concept of love in the Qur’an?
What is the reason for believers to be together all the time?
What kind of a life has Allah promised the believers in this world?
How does one pray to Allah? Is there a specific place, time, or form for prayer?
Does Allah accept every prayer?
How does one repent to Allah? Is saying I repent enough?
Does Allah accept every act or profession of repentance?
Is it right to think since Allah is going to forgive me when I repent, I can do anything and then repent?
What does a person who starts living his religion have to change about himself?
After I start living Islam, will I be responsible before Allah for the sins I have committed in my past life?
Is it necessary to explain the morals of Islam to others?
In what sense does Allah appreciate patience?
What does putting rust in Allah mean?
What is taqwa? Who are those who have taqwa?
What is superiority based on in the eyes of Allah?
What is deep thinking?
Religion and science are in agreement, aren’t they?
Who are the scientists who believe in Allah and religion?
How does one give thanks to Allah?
What kind of a being is Satan?
How does Satan reach people? By what methods does he try to make them stray from their course?
Does Satan have independent power of his own?
On whom does Satan have no influence?
What is the religion of the ignorant?
Is a system practiced by the majority always right?
What does one have to do to renounce the religion of the ignorant?
It is emphasized that believers are wise. What is the difference between wisdom and intelligence?
What are the factors clouding man’s wisdom?
It is stated in the Qur’an that Allah does not like those who are boastful. What is being boastful according to the Qur’an?
What should a humble person be like according to the morals of the Qur’an?
Will I be responsible for my intentions?
What is meant by the life of this world is the enjoyment of delusion?
What are the divine reasons (hiqmat) for the weaknesses people have?
What is the divine reason for mentioning former nations in the Qur’an?
For what purpose were the jinn created?
What kind of beings are angles?
How can we define time?
What does the relativity of time mean?
What is destiny?
People cannot change the destiny determine by Allah, can they?
How will resurrection come about?
Why isn’t the materialistic philosophy valid?
How did the universe come into being?
How do materialists explain the human spirit?
What does the theory of evolution claim?
Do evolutionist claims about the formation of life have any validity?
What are the other pieces of evidence that refute evolution?
Can the theory of evolution explain the sudden emergence of life on earth?
What are the feuds committed by evolutionists to deceive the public?
Is there sucha thing as primitive man?
Can the formation of complex systems in living beings be explained by evolution?
Why is the theory of evolution defended so persistently by certain circles, although it has no scientific validity whatsoever?
What does modesty signify in believers?
How can one turn away from worthless and useless things?
What is the meaning of worthless and useless?
What is the concept of cleanliness in the Qur’an?
What does moral cleanliness mean?
How is jealousy mentioned in the Qur’an?
What does the Qur’an say about mockery?
Where does calling others by offensive nicknames stand in the Qur’an?
What is the place of gossip in the Qur’an?
Why is despair not an approved state?
Is being sentimental approved of in the Qur’an?
What is the concept of sincerity in the Qur’an?
Do believers grieve over events?
Do believers feel anger?
Do believers make mistakes?
What is the concept of justice in the Qur’an that believers are commanded to possess?
How should the remembrance of Allah be?
How is the Day of Judgement described in the Qur’an?
How will the unbelievers be on the Day of Judgement?
Are believers in great numbers?
How will believers be welcomed in the Hereafter?
How will the unbelievers be recognized on the Day of judgement?
How do believers react to diseases or hardships?
What are the advantages of consultation among believers?
What is the reason for the narration of stories mentioned in the Qur’an?
How were past nations destroyed?
Who should be reminded?
What is the best response to a reminder?
What does giving in the way of Allah mean?
What is the best attitude while giving away? How should one give?
What is the reprisal in the sight of Allah for hoarding wealth or being tight-fisted?
Will wealth be of any use in the Hereafter?
How does one avoid the dangers of self-exoneration?
How can one avoid being swept away by the life of this world?
What will be the end of those who are satisfied with the life of this world?
Can a person spend his entire life for Allah?
Why should man not deem himself self-sufficient?
Is there any compulsion in religion?
What does competing to do god deeds mean?
What do believers show patience in?
What is the purpose of the wealth granted to unbelievers?
Why aren’t unbelievers repaid with immediate destruction for their disbelief?
What end awaits unbelievers in this world?
Who will enter the Fire?
Will remorse in Hell be of any benefit?
Are there any other punishments in Hell apart from the Fire?
What will the unbelievers be given as food and drink in Hell?
Is Hell divided into ranks?
Do the people of Paradise and the people of Hell see each other?
What will life in Paradise be like?
What will the spiritual environment of Paradise be like?
How does one take one’s self as one’ god?
Is Satan continuously trying to misguide man?
Is everything I think about known to Allah?
Is it enough for one to have a chaste heart and to be benevolent in order to enter Paradise?
How does one emigrate to Allah?
What does the phrase the religion of our fathers mean in the Qur’an?
Are man and woman equals in Islam?
How can the heart and eyes of a person be sealed?
What does corruption mean in the Qur’an?
Who are the hypocrites?
Are there any signs that characterize hypocrites?
Who is an Ignorant person according to the Qur’an?
How is the creation of mankind related in the Qur’an?
How can one call to the religion of Allah?
How can one think deeply in daily life?
What prevents deep thinking?
What is the loss of those who refrain from thinking?
What are the advantages of reflecting on created things?
How can one consider Allah with the consideration that is due to Him?
What should one do when one makes a mistake or forgets?
Were messengers sent to every past nation?
Why have unbelievers cast aspersions on all prophets throughout history?
Will the efforts of the unbelievers result in anything?
Who are the true friends of the believers in this world?
Why can’t anyone other than a believer be taken as a friend?
Who takes Stan as a friend?
Can man be assured of entering Paradise while he is in this world?
Who are the ruling elite mentioned in the Qur’an?
What does right action mean?
How do believers behave when they are given wealth?
What does being wise mean?
How is extravagance referred to in the Qur’an?
How do angels take people in death? Does the person see the angel when his soul is being taken?
What is the provoking whisper of Satan?
How can man escape from the whisperings of Satan?
What should one do when the Qur’an is recited?
IS it sufficient to recite the Qur’an?
What aspects of religion ensure peace and harmony?
What are the morals of trade as advised in the Qur’an?
How does not putting trust in Allah destroy the soul?
How does one pray in action?
What is the connection between lack of religion and the degeneration of communities?
What kind of beings are the jinn? Are there believers and unbelievers among the jinn? Will there be Paradise and Hell in the Hereafter in which they will live?
Can the jinn foretell the future?
Can the question of how life emerged on earth be answered by the fossil records?
What structures did the creatures that lived millions of years ago have?
Can evolutionists, who assert that dinosaurs took wing while hunting flies, explain the origin of flies?
Are elephants, squirrels and other mammals derived from a common origin?
Can living cells come into being by chance?
Could the molecule called DNA, which is found in the nucleus of cells, have come into being by chance?
What does it mean to draw close to Allah?
What should the believers target be in terms of getting close to Allah?
How should the believers show their respect for the Prophets?
What does revelation mean?
Are our prayers for other people of any use?
What does praying with hope and fear mean?
For what did the Prophets and believers pray?
It is proper to refer to people as the people of Paradise or the people of Hell while still in this world?
What does the phrase leaders who summon to the Fire mean?
What does the Qur’an mean when it says that people’s skin ears, and eyes will bear witness against them on the Day of Judgment?
What does the Unseen mean?
Can anyone relate information about the future?
Is it proper to talk about the future in a definite manner?
How should compliments and praises be proclaimed?
Does Allah accept the repentance of a dying person?
Can one seek forgiveness for another?
Can anyone know when the Last Hour will come?
Who are the people with sickness in their hearts?
What about being persistent in Allah’s worship?
How should one behave toward one’s parents?
Who is responsible for spreading the message of religion?
How does the Qur’an define wrongdoing?
Is saying I am a Muslim sufficient to be considered one of the faithful?
How should we love Allah?
What does being mighty against the unbelievers mean?
Is the person who communicates the religion responsible for someone’s decision to believer or not to believer?
Can a Muslim live in isolation from other Muslims?
Can one be happy without religion?
Is everybody responsible for living by the religion?
Can Isa (as), Musa (As), and other Prophets be referred to as Muslims?
What does being pleased wit alah mean?
Is it appropriate to believe in superstitions?
Has the Qur’an been sent to all nations, regardless of time or locations?
Is it proper to complain about a disease, a disability, a physical defect, or poverty?
Will we see the Prophets on the Day of Judgment?
Who will accompany the believers in Paradise?
What is the place of boasting of things that one has not done in the Quran?
How should Muslims understand art?
What does wisdom mean?
What is the decisive speech that Allah gave to Prophet Dawud (as)?
Does Aah reward the believers in this world for their faith?
Does Allah punish the unbelievers in this world?
Is it possible to distinguish those people who are more pious? How is piety (taqwa) displayed?
Can one person beer another's burden and be punished for him or her in the Hereafter?
How can Islam and the Qur’an be conveyed to others?
Is there any limit to good morals? Can one say that’s enough after attaining a certain level of good morals?
How should Muslims spend their time?
Can any reward be expected from people in return for conveying the religion’s message?
What does the Qur’an say about ophasn?
Is it proper to argue when one’s knowledge of an issue is incomplete?
What about people who warn others, yet do not personally practice what they recommend?
People, in general, pray only during times of heard ship, what does the Quran say about this?
Has Allah sent a Warner/Messenger to all nations?
How does the Qur’an define suspicion?
Is it acceptable to defer one's acts of worship until old age?
Is it acceptable to defer acts of worship, saying: I have a pure heart?
How does the Qur’an view the holy books that were revealed before it?
Who are the People of the Book?
What is the point of not being punished immediately for one’s mistakes?
Are people accountable for what crosses their minds?
It is proper to feel sorry for those who do not believe in Allah?
Who will beer witness to humanity in the Hereafter?
How should one behave toward arrogant people?
Do such concepts as impatience and despair have a place in a believer's life?
What does being pleased and satisfied with the life of the world mean?
If a person’s close relative or family member performs the prescribed acts of worship, will he or she benefit from such a connection?
Should those who know the religion inform others, or can they keep it to themselves?
Can one refrain from enjoining the right and forbidding the wrong because of one’s environment or the people one knows?
How are Allah’s attributes of Al-Ghani manifested?
How is Allah’s attribute of Al-Fattah manifested?
How is Allah's attribute of ash-Shafi'I manifested?
How is Allah’s attribute of Al-Mundhir manifesated?
What are the characteristics that earn Allah’s good pleasure?
What characteristics displease Allah?
What is the evolutionist answer to the questions of how a creature innately possesses the characteristics of its own species and how its conscious, planned, and intelligent behaviours emerged?
How do the evolutionists define instinct?
How do the evolutionist explain altruism, cooperation, and affection between living things, for we see many examples of such behavior in nature?
Why are such behaviors as altruism among living things a significant, unsolved problem to the theory of evolutions?
Why is natural selection invalid?
Every living thing innately exhibits species-specific behaviors. Can these be explained by chance?
Living things are not altruistic only toward their own offspring. In fact, they care for and look after the offspring of other members of the same species just as they do for their own offspring. How do the evolutionists explain this fact?
Many living things in nature successfully perform quite complex tasks, which no one would ever expect from them. How do the evolutionists explain this evidence of special design?
Is a living thing’s ability to treat its won diseases, as the evolutionists argue, a trait developed by chance?
The evolutionists argue that a primitive bacterium cell started photosynthesis as result of natural conditions and evolved into plants over time. Is such as assertion even possible, or could such a complex process have come about by chance?
Evolutionists claim what water moss evolved into land plants, Is this claim true?