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an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion teaching that there is only one God (Allah), and that Muhammad is a messenger of God.

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The Quranic Quintet

There are a number of pre-Islamic deities mentioned in the Quran. Five particular deities are often grouped together (maybe always, I'm not sure): Wadd, Suwa', Yaghuth, Ya'uq and Nasr. Save for Wadd, ...
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Djinn and devils/demons question

I know that ancient Arabians had a mythology about evil creatures made of dust and fire called djinn, now my question is this: how were they different from Demons and devils?
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Are there any mythical creatures in Islam?

Islam is arguably one of the most important religions in the world. However, I have not found any other mythical creatures in Islam, save the jinn, which is a type of fire spirit. Are there any other ...
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How did Masih ad-Dajjal lose his eye?

In Islamic eschatology, Masih ad-Dajjal is a one eyed false messiah: Narrated 'Abdullah bin 'Umar: Allah's Apostle said. "While I was sleeping, I saw myself (in a dream) performing Tawaf around ...
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