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Category Archive: QURAN

Is being sentimental approved of in the Qur’an?

Being sentimental is not approved of in the Qur’an, although being a man of “wisdom” is essential. Allah bestows intelligence and understanding upon those who heed Him. Believers...

What is the place of gossip in the Qur’an?

In the Qur’an, Allah forbids believers backbiting, and refers to it as an indecency: As commanded by this verse, people who live by Islamic morals and are like brothers and sisters to each...

Where does calling others by offensive nicknames stand in the Qur’an?

People who do not live by the moral values of the Qur’an deride other people by calling them by offensive nicknames in an attempt to dishonour them and thus exalt themselves. Believers, on the...

What does the Qur’an say about “mockery”?

Mockery is an example of poor morality which Allah certainly does not approve of. There are many manifestations of mockery in irreligious societies in which the values of ignorance are predominant,...

How is jealousy mentioned in the Qur’an?

Envy is condemned in the Qur’an. Allah has revealed that He created the soul of mankind prone to selfishness, but that believers should be wary of it: Some people answer “yes” or...

What does moral cleanliness mean?

In the Qur’an Allah states that people should be morally clean too. It is stated that he who avoids the evil of his soul (nafs) and purifies it will succeed. Allah states in Surat ash-Shams:...

What is the concept of cleanliness in the Qur’an?

Believers are people who are physically very clean. The cleanliness and tidiness of their bodies, of the food they eat, of the clothes they wear, and of the environments they live in always attract...

What is the Divine reason for mentioning former nations in the Qur’an?

Allah states in the Qur’an that He has shown the right way to all the nations that have existed throughout the ages and that He has reminded them through His prophets that the world is...

What should a humble person be like according to the morals of the Qur’an?

A humble person, as opposed to a boastful person, knows that everything he owns is given to him by Allah either as a blessing or as a trial. He is aware that as a human being, he is impotent and...

It is stated in the Qur’an that Allah does not like those who are boastful. What is ‘being boastful’ according the Qur’an?

According to the Qur’an, the foremost characteristic of a person who is boastful is his forgetting that everything he owns has been given to him by Allah, and in his imagined and ignorant...