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1- The Holy Qur'an tells us to "stay away" from alcohol. No where it says it is "haram". Whey then it is declared haram by the Muslims?
Dear Mr. Ghamidi,
My questions are regarding stoning verses and two hadiths stated below:
Reported 'Aisha (RA): The verse of stoning and of suckling an adult ten times was revealed, and they were (written) on a paper and kept under my pillow. When the Messenger of Allah (pbuh) expired and we were occupied by his death, a goat entered and ate away the paper. (Sunan Ibn Majah, Hadith 1944)
'Abdullah b. 'Abbas reported that 'Umar b. Khattab sat…