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Don’t [Always] Give The Sick What They Want!‏

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Should you give the sick whatever they want in terms of food? There are two hadiths in this regard, both of which are reported by Imam Ibn Majah in his Sunan, in the Chapters Regarding Funerals and Medicine. Ibn ‘Abbas reported that the Prophet (ﷺ) visited a (sick) man and asked: “What do you desire?” The man replied: “I desire ... Read More »

Who Taught the Prophet Medicine?

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Writing under the pen name of Lactantius, a Christian author alleges that the descriptions of human embryonic development as mentioned in the Qur’an had been plagiarised from the writings of ancient Greek physicians. Such writings are said to have been transmitted to the Prophet Muhammad through his companion al-Harith bin Kaladah, who is said to have studied medicine at an old and noted ... Read More »