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RE: Middle Path?

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Submitted by Shakeel (Pakistan), Sep 29, 2007 at 13:53

Female circumcision has no basis in Islam; it is the custom of some countries and not the part of Islam.

Regarding middle path, Islam enjoins all Muslims not to transgress, not to be addicted and obsessed of anything.

Regarding questioning, Quran refers to people of understanding, men of knowledge and uses phrases, don't they think, don't they understand.

Further, one verse says, only the men of understanding knows their Lord.

Have you ever read these verses?

It is He Who sends down water from the sky. From it you drink and from it come the shrubs among which you graze your herds. And by it He makes crops grow for you and olives and dates and grapes and fruit of every kind. . There is certainly a sign in that for people who reflect. He has made the night and the day subservient to you, and the sun, the moon and the stars, all subject to His command. There are certainly signs in that for people who use their intellect. And also the things of varying colours He has created for you in the earth. There is certainly a sign in that for people who pay heed. It is He Who made the sea subservient to you so that you can eat fresh flesh from it and bring out from it ornaments to wear. And you see the ships cleaving through it so that you can seek His bounty, and so that perhaps you may show thanks. He cast firmly embedded mountains on the earth so it would not move under you, and rivers and pathways so that perhaps you might be guided, and landmarks. And they are guided by the stars. Is He Who creates like him who does not create? So will you not pay heed?

(Quran 16: 10-17)

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