0 What The Quran says about Images

What the Quran says about ...
Images of Allah, Muhammad, or the other prophets

Well, nothing, really. But these verses are sometimes interpreted to mean that such images are forbidden.

  • 42:11 "The Creator of the heavens and the earth. He hath made for you pairs of yourselves, and of the cattle also pairs, whereby He multiplieth you. Naught is as His likeness; and He is the Hearer, the Seer."

  • 21:52-54 "When he said unto his father and his folk: What are these images unto which ye pay devotion? They said: We found our fathers worshippers of them. He said: Verily ye and your fathers were in plain error."

BBC News: Q&A: Depicting the Prophet Muhammad

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