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What do Muslims believe about Mary (Mariam)?

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According to Islamic teachings, she is the virgin mother of the Prophet Jesus (as). An entire chapter in the Qur'an is named after her, called Maryam, Arabic for Mary. A number of Qur'anic verses emphasize her piety and righteousness. The Qur'an tells us she was the daughter of Imran and her people referred to her as a... Show more >>

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In Islam as a woman she is only one for whom the order of collective prayer with other companions was obligated i e   43. O Mary, be devoutly obedient to your Lord and prostrate and bow with those who bow [in prayer]."  So she has a prominent position in Islam as other fellows have described above .  ... Show more >>

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