Was there ever a woman prophet?

Was the blessed Mary (Virgin Mary) a prophet? And was there ever a female prophet? The Answer: No, she was not a prophet. Because, the mission of prophecy is assigned for men. Fahreddin Ar-Razi said in his interpretation that the verse “And before thee also the messengers We sent were but men, to whom We granted revelation: if ye realise this not, ask of those who possess the Message,” (Nahl, 16:43) shows us that there was not female prophet sent to humanity. However, there is a subtle point here. Some…

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