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Allah’s Messenger, Muhammad’s Achievements

Allah’s Messenger, Muhammad’s Achievements This article covers Allah’s Messenger, Muhammad’s Achievements. Speaking about the Time of Happiness and Allah’s Messenger, Muhammad (pbuh) We must be very sensitive about introducing Allah’s Messenger, Muhammad (pbuh). The fact that some people dislike Allah’s Messenger, Muhammad (pbuh) nowadays can be attributed to the fact...

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Allah

Allah Allah (الله‎, Allāh) is the Arabic word for God in Abrahamic religions. In the English language, the word generally refers to God in Islam. The word is thought to be derived by contraction from al-ilāh, which means “the god“, and is related to El and Elah, the Hebrew and Aramaic words for God. The word Allah has been...

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Who Is Allah?

Who Is Allah? Some of the biggest misconceptions that many non-Muslims have about Islam have to do with the word “Allah“. For various reasons, many people have come to believe that Muslims worship a different God than Christians and Jews. This is totally false, since “Allah” is simply the Arabic...

Shahada or declaration of faith. It is recitation of la ilaha illallah muhammadur rasulullah.

What Is The Difference Between god, God, And Allah?

What Is The Difference Between god, God, And Allah? This article covers the answer to the question: “What is The Difference Between god, God, and Allah?” The Arabic word ilah is the counterpart of the English word god. Both mean the thing or entity being worshipped. The Persian khuda, the...

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Outline Of Theology

Outline Of Theology The following outline of theology is provided as an overview and topical guide. Theology is the critical study of the nature of the divine. It is taught as an academic discipline, typically in universities, seminaries, and schools of divinity. Theology Outline of theology History of theology The Theology...

1989 demonstration against "The Satanic Verses" in Den Haag, Netherlands

Islam And blasphemy

Islam And blasphemy This article covers the relationship between Islam and blasphemy. Blasphemy in Islam is an impious utterance or action concerning God but is broader than in normal English usage, including not only the mocking or vilifying of attributes of Islam but denying any of the fundamental beliefs of the religion....

The Great Mosque of Kairouan (also known as the Mosque of Uqba) in the city of Kairouan, Tunisia, was, particularly from the 9th—11th century, an important center of Islamic learning with an emphasis on the Maliki Madh'hab.

What Is Sunni Islam?

What Is Sunni Islam? Sunni Islam is the largest branch of Islam, followed by 85–90% of the world’s Muslims. Its name comes from the word Sunnah, referring to the tradition of Muhammad. The differences between Sunni and Shia Muslims arose from a disagreement over the succession to Muhammad and subsequently acquired broader political significance, as well as theological and juridical dimensions. According to Sunni traditions,...

Events in Islamic eschatology based on Sunan Abu Dawood, "Battles" (Kitab Al-Malahim).

Signs Of The Coming Of Judgement Day

Signs Of The Coming Of Judgement Day This article covers the signs of the coming of Judgement Day in Islam. In Islam, the Day of Judgement is preceded by “signs” (علامات الساعة; alāmāt al-sā’a, also ishārāt al-sāʿa) or portents of its arrival. Judgment Day, also known as the Final Judgement, (یوم القيامة, Yawm al-qiyāmah, lit.‘Day of Resurrection‘ or یوم...

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Judgement Day In Islam

Judgement Day In Islam This article covers Judgement Day In Islam. In Islam, “the promise and threat” (waʿd wa-waʿīd) of Judgment Day ( یوم القيامة, Yawm al-qiyāmah, ‘Day of Resurrection‘ or Arabic: یوم الدین, Yawm ad-din, ‘Day of Judgement’), when “all bodies will be resurrected” from the dead, and “all persons” are “called to account” for...

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Attributes Of God: Islamic Concepts

Attributes Of God: Islamic Concepts This article covers the Attributes Of God: Islamic Concepts. The word ṣifah (“attribute”; pl., ṣifāt ) is not found in the Qurʾān, but the verbal noun waṣf does appear there one time (6:139), and the imperfect of the first form of the verb thirteen times in the sense of “to ascribe...

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Concept Of God In Islam

Concept Of God In Islam This is a brief article about the Concept of God in Islam. Monotheism, the belief in one God, is the most important and foundational concept in Islam. Muslims believe in one God who created the universe and has power over everything within it. He is...

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What Is Fate?

What Is Fate? Fate or Destiny refers to a predetermined course of events, which may be conceived as affecting the world in general or a specific individual. It is a concept based on the belief that there is a fixed order to the universe. That order can be seen as the product of...

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Who Is An Angel?

Who Is An Angel? An angel (Greek: ἄγγελος, ángelos, meaning “messenger”) is a supernatural and ethereal being found in many religions, whose duty is to serve and assist God. Angels typically act as messengers but can perform other tasks such as keeping records of humans’ actions, acting as guardians, announcing God’s decrees,...

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Who Is Satan?

Who Is Satan? Satan (meaning “accuser”) represents the arch enemy of God in the Abrahamic religions, who personifies evil and temptation, and is known as the deceiver that leads humanity astray. The term is often applied to an angel who fell out of favor with God, seducing humanity into the ways of sin, and who now rules over the...

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What Is The Soul?

What Is The Soul? This article covers the answer to the question: “What Is The Soul?“ In many religious and philosophical systems, the word “soul” denotes the inner essence of a being comprising its locus of sapience (self-awareness) and metaphysical identity. Souls are usually described as immortal (surviving death in an afterlife) and incorporeal (without...

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Luqman

Luqman The Wise Luqman (لقمان, Luqmān; also known as Luqman the Wise or Luqman al-Hakeem) was a wise man after whom Surah Luqman, the 31st sura (chapter) of the Quran, was named. Luqman (c. 1100 BC) is believed to have been from Nubia or from Egypt. There are many stories about Luqman in Persian, Arabic and Turkish literature, with the primary historical sources for his life being Tafsir...

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Elijah In Islam

Elijah In Islam This article covers the prophet of the Israelites, Elijah, in Islam. Ilyas (Ilyās, إلياس) was a prophet and messenger of God (Allah) who was sent to guide the Children of Israel. He was given the prophetic mission to prevent people from worshipping idols. Ilyas is the prophetic predecessor to Alyasa. Some Islamic scholars...

The shrine of Shuayb, as believed by the Druze and some Muslims, near Hittin in the Galilee

Prophet Shuaib

Prophet Shuaib Prophet Shuaib (Shoaib, Shuayb or Shuʿayb, شعيب, “who shows the right path”) is an ancient Midianite Nabi (Prophet) in Islam and the most revered prophet in the Druze faith. Shuayb is traditionally identified with the Biblical Jethro, Moses‘ father-in-law. Prophet Shuaib has mentioned in the Quran a total of 11 times. He is believed to have lived after Ibrahim (Abraham),...

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Elisha In Islam

Elisha In Islam Alyasa (اليسع, Alyasā’: Elisha in Islam) is a prophet and messenger of God (Allah) who was sent to guide the Children of Israel. In the Quran, Alyasa is mentioned twice as a prophet and is mentioned both times alongside fellow prophets. He is honored by Muslims as the prophetic successor to Ilyas (Elijah). Islamic sources that...

A 14th-century shrine built on top of the supposed grave of Aaron on Jabal Hārūn in Petra, Jordan.

Aaron In Islam

Aaron In Islam This article covers the prophet Aaron in Islam, who is called Harun. In Islam, Hārūn ibn ʿImrān (هارون ابن عمران, lit. ‘Aaron, son of Amram’), is a prophet and messenger of God (Allah), and the older brother of the prophet Musa (Moses). He along with his brother preached to the Israelites during the Exodus. Quranic account The...