Muhammad’s Generosity

Muhammad’s Generosity The Messenger is the most polished mirror in which God’s Names and Attributes are reflected to the highest degree. As the perfect manifestation of these Names and Attributes, an embodiment of the Qur’an and Islam, he is the greatest and most decisive and comprehensive proof of God’s Existence...

Muhammad’s Modesty

Muhammad’s Modesty In society, each person has a window (status) through which he or she looks out to see others and be seen. If the window is built higher than their real stature, people try to make themselves appear taller through vanity and assumed airs. If the window is set...

Muhammad’s Mildness and Forbearance

Muhammad’s Mildness and Forbearance Mildness is another dimension of his character. He was a bright mirror in which God reflected His Mercy. Mildness is a reflection of compassion. God made His Messenger mild and gentle, thereby allowing him to gain many converts to Islam and overcome numerous obstacles. After the...

Muhammad: The Prophet of Universal Mercy 

Muhammad: The Prophet of Universal Mercy  The beginning of existence was an act of mercy and compassion without which the universe would be in chaos. Everything came into existence through compassion, and by compassion it continues to exist in harmony. Muslim sages say that the universe is the All-Compassionate One’s...

Sodom and Gomorrah

Sodom and Gomorrah Sodom and Gomorrah were cities mentioned in the Book of Genesis[2] and throughout the Hebrew Bible,[3] the New Testament, and in the deuterocanonical books, as well as in the Quran and the hadith.[4] According to the Torah, the kingdoms of Sodom and Gomorrah were allied with the cities of Admah, Zeboim, and Bela. These five cities, also known...

Isaac in Islam

Isaac in Islam The biblical patriarch Isaac (إسحاق‎ , إسحٰق , Isḥāq) is recognized as a patriarch, prophet and messenger of God by all Muslims.[1] In Islam, he is known as Isḥāq. As in Judaism and Christianity, Islam maintains that Isaac was the son of the patriarch and prophet Abraham from his wife Sarah....

Isaac

Prophet Isaac Isaac is one of the three patriarchs of the Israelites, according to the biblical Book of Genesis. In the biblical narrative, he was the son of Abraham and Sarah, the father of Jacob, and grandfather of twelve tribes of Israel; his name means “he will laugh”, reflecting when both Abraham and Sarah laughed in disbelief when told that...

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Abraham in Islam

Abraham in Islam Ibrahim (إِبْـرَاهِـيْـم‎,ʾIbrāhīm), known as Abraham in the Hebrew Bible, is recognized as a prophet and messenger in Islam[1][2] of God. Abraham plays a prominent role as an example of faith in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. In Muslim belief, Abraham fulfilled all the commandments and trials wherein God nurtured him throughout his lifetime. As a result of his unwavering faith in...

Abraham

Prophet Abraham Abraham, originally Abram, is the common patriarch of the Abrahamic religions.[1] In Judaism, he is the founding father of the covenant of the pieces, the special relationship between the Jewish people and God; in Christianity, he is the prototype of all believers, Jewish or Gentile; and in Islam he is seen as a link in the chain of prophets that begins with Adam and culminates...

Prophet Zechariah

Prophet Zechariah (Hebrew prophet) Zechariah was a person in the Hebrew Bible and traditionally considered the author of the Book of Zechariah, the eleventh of the Twelve Minor Prophets. He was a prophet of the Kingdom of Judah, and, like the prophet Ezekiel, was of priestly extraction. Prophet The book of Zechariah introduces the prophet as the son of Berechiah, the...

Prophet Zechariah in Islam and Christianity

Prophet Zechariah in Islam and Christianity Zechariah, זכריה Zəḵaryāh, “remember Yah”; Zacharias, Zachary, Zakariyyāʾ (زَكَـرِيَّـا‎) in Islamic tradition) is a figure in the New Testament Bible and the Quran,[1] hence venerated in Christianity and Islam.[2] In the Bible, he is the father of John the Baptist, a priest of the sons of Aaron in the Gospel of Luke (1:67-79), and the husband of Elizabeth who is a relative of the Virgin...

Isaiah

Prophet Isaiah Isaiah was the 8th-century BC Jewish prophet for whom the Book of Isaiah is named.[7][8] Within the text of the Book of Isaiah, Isaiah himself is referred to as “the prophet”,[9] but the exact relationship between the Book of Isaiah and any such historical Isaiah is complicated. The traditional view is that all 66...

Prophets in the Quran

Prophets in the Quran In Islam, every prophet preached the same core beliefs, the Oneness of God, worshipping of that one God, avoidance of idolatry and sin, and the belief in the Day of Resurrection or the Day of Judgement and life after death. Prophets and messengers are believed to have been sent by God to different communities...

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Why Prophets Are Sent

Why Prophets Are Sent To Illuminate Humanity’s way Today, our greatest problem is that many do not recognize Prophet Muhammad, and that others neglect or refuse to follow his way. God sent him, as He sent all previous Prophets, to illuminate our way: God was gracious to the believers when...

The Essentials Of Prophethood

The Essentials Of Prophethood According to Muslim theologians, the essentials of Prophethood are truthfulness, trustworthiness, communicating of God’s messages, intelligence, infallibility, and freedom from all bodily and mental defects. These are found in every Prophet. Truthfulness Truthfulness is the cornerstone of Prophethood. No lies or deceit, whether explicit or implicit,...

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Characteristics Of Prophets

Characteristics Of Prophets Total Dependency on Revelation and Submission to God Although every Prophet was intelligent and endowed with a comprehensive understanding and a pure soul, these play no role in God’s choice of a Prophet. Most Prophets, including Prophet Muhammad, were unlettered and therefore taught by God. Prophet Muhammad,...

Prophet

Who Is a Prophet? In religion, a prophet is an individual who is regarded as being in contact with a divine being and is said to speak on that entity’s behalf, serving as an intermediary with humanity by delivering messages or teachings from the supernatural source to other people.[1][2] The message that the prophet conveys is called...

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Vegetarianism and Religion

Vegetarianism and Religion Vegetarianism is strongly linked with a number of religions that originated in ancient India (Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism). In Jainism, vegetarianism is mandatory for everyone; in Hinduism and Mahayana Buddhism, it is advocated by some influential scriptures and religious authorities.[1][2] Comparatively, in the Abrahamic religions (Judaism, Christianity, and Islam),...

Moses in Islam

Moses in Islam Mûsâ ibn ‘Imran[1] ( ٰمُوسَى‎, Mūsā) known as Moses in Judaeo-Christian theology, considered a prophet and messenger in Islam, is the most frequently mentioned individual in the Qur’an, his name being mentioned 136 times.[2][3] The Qur’an states that Musa was sent by Allah to the Pharaoh of Egypt and his establishments and the Israelites for guidance...

Theology

What Is Theology? Theology is the critical study of the nature of the divine. It is taught as an academic discipline, typically in universities and seminaries.[1] Theology is basically the study of deities or their scriptures[2] in order to discover what they have revealed about themselves. While theology has turned into a secular field, religious adherents still consider theology...

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