Allah/God

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One True God

by IITS

“Am I not your Lord?” They said: “Yes, we bear witness.” (Araf 7:172) Islam addresses to the primordial nature and calls mankind to remember the affirmation given before creation, as stated in the above Qur’anic verse. Every human being is born into this world with this pure innate nature, thus he or she is naturally […]

The Concept of Deity and God Almighty

by IITS

God Almighty should be considered from five perspectives. One is His “Essence” as Divine Being (Dhat in Islamic terminology), which only He can know. A Prophetic Tradition says: “Do not reflect on God’s ‘Essence’; instead, reflect on His works and acts.” God has no partners, likes or resemblance, as pointed to by the verse: There […]

The Universe and God’s Existence

by IITS

The existence of God is too evident to need any arguments. Some saintly scholars even have stated that God is more manifest than any other being, but that those who lack insight cannot see Him. Others have said that He is concealed from direct perception because of the intensity of His Self-manifestation. However, the great […]

Tawhid (God’s Oneness)

by IITS

All religions revealed to the Prophets have the same essence. Over time, however, the original message was misinterpreted, mixed with superstition, and degenerated into magical practices and meaningless rituals. The conception of God, the very core of religion, was debased by anthropomorphism, deifying angels, associating others with God, considering Prophets or godly people as incarnations […]

False Arguments About the Origin of Existence

by IITS

Mediaeval European conceptions about the nature and existence of the universe were strongly underpinned by the authority of the Church which in turn relied upon arguments from scriptures that had long since deviated from their true originals. As modern scientific thinking developed, it met a great deal of hostility from the Church whose authority it […]

Allah or God?

by IITS

It is a known fact that every language has one or more terms that are used in reference to God and sometimes to lesser deities. This is not the case with Allah. Allah is the personal name of the One true God. Nothing else can be called Allah. The term has no plural or gender. […]