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Kalam and Beliefs
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Self-Censorship in Muslim History

Self-Censorship in Muslim History
Chapter TwoSelf-Censorship inMuslim History 1. Introduction    Many students of Islamic history begin with the assumption that if an event or a statement has not been reported in the learliest source of Muslim history or hadith like as-Sirah an-Nabawiyya of Ibn Hisham or SDahih of al-Bukhari, it must be a later fabrication and therefore not credible. They tend to ignore the biases and limitations that are imposed on the writer by the ruling ...

The Origin of Shi'ism

The Origin of Shi'ism
3.The Origin of Shi'ism    The Origin of Shi'ism is not separated from the origin of Islam since the Prophet himself sowed its seed by Proclaiming the wisaya (succussorship) and khilafat (caliphate of Ali bin Abi Talib in the first open call to Islam the he made in Mecca.     Islam began when the Prophet Muhmmad (peace be upon him and Progeny) became forty years old. Initially, the mission was kept a secret. Then three years after the ...

Origin of Shi'ism :

Origin of Shi'ism :
Chapter OneOrigin of Shi'ism :Political or Religious? 1. Introduction    In the political writtings of the Sunnis, it is asserted that Sunni Islam is the "Orthodox Islam" whereas Shi'ism is a "heretical sect" that began with the purpose of subverting Islam from within. This idea is sometimes expressed by saying that Shi'ism began as a political movement and later on acquired religious emphasis.     This anti-Shi'a attitude is not limited ...

WE BELIEVE that honesty and truth are among

WE BELIEVE that honesty and truth are among
79 - WE BELIEVE that honesty and truth are amongthe most important Islamic principles"Allah will say: `This is the day which the truthful will profit from their truth. They shall forever live in Gardens with streams flowing beneath. Allah is pleased with them and they with Allah that is the greatest salvation.THE HOLY QURAN _ S5: 122Some of the verses in QURAN show that in Doomsday Men will get the reward for his honesty and truth."..... That ...

THE ISAMIC WORSHIP

 THE ISAMIC WORSHIP
68 - THE ISAMIC WORSHIPWE BELIEVE in performance of all the worships that are decreed by Islam, such as our five daily prayers for maintaining the relations between Man & God, Or the FASTING OF the month Ramazan which improves the faith and the piety. Performance of the rites of pilgrimage (HAJJ), once in the life for those who can afford it, is a must, and has to be done. Paying the TITHS and the ONE FIFTH is an essential order and must be ...

THE PASSAGE_WAY, (BRIDGE) AND THE SCALE TO WEIGH DEEDS

THE PASSAGE_WAY, (BRIDGE) AND THE SCALE TO          WEIGH DEEDS
40- THE PASSAGE_WAY, (BRIDGE) AND THE SCALE TO WEIGH DEEDSWE BELIEVE that in the Doomsday, the PASSAGEWAY (SERØT) and the scale for weighing our deeds do exist. By the PASSAGE_WAY, a bridge is meant, which is laid over the Hell, and every one must pass over that bridge to reach PARADISE! Yes! The bridge or passage way that may lead to Paradise, hangs over the FIRE. "There is not one of you who shall not pass through the confines of the Hell! ...

THE IMAM) METHODECAL WAY (SUNNAT)

 THE IMAM) METHODECAL WAY (SUNNAT)
33- THE IMAM) METHODECAL WAY (SUNNAT)WE BELIEVE that the traditions and orders of the innocent Imams are all taken from the prophet, through their fathers, and are all to be obeyed. There is a famous tradition related by successive witnesses:_ "I have left among you two heavy things to prevent you being misled:_ The Book of Allah and my nearest KINS."( SAHIH TIMIDHI_ volume 5 _ P.662)On the other hand, whatever the saints have said, are ...

THE DEVIATING DISCUSSIONS

THE DEVIATING DISCUSSIONS
29- THE DEVIATING DISCUSSIONSWE BELIEVE that some mysterious hands have always tried to deviate and swerve Muslims from contemplation and thought over the verses of QURAN. The OMAYYED and BANIABBAS dynasties engaged the Muslims on void disputes, to answer the question whether QURAN is old or new!? Is it created or is eternally old as God!? Such prolong controversies divided the united Muslims into rival groups altercating and fighting each ...

THE PRINCIPLES OF ALL THE PROPHET'S MISSIONS ARE ONE

THE PRINCIPLES OF ALL THE PROPHET'S                    MISSIONS ARE ONE
    19- THE PRINCIPLES OF ALL THE PROPHET'S MISSIONS ARE ONEWE BELIEVE that all the prophets pursued the same aim which is the prosperity of mankind, through faith in God and the resurrection, and by religious training. This is why we respect all the prophets. We learn from the HOLY QURAN:-- "The Apostle (i.e. Mohammad) believes in that which is revealed to him from his LORD, and so do men of faith they all believe in Allah, His angels, His ...

THE MIRACLES

THE MIRACLES
7- THE MIRACLESWE BELIEVE that the unity of acts put the emphasis upon this fact that:- the great miracles that were performed by the prophets were all with the permission of Allah as we read in the Book about the miracles of JESUS CHRIST: "And remember when Allah said to JESUS; O,JESUS the son of Mary! Recount my favours to you and your mother. I strengthened you with the HOLY SPIRIT, So that you spoke to the people in childhood and in ...

MONOTHEISM IS THE VERY SOUL OF ALL THE ISLAMIC COMMANDMENTS

MONOTHEISM IS THE VERY SOUL OF ALL THE        ISLAMIC COMMANDMENTS
5- MONOTHEISM IS THE VERY SOUL OF ALL THE ISLAMIC COMMANDMENTSWE BELIEVE that one of the most important subjects of the knowledge of God, is the MONOTHEISM, i.e. the belief that there is but one God. As a matter of fact Monotheism (TOWHID) is not only a principle of the religion, but the most important of the tenets. It is the very soul and the base of all the Islamic ideas and beliefs. We can say that the roots, as well as the branches of Islam ...

THEISM AND MONOTHEISM

THEISM AND MONOTHEISM
CHAPTER ONETHEISM AND MONOTHEISM1- THE OMNIPOTENT'S EXISTENCEWe Believe that the Almighty, and omnipotent God exists as the Creator and Ruler of the universe; and that the traces and signs of His greatness, knowledge, and power is apparent through the different aspects of any thing that exists; i.e. in human, animals, vegetations as well as in the planets of the skies and the higher worlds.WE BELIEVE that the more we think over and study the ...

An Analysis of Misfortune and Hardship

An Analysis of Misfortune and Hardship
The question o f God's justice involves certain problems, such as the existence of disasters, loss and evil in the natural order, and inequalities in the social order. This question arouses, in fact, a whole storm of questions and objections in the minds of many people. The problems they face are so fundamental that what start out as doubts and hesitations, ultimately become an indissoluble complex.Such people ask how it is possible that in a ...

Paradise, Hell, and the corporealization of Deeds

Paradise, Hell, and the corporealization of Deeds
Paradise, Hell, and the corporealization of Deeds Many people ask this question: Does the world after death look like this one? What are the differences, if any? Are its pleasures, punishments, and rules similar to the ones in this world? In answer to this question, we may explicitly declare that in accordance with many documents, there are differences between this world and the next one. What we know of the other world, however, looks like ...

Resurrection in the Scale of Justice

Resurrection in the Scale of Justice
A cursory look at the system of creation will reveal to us that everything is systematic and governed by rules. In the body of man, this system is so delicate that any imbalance would lead to either sickness or death. For instance, in the structure of the eyes, heart, and brain this order is readily noticeable. The same order, systematization, and justice prevail over all of creation. بِالْعَدْلِ قَامَتِ ...

Resurrection with Respect to Innate Nature

Resurrection with Respect to Innate Nature
It is said that theism resides deep inside man’s inner being or nature and if we study the unconscious and sub-conscious aspects of the mind, we will find an interest in a super-natural being who has created the universe. But this is not true only of Monotheism and Theism. All the major and minor principles of religion should also reside within man’s soul or else the necessary coordination between divine legislation and creation would not ...

Resurrection Provides Life With Meaning

Resurrection Provides Life With Meaning
Resurrection Provides Life With Meaning Life here in this world would be in vain if the life in the other world were not taken into consideration. Life here without life in the other world resembles life as an embryo without life outside the womb. If the fetus, which lives in a small area, in a dark room inside the mother’s womb, could think and reason, it would be amazed and wonder why it was imprisoned inside a body not knowing what its ...

Why do Most People Fear Death?

Why do Most People Fear Death?
One Crucial Question:Is Death Considered as One’s End or Beginning? Why do Most People Fear Death? Death has always manifested itself as a horrendous monster in the eyes of man. The very thought of it has made life miserable for many. These people not only fear the name of death, but also abhor the graveyard. They decorate the graves in order to forget about the very nature of death. In literature, expressions such as “the monster of ...

The Twelve Imams

The Twelve Imams
The Twelve Imams The Narrations Concerning the Twelve Imams Having proved the issue of the Imamate and Caliphate of `Al¢(s), we now will discuss the Imamate of the other Imams. A summary of our discussion is as follows: There are numerous narrations recorded in the books of both Sh¢`ah and Sunni scholars which talk in general about the caliphate of “twelve caliphs and Imams” after the demise of the Prophet(s). These narrations are ...

The Thaqalayn and Noah’s Ark Narrations

The Thaqalayn and Noah’s Ark Narrations
The Thaqalayn and Noah’s Ark Narrations The Recording of the Thaqalayn Narration One of the most famous narrations for both Sunni and Sh¢`ah scholars is the Thaqalayn Narration. This narration is recorded directly from the Prophet by a large group of the Prophet’s close companions, and according to some sources the number of these narrators was thirty persons from among them.([1]) This narration is recorded and mentioned by a great ...