Islamic theology
In Islam, theology is divided into various schools or branches. The main Sunna vs. Sh'ia split was political more than theological, but over time theological differences have developed.Still, differen...
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Discovery of oldest Qur’an fragments could resolve enigmatic history of holy text
For the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims, the idea that the Qur’an is a seventh century text disseminated by Islam’s founder, the Prophet Muhammad, is neither news, nor particularly controversial. But in ...
Messiah
This amazing passage from the Hebrew Prophets was written over 700 years before the birth of Jesus. It is found in Jewish Bibles today, though it is left out...
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Feb 27, 2009 ... From Andre Rieu's "Live From Radio City Music Hall" in New York City 2004, with the Johann Strauss Orchestra and the Harlem Gospel Choir.
Iman (concept)
Iman (Arabic: الإيمان‎) in Islamic theology denotes a believer's faith in the metaphysical aspects of Islam. Its most simple definition is the belief in the six articles of faith, known as a...
Islam and other religions
Over the centuries of Islamic history, Muslim rulers, Islamic scholars, and ordinary Muslims have held many different attitudes towards other religions. Attitudes have varied according to time, place ...
Principles of the Religion
The theology of Twelver Shias contains five Principles of the Religion known as Uṣūl ad-Dīn. Usul al-dín (أصول الدين) is an Arabic Islamic term which literally translates as 'foundation of the faith',...
Practices of the Religion
In Twelver Shia Islam, the ten Ancillaries of the Faith (furūʿ ad-dīn) (فروع الدين} are the ten practices that Shia Muslims must perform.According to Twelver doctrine, what is referred to as pillars ...
Five Pillars of Islam
The Five Pillars of Islam (arkān al-Islām أركان الإسلام; also arkān al-dīn أركان الدين "pillars of the religion") are five basic acts in Islam, considered mandatory by believers and are the foundation...
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Kalam
ʿIlm al-Kalām (Arabic: علم الكلام‎, literally "science of discourse"), often foreshortened to kalām, is an Islamic science born out of the need to establish and defend the tenets of Islamic ...
Mujaddid
A mujaddid (Arabic: مجدد‎), is an Islamic term for one who brings "renewal" (tajdid Arabic: تجديد‎) to the religion. According to the popular Muslim tradition, refers to a person w...
Mu'tazila
Mu`tazila (Arabic: المعتزلة‎ al-muʿtazilah) is a school of Islamic theology based on reason and rational thought that flourished in the cities of Basra and Baghdad, both in present-day Iraq,...
Prophets in Islam
Prophets in Islam (Arabic: الأنبياء في الإسلام‎) are people that Muslims believe were assigned a special mission by God to guide humans. Islamic tradition holds that God sent messengers to e...
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Quran
The Quran (/kɔrˈɑːn/ kor-AHN; Arabic: القرآن‎ al-qur'ān, [qurˈʔaːn], literally meaning "the recitation"; also romanised Qurʾan or Koran) is the central religious text of Islam, which Muslim...
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Discovery of oldest Qur’an fragments could resolve enigmatic history of holy text
For the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims, the idea that the Qur’an is a seventh century text disseminated by Islam’s founder, the Prophet Muhammad, is neither news, nor particularly controversial. But in ...
History of the Quran
The history of the Quran refers to the revelation of the Quran to Islamic prophet Muhammad, and its subsequent compilation. It spans several decades and forms an important part of early Islamic histor...
History of the Quran - Wikipedia
Persecution by Muslims‎
Religious persecution is the systematic mistreatment of an individual or group of individuals as a response to their religious beliefs or affiliations or lack thereof.The tendency of societies or grou...
Persecution by Muslims‎ - Wikipedia
Jami Sahih
Jami Sahih is, along with Tartib al-Musnad, the most important hadith collection for Ibadis. It was compiled by al-Rabi bin Habib al-Farahidi and later on organized and arranged by Yusuf Ibrahim...
Job in Islam
Job (Arabic: أيّوب, Ayyūb‎) is considered a prophet in Islam and is mentioned in the Qur'an. Job's story in Islam is similar to the Hebrew Bible story; but in Islam, the emphasis is paid o...
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Al-Jahiz
al-Jāḥiẓ (Arabic: الجاحظ‎) (full name Abū ʿUthman ʿAmr ibn Baḥr al-Kinānī al-Baṣrī أبو عثمان عمرو بن بحر الكناني البصري) (born in Basra, 776 – December 868/January 869) was an Arabic p...
Quranic createdness
Createdness refers to the doctrinal position that the Qur’an is created. The issue of whether the Qur’an is eternal or created became a significant point of contention in early Islam. Mu’tazilite doct...
Ruha d-Qudsha
In Aramaic, Ruha d-Qudsha (רוחא דקודשא in square script; ܪܘܚܐ ܕܩܘܕܫܐ in Syriac script, Rûḥâ ḏ-Qûḏšâ in Latin script) means "the spirit of holiness" (corresponding to Hebrew: רוח הקודש‎, Rûăḥ ha-...
Helaman
According to the Book of Mormon, Helaman (/ˈhiːləmən/ HEE-lə-mən) was a Nephite prophet and soldier who lived around the 1st century BC. He is perhaps best known in LDS theology for leading into battl...
Commanding what is just
Commanding the just (Arabic: امر بالمعروف‎ Amr bi l-Ma‘rūf) is a part of Shia Islam's Branches of Religion. It refers to encouraging people to do the necessary good in life even when they ha...
Early Islamic philosophy
Early Islamic philosophy or classical Islamic philosophy is a period of intense philosophical development beginning in the 2nd century AH of the Islamic calendar (early 9th century CE) and lasting unt...
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Mirza Ghulam Ahmad
Mirzā Ghulām Ahmad (Urdu: مرزا غلام احمد‎, Hindi: मिर्ज़ा ग़ुलाम अहमद; 13 February 1835 – 26 May 1908 CE, or 14 Shawal 1250 – 24 Rabi' al-thani 1326 AH) was the founder of the Ahmadiyya ...
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