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7 September 2010 Religion 161 PAPER: 10 – 15 pages of paper any format citation references and bibliography religious point of view, the religious aspect Avicenna Ibn Sina: as a scientist who has to prove everything I cannot prove this experience as physical, but as a person of faith I do accept that. The Five Pillars of Islam: Shahadah the foundation of Islam Tawhid: oneness of God La illaha illa Allah (There is no God but Allah.) no other reality but God Muhammadun Rasull'Allah Muhammad is his messenger any Muslim repeats these two commandments before they can become a Muslim The Islamic God: God is both masculine and feminine majesty, power (masculine quality) beauty, nature, divine mercy (feminine quality) You cannot know God: God is transcendent Tanzih God is imminent Tashbih
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Unformatted text preview: Asma al-Husna infinite numbers of names for God through these names Muslims relate to God al Basir: the all-seer al Sami: the all-hearer Master Servant relationship with God labbayk: I am at thy service. God remembers us first and thus we remember him. God loves us thus we love God. God does not love anyone who does not love his prophet Very personal relationship with God do not need to go to anyone to repent your sins God is based on love and mercy it is the nature of good to be merciful God is absolute good the gate of forgiveness and repentance is open to all because there are no limits to God's mercy understand the soul of the prophet the soul of the prophet is present in daily Muslim life...
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