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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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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2011 for the course REL 161 taught by Professor Faghfoory during the Fall '10 term at GWU.
- Fall '10