entirely towards according to the divine creation Decided that there will be a

Entirely towards according to the divine creation

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entirely towards / according to the divine creation
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- Decided that there will be a judgement just after death, and then there will be at final judgement during the end of times - in the qur’ran - Notion that humans are going to be judged at the time of death o - The judgement is - what did you say about muhammad when you were alive? o - If the dead person is judged to have been moral during life, then his tomb to spend the afterlife until the final judgement, will be restful and nice o - If the person is not moral, then they will be punished until the final judgement o - Depending on the angels determination, you will face a certain amount of time of either pain or comfort until the final judgement - Eschatology - What happens at the end of times? - The day of judgement o - After the day of judgement, all will be confined to their rightful place in the universe - all sins will be answered for o - For a moment before the final judgement, there is nothing in the universe, but god - Female infanticide - in pre islamic arabia it was not uncommon for baby girls to be abandoned / buried alive because of the fact that they were female - Reference in the qur’ran of this - they awaken and question their death - Traverse is the bridge between paradise and the mortal world - for the worthy it will widen - for those who it does not widen for, they try desperately to try to cross it and hope they make it aside - Those who successfully passes the traverse will reach paradise, and those who don't will go into the depths of hell - Making it across the traverse is entirely based on god’s judgement - The record of every transgression is written down in a record - if it is handed to
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you by the angels with the right hand then you get to go to paradise, if in the left hand then you must go to the fires of hell - The nearness of death and the importance of focusing one's attention on actions and the necessity of moral conduct in this life - Barzakh - Barrier / separation - After death there is this intermediate period in between one’s death and one’s final judgement - The place where souls are held between death and final judgement is the barzakh
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  • Winter '17
  • Angela Sumegi
  • Islam, Sufism, Allah

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