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ISLAMIC RESERACH FOUNDATION CONCEPT OF GOD IN MAJOR RELIGIONS Spreading the Truth of Islam Authored by: Dr. Zakir Abdul Karim Naik * For More Queries Regarding this Book Contact [email protected] 24 The Holy Qur an says: If there were, in the heavens And the earth, other gods Besides Allah, there would Have been confusion in both! But glory to Allah, The Lord of the Throne: (High is He) above What they attribute to Him! [Holy Qur an 21:22] If there were more than one God, they would have taken away what they created. The Holy Qur an says: No son did Allah beget, Nor is there any god Along with Him: (if there were Many gods), behold, each god Would have taken away What he had created, And some would have Lorded it over others! Glory to Allah! (He is free) From the (sort of) things They attribute to Him! [Holy Qur an (23:91)] Thus the existence of one True, Supreme Almighty God, is the only logical concept of God. There are a few religions like Buddhism and Confucianism, which are agnostic religions. They do not comment on God. They neither confirm nor deny the existence of God. There are other religions like Jainism, which are atheistic religions and which do not believe in the existence of God. (Inshallah I shall be publishing a book Is the Qur an God s Word? which can Alhamdulillah prove the existence of Allah (SWT) to an atheist or an agnostic by means of reason, logic and science on the basis of the Holy Qur an.)
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ISLAMIC RESERACH FOUNDATION CONCEPT OF GOD IN MAJOR RELIGIONS Spreading the Truth of Islam Authored by: Dr. Zakir Abdul Karim Naik * For More Queries Regarding this Book Contact [email protected] 25 ALL RELIGIONS ULTIMATELY BELIEVE IN MONOTHIESM: All major religions that believe in the existence of God ultimately, on a higher level, believe in one supreme God. All religious scriptures actually speak about monotheism i.e. belief in only one true God. People change scriptures for their benefit: By the passage of time most of the religious scriptures have been distorted and changed by people for their own benefits. The creed of many religions has thus been distorted from monotheism to pantheism or polytheism. The Holy Qur an says: Then woe to those who write The Book with their own hands, And then say: This is from Allah, To traffic with it For a miserable price! Woe to them for what their hands Do write, and for the gain They make thereby. [Holy Qur an 2:79] TAWHEED: Definition and Categories: Islam believes in Tawheed which is not merely monotheism i.e. belief in one unique God, but much more. Tawheed literally means unification i.e. asserting oneness and is derived from the Arabic verb 'Wahhada' which means to unite, unify or consolidate. Tawheed can be divided into 3 categories. (i) Tawheed ar-Ruboobeeyah (ii) Tawheed al-Asmaa-was-sifaat (iii) Tawheed al-Ibaadah.
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