A Moslem Seeker After God; Showing Islam At Its Best In The Life And Teaching Of Al-ghazali, Mystic…

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bySamuel Marinus Zwemer

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...in befitting; and well-doing and gracious helping belong to Him, since He is able to bring upon His creatures different kinds of punishment and to test them with different varieties of pains and ailments. And if He did that it would be justice on His part, and would not be a vile action or tyranny in Him. He rewardeth His believing creatures for their acts of obedience by a decision which is of generosity and of promise and not of right and of obligation, since no particular action towards any one is incumbent upon Him, and tyranny is inconceivable in Him, and no one possesses a right against Him. And His right to acts of obedience is binding upon the creatures because He has made it binding through the tongues of His prophets, not by reason alone. But He sent apostles and manifested their truth by plain miracles, and they brought His commands and forbiddings and promisings and threatenings. So, belief in them as to what they have brought is incumbent upon the creation. " The second Word of Witnessing is witnessing that the apostolate belongs to the apostle, and that God sent the unlettered Qurayshite prophet, Mohammed, with his apostolate to the totality of Arabs and foreigners and Jinn and men. And He abrogated by his law the other Laws except so much of them as He confirmed; and made him excellent over the rest of the prophets and made him the Lord of Mankind and declared incomplete the Faith that consists in witnessing the Unity, which is saying, ' There is no god except God,' so long as there is not joined that of witnessing to the Apostle, which is saying ' Mohammed is the Apostle of God.' And He made obligatory upon the creation belief in Him, as to all which He narrated concerning the things of this world and the next. And then He would...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...in befitting; and well-doing and gracious helping belong to Him, since He is able to bring upon His creatures different...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:July 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217152902

ISBN - 13:9780217152907

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