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What is the The Understanding of Deity in Islam ?

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Asked by truth exposed, 15 Feb '13 04:09 pm
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In the understanding of deity in Islam, Allah has the absolute power, strength and knowledge. He is omnipotent. He administrates everything directly; His deeds and actions in the universe take place every moment and they are continuous. Allah does not need anything; everything needs Him. He created everything. He was not created because what is created is a creature; it cannot be a deity1.

Nursi, an Islamic scholar, attracts attention to the fact that the attributes of Allah originate from His personality. He explains it with the attribute of power. According to him, His attribute of power is the necessity of His existence and it originates from His personality. In the absence of that attribute, he cannot be a deity. As a matter of fact, the created creatures are not like that. Since their attributes do not originate from their personality, the lack of any attribute does not necessitate the non-existence of that being. For instance, a person who lacks the attribute of power, that is ...more
Answered by Psycho, 15 Feb '13 04:11 pm

 
  
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Only one word Allah
Answered by iqbal seth, 15 Feb '13 05:03 pm

 
  
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In the understanding of deity in Islam, Allah has the absolute power, strength and knowledge. He is omnipotent. He administrates everything directly; His deeds and actions in the universe take place every moment and they are continuous. Allah does not need anything; everything needs Him. He created everything. He was not created because what is created is a creature; it cannot be a deity
Answered by azam khan, 15 Feb '13 04:11 pm

 
  
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