A. RELIGION OF UNITY 1. UNITY OF GOD
Islam teaches the purest form of Monotheism and
polytheism as the deadliest sin. A Muslim addresses GOD by His Personal
Name: ALLAH -
word “god” and its eqivalents in other languages being unstable in the
matter of conotation. Allah
to Islam, is the ONE GOD, Who is Indivisible in Person and Who
wife,son or daughter. He is the Matchless, and “naught is as His likeness “.
not, nor was lie begotten”.He is the First, the Last, the Eternal, the
Infinite, the Almighty, the Omniscient,
Omnipresent. lie is the Creator, the Nourisher, the Cherisher of all things.He is the All-Just,
the Avenger of the wrongs done to the weak and the oppressed, the Compassionate,
Merciful, the Loving, the Guide, the Friend, the Magnificent, the Glorious,the Beautiful and
short He is the Possessor
of all Excellence.
Speaking of the conception of God in Islam, Gibbon, he famous western historian,
says: “The Creed of Muhanimad is free from the suspicion of ambiguity
and the Qur’an is a glorious testimony to the unity
God. The Prophet of Mecca rejected the worship of idols and men, of stars
and planets, on the rational principle that whatever is corruptible must
decay and perish,
whatever is ……….