BI’THAT: THE SENDING OF PROPHETS AND ITS NECESSITY power of prophethood, prophethood (nubuwwa), prophets, believe in prophethood BI’THAT Man is aware of nothing at the time of his creation. The creation around him, however, is so vast that only Allah ta’ala knows its extent. This is reported in the thirty-first… Read More »BI’THAT: THE SENDING OF PROPHETS AND NECESSITY
WHAT DOES PROPHETHOOD MEAN? It is written at the end of the book Sharh-i Mawaqif by Sayyid Sherif al-Jurjani that, according to the scholars of Kalam, a person to whom Allahu ta’ala says, “I have sent thee to the people in such and such a country or to the whole… Read More »WHAT DOES PROPHETHOOD MEAN?
Ghaib means hidden or unseen. It refers more broadly to the information of that which was purposely made hidden/unseen. Anything that is hidden and cannot be seen or sensed or understood by human intellect or knowledge is Ghaib(knowledge of Unseen). In Islam, Muslims are obligated to bring Iman bil-Ghaib (knowledge… Read More »Ghaib meaning in Islam (Knowledge of unseen)