Pillars

The foundation of each person’s life is the faith they have in what they believe. As other belief systems, in Islam there are some “Axioms” whose acceptance is regarded as the main entry to this religion. These are the pillars of the religion of Islam upon which other practices and beliefs are built, including: Monotheism (Tawhid), Prophethood (Nubuwwah), Afterlife (Ma’ad) and Leadership (Imamate).

“Muhammad is not the father of any man among you, but he is the Apostle of Allah and the Seal of the Prophets, and Allah has knowledge of all things” (33:40). How many prophets did Allah send to mankind? Based on some Islamic narrations, God has...

The plurality of different religions is undoubtedly one of the most important issues that concern people who are interested in religious studies today. Some of the questions they may ask include:

- Which religion is right?

The foundation of each person’s life is the faith they have in what they believe. As other belief systems, in Islam there are some “axioms”- basic principles or self-evident truths- whose acceptance is regarded as the main entry to this religion...

The foundation of the holy religion of Islam is built upon the belief in monotheism, to the extent that without its acceptance, one cannot be called Muslim at all. This fundamental axiom is basically defined as the fact that God exists and that...

Now that we have gone through the axiom of monotheism and accepted it as a logical and rational principle, we should note that this belief is much more complicated than it seems. In order to reach a firm belief in the existence of God and His...

Having accepted monotheism as the first and most fundamental Islamic axiom, here we are to investigate prophethood or prophecy as the second most important one which is based on monotheistic world view. This axiom illustrates God’s mercy by...

As other axioms, afterlife (Ma’ad) is one of the first requisites for stepping into the religion of Islam and is defined as the existence of another world that creatures enter after their death, where they experience an eternal life.

Death and the nature of life after that, have always been mysterious for human beings. Everybody is willing to either find it out himself or to have faith in what has been said and discovered about it. Muslims seek the answer in Quran, the holy...

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islamic axioms, pillars of islam, salamislam

The foundation of each person’s life is the faith they have in what they believe. As other belief systems, in Islam there are some “axioms”- basic principles or self-evident truths- whose...

afterlife, pillars of islam, salamislam

Death and the nature of life after that, have always been mysterious for human beings. Everybody is willing to either find it out himself or to have faith in what has been said and discovered...