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The Creation of the Prophets and the Imams

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SHAFAQNA- About the creation of the Imams and the Prophets, that is, how they were created or the nature of their creation. Shias are not different with others in its conception or conviction. About the creation of the Prophet (SAW), the…

The Creation of Man

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SHAFAQNA- In the Qur’an the subject of human reproduction leads to a multitude of statements which constitute a challenge to the embryologist seeking a human explanation to them. It was only after the birth of the basic sciences which…

Misconception of the Similitude of God to His Creation

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SHAFAQNA- The first to come across in researching the hadith narrated by Imam al-Rida (A.S.) in the subject of tawhid is this one: "Anyone who makes a similitude of God with His creation is a mushrik (polytheist), and anyone who attributes…

The Sources of Creation

SHAFAQNA - With a view to make a study in respect of the source of the creation and the first cause of the development of the universe, it is necessary to give careful consideration to the following points: 1. The world is a reality The world…

AhlulBait (as) - The reason behind the creation of everything

SHAFAQNA- The below narrations [in addition to the narration of Hadith-e-Kisa] prove that Allah (swt) created the world and everything because of the AhlulBait (as) and if the AhlulBait (as) were not there then Allah (swt) would not have created…

Discussion Concerning The Origin of Creation

SHAFAQNA - With his Allah-given instinct, man searches for the reasons and causes leading to the appearance of any phenomenon or occurrence that he sees. He never thinks it probable that they have come into existence automatically and without…

What did God want to achieve by creating us?

SHAFAQNA - What is the motive behind our creation? Is it a question related to the objective of God in creating man, or does it only pertain to the aim of man as a creation? This article explores the different ontological depths of the question…

Creation, Eternity, and Modern Cosmology: A Critique of Dr. Hawking’s Views

SHAFAQNA- Compiled by: Saiyid Hasan Ali Rizvi [Hasan.A.Rizvi@gmail.com] When we enter college or the workplace, or any place in the modern world, we are oftentimes pummeled with various difficult questions to our beliefs.  It can be…

Does Islam Oppose Modern Day Science?

SHAFAQNA - Question: How does Islam view modern day science? Some Islamic scholars argue that while advancements in science in the last two hundred years may have brought about great progress for many humans on the material level, this has…

The Goal of Creation

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SHAFAQNA-  Martyr Mortada Motahari One of the fundamental problems to investigate is the goal of life. Man always asks questions like what he lives for and what his objective in life should be. From the viewpoint of Islam, one would as…