The Foundations of Faith | Part 4

Tawḥīd al-‘Ulūhiyyah as the Core of All Divine Missions There is no doubt that believing in Allah as the only God who is worthy of worship is the greatest of all principles. It is also the most perfect, most superior, and most…

The Foundations of Faith | Part 3

Chapter 3: Tawḥīd al-Ulūhiyyah (Oneness of Divinity) The word ‘ulūhiyyah is a derivative of the word ilāh, which means god or deity. Al-Ilāh is therefore one of the most beautiful names of Allah, while al-ulūhiyyah (divinity) constitutes a great attribute of His.…

The Foundations of Faith | Part 2

Chapter 2: Tawḥīd al-Rubūbiyyah (Oneness of Lordship) Concerning its meaning, then linguistically, the word rubūbiyyah is the verbal noun of rababa, from which the word rabb (lord) has been derived. The word rubūbiyyah is an attribute of Allah, having been derived from…

The Foundations of Faith | Part 1

Introduction Obviously, every Muslim realizes the importance of faith, alongside the numerous gains and advantages it has for the faithful, both in this life and in the hereafter. Without a sound faith, no worldly or heavenly benefit can be obtained; hence it…