Thursday, August 9, 2012

A gift to Mankind

Sayyid Qutb
The Characteristics of the Islamic Concept
The Hue of Allah –and whose hue is better than Allah’s .] 2:138

The Islamic Concept [ Aqeeda ] originating in Allah is different in its origin and in its characteristics from all humanly devised perspectives.. By its very nature it does not require and updating or change. For the One who made it sees without any limitations of time and space , knows all without any defect or ignorance or error and decides without any influence or prejudice or selfish desire.
He made our Aqeeda for the totality of mankind for all times and conditions as a holistic paradigm or permanent system of principles without the bounds of which mankind  developes , evolves ,grows and advances without even reacting the boundaries of its framework.
Moreover this concept is perfect and complete It does not require any spare parts from the outside or any change for completion . Since it is given by Allah nothing from a source other than Him can fit it . Man is incapable of adding anything to it or making any corrections in it . Indeed it has come as a gift to man in order to make him grow , correct him and propel him forward .
It has come to enrich his heart, his intellect his life and this world .
Indeed this concept demands to be the only controlling elements in the life of man.
O  you who have believed, obey Allah and obey the Messenger and those in authority among you. And if you disagree over anything, refer it to Allah and the Messenger, if you should believe in Allah and the Last Day. That is the best [way] and best in result. 4;59
In offering mankind this gift , they offer with it a complete way of life , a way of life based on the dignity of man and based on freedom of his person, his mind , his conscience and his soul from all bondage . Freed from the shackles of human enslavement , he stands as the deputy of Allah , he can make splendid discoveries and open up avenues of culture , remaining at the height of his freedom , noble and dignified , slave neither to any machine or mortal.
If Allah has inspired us to say the right thing, all praise belongs to Him the Lord of all Beings

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