Prophethood

 

Farewell Address

Full text of the Farewell Address made by Prophet Muhammad to all humanity during his Final Pilgrimage: "Praise be to Allah. We glorify Him; we thank Him. We expect help Him. We ask to be forgiven by Him and, with repentance, we turn to Him in obedience..."

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Why we should Love the Prophet

Muhammad / Prophethood / Mevlüt Güngör, PhD

The matter of loving the Prophet holds a special importance for the practice of Islam. Allah, to Whom we owe everything we have, has presented the Prophet as the most ideal example and invites those who love Him to obey His Messenger as a proof of their love.

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Prophet Muhammad as a Human and a Prophet

Muhammad / Prophethood / Ali Akyüz, PhD

Our aim is to understand the human identity of Prophet Muhammad, not those that are connected to the prophethood. His superhuman quality is related to those things that we must accept as part of the faith. But the Prophet's human identity is that in which the divine revelation becomes concrete.

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Jesus’ Development as a Man and a Prophet in the Gospels and the Quran

Muhammad / Prophethood / Remzi Kaya, PhD

Sent to the Jews, Jesus is a prophet who showed people the path Allah commanded for gaining this world and the next. Belief in the Trinity, which was attributed to him by Christian religious scholars, was not commanded by him.

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What does the Quran say about the Prophets?

Muhammad / Prophethood / Fatma Bayram

Why does the Quran relate stories? What does someone feel, who is reading the Quran for the first time and is not accustomed to the Quran's style and topics, about this book that frequently relates stories and sometimes repeats the same story again and again?

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Ulu'l-Azm Prophets and their Common Characteristics

Muhammad / Prophethood / Salih Karacabey, PhD

It is understood that some prophets chosen among the messengers are called ulu'l-azm due to their qualities different than the others. Although there are different views about the number and identity of these prophets, it is generally agreed that ulu'l-azm refers to the five greatest messengers, that is Muhammad, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, and Noah, peace be upon them.

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The Institution of Prophethood

Muhammad / Prophethood / Bekir Topaloğlu, PhD - Yusuf Şevki Yavuz - İlyas Çelebi

Belief in the prophets is an important principle in Islam and in other Abrahamic religions. In order to understand the information related to this issue, one must understand various concepts concerning prophethood such as nubuwwat (prophethood), revelation, nabi (prophet) and rasul (messenger).

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'Seal of Prophethood' in Islamic Intellectual History

Muhammad / Prophethood / Metin Yurdagür, PhD

"The Seal of Prophethood" is a title to indicate that prophethood came to an end with Prophet Muhammad and that no other prophet is to follow. In Arabic, this phrase means "to complete a task, to put a seal at the end of something and to seal a writing or document".

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Prophet Adam

Muhammad / Prophethood / Süleyman Hayri Bolay, PhD

The fact that the creation of Adam was unlike the rest of humanity is clearly established in the Holy Quran. In this context, the Quran signifies the supernatural creation of two prophets as in the following, “The creation of Jesus for Allah is like the creation of Adam. He created him of dust, then He said unto him: Be! and he is.”

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Prophet Moses

Muhammad / Prophethood / Ömer Faruk Harman, PhD

Moses was a major prophet and a leader who freed the Israelites from the oppression of the Pharaoh; he is not only referred in Judaism and Christianity, but also in Islam. There is information about Prophet Moses in the Quran as well as in the Old and the New Testament.

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