Prophethood

 

The Institution of Prophethood

The Prophet Muhammad (saw) / 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

The Prophet Muhammad (saw) / 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

The Prophet Muhammad (saw) / 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

The Prophet Muhammad (saw) / 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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Prophet Jesus in the Quran

The Prophet Muhammad (saw) / Prophethood / Ömer Faruk Harman, PhD

According to the Quran, Prophet Jesus (Isa) was one of the five ulu'l azm prophets, that is the greatest prophets. His name, or an attributive reference to him, appears in 15 surahs (chapters) and 93 verses, with information being given about the glad tidings of his birth, his coming to the world, revelation, miracles, the end of his life in this world and his ascension.

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