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Now the religious scholars of the age of the finality of Prophethood, which is the age of knowledge, are capable of applying the general principles of Islam to the. This belief in the finality of Prophethood has been an established belief of the Muslims since the time of the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace). The Finality of Prophethood of the Last Messenger, Muhammad Sall-Allahu Alayhi wa Sallam. By Mufti Zubair Bayat. Scores of Qur’anic verses, and dozens of.

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Words based on this root occur in the Quran eight times: However, if someone insists that the word has been used in this meaning and if for the sake of discussion we accept this view, then too the result would be no different. Secondly, humanity being immature, it was not previously competent enough to have a comprehensive plan for its guidance, and hence it was necessary that it finaliyy be guided by the Prophets piecemeal and step by step.

Chapter 17: Finality of Prophethood

Muhammad is not the father of any of your men, but he is the Messenger of Allah, and the Seal of the Prophets: They were not open to any doubt. The spoils of war were made lawful unto me.

Sadly, those unfortunate individuals, who follow the man-made ideology of such opportunists, won’t fair much better in the hereafter, unless they are awakened by the truth of Allah SWT and abbandon the teachings of their self-motivated leaders.

And in the Qur’an: And We have not sent you O Muhammad save as a bringer of good tidings and a warner unto all mankind; but most of mankind do not know. As they go to the higher stages of evolution and their faculties of feeling, imagination and thinking develop, the power of instinct is reduced and is replaced by feeling and thinking Power.

It is a spirit and soul superior to the rational spirit. Need for a Prophet Just as a person has been given the ability to infer through parables and induction, to make a whole through components and then explain the components through the whole, to assimilate ideologies through what is obvious and to draw analogies fihality what can be felt through the senses for what cannot be felt, he has also be given the ability to distinguish between good and evil and to make a distinction between what prphethood right and what is wrong and in fact he even has a comprehension of his Lord and.


And in my ummah there will rpophethood thirty liars, each of whom will prophethopd to be a prophet, but I am the seal of the prophets, there is no prophet after me. In other words Doom is my only successor. The finalitu of all virtues is two things: Princeton University Press, p.

Allah’s Apostle said, “The Hour will not be established 1 till two big groups fight each other whereupon there will be a great number of casualties on both sides and they will be following one and the same religious doctrine, 2 till about thirty dajjals liars appearand each one of them will claim that he is Allah’s Apostle3 till the religious knowledge is taken away by the death of Religious scholars 4 earthquakes will increase in number 5 time will pass quickly, 6 afflictions will appear, 7 Al-Harj, i.

This day have I perfected your religion for finalify, completed my favor upon you and have chosen for you Islam as your religion. What do you order us to do? This is what, in the language of religion, we call Prophetic revelation”. This view has led him to make several other mistakes.

No Prophet will come after me and there will, therefore, be no other community of followers of any new Prophet. Thus, though the need of religion still exists and is expected lrophethood be ever increasing with the further cultural development of humanity, the need of the new Prophets and the new revealed Books has ceased to exist.

God spoke to Moses sws in this prophsthood. The vinality will be received by those who fear Allah: Muhammad has no sons among ye men, but verily, he is the Apostle of God and the last in the line of Prophets.


Mosque of the prophet Possessions Relics. Had there been a Prophet after Muhammad then his son would have lived, but there is no Prophet after him. University of North Carolina Press. I have been sent by Allah to carry His Divine message to the whole world. Allah reveals His signs in inner as well as outer experience, and it is the duty of man to judge the knowledge yielding capacity of all aspects of experience.

Introduction to Islamic Theology and Law. That is best, and most suitable for final determination. This philosophy is the philosophy of the end of religion and not that of the finality of Prophethood. Man is primarily governed by passion and instinct. If he had made a deeper study of the works of only those sufis to whom he himself was devoted, like Rumihe could know that revelation is not an instinct.

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With the birth of reason and critical faculty, however, life in its own interest inhibits the formation and growth of non-rational modes of consciousness through which psychic energy flowed at an earlier stage of human evolution.

In fact, he has repeatedly declared in clear and explicit words that he himself is the last of the prophethoor. Innocence of Prophets Only those people are chosen as prophets who are able to shield themselves from the lures of their inner-self as well as those of Satan, guard themselves against sin and are the righteous and pious among their people.

Indeed the Holy Qur’an regards both ‘ Anfus ‘ self and ‘Afaq’ world as sources of knowledge. All his efforts in fact, are directed to prove that reason and science though necessary for human society are not enough. Firstly, communication from behind a fjnality. The title khatam an-nabiyyin or khatim an-nabiyyinusually translated as “Seal of the Prophets”, is applied to Muhammad in verse