Islamic Importance of: Tawhid, Akhira, Books of Allah and the Significance of the Qur'an

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Explain the Islamic beliefs about Tawhid, Akhira and the Books of Allah.

Islam is described as a living religious system that applies to an estimated one billion people globally. The key beliefs in Islam revolve around the elements of Tawhid, Akhira and the Books of Allah.

Tawhid is the most basic tenet in Islam, where each Muslim worships one omnipotent, omnipresent and omniscient deity and personality. It is the acknowledgment that Allah is the “Creator and Provider” and the belief in worshiping Allah’s many attributes. This is evidenced in the Qur’an, “Glorified be Allah, the Lord of the Throne, bow to He and what they attribute to Him!” [Surah Al Anbiya: 22]. In Islam, Allah set the requirement that humans must perpetually
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The importance of the Qur’an is linked to the ethical guidelines and teachings of Allah, to be mirrored by adherents.

In summary, the core beliefs of Tawhid, Akhira and the Books of Allah embody the advice and word of Allah. The beliefs manifest themselves in all aspects of Muslims’ existence, from life to beyond death.

Demonstrate the importance of the Qur’an for the whole of the Islamic religious tradition. In your response refer to beliefs, ethics and practices.

The language of the Qur’an is seen as poetry rather than prose, guidance rather than many obligations and the soul, heart and mind form part of whole recitation of the Qur’an.

The Qur’an is fundamentally an instruction booklet for each Muslim where each tradition, article and belief is docked. Muslims live their lives in the image of Allah as they are “created in the image of the Most Compassionate”. The Qur’an is believed to be the direct word of Allah and supplies guidance in the ways in which an adherent can submit to God’s will.

It highlights Akhira, how a Muslim can achieve eternal paradise. It highlights Tawhid, the doctrine of the oneness of God and submitting to his will. It highlights in belief in Angels, creatures that “prostrate all that is in the heavens and all that is in the earth”. It paints the messages of Allah and exhibits them to adherents.

The Qur’an also is the

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