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Islam and Christianity

ISLAM AND CHRISTIANITY This book is written in the nature of a “key” for those Muslim brothers of ours who have just a smattering of knowledge on how the Islamic religion has developed, and it has been written for those non-Muslims willing to know the fundamentals of Islam. Islam, the most up-to-date and the most immaculate of the world’s existing religions, is based upon very humane and very logical principles. Without going into details, this book touches upon the fundamentals of Islam and makes a comparison of Islam with other religions. It answers criticisms raised against Islam by its adversaries and explains as compendiously as possible the qualifications essential for being a good Muslim. For those who would like to read valuable books on Islam written by Islamic scholars (rahimahumullâhu ta’âlâ) after learning the facts contained in this book, we advise that they read books published in different languages by the Hakîkat Kitabevi (Bookstore) in Istanbul. The names of these books are appended to our books. Read this book slowly and with reflection! Encourage others to read it, too! An ignorant person cannot be a good Muslim. Indeed, it is impossible for a person not to attach all his heart to Islam after learning its fundamentals. After reading this book, you will also realize what a lofty, sacred, logical, and perfect religion Islam is, and you will attach all your heart and soul to it in order to attain salvation and repose in this world and in the hereafter. Islam that abrogated celestial religions of Judaism and Christianity along with their validity is explained first. That Qur’an-ı Karîm is word of Allah; miracles of Muhammad ׳alayhissalâm, his virtues, moral practices and habits; how to be a true Muslim; a comparison of Islam and Christianity; that Muslims are scientifically powerful; are explained next.

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defects, not to spread their secret sins and to forgive their faults. One should show compassion for one’s inferiors, those under one’s command, [such as wives, children, students, soldiers], and the poor. One should not reproach them for their faults. One should not hurt or beat or swear at those poor people for trivial reasons. One should not violate anybody’s property, life, honour, or chastity. Debts to everyone and to the government must be paid. Bribery, accepting or giving, is harâm. However, it would not be bribery to give it in order to get rid of the oppression of a cruel one, or to avoid a disgusting situation. But a person who receives it will have committed a harâm. Everybody should see their own defects, and should every hour think of the faults which they have committed towards Allâhu ta’âlâ. They should always bear in mind that Allâhu ta’âlâ does not hurry in punishing them, nor does He cut off their sustenance. The words of command from our parents, or from the government, compatible with Sharî’a, must be obeyed, but the ones incompatible with Sharî’a should not be resisted against so that we should not cause fitna. [See the 123rd letter in the second volume of the book Maktûbât-i Ma’thûmiyya.] After correcting the belief and doing the commands of fiqh, we should spend all our time remembering Allâhu ta’âlâ. We should continue remembering, mentioning Allâhu ta’âlâ in a manner taught by the great men of religion. We should feel hostility towards all the things that will prevent our heart from remembering Allâhu ta’âlâ. The more you adhere to the Sharî’at, the more delicious it will be to remember Him. As indolence, laziness increase in obeying the Sharî’at, that flavour will gradually decrease, being thoroughly gone at last. What should I write more than what I have written already? It will be enough for the reasonable one. We should not fall into the traps of the enemies of Islam and we should not believe their lies and slanders. – 330 –

GLOSSARY Entries related to Tasawwuf can be learned best from Hadrat Ahmad al-Fârûqî as-Sirhindî’s Maktûbât. adhân: the Muslim call to prayer. adilla (ash-Shar’iyya): the sources from which Islamic rules were derived: the Book, (i.e. the Qur’ân al-kerîm,) the Sunna, qiyâs al-fuqahâ’ and ijmâ’ al-Umma. ahl: people Ahl al-Bayt: immediate relatives of the Prophet. Ahl as-Sunna (wa’l-Jamâ’a): the true pious Muslims who follow as-Sahâbat al-kirâm. These are called Sunnî Muslims. A Sunnî Muslim adapts himself to one of the four Madhhabs. These madhhabs are Hanafî, Mâlikî, Shâfi’î and Hanbalî. Ahd-i atîk: the Old Testament. Ahd-i jadîd: the New Testament. ahkâm: rules, conclusions. Ahkâm ash- Shar’iyya: the rules of Islam. Allâhu ta’âlâ: Allah the Most High. amru bi’l-ma’rûf (wa ’n-nahyu ’ani’l-munkar): duty to teach Allâhu ta’âlâ’s commands and prohibitions. Arsh: the end of matter bordering the seven skies and the Kursî, which is outside the seventh sky and inside the ’Arsh. As’hâb-i kirâm: (as-Sahâbat al-kirâm); the Companions of Rasûlullah. Awliyâ: pl. of Walî which means a person loved by Allâhu ta’âlâ. Awâmir-i ashara: the ten commandments which Allâhu ta’âlâ gave Mûsâ (alaihi ’s-salâm) on the Mount Tur. âyat: a verse of al-Qur’ân al-kerîm; al-âyat al-kerîma. Azrâ’îl: one of the four archangels, who takes the souls of human beings. Basmala: the Arabic phrase “Bismi’ Ilâhi ’r-Rahmâni ’r- Rahîm” (In the name of Allah the Compassionate, the Merciful). Bani Israil: Sons of Israel; Israelites; Jews. bid’a: (pl. bida’) heresy; false, disliked belief or practice that did not exist in the four sources of Islam but which has been introduced later as an Islamic belief or ’ibâda in expectation of – 331 –

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    As it is communicated in a hadith a

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    All worldly existence is transient,

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    some people, some of them are narra

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    sallam’, will come after me, and

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    which was changed from, “For God

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    interpolations today’s books of t

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    Bible’ in London in 1970, makes t

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    the latter. The forty thousand hors

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    part of our book. On the other hand

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    something wrong.” This hadîth-i-

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    Allâhu ’anhâ’ to make him lie

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    EXTRAORDINARY QUALITIES such as HON

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    THINGS OF WHICH THEY HAVE NO KNOWLE

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    “Muhammad’s ‘alaihis-salâm

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    “The Islamic religion allows men

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    People of the Book and the Believer

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    themselves first. Then they relieve

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    father ’Umar ‘radiy-Allâhu ’

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    knowledge of the Qur’ân al-kerim

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    unfortunate man had recourse to lyi

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    clouds and Erbed and his camel ware

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    caught the devil with his blessed h

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    Rising Day.” The two blessed citi

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    shall enter Paradise. Sixth, he sha

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    Rasûlullah said he would supply th

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    easily go in and talk with him. 21-

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    sheep without keeping a single head

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    PART THREE ISLAM and OTHER RELIGION

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    Turkish liras according to today’

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    protects him against the fire of He

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    ISLAM IS NOT A RELIGION OF SAVAGERY

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    conquered Iran, Syria, a part of An

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    not to do after all their abominati

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    efore thee, and bring thee in unto

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    Gratianus, after a consultation wit

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    their co-religionists, the Byzantin

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    Târiq bin Ziyâd ‘rahima-hullâh

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    all of them were lit in the nights

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    cruelty. The name of the mosque in

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    Allâma Fadl-i-Haqq was martyred in

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    [Misguiding Muslims’ children wit

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    preserve their debts on sea or land

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    saw the justice and mercy in Muslim

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    nothing to do with civilization.

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    explanation of the Qur’ân but in

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    men’s feet so that they should re

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    people. People who flout these comm

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    Revolution in 1917, all over the wo

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    MUSLIMS ARE NOT IGNORANT One point

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    prostrated himself before Allâhu t

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