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Belief in Destiny, It’s Good and Evil – Shaykh Nuh Keller – Sea without Shore

Belief in Destiny, It’s Good and Evil Shaykh Nuh Keller, from Sea without Shore Belief in destiny consists in knowing that what hit one was not going to miss, and what misses one was not going to hit. The question sometimes arises: Why then are people responsible when Allah destines our acts and creates them? […]

The Problem of Evil and a Summarized Islamic Response

Answered by Faraz A. Khan Question: Looking at the course of human history, one can’t help but realize that things like war, violence, aggression, and killing exist because they are a natural symptom of our characteristics as defined by Allah (SWT).   How do I respect Allah (SWT) knowing that He has deliberately created conditions […]

Suffering and Divine Wisdom

Answered by Shaykh Nuh Keller From: http://www.shadhiliteachings.com/tariq/?act=article&id=2 Question: Why does Allah allow suffering and evil? What is evil? Response: Sheikh al-’Alawi has said, “All the universe is Light, and the only thing that darkens it is the manifestation of the self in it.” Sheikh ‘Abd al-Rahman al-Shaghouri, who met Sheikh al-’Alawi, and related this to […]