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Old 04-21-2013, 10:44 PM
 
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I read that in Islam, there are many (about 100) definitions of God, but that is not even all of them.

Do you think that there is a common theme in all of the definitions - to make it part of God?

Could it be love... striving for what is best, through trial and error (active faith)?
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Old 04-22-2013, 12:24 AM
 
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well, there is a difference between having another name or nick than to have another part as you said or another essence.For instance when Muslim say that Allah has 99 Names like ( the all hearing, the all knowing , the all merciful or the magnificent) do all these seem to be a part of entity ? or a trait !

in daily life..Muslim when they communicate with each other, e.g when you meet with a poor man you can say as a support to him ( Allah the sustainer will help you) OR when you visit a sick person you may say (I ask the Allah the all-merciful to make you better...etc)

I suggest this link for you : I believe that among many what so called Islamic websites..this is the purest and the most
credible ...good luck

http://islamqa.info/en/ref/155478/names%20of%20Allah
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Old 04-23-2013, 09:44 PM
 
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Thank you for your helpful input, Resigned.

I hope you take this respectfully, but the many traits of God remind me a little of Greek gods/spirits.
There's the Father of them all - Zeus... and they all kindof work under him, in specific capacities.
It also seems a little like various ways of describing human conditions.

I think there are unique and precious truths in each religion, including Islam.
It makes sense to get to know the traits of God - Allah - to think, feel and act in better ways.
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