We even have some Islamic poetry and Islamic jokes.
Etiquettes of Marriage and Wedding (in the pure tradition of the Prophet) - NOTE: this was previously an external link to a site which disappeared.
It is His most Holy blood that delivered us from our own sins and eternal death and separation from God. Kamal heard a voice call his name and saw a vision of Issa/Jesus/Christ (Yahweh) who spoke with him.
Begotten means "come from" without necessarily being created. What is His name, and what is Cyril of Alexandria (376-444 AD) says, Indeed, the mystery of Christ runs the risk of being disbelieved precisely because it is so incredibly wonderful. He who was above all creation was in our human condition; the invisible one was made visible in the flesh; he who is from the heavens and from on high was the likeness of earthly things; the immaterial one could be touched; he who is free in his own nature came in the form of a slave; he who blesses all creation became accursed; he who is all righteousness was numbered among the transgressors; life itself came in the appearance of death.
After the Farewell Pilgrimage, Muhammad ordered the gathering of Muslims at the pond of Khumm and it was there that Shia Muslims believe Muhammad nominated Ali to be his successor. Look into its clear verses and do not follow its ambiguous parts, for by Allah, none shall be able to explain to you its warnings and its mysteries, nor shall anyone clarify its interpretation, other than the one that I have grasped his hand, brought up beside myself, [and lifted his arm,] the one about whom I inform you that whomever I am his master (Mawla), then Ali is his master (Mawla); and he is Ali Ibn Abi Talib, my brother, the executor of my will (Wasiyyi), whose appointment as your guardian and leader has been sent down to me from Allah, the mighty and the majestic.
and they have to say this prayer about Allah is great and greater than all other gods.
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Hartford Seminary pioneered efforts in the late 1800s to dedicating the first of its kind programs to the study of the Arabic language and the Islamic tradition.
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Shia Islam primarily contrasts with Sunni Islam, whose adherents believe that Muhammad did not appoint a successor and consider Abu Bakr (who was appointed Caliph through a Shura, i.e. Shia consider Ali to have been divinely appointed as the successor to Muhammad, and as the first Imam.
The Shia also extend this "Imami" doctrine to Muhammad's family, the Ahl al-Bayt ("the People of the House"), and some individuals among his descendants, known as Imams, who they believe possess special spiritual and political authority over the community, infallibility, and other divinely-ordained traits.
Although there are myriad Shia subsects, modern Shia Islam has been divided into three main groupings: Twelvers, Ismailis and Zaidis, with Twelver Shia being the largest and most influential group among Shia.