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Freedom of Action

If God Has Determined Everything, Don’t Humans Have Freedom of Action?

Short Answer:From the Islamic view, the events of the world take place within Allah’s Knowledge and Will. Because, thewhen,whereandhowof those events are fixed by Allah’s Plan. Itis Allah Who changes the condition of a people; and (2) it is the people who should first effect a change in their own souls if they wish to …

Good & Evil

Do Good and Evil Both Come from Allah?

Short Answer: The foreknowledge of Allah is different from predestination. “All good that comes to man and all evil that befalls him flow originally from Allah’s will: that is, everything is from Allah. When man uses his free will and makes a wrong choice out of several available options, evil follows.We should remember that evil …

divorce Gods will

Divorce: God's Will or A Result of Our Own Actions?

Short Answer:Divorce is a result of our free will as human beings. We choose to leave our spouses or they choose to leave us for their own reasons. Although Allah knew before you were even born that you would marry this person and divorce them, too, it cannot be said that hemade the divorce happen: …

Is Gaza God's Will? - About Islam

Is Gaza God's Will?

Asalam Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. The first point we need to stress in the context of the question is that we should have some idea of what we mean by “man’s freewill” and “God’s (Allah’s) will”. The question of people’s destiny and their freedom of …

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