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Niazi, 7-8. 43. Kateregga and Shenk , 23. 44. Michael Nazir-Ali, Frontiers in Muslim-Christian Encounter (Oxford: Regnum Books, 1987), 165. 45. For an excellent discussion on this subject, see Woodberry, 155. 46. "Islamic Government Does Not Spend for Its Own Grandeur," Kayhan International, 4 Sept. , 159. 48 The Basic Doctrines of Orthodox Islam According to Kateregga and the majority view in Islam, the Qur'an teaches that "all people are born as true Muslims, innocent, pure, and 47 free (30:30).

Sin, however, is not an irradicable part of human nature. Muslims believe that God forbade Adam and Eve to approach and partake of a particular (though nameless) tree in the Garden. " Satan misled Adam and Eve into disobeying their Lord and tasting of the forbidden tree. A conversation had 25. Niazi, 21-23. 26. Ibid. 27. See Kateregga and Shenk, 11. " He said: "Because thou Hast thrown me out Of the Way, lo! " (God) said: "Get out From this, disgraced And expelled. " Commenting on this event, Fazlur Rahman attempts to explain the situation as follows: Iblis or Satan thus appears more cunning and artful than strong, more deceitful and contriving than forthrightly challenging, more beguiling, treacherous, and "waylaying" than giving battle.

6-7. 3. Hammudah Abdalati, Islam in Focus (Indianapolis: American Trust Publications, 1975), 9. 36 The Basic Doctrines of Orthodox Islam earth, seven heavens being emphasized. Fifth, there is an intermediary world of planets and heavenly bodies between the heavens and the earth. Sixth, God alone is the Creator of nature and the universe, and neither of the two can be God or worshipped as such, for God is altogether transcendent over creation. 4 and understandable Because of the scarcity of details concerning the process of creation, later Muslim commentators added many legends to the story of cre5 ation to fill in the gaps in the Qur'anic passages.

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