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In the name of Allah,

A Shia Muslim from Iran, student in Mechanical Engineering, Married, Interested in Religion, Philosophy, Math and Physics …

Islam means being "tasleem" (obeyer) in front of Allah, it starts with accepting this on tongue (without even having fully understood this, only due to some evolution in his hearth) and confessing that Allah is unique --a 1 with no 2 coming with or after him-- and that Muhammad S.A. is his created obeyer and his prophet, and continues until the person accepts no will for himself in front of the will of Allah.

Shia Islam is a branch of Islam, it started from the very first days after Muhammad-ol-Amin (muhammad the trustworthy) was chosen by Allah as Muhammad-Rasul-ol-lah (muhammad the prophet of Allah A.J.), when in a private ceremony the prophet introduced Ali A.S. as his succeeder, when Ali A.S. was only 9 or 10 and many people even had not accepted the prophet himself to be a prophet. Then Ali A.S. was reintroduced to the public as the prophet's succeeder in a place called Ghadeer-e-Khumm, and Shia Islam came to political scene after the prophet passed away …

The speech made in Ghadeer-e-Khumm by the prophet Muhammad S.A., more or less accepted by Shia and Sunni Muslims (see the book Al-Ghadir and also this book), is a great source for understanding Ideology of Islam and Shia Islam in particular, you can find it here (the speech itself starts from about the middle of the webpage) in English, also here in Arabic and here in Farsi.


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awarded  Autobiographer
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comment What is Jesus's exact name
@DanAndrews, OK I understand, thanks for mentioning!
Jan
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comment What is Jesus's exact name
@warren, thanks for the edit, I changed my DV to UV accordingly. Godspeed.
Jan
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comment What is Jesus's exact name
@DanAndrews, no Isa is the very Jesus, I changes to J (like Yusof changes to Joseph, Ya'qub changes to Jacob, and etc.) and 'us' at the end of Jesus is somewhat a Greek or Latin style (I don't know Greek and Latin indeed!). Godspeed.
Dec
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comment Where is God according to Christianity?
However, thanks for your time, maybe I should continue thinking.
Dec
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comment Where is God according to Christianity?
yes, I am aware of all those "other universes" and "extra dimensions" but I don't think you would assume God to exists in all those universes and dimensions but not then also outside them, and the problem is with this "outside" thing. This will limit God to some space thing which would contradict His perfectness, not being limited I mean. Maybe even if we extend the extensions of space containing all such universes and the number of dimensions to infinity still the limitation of requiring a space to be present in be an imperfection!?
Dec
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comment Where is God according to Christianity?
thanks for the clarification, but my problem still persists. According to the link you cited in your comment "He exists both outside His creation and at every point within it" but "outside the universe" has no meaning unless there is a background space out there. Am I missing a point?
Dec
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comment Where is God according to Christianity?
is space bigger than universe? Does God need space to fit in?
Dec
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comment What is Jesus's exact name
I invite you to Islam.SE where you may be able to ask why Muslims are wrong (in your opinion) and try to guide them toward the truth ;) For myself I cannot call a man God when he himself was praying God, praying and fasting. -1 for an unsupported idea about Muslims even though in a Christian website. You may be better to remove the last sentence and the answer will be OK. Thanks :)
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Sep
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comment Definition of God in Christianity?
"Jesus is not only an imperfect being, but also God" seems difficult to swallow if we think of God as perfect?! Also "being begotten instead of being created" is not understandable to me, an imperfect being fathered by a perfect being, so where is the relation or genetics? But suppose Jesus be God, another personality that he should have beside that of the father God (as they cannot be one God, a perfect and an imperfect do not sum to one imperfect being, do they?) Jesus must have a "will" independent of his father's, then is there any guarantee that their wills would not contradict?
Sep
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comment Definition of God in Christianity?
If the idea in the previous comment is true then is there anything in bible to prove it? Maybe for example statements like jesus used to worship or fast for God?
Sep
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comment Definition of God in Christianity?
Sorry if it appears to you as a noob question but I really don't understand. If God by definition be the real meaning of perfection, then he being incarnated in the form of any imperfect being, be it a human, offered spirits, a cloud or fire, then can we say that God has created an earthly representation for himself, say, visible to us? I mean like vicegerent? Someone who lead the people by the will of God, the one perfect, whose will is the will of God?To me sounds like obvious that such imperfect beings cannot be the perfect God himself, but a representation of it is ok.Christians agree?
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comment Definition of God in Christianity?
from this viewpoint you may use the word incarnation but the incarnated wouldn't be God anymore, but a human that can get closest of all the other creatures to God, as he has given a soul which was as high as God has named it his soul! This potential exist for all humans but only those who live by the will of God and choose his will on their own will evolve to such a high degree. Also would you inform me of any message in bible mentioning if Jesus has even done any worship at all, I mean an answer to my fourth question in the original post.
Sep
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comment Definition of God in Christianity?
I really doubt in this expression that "God doesn't stop beeing God by sending his incarnation on earth", either the incarnation is not God any longer as it will be needful, requiring God the father, filling the space living in time evolving from child to young and etc., either the incarnation is not a concept that is usable for God, but maybe for the angels and even jinni's. I can accept both of these conclusions, even in Quran it is stated that God has created Adam's body from dust then blew of his soul in his body, though we believe "his soul" is a translative phrase as God hasn't parts
Sep
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comment Definition of God in Christianity?
with no doubt being needful is an imperfection, even having a single need would be an imperfection. For example everything that need God for it to become existence from nothingness would be imperfect and so is not God, the complete perfect. Now if God himself has parts, he would need all his parts to remain God, and this way God himself would become imperfect, the perfect being imperfect is a clear contradiction. So would be him having position, size, shape, bounded to time, and all such boundedness would be imperfections, so God the perfect MUST be free of them to be God.
Sep
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comment Definition of God in Christianity?
He is with everything but not in physical nearness. He is different from everything but not in physical separation. He acts but without connotation of movements and instruments. He sees even when there is none to be looked at from among His creation. He is only One, such that there is none with whom He may keep company or whom He may miss in his absence.", and also other things like he created the world without even thinking for a moment on how to create or what to create, he knows without having eyes or ears and etc. and how doesn't know while he himself has created what to see or hear, etc
Sep
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comment Definition of God in Christianity?
Thus whoever attaches attributes to Allah recognises His like, and who recognises His like regards Him two; and who regards Him two recognises parts for Him; and who recognises parts for Him mistook Him; and who mistook Him pointed at Him; and who pointed at Him admitted limitations for Him; and who admitted limitations for Him numbered Him. Whoever said in what is He, held that He is contained; and whoever said on what is He held He is not on something else. He is a Being but not through phenomenon of coming into being. He exists but not from non-existence.