Worshiping something with size or shape is blatant idol worship

There is no difference between someone who believes that Aļļaah is a body, and says “but I don’t know how,” and a hindu that only worships one idol that he has not seen yet, and says about it “I don’t know how.” Both are worshiping something physical that they don’t know the shape of, but that has a shape; they are two things of the same kind. Al-Qurtubīy in his commentary in the Qur’ān narrates from his Shaykh Ibn Al-’Arabīy, the famous ĥadiitħ scholar of Andalus, regarding those who say Allāh has a body: “The sound verdict is that they are blasphemers, because there is no difference between them and those that worship idols and pictures. ” (4/14).

Note that the meaning of “body” or “jism” in Arabic  is something with size.

For more on this, see “The difference between the Wahabi creed and Islam” and do not miss the comments here and here if you want to an exposure of the word games this sect employs.


3 Responses to Worshiping something with size or shape is blatant idol worship

  1. Muhammed says:

    Assalaamu Alaikum,

    Shaykh, can you make an article about the Muhkamat and Mutashabihat Ayaat? In Tafsir Qurtubi, Imaam Qurtubi (Rahimahullah) says that his teacher said that a group who follows the Mutashabihaat are the Mujassimahs.

  2. Emin says:

    jzk thank you for that

    i’m on a big hate list, i always post there games and your post if no harm..:))

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