God / Allah
God in Islam
The concept of God in Islam - who is Allah and what is His nature?
Who is Allah?
A glossary definition of "Allah" (Almighty God).
Explanation of the fundamental article of faith in Islam: the Oneness of God, or Tawhid.
Explanation of the one unforgivable sin in Islam: shirk, or associating others with God.
Allah's Names and Attributes
In Islam, Almighty God is known as "Allah" and has many different attributes, or descriptive names, which explain more about His nature.
Names of Allah
In Islam, Almighty God is known as "Allah." There are also many different names of Allah which describe His attributes and nature.
Is God Loving?
Many people mistakenly believe that Allah is not "a Loving God." However, Islamic teachings emphasize Allah's love, mercy, forgiveness, and compassion.