Our second point is to clarify the fact
that Islam as revealed to The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) guides humanity to the path, and the method to live according to the Divine Law, demonstrating that all revelations target this same purpose.

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To fulfill the objective of this point of research, we have gone through the Holy Qur’an, teachings of prophet Muhammad, together with original documentations of the Prophet’s life. Findings are classified as follows:


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The word “Islam” as used in the Holy Qur’an and prophet Muhammad’s teachings does not point to a creed that was meant to be parallel to, or competitive with other existing creeds. “Islam”, in its original sense pointed to the eternal call from Allah to man to surrender to the Divine Law of Life. Namely, it points to the One Religion and Many Revelations.
 
There is only one religion revealed to humankind
The meaning of Islam through the behavior of Muslims
To be A Muslim is to live according to the divine law


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The Revelation to The Prophet Muhammad uncovered the core call of the One Primordial Religion that had been revealed from Adam to Jesus.  Confirmation through Clarification was the way of Islam as revealed to prophet Muhammad when explaining  to followers of Moses and Jesus their own teachings and handling the problematic issues that had confused both.
 
Confirmation of teachings of previous revelations
Clarification of teachings of the previous Prophets


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Islam as revealed to Prophet Muhammad introduced the Main Concepts that elucidate the base of the one Primordial Religion that was expressed gradually through all Revelations. Those concepts are:
 
Surrender to the Divine Law is associated with faith in the Unseen.
To be "God's Servant" Abdullah is the highest rank that man can achieve.
The Islamic Testimony (Al-shahada): “there is no god but God, Muhammad is the Messenger of God”, La Ilaha Illa Allah, Muhammad Rasulu Allah, reflects a path to spiritual freedom.
Man's need to have a “direction” or a “focus” in his life is symbolized in the concept of “Al Quibla” (turning one’s face to the House of God).


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Every aspect of The spiritual training system:
 
Ritual Prayer (Salat),
Alms Giving (Zakat),
Fasting( Sawm),
and Pilgrimage (Hajj)
emphasizes the basic belief on which the Revelation to Prophet Muhammad and other Revelations were founded. Namely, they aim at nurturing the heart and mind by Light, to prepare Man for receiving God's grace.


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The Revelation to Prophet Muhammad guides man to lead a balanced life where s/he can fulfill her/his spiritual needs through all her/his earthly activities without such dichotomy between body and spirit.
Balance and Justice  are to be realized for all,
 
on the individual level,
when dealing with the natural world,
in human relations
and when forming social systems.


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The way that prophet Muhammad adhered to on carrying The Islamic Call was characterized by respect to freedom of faith and professing diversity of creeds as part of the natural laws of creation.
 
The Islamic Call invited all humans to come to "common terms",
Namely, adhere to the Path that leads to inner freedom. It aimed at spreading peace.
And it expressed Tolerance in Relationship with People of the Book.


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Conclusion