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Saturday, November 28 2009 - by Abu.Iyaad
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The Meaning of 'Aqidah'The word 'aqidah' (عقيدة) is of the (morphological) form of (فعيلة) which has the meaning of (مفعول) (that to which something is done), meaning (معقودا عليه), that which is tied, knotted to, firmly fixed onto, held onto. It is derived from the root (عقد), which means to tie, fasten, join, bind.The affairs of the religion are divided into akhbaar (information) and ahkaam (rulings that require action), as Allaah, the Mighty and Majestic, said: وَتَمَّتْ كَلِمَتُ رَبِّكَ صِدْقًا وَعَدْلاً And the Word of your Lord has been fulfilled in truth and in justice... (Al-An'am 6:115) Allaah's word has been ful…