The Muslim Concept of Surrender to God

Mark Nygard

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/1996

Issue: Islam (Vol. 16, No 2, Spring, 1996)

In seeking to understand Muslim commitments it is particularly important to grasp the dominating central themes of their faith and theology. Unity, guidance, surrender, and obedience rank particularly high. This essay deals with the "surrendering to God" which is the meaning of the term islam and which controls Muslim piety. The author traces the development of this core theological concept.

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