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Considering verse 70 of Surah al-Isra, is mankind superior to all other beings or to only some of them?

Considering verse 70 of Surah al-Isra, is mankind superior to all other beings or to only some of them?
What is meant by the word "kathir" in verse 70 of Chapter al-Isra?Concise answerGod, the Exalted, says in the Quran regarding the status of mankind in the universe that He granted the offspring of Adam dignity and made them excel other creatures.As for whether or not man is superior to other creatures, a lot of discussions have taken place among scholars and exegetes of the Quran. What is inferred from the scholars' comments and arguments in ...

During ziyārah, why do the Shī‘ah kiss the doors and walls of the shrine of awliyā’ and seek blessings [tabarruk] whereby?

During ziyārah, why do the Shī‘ah kiss the doors and walls of the shrine of awliyā’ and seek blessings [tabarruk] whereby?
During ziyārah, why do the Shī‘ah kiss the doors and walls of the shrine of awliyā’ and seek blessings [tabarruk] whereby?                                                               Reply: Seeking blessings [tabarruk] through the remnants (and symbols) of the saints [awliyā’] of God is not a new phenomenon among Muslims; rather, this behavior can be traced back to the ...

Is seeking help from someone other than God regarded as a kind of polytheism [shirk]?

Is seeking help from someone other than God regarded as a kind of polytheism [shirk]?
                                                              Reply: From the viewpoint of reason and logic of revelation, just as all human beings, nay, all phenomena of the world, are in need of God in their creation, they are also in need of Him for their subsistence. In this regard, the Holy Qur’an states: ﴾ الْحَمِيدُ الغَنِىُّ هُوَ وَاللهُ ...