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The Moral Relevance of Hidden Knowledge in Meta-science of Tawhid

  • Masudul Alam Choudhury
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Abstract

Meta-science of Tawhid replaces the time duration as a causal factor of any phenomena by the knowledge factor derived from the Tawhidi ontological premise. Thereby, time is simply a recorder of events, not a causation of events. Knowledge being derived from the Tawhidi ontological core is the primal cause of causation of events. Time acts as a recorder of events once knowledge induces time in respect of the causation of events. All events span the historical consciousness across the interactive, integrative, and evolutionary learning processes of unified world-systems of multiverses. This inference on knowledge and time is derived from the Qur’an in various ways. One is in terms of the passage of Prophet Muhammad from the Dome of the Rocks at the Great Mosque of Jerusalem to the Mosque of the celestial heights, wherein he was bestowed with the knowledge of the mysteries of creation in respect of the divine purpose and objective of total reality. Such a supreme capability was bestowed on the Prophet, for he was elected as the greatest teacher of humanity and the unseen jinns on the theme of the ultimate nature and reality of monotheistic Truth. Monotheism thus is the essence of the law of Tawhid as the primal ontological core of knowledge endowed in the oneness of ‘everything’. This was a capability that was possible for Prophet Muhammad as the elected one of Allah, a gift of greatest and deepest experience bestowed singularly on Prophet Muhammad of all denizens. Such completeness of divine knowledge as a gift was not ushered on anyone and anything else.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Masudul Alam Choudhury
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    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.International Chair Postgraduate Program in Islamic Economics & Finance Faculty of EconomicsTrisakti UniversityJakartaIndonesia
  2. 2.Annual Summer Visiting Professor Social Economy CenterOISE University of TorontoOntarioCanada
  3. 3.Department of Shari’ah and EconomicsAcademy of Islamic Studies University of MalayaKuala LumpurMalaysia

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