Knowledge of God’s actuality is frequently taken for granted by religionists. The authentic religious experience affirmed again and again in a Muslim’s diurnal life — makes faith in God feel so natural as to be assumed. But belief in God and the hunt for empirical verity isn’t an easy prospect for numerous people, especially in a social terrain in which faith is scouted as superstition, wishful thinking, or indeed as a dangerous fantasy.
In the Islamic tradition, the case for God’s actuality is solid in terms of its rational foundations as well as the purpose, meaning, comfort, and guidance that it gives to our lives. The Quran inspires conviction by appealing to the aspects of the inner life of mortal beings, videlicet, to the heart and the mind. Suspicion and experience work in tandem with sense and reason to arrive at a state of certainty in faith.
This understanding of conviction is corroborated by ultramodern scientific generalizations. Cognitive scientist Justin Barrett, for illustration, demonstrates that belief in God — and beliefs more generally — are formed and attained in two ways 1)non-reflective, intuitive beliefs that affect from experience; and 2) reflective, conscious beliefs that affect from allowed
.1 The human being naturally forms beliefs from these two sources. also, the case for God’s actuality in the Quran and Sunnah involves both sources of beliefs heart- grounded prayers grounded on suspicion and mind- grounded prayers grounded on rational reflection