Proving that God is attributed with Power and Will, from realizing that the world is emergent, and that the One who brought it into existence is God.
Some claim that Allah ﷻ’s attribute of speech is composed of uncreated utterances pronouncing Arabic words. We argue that this impossible, because such pronunciations would exist contingently, and what is contingent depends on a creator to have brought it into existence.
The chief argument for the beginninglessness of the world presumes that effects necessarily exist if their cause does, and that God is the cause for the world, entailing the existence of the world so long as God does. This article presents Imam Al-Razi's response.
Before arguing that God is attributed with speech, it is first important to understand what we mean by “speech”. Of particular importance, is the distinction between speech and the utterances which signify it. This article presents Imam Al-Razi's argument for this distinction.
Suppose there was a change in the relation between two relata. Does this necessarily mean that both changed? Or is it only proof for the changing of at least one?