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In order to get a clear sense of the idea of the "blood of God," it is essential to consider both mystical annihilation (fana') and the reality of nearness and proximity to God (taqarrob), including both "nearness of obligatory works" and "nearness of supererogatory works" in Sufism.
Tunden's act is not merely supererogatory but proactively responsive (and responsible) to an implicated Western political and economic culpability in Tibet.
The quarter [treating] the acts of worship contains ten books: the Book of Knowledge; the Fundamentals of Belief; the Secrets of Purification; the Secrets of Prayer; the Secrets of Almsgiving; the Secrets of Fasting; the Secrets of Making Pilgrimage; the Etiquette of Reciting the Qur'an; the Book of Invocations and Supplications; and the Book of Ordering the Supererogatory Devotions According to the [Proper] Times.
Seen as the one sinned against, she has no simple moral plane to hoist herself up to, and her actions are strange, supererogatory in ways that allow no clear assessment.
His supererogatory deployment of expertise, however, also tempts his opponent to detect imposture in Malone's assumption of authority.
It is then read back onto the asylum seeker through a supererogatory asylum policy that is unable to recognize the moral demand made by the asylum seeker.
26) A ranking could include supererogatory acts and it might include suberogatory acts, or a ranking may simply be a hierarchy from best to worst with no markers of rightness or wrongness, or superor suberogation.
Swinburne suggests that while Christ performed the actions required of him and felt temptations without being able to yield to them, he "could have yielded to a temptation not to do some supererogatory act [.
physically enforceable) duties and supererogatory actions.
An act is a supererogatory act only if it is an act which one ought to do on the balance of reasons and yet one is permitted not to act on the balance of reasons.
It is preferred for the one who is making I'tikaf to perform many supererogatory acts of worship and to occupy himself with prayers, reciting the Holy Quran, glorifying and praising Allah, extolling His oneness and His greatness, asking His forgiveness, sending salutations on the Prophet (PBUH), and supplicating Allah - that is, all actions that bring one closer to Allah.
Similarly supererogatory prayers and voluntary fasting are recommended by shari'ah for the same purpose which is the achieving of perfection and desirability in 'ibadah.