Glossary of Islamic Terms
-: R :-
Lord, Sustainer, Cherisher, Master.
Messenger; Unlike prophets (Nabi), messengers are given scripture. Moses, David, Jesus and Mohammed are considered messengers. All messengers are considered prophets, but not all prophets are given scripture. See: Nabi.
Usury, the charging of which is forbidden by the Qur'aan .
Spirit; the divine breath which God blew into the clay of Adam عليه السلام .