Adalah

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This article is about the religious principle. For the organisation, see Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel.

'Adalah (Arabic: عدالة‎) means justice and denotes The Justice of God. It is among the five Shia Principles of the Religion.

The Shias believe that there is intrinsic good or evil in things, and that God commands them to do the good things and shun the evil. They believe that God acts according to a purpose or design, and human reason cannot comprehend this design or purpose in its entirety (though man must always strive to understand as much as he can).

The Sunni School of thought does not consider Justice of God as part of Uṣūl ad-Dīn (fundamentals of faith). It subscribes to the view that nothing is good or evil per se, and that what God commanded people to do became good by virtue of his command, and what he forbade became evil.

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