The process of judgement on the Last Day can be conveniently discussed under four subheadings, corresponding to different aspects of the judgment:
1. Presentation of the Deeds (`Ard): each person’s deeds are presented before Allah, and thus they are exposed to their records, and to their Lord. This stage may therefore also be called the Exposing.
2. Questioning (Su’al): people are questioned about their deeds
3. Accounting or Reckoning (Hisab): people are held accountable, or brought to account, for their wrongs.
4. Judgement (Qada’) : judgement is given; the person comes to know whether he is destined to Heaven or to Hell. Continue reading “5e – Judgment”