Is The Rank of Man Higher Than That of Angels?

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Sunday, 16 May 2010 22:59

Question:

Is the rank of man higher than that of angels?

 

Answer:

Some human beings like the ambiyaa and especially Nabi sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam are higher in rank than the angels. However, some angels like those who are appointed to bring wahi (revelation) are of a higher rank than some human beings like the general masses. The common and general masses amongst humans have a greater rank then the common angels. This detail appears in the in the following text of Sharh-ul-Aqaa’id: