(1) In an Islamic democracy every individual is a vicegerent of God and therefore has the legitimate authority to act in God's name.(2) Adam named the creatures as God's vicegerent ; heaven's rule and earth's joy comes together.(3) The first man on this planet, Adam, was a vicegerent and messenger of God.(4) We made you a vicegerent in the earth so that you judge among people with truth, and follow not the passion that sways you away from the path of God.(5) And, with the help of the booty won from Palmyra, he attempted to establish the worship of Sol Invictus - with himself as this deity's chosen vicegerent - at the centre of Roman state religion.(6) He is vicegerent - above creation, but below God.(7) The integrity of the natural laws being guaranteed by Allah Himself, the maintenance of the moral laws, has been left to the initiative and active effort of His vicegerent on earth.(8) We learnt Islam is not a burden, it is a natural way of life and by our willingness we can choose to be the vicegerent of Allah.(9) When Henry VIII finally became convinced that his vicegerent was a religious radical who was protecting Protestants secretly, he withdrew his support and allowed Cromwell to fall victim to his conservative opponents.(10) She is as respectable in the eyes of God as a man and equally shares the responsibility of being the vicegerent of God.(11) In fact, the essence of vicegerency of earth demands progress in science and technology.(12) And on the other, it is the conscious acceptance of man's vicegerency on earth as ordained by Allah.(13) God is called Al-Sani in the Qur'an; He is the Creator, the Artist, the Supreme Artisan, and He has given us the power of creativity which we share because we are His khulafa, vicegerents on earth.(14) This margin of autonomy by virtue of vicegerency is the Islamic equivalent of popular sovereignty.(15) The concept of tawhid or unity of Allah constitutes the ideological foundation of Islam and we are Allah's vicegerents on earth.(16) This concept of vicegerency is what distinguishes Islam from other systems of thought in all spheres of life.