Islam Essay Examples

  • Islam And Christianity

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    There are hundreds of religions in this world. Of them two are the most prominent. Islam and Christianity. It is averaged that there are 750 million people practicing Islam, and another 1 billion practicing Christianity. The start of Islam is actually derived form Christianity, history books indicates that one night in the year 610, the first of many revelations came to Muhammad from God by way of the angel Gabriel (In Christianity this is the same Angel which brings the news of Jesus' birth, Jesus of course is the founder of Christianity). The message Muhammad received told him that

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    The Berbers And Islam

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    Today in America many new followers of Islam experience confusion when choosing which area to examine first. Many devout Muslims believe that the true basis for understanding Islam begins and ends with the study of Mohammed?s life and his creation and writing of the Q?uran under Allah?s direction and spirit. However, the understanding and study of any religion (that will become your way of life) must include the close examination of peoples, history and the influence or spread into other countries. One paramount area of Islam that must be examined is the influence of Islam in othe

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    The Conflict Between Christendom And Islam

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    Since Islam came into being, it has clashed numerously with the already established Christianity. Their rivalry has never ceased until today. Modern Examples would be Bosnia and Lebanon. There were not only military clashes but political as well as economical. Although, the rivalry was incredibly intense, ironically, Arab or Islamic culture managed to severely influence the Christian kingdoms. However, Christianity used all the advantages provided by Islam to their advantage and through that t

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    Social Comparison Between Morocco And Pakistan

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    Abstract For those of us located within the United States, we often take or granted the nornal day to day business operations. Though the United States has a mix of several distict cultures, most companies operate in the same manner. In fact, Americans often make the mistake of assuming that standard business models are the norm in other countries as well. For the corporate executive charged with creating an overseas operation, lack of local culture understanding and its influence on business methods will most likely result in greater start-up dificulties if not complete faliur

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    The Islamic religion is a very misunderstood religion. On 20 June 622, the beginning of what is now known as the Islamic religion was started. This is also known as the Hijrah. Of course, this wasn’t started from one day to the next. It was ten years in the making. Muhammad was born into a Qureysh tribe fifty three years before the Hijrah. He was the son of Abdullah who passed before Muhammad was born. Left with his uncle Abu Talib, Muhammad worked and looked for a better understanding of Abraham’s teachings. The current form of worship was more idolatry, not just to Allah but to his daugh

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    The Kite Runner

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    Rhonda Sharp Jillian Daly English 50 6 December 2007 My Fathers Son Throughout the novel The Kite Runner written by Khaled Hosseini, Hosseini explores the issues of atonement. Baba a wealthy man and his son Amir lived in a beautiful home in Afghanistan while their servants Ali and Hassan lived in a mud hut. Amir’s mother died giving birth to him and Hassans mother ran off with traveling singers and dancers. Baba and Ali had grown up together. Ali was like family although Ali was Baba’s servant. Amir and Hassan had fed from the same breast. Amir had nothing in common with his father Baba

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    I Slamic Development In The West Open Uni Ad 252

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    How have Muslims responded to the challenges of establishing religious Leadership and authority structures in Western Society? In this essay I shall be discussing The challenges faced By Muslims Living in the west in Establishing Religious leadership and authority in the west. I shall be looking at what the challenges are and how they are currently being dealt with across Europe and America, I will also be discussing whether the current methods are effective or ineffective using statistics to prove my point. I shall be showing both Muslim and non Muslim views on these chal

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    Female Circumcision The Subjugation Of Women

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    Female Circumcision - The Subjugation of Women Female Circumcision is a milieu for contradicting coalescing force relations – the general matrix involves the exercise of tradition, culture, social acceptance, women’s rights - and it is a strategic exercise of power that perpetuates the social hegemony the subjugation of the circumcised woman physically, emotionally and psychologically. Female circumcision, also recognized as female genital mutilation and/or female genital modification, in general, is the removal of the female genitalia and/or clitoris. This area of the female anatomy is kn

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    Sunnism VS Shiism

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    Sunnism and Shiism are one the biggest branches in Islam. Actually, these two factions, by themselves, represent above 90% of Muslims worldwide. It is interesting to know the similarities and differences these two sects have between them because of today’s geopolitical and worldwide conflicts, especially in the Middle East. By the Middle East, I mean the country of the two rivers, the one who is referred to as the cradle of civilization and that is known today as Iraq. In this oil rich country of Asia, who has the world’s second biggest proven reserves of black gold (i.e. oil), a conflict betw

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    Civil Rights

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    During the Civil rights movement, Malcolm X played an important role as a idolized and dominent figure, he was a force,and was part of a more violent movement then Martin Luther King's non-violent act . Malocolm X preached what he beleived about racism, discrimination, and segregation, he was part of the reason segregation had ended during the civil rights movement. He did this in many ways such as speaches and protests. Malcolm X, not only influenced the civil rights movement but attenpted to solve the problem of racism and segregation. Here is how he did it. Malcolm X was born Malcolm

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    Mongolians In China

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    Jordy Grant 03/09/2008 Essay # 3 History The Mongolians were one of the greatest societies the world has ever known. The Mongolian Empire was the largest contiguous empire in world history, and for some time was the most feared in Eurasia. How did the Mongols manage to gain and control so much territory? They managed to conquer areas today known as Tibet, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Turkey, Korea, Russia, and invaded the territories of Poland, Hungary, Japan, Egypt, Vietnam and Persia and many more. The Mongolian Empires single greatest defeat was that of the Chinese Empire. The

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    Muhammad Atta

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    In the text “The Last Days of Muhammad Atta”, Martin Amis uses words of strong emotion and detail which help you analyze how he was on the inside, rather than judging who he was by his actions. One quote that showed a characterization for Muhammad Atta was, “Now he recomposed himself. Never in his life had he spoken his mind”. This quote shows Atta was possibly insecure of his words, or just shy. He kept things to himself, and was secretive about what was going on in his mind. While in the airport, “another gust of nausea gathered about Muhammad Atta, like a host of tiny myrmidons. He waited f

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    Religious Motivation In The Koran

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    Religious Motivation in The Koran History of Western Civilization to CA. 1500 “There is no God but Allah” is the basic message of the Islamic sacred book the Koran. Among the holy book is a strict code to follow. The Five Pillars of Islam were of great importance to salvage oneself from being sent to eternal Hell. These included the solitary belief in Allah and his Prophet, Muhammad, the standard prayer five times a day, giving alms to the poor and less fortunate, fasting from dawn to sunset during the holy month of Ramadan, and if possible, making the pilgrimage to Mecca once in a li

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    Huck Finn

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    Almost everyone commits sins, but how many have the conscious to feel guilty and suffer from those sins? In The Scarlet Letter and The Kite Runner, each of the main characters, Arthur Dimmesdale and Amir, both committed a crime that they suffered greatly from. While both had to live with a guilty conscience, the way they dealt with their wrong-doings and consequences of their transgressions were much different. Dimmesdale decided to punish himself secretly and physically; whereas Amir was wounded so deeply that he chose to forget everything about it. The different nature of their sin and chara

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    Peaceful Traditions In Abrahamic Religions

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    Religious traditions for peace can be found in many cultures, fitting many of the paradigms that various societies demand. The Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam all have traditions that promote peace, yet are unfortunately displayed as followed by few. Using the eight cultural definitions defined by William S. Stewart in Understanding Politics, the following paper will attempt to place the eight cultures in a context of peace as it relates to the Abrahamic religious traditions. Teleology, or the philosophical belief that there is order intrinsic in the universe, is

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    Spread Of Islam

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    Spread of Islamic Civilization Although not the first monotheistic (believe in one god) religion, the Muslims were still able to have a very large impact on world history. All though they were unsuccessful in conquering originally, the Muslims eventually succeeded in spreading the religion of Islam throughout lower Europe and upper Africa. The Islam religion is still present in modern day society. Many Muslims, at least once in their lifetime, make a journey called the Hajj to the holy city of Mecca. This is the city where the founder of Islam (Mohammed) was born. Over hundreds of centuries,

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    Nationalism In Central Asia

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    Nationalism is an obligatory principle for a society to continue its independence and existence so long as abuses like race partiality and intolerance are avoided. However, at the present time, the concept of nationalism usually causes the seperation of people who share the same land, culture and life, as opposed to their integration. There are many examples in the real world of nationalism that, instead of uniting the people of a country, has tended to seperate them and create internal conflicts in the country of which that particular community is part. It is a common fact that the concept o

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    Islamic Afterlife

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    The Islamic Afterlife By: Andrew Dobberphul All throughout Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, and surrounding areas Islamic followers or Muslims perform day to day prayers. In fact Muslims pray up to five times a day. These unique individuals pray to the god Allah. Allah is the sole god of Islam. He is believed to be the same god in whom many Christians devote their faith to. Allah being god and not human had a prophet. This prophet was Muhammad, born into a very important family which controls the Ka’ba shrine. The holiest site for all devotes of the religion Islam. Muhammad being Allah’s messenger

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    Egypt Ameena Shaheed May 16, 2007 Egypt is the fifteenth most populous country in the world, and the second most populous country in Africa (after Nigeria. The vast majority of its 76.5 million people live near the banks of the Nile River (about 40,000 km² or 15,450 sq miles) where the only arable gricultural land is found. Large areas of land form part of the Sahara Desert and are sparsely inhabited. Around half of Egypt's residents live in urban areas, with the majority spread across the densely populated centres of greater Cairo (the largest city in the Arab World , Afr

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    Summary Of The Kite Runner

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    I hated reading the novel The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. It was a very good book but it was so depressing, tragic, and scary. As I read this story, one bad thing happened after another. I did not like the narrator Amir because he was very selfish throughout most of the book and took advantage of a special friendship that him and Hassan shared until Amir didn't want anything else to do with him. As a child, Amir was constantly trying to impress his father, Baba, who looked up to Hassan more than he did Amir. This caused Amir to always be jealous of Hassan, and would constantly test Hassan'

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    Malcolm Vs Martin

    1932 words - 8 pages

    Everything has its opposite. Black has white. Night has day. Hard, soft. Hot, cold. If there was a Martin Luther King Jr. there had to be a Malcolm X. But each man in his own way dominated the times in which he lived. One man believed in approaching the status quo in a peaceful and non-violent manner and one man believed in fighting fire with fire. Even though their methods of achieving equality and respect, from a society they were basically forced to live in, were extremely different, both men were willing to die for what they believed in. Some believe that Malcolm X had a better approach to

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    Are British Muslims Are Presented In A Negative Context In The British Newspapers

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    Introduction: (Aims, Objectives and Research Question) The aim of this study was to find out if British Muslims are presented in a negative context in the British Newspapers. Being a British Muslim and not wearing the Hijab (an Islamic term for headscarf) I have not experienced any form of racism. However talking to many Muslim individuals in an Islamic discussion on “Jihad” held in the London Muslim Centre (In the East End of London)in Aug 2005, it gave me the opportunity to talk to other Muslims about their experiences following the 7/7 20

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    Lawrence Of Arabia

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    Lawrence of Arabia Lawrence of Arabia was a very complex human being, who was the son of a wealthy member of the aristocracy. He was a very strange person with strange habits, and because of this, many people initially disliked him for that. Because of some things he did, his sexuality was questioned as well, and people tended to have a hard time relating to him. Lawrence was a very intellectual person with a very strange sense of humor, which also annoyed many of his fellow British soldiers. Despite being a pacifist- one who was against any type of violence, Lawrence killed many m

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    Death Of Malcolm X

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    The Death of Malcolm X Malcolm X, a radical Black Minister, and a spokesperson for the Nation of Islam. However, after his outspoken radical ideoligies and revolutionary teachings, the Nation of Islam grew to reject Malcolm X, and resent his theories. They believed he was a black militant nationalist, who was detrimental to society, and dangerous to the well-being of Islam. The Nation of Islam started to strike against Malcolm. On Valentines Day 1965, while Malcolm and his family were all asleep, several Molotov cocktails were thrown into the windows of his home, setting fire to his house.

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    Creation Of Man

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    Prophet Adam Informing the Angels About Adam Allah the Almighty revealed: "Remember when your Lord said to the angels: 'Verily, I am going to place mankind generations after generations on earth.' They said: 'Will You place therein those who will make mischief therein and shed blood, while we glorify You with praises and thanks (exalted be You above all that they associate with You as partners) and sanctify You.' Allah said: 'I know that which you do not know.' Allah taught Adam all the names of everything, then He showed them to the angels and said: "Tell Me the names of these if yo

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    World Religions

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    The Great Pillar in Islam is found on Jihad (the struggle) on applying Islam(submission to the will of God) as the way of life in mental, spiritual and daily activity. There is also current debate over a possible sixth pillar, Jihad, which when translated directly means “to struggle” or “to exhaust one’s effort”. Yet the addition has become a controversy because of militant interpretations on Jihad. The Koran established the Five Pillars of Islam. The first three pillars of Islam are profession of faith (shahada), prayer (salat): five daily prayers, Muslims must face the Kaaba (a shr

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    Dignity Of Labor

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    Roaming around under-construction buildings, sitting along the squares of roads, running with wheelbarrows randomly empty or full of different materials, tools in one hand, ropes hanging around other shoulder, looking with questioning eyes, it’s not hard to guess that we are talking about laborers. They spend the whole day and even nights to make sure that their dependants won’t sleep with an empty belly. To many of us they may be regarded as the least respected amongst our so-called class-levels. On the other hand there are also people who spend days and nights in their offices and business,

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    Malcolm X

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    A man was brought into this world on May 19,1925 to serve his people and help them open many doors. This man started of as a nobody and is now known to the world as being one of America’s greatest Civil Rights leaders. Malcolm X Little was the 4th child born to Reverend Earl and Louise Little. He also had 3 half siblings. His dad believed in self-determination and worked for the unity of black people and tried to teach Malcolm the same way. His dad tried to raise Malcolm to be aware of his ethnic background and dignity. Violence was always sparked by white people that were trying to stop black

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    Ah Bon Le Coran Parle Aussi De Cela

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    Ah bon???...Le Coran parle aussi de cela??? Assis l'un a coté de l'autre, deux messieurs venant de deux mondes différents.... Les présentations faites, la conversation continue... Michel : Je ne crois pas en Dieu, mais plutot à la Science et à la Technologie, quelque chose de tangible, vous voyez, mais si vous me prouvez que Dieu existe, je pourrais changer d'avis. AbdAllah : D'accord, si vous êtes intéressé par la technologie, pouvez vous répondre à cette question : A propos d'un appareil sophistiqué ou d'un objet électronique, qui serait d'apres vous la personne qui saurait l

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    Common Wealth Essay Writing Competition Class: A Topic No.: 5 Name: Tashi Refugees It was a cold, windy and a dreary night, almost midnight. Two men were pacing the floor outside the maternity ward in the almost ruined hospital. They were probably father and son, dressed similarly in long white kurtas and pyjamas with a white cap on each of their heads. They were probably coming from the mosque. Outside it was still and dark. The faraway barking of the dog rendered a feeling of solitude to the night. An air of tension had filled the corridor outside the ward. Suddenly, the wailing of a

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    Although the Moors came to be associated with Muslims, the name Moor pre-dates Islam. It derives from the small Numidian Kingdom of Maure of the third century BC in what is now Morocco.[2] The name came to be applied to people of the entire region. "They were called Maurisi by the Greeks," wrote Strabo, "and Mauri by the Romans."[3] During that age, the Maure or Moors were trading partners of Carthage, the independent city state founded by Phoenicians. During the second Punic war between Carthage and Rome, two Moorish Numidian kings took different sides, Syphax with Carthage, Masinissa with th

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    While Islam is less known then Christianity, it is one of the fastest growing religions in the world. In fact, the Islam religion is growing at four times the rate of Christianity. The adherents of Islam number more than 1.2 billion, or between 19 and 22 percent of the world’s population. Muslims, followers of Islam, are spread mostly in the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and Indonesia; however, many are immigrating to America. It is estimated that there are 7 million Muslims living and working in America. Like Christians, Muslims believe in only one God, however, that God is Allah,

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    Fall Of Ottoman Empire

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    Discuss the rise and fall of the Ottoman Empire. Who were the important leaders in the process? What was the role of the sense of “Holy war” in its expansion? Introduction: The Ottomans are one of the greatest and most powerful civilizations of the modern period. Their moment of glory in the sixteenth century represents one of the heights of human creativity, optimism, and artistry. The empire they built was the largest and most influential of the Muslim empires of the modern period, and their culture and military expansion crossed over into Europe. Not since the expansion of Islam into

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    Diversity In Nursing

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    The key to giving good nursing care to a client from another culture is clear, precise communication, understanding of the family structure, educational values, and health and nutritional values. If a nurse’s communication skills are such that the patient is offended by the interaction, poor or misinterpreted communication could offend a patient and/or put his medical or nutritional well being at risk. The Egyptian Muslims' native languages are French, Arabic, and English, and they encompass certain cultural beliefs that a nurse should be aware of to gain respect (CIA). According to Maya M. H

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    Malcolm X

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    Knowledge is generally acquired through going to school. Growing up, people are always taught that if they want to be the best and smartest they can be, they should go to school and learn as much as they can. The Autobiography of Malcolm X shows us that knowledge may be acquired through several different ways. For Malcolm X, learning came from a different approach. Malcolm was raised in a time period where school may not have been the best possible solution for him. However, he became well educated, and learned about race in America through the knowledge of others, his personal experiences, an

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    The Greatest Man On Earth

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    The Greatest Man 1. Introduction 2. God Will Put His Words in the Mouth of this Prophet 3. MUHAMMAD 4. Birth and Upbringing 5. Professing Islam 6. Her place in the Prophet\'s Heart 7. The Prophet\'s Miracles 8. The Angles\' Protection over the Prophet 9. The Mountain of Uhud\'s Shaking 10. A Wonderful Relation with a Tree Trunk 11. The Character and Appearance of Our Prophet 12. Special things about Prophet Muhammad- 13. How was the Prophet Treating his Wives? 14. Muhammad the Messenger, the Man of Right and Justice 15. Hastening to Deal with People\'

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    The Greatest Man On Earth

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    The Greatest Man 1. Introduction 2. God Will Put His Words in the Mouth of this Prophet 3. MUHAMMAD 4. Birth and Upbringing 5. Professing Islam 6. Her place in the Prophet\'s Heart 7. The Prophet\'s Miracles 8. The Angles\' Protection over the Prophet 9. The Mountain of Uhud\'s Shaking 10.A Wonderful Relation with a Tree Trunk 11. The Character and Appearance of Our Prophet 12. Special things about Prophet Muhammad- 13. How was the Prophet Treating his Wives? 14. Muhammad the Messenger, the Man of Right and Justice 15. Hastening to Deal with People\'s Mistakes 1

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    Pre Islamic Arabia

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    Pre Islamic Arabia In the early ages, the greatest part of the Arabian country was desert with isolated oases lived by people speaking different dialects of Arabic and living in different ways. Their main activities were cultivation, trades and craft; those people were characterized by their hospitality, loyalty to their families and proud of their early ancestors. Those people were organized in tribes led by chiefs; the tribes had power and they used to solve the problems and disputes with in people. In 6th and 7th centuries, there were two powers Byzantine and Sasanian, that were engaged i

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    Religious Rights

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    There have many different religions in the world today. Many of which have vast histories of bloodshed and other barbaric commotions. Many of these problems have been caused by people who believe what they do is the right thing in the eyes of their god. By doing these crimes they are being saved, even if it involves incent people or inhumane crimes. Though many can debate on who are the “top” religions, two of the particularly well-known religions with cruel pasts are Christianity and Islam. These two have not only holy wars against each other, but internal strife as well. These two cultures h

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    Masjid Jamek

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    Malaysia is a multi culture country with many types of races and religions in the country. The national religion would be Islam as symbolized in the Malaysian flag as the yellow crescent. One of the most famous mosques in Malaysia would be the Jamek mosque. Did you know that the Jamek Mosque also known as Masjid Jamek, is the oldest mosque in Kuala Lumpur? There are many mosques in Malaysia, however Masjid Jamek would stand out of the other mosques in the country such as Putrajaya Mosque and Masjid Negara because of its very rich heritage value. This is an historical site where the first s

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    I wanted the time machine to convey me to the 25th century. At that moment, I was curious about the changes that the world would experience in the impending years. However, as I stepped out of the time machine, I was introduced to a horrible sight. The place seemed dry and brown. For an instance, I presumed that the machine had transmitted me to the Sahara desert. The chlorophyll was gone astray in the plants. The place was dominantly occupied by a throng of industries. I could spot the people carrying an oxygen cylinder as oxygen gas was scarce in the atmosphere and carbon dioxide, nitrous

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    Dissimilation Assimilation by definition is the merging of cultural traits from previously distinct cultural groups. To merge means to become combined united, swallowed up or absorbed; lose identity by uniting. Is it a coincidence that within the definitions of these words it clearly states that identity is lost by uniting? That is what America wants, for immigrants to lose their past identity and assume ours, yet we will never fully accept them as one of us. We allow them to come here for dissimilation. Peter Salin’s essay “Assimilation, American Style” he states ‘either immigrants brin

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    The Kite Runner

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    The Kite Runner The Kite Runner is an epic story of a boy’s struggle to be good again. This story touched the hearts of so many people. Old and young. In Cousineau’s “Perspectives on Metaphor,” he says that there is an overstory or visible plot, and an understory or the invisible movement of the soul of the main characters, in each story. The power of the kite Runner lies in the compelling story of a hero who must become a servant to be redeemed. Through Amir’s life, from boy to man, he goes from an Afghanistan boy with servants to a refugee man living in the United States. The obvious

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    Islamic Doctrine And The Challenges Of Freedom Of Speech

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    Islamic Doctrine and the Challenges of Freedom of Speech According to The Buffalo News, In September 2005, a Danish newspaper, Jyllands-Posten printed 12 cartoon images of Muslim Prophet Muhammad. This was done to test self-censorship. The story and pictures of the cartoon caricatures of the Prophet was reprinted in several European newspapers. This caused anger from many followers of Islam, all over the world. The Muslims have begun to protest, calling for boycotts, and asking for an apology from countries that allowed these images to be printed. In some cases, the protest became violent,

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    Quaid E Azam

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    Let’s see our Quaid in the mirror of his own words and nothing else will remain to explain that what kind of person he was and what was his vision about the Pakistan. Quaid-e-Azam said in his presidential address in 1940: “It is extremely difficult to appreciate why our Hindu friends fail to understand the real nature of Islam and Hinduism. They are not religions in the strict sense of the word but are, in fact, different and distinct social orders… The Hindus and Muslims belong to two different religious philosophies, social customs, literature. They belong to two different civilization

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    Should Religious Accommodations

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    Department of Education Should Religious Accommodations be Made for Students in Both Private and Public School System? Chapter One: Introduction Purpose: Since the formation of this country, religious freedom was at the heart of the people. This country was formed primarily so that everyone could practice his or her various religions freely without persecution. Accommodations were made for the people through the creation of the Constitution and the amendments that go along with it. With all these cultures, many religious beliefs came as well. According to Religious Tolerance

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    In Khaled Hosseini’s “The Kite Runner”, the narrator and protagonist, Amir, is presented in stark contrast to his servant, Hassan. Amir is bookish, introverted and conceited; Hassan, Amir’s servant, is loyal, kind and naïve. Hassan’s naivete leads to him being exploited by his mater Amir, which causes Hassan much suffering. This exploitation at the hands of Amir throughout ‘The Kite Runner’ shows that Amir is not worthy of his servant’s good faith. Amir’s lack of respect towards Hassan is clear from their childhood interactions. Despite being young, Amir cares little enough about Hassan to

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    Influence Of Islam On Science

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    During the middle Ages the Islamic World had a very significant impact upon Europe, which in turn cleared the way for the Renaissance and the Scientific Revolution. In the Medieval age, Islam and Muslims influenced Europe in a number of different ways. One of the most important of these subjects was Science. Ever since Islam was born, Muslims had made immense leaps forward in the area of Science. Cities like Baghdad, Damascus, Cairo and Cordoba were the centers of civilization. These cities were flourishing and Muslim scientists made tremendous progress in applied as well as theoretical Scie

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    The Holy Month Of Ramadan

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    Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic Calendar, is considered as one of the holiest months of the year. It was in 610 A.D. when the prophet Muhammad was said to have received revelations from God that later became Islam’s holy book, the Quran (Koran). The Quran (2:185) states that it was in the month of Ramadan that the Quran was revealed. In fact, Ramadan commemorates that part, of the Muslim year, when "the Qur'an was sent down as a guidance for the people" and also for the “judgment between the right and wrong". Another verse of the Quran (97:1) states that it was revealed "on the night

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    Five Pillars Of Islam

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    There are many different beliefs and structures in Islamic religion but none more centralized than Monotheism, which is best defined as a belief in only one God, Allah, who is omnipotent. According to Islamic traditional beliefs, God has four fundamental functions: creation, guidance, judgment, and sustenance. The overall purpose of humanity is to dedicate themselves to Allah, to worship him and no other god or gods and to construct a moral lifestyle which is taught by many other different religions. The Qur’an (Koran) is an important piece of scripture for Islamic religion it was written by

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