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The Heritage of Islam

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THE HERITAGE OF ISLAM
Assalamualaikum and a very good morning to the honourable judges,respected teachers and all my fellow friends.On this glorious morning,I ………………………………would like to share with you my views and opinions in a speech entitled ‘ The heritage of Islam’. Ladies and gentlemen,

What defines as the heritage of Islam? Well, allow me remind you, that there are so many examples of Islamic heritage which include the arts, like Islamic calligraphy, architecture, and poetry. However, in my humble opinion, the ultimate heritage of Islam is the Miracle bestowed upon Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) - The Holy Quran. According to the definition on Wikipedia, Al-Quran literally means "the recitation". This central religious text of Islam, contains what we Muslims believe to be the word of Allah. It is our Holy Book. We also believe that this Holy Book, had been verbally revealed from Allah, through Jibril, to Prophet Muhammad (p.b.u.h) gradually over a period of approximately 23 years. We Muslims regard that the Holy Quran as the main miracle of our Prophet Muhammad PBUH, the proof of his prophethood. Al-Quran is also the culmination of a series of divine messages which started with the messages revealed to Adam, who is the first man created by Allah and who is also the first prophet.The holy Quran describes itself as a book of guidance, sometimes offering detailed accounts of specific historical events, and often emphasizing the moral significance of an event over its narrative sequence.The Quran is used along with the hadith to interpret the sharia law. Ladies and gentlemen,

The first verse of Qoran ‘ ‘ was revealed in the Cave of Hira to our prophet,Muhammad PBUH by Jibril.This verse also shows the importance of education to every Muslim. From that moment thereafter,the prophet Muhammad PBUH continued to receive revelations over a period of 23 years. According to hadith of Muslim,after the prophet,Muhammad...