• Islam
    ISLAM Islam is comprised of three essential beliefs: The belief in God, obeying his moral laws, and believing in the after-life. Submission to God is directly followed by obeying the moral standards of everyday life. The Qur'an makes morality reign supreme and ensures that the affairs of life,
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  • Islam
    In last couple of years I have studies very hard trying to reach to the truth. I have found an answer to my quest and I remembered how there are people who can go away from the path but just needs some guidance to reach it. As a Muslim I am enjoined to use eloquent, intelligent, and polite words to
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  • The Return to Mecca, Muhammad and the Beginnings of Islam
    Muhammad, whose full name was Abu al-Qasim Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah ibn 'Abd al-Muttalib ibn Hashim, was born in Mecca around 570 AD after the death of his father, 'Abd Allah. Muhammad was at first under the care of his paternal grandfather, 'Abd al-Muttalib. Because the climate of Mecca was co
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  • Islam vs. Christianity
    On the surface, Islam and Christianity appear to have very little in common, however, as you get deeper into areas such as rituals, beliefs, ethics, founders, and sacred objects, the two show strong mutual similarities, particularly in the fundamental areas, while being totally different. In this e
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  • Compare Buddhism and Islam
    Religion is defined as "the belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God" . There are many recognised religions of the world, which all teach its followers to live life "the right way", whose definition varies according to the religion itself. They have some bel
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  • Christianity vs Islam
    On the surface, Islam and Christianity appear to have very little in common, however, as you get deeper into areas such as rituals, beliefs, ethics, founders, and sacred objects, the two show strong mutual similarities, particularly in the fundamental areas. In this essay I will compare and contras
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  • Analysis of Islam
    Religiological Analysis of the Islam Through the Koran and Hadith Islam may be considered as an exotic religion to many in the western part of the globe. The impression that Westerners have is usually obtained through the media representing Islamic countries or groups in the middle of a Holy War. Th
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  • Orthopraxy in Islam
    Marisa DeMull May 1, 2001 RLST 2600 Orthopraxy in Islam Islamic life is centered on the physical practice of prayer (salat). With that the religion of Islam itself is based in the methodical movement through which Muslims show their devotion to Allah. The prayer begins with the devotee standi
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  • Islam
    the Islamic Congress's president, Mohamed Elmasry. Mr. Elmasry said there are bad Muslims just as there are bad Christians and Jews. "We treat them as such and so should you. But Islam is a religion of peace. Muslims have a religious duty to be tolerant of other faiths and other ideologies.'' Mr. El
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    When the Soviet Union collapsed and the cold war came to an end, the world felt as if it were on the edge of unlimited peace and prosperity. Unfortunately, new issues came to light, such as terrorism. Terrorism is defined by Title 22 of the United States code, section 2656(d) as "the pre-meditated
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  • Islam
    The Start of Islam Out of the many interesting religions of the Far East Islam has quite a uniqueness to it. The name, Islam stems from the word "salam," that means peace. The word "Muslim," which means a follower of Islam, refers to a person who submits him or her self to the will of God. Ma
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  • Islam
    Islam began when Muhammad went away and saw the angel Gabriel. He told Muhammad that he was Allah's; it is how Muslims call god, Prophet. At first people didn't believe he was the Prophet of Allah. It was until after Muhammad died did Islam start to truly spread. Islam also teaches that there is o
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  • Islam Religion
    Study Sheet on Islam: World Religions · When we speak of Islam, God is the founder. The question really is through whom did God found Islam? · What do the words "Allah" and "Islam" mean? · Be able to trace the ancestors of Muhammad and Jesus all the way back to Adam, showing the connectio
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  • Judiasm and Islam
    Judaism and Islam has been controversial today because of the war between Arabs and Jews. Though it may seem the conflict is over religion it's not at all, its over land. Palestine is considered be a holy land and the Arabs want the land they fought for fifty-four years. Islam was found in the Midd
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  • Islam
    Since, the September 11th attacks the image of Islam has been bashed. I want to show people that Islam, no matter what anyone could possibly say, is a religion of peace. There are people who take things out of context of course but we should not let those people dictate the thoughts of the masses.
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  • Islam
    Prospectus: The Conflict Between Modern and Traditional Islam Thesis: Over the last decade the Islamic Religion has been making the change from a traditional society to a more modern society. With the wars over religion and the world as a whole making changes, many Islamic families are discoveri
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  • Peace in Islam
    Frederick Denny, the keynote speaker of the night spoke on Islam and its moral responsibility and how Muslims need to educate. He was a very intelligent man and great speaker, but he was too philosophical for the students in the audience. I was one of those misfortunate souls who could not underst
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  • Islam
    2000 Islam and Love Love is an important aspect of Islam. In the Sufi Path of Love, written by Rumi, Love is the central theme. Rumi speaks a lot about love and its branches and ramifications. According to Rumi, Love ddominateds most of the Sufi way of life. In a translation of Sufi Path of Love wr
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  • Islam
    ISLAM There has been much talk about Muslim beliefs and the Islam nation altogether. The basis of the religion is peaceful and understanding. While people twist the belief around to fit their own needs. It is based on the teachings of Muhammad. He was born in Mecca, which is the capital of Islam
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    After the assigned readings and class discussions, I realized that Muslim law is very strict. Muslims must try to live according to God's book, the Koran, and by the rules Mohammed taught them. Every Muslim should pray five times a day: at dawn, noon, afternoon, evening, and night. He needs to p
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