Perceptions of Non-Muslims Toward Islam

Topics: Islam / Pages: 8 (1942 words) / Published: May 8th, 2013
GROUP ASSIGNMENT: A SURVEY ON THE NON-MUSLIM SOCIETY TOWARDS ISLAM (A FOCUS ON NON-MUSLIM YOUTH)

Introduction

Da’wah is compulsory on every Muslim in world. This activity has been done over a long time ago by our Prophet and his Companions. As a Muslim, it is made obligatory upon us to continue this journey by inviting others (non-Muslims) to Islam.
This report presents the information about the Perceptions of non-Muslims to Islam. This survey was conducted on April 2013. The purpose of this survey is to investigate the views or opinions of non-Muslims and how deep is their understanding on the teachings of Islam.
The data was collected from non-Muslims by giving them questionnaires relating about Islam. There are 5 questions to be answered. The respondents are mostly young adults from different walks of life, different culture and religion. They are mostly respondents from the area of Klang Valley. We purposely choose the following respondents from the city area as to study how well educated these people are on the teaching of Islam, given the fact that they have many access to know more on the religion.

Literature Review
Most Common Questions About Islam
Dr. Zakir Naik
The book, “Most Common Questions about Islam is written by Dr. Zakir Naik who is a medical doctor graduated from the University of Mumbai. He is recognized as an expert in comparative religion and has dedicated his life since 1991 towards missionary works (dakwah).This book expounds interesting debates and dialogues with the non Muslims. Indeed Islam is a religion of peace and was sent as a mercy to all Mankind. Nevertheless, Islamophobia which is a deep and fear or hatred against Islam is at a worrying state. Hence there is a dire need for the Muslims to address this issue positively towards the non Muslims. This book aims to clear the misconceptions and negative thinking that may arise among the non Muslims. It attempts to explain Islamic concepts and interpret their



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