Essay On Islam In China

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Islam, according to religious and linguistic texts, means “voluntary submission to God”. Chronologically, Islam is the third Abrahamic tradition to have manifested within Medieval and Modern society, after Judaism, and Christianity. The primary foundations of the Islamic faith had been codified into Al-Qur’an, which means, “the recitation”. “Muslims believe the Qur’an is the book of divine guidance and direction for mankind and consider the Arabic text to be the final revelation of God.” “When Muhammad was forty, and concluding [his religious and political campaign] in 632 CE, the year of his death,” what had been “regarded by traditional Islamic schools of jurisprudence as important tools for understanding the Qur’an and are referred to in matters of jurisprudence” came to be known as the Hadith. Primarily, within the Islamic world, AHadith is used to set precedent on law, ethics, morality, and to a certain extent how Muslims are to function beyond …show more content…
“Yisilan Jiao” in Chinese meant “Pure Religion” and the holy city of Makkah had been “described as being the birthplace of ‘Buddha Ma-hia-wu’” which translates to “The Holy Prophet Muhammad.” It 's important to acknowledge the Chinese language and its use when interpreting key foundations in Islam because it goes to show that the thriving thousand year old culture that was Imperial China, held in high regards the established philosophies that was Islam and its patriarch, the Prophet Muhammad

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