The Importance Of Module 14: Islam

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Devotion, submission, and the recognition of an omnipotent being is the essence of Islam, and what Omar Ibn Said dedicated his life to, among many other Muslims (Module 14:Islam, Part 3) . The Qur’an means to read or recite, and this is essential to the praise of Allah and to gain knowledge of one’s duty as a Mohammedan (Module 12: Islam, Part 1). Although, Omar was a slave and did not have access to the Qur’an he had memorized many surah’s (Chapters) and could read and write in Arabic something that is essential and a duty to every believer (Said). Many Muslim slaves like Omar acknowledged that Islam is the true way of life and are expected to follow many obligations that the Qur’an mentions in order to please Allah and to be submitted into …show more content…
Throughout Prophet Muhammad’s life he received revelations from the angel Gabriel and revelations through his dreams (Module 12: Islam, Part 1). At that time he would reveal the revelations through oral means, due to the Prophets lack of literacy, others wrought the miracle which was and will forever embedded in Islam (Esack 79). Memorization was key then and is significant even to today, considering the divine importance that these words hold strongly to in the heart of Muslims (Module 14: Islam, Part 3). Fascination is abrupt in the Qur’an, due to its pureness and lack of alterations that other books have undergone throughout time (Module 13: Islam, Part 2). While it’s also entitled to scientific advancements that were not yet discovered and grammar that was well advanced before its time. It is this sacred book that gave heavy mention to the close reading of The Autobiography of Omar Ibn Said in 1831, in Bladen, North Carolina (Said). With the incorporation of verses from the Qur’an and his testimony he argues God is the only being to obtain sovereignty over the people (Said). It is this incorporation of what the people should do and what is being done that presents the argument against slavery in America …show more content…
The memorization and knowledge that Islam possessed gave rise to knowledge that was blind to many others that had different intentions in life. However, it is also recognized in the Quranic verses that Allah is the most merciful the gracious, implying a clear interpretation that it’s not his place to judge or hate but to submit that it is in God’s hands (Said). Qur’an is a book of recitation and reading, it is something that Omar loved to do among many other Muslims, recognizing the word of Islam, and giving guidance when there seems to be none (Said). Religion gives people a sense of sanity, hope, insight, direction, and togetherness with others human need religion, human need to be in remembrance otherwise they will not be human, who knows what they will

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