Essay on Informative Speech About The Islamic Religion
A. It was the summer of 2012, I sited at a coffee shop waiting for my sister to pick me up after work. As I sited gently in the coffee shop, sipping my medium ice coffee to keep my body cool because of the hot weather. There are two men and four women discussing about their view on different types of religion. I don’t really pay much attention to their discussion not until I heard one of the women said that, the only things she knows about Islam is that, it is a terrorist religion while the rest of them also said they agree. Immediately I heard this statement, I just smile and nodded my head pitifully to their naiveness.
B. Today, I have decided to inform you all about the basic perspective, many people do not know about the Islamic religion based on this little narrative that I just shared with you.
1. According to the patheos library (a website that is based on description of different religion in the world), Islam is a monotheistic religious tradition that developed in the Middle East in the 7th century. Islam was founded on the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad as an expression of surrender to the will of Allah, the creator and Sustainer of the world. It is the second largest religion in the universe (Musque, 2008).
2. As I proceed in my speech, I will be using the word Muslim which you might have heard before but might not know what it means. Muslim is a follow of the Islam religion.
3. The society we live in today is very diverse and…