Islam : A Religion Of Islam Essay

1829 Words Nov 30th, 2016 8 Pages
Islam In The USA And The View Of Islam As A Whole .

Islam is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion with over a billion followers. Many Muslims who follow the Islamic religion have been seen as a threat in the USA. Not only have Muslims been discriminated against at their workplaces and at airports but also they have been denied at security checkpoints and protection guaranteed to all other citizens.This sort of misperception towards the Islamic religion has led many people to view it as a religion of violence and terrorism instead of a religion of peace. Although there are some fundamentalists and extremists who have tarnished the Islamic image, Islam is actually a religion of love and peace that should be respected throughout the country along with its democracy. Islam was revealed to the prophet Muhammed (PBUH) peace be upon him in an aspect of saving and guiding mankind to the right path. Even the teachings of Islam shows no kind of harm or violent move what so ever, It’s all about the five pillars, Declaration of faith, Obligatory prayers, Compulsory giving, Fasting in the Month of Ramadan, and pilgrimage to Mecca. According to the article “The Development of Islamic Ritual,” “ ….the five essential religious duties (Ubdddt) incumbent on every Muslim. Three of these pillars - Prayer, Fasting and Pilgrimage - require Muslims to perform rituals that are closely defined in books of Islamic tradition and law. The…

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