Islam, The Religion Of The Muslims Essay

1694 Words Dec 17th, 2015 7 Pages
Islam, the religion of the Muslims. A monotheistic faith regarded as revealed through Muhammed as the Prophet of Allah. Islam has gone through a great deal of scrutiny due to its violent history originating in the early days of the prophet Muhammed, who preached violence to his disciples in the Muslim religious text the Qur’an. A well known Christian evangelist and author Pat Robertson stated, “Although many Muslims are peaceful, Islam is not a religion of peace.” There is a consistent theme throughout the Qur’an that promotes violence among women, in addition to direct quotes from Muhammed in the Qur’an referencing the goal of extinction of all of those whom are not Muslim, there are also countless occurrences of Islamic jihads as well as other various acts of violence and terrorism that have taken place throughout history. Muslim men treat women in ways that are far from peaceful. Women much too often fall victim to a Muslim practice known as “honour killings,” the murdering of a woman whom has brought shame to her family. Women can also be subject to forced gender mutilation, in addition to forced prostitution where woman are forced to serve men fighting in wars however the men please. Not only do Islamic groups treat women poorly, these groups act upon those whom are not Muslim without mercy, Islamic conquerers have often involved themselves in crusades, wars and individual acts of violence and terrorism. Military conquest dates back to the time of Muhammed.…

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