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  • How Is Osama Bin Laden's Assassination Justified

    Osama Bin Laden. One man. A man responsible for thousands of deaths of innocent people. Bin Laden was the leader of the terrorist group named Al Qaeda. Bin Laden’s attacks on the U.S. on September 11, 2001 made the Americans angry and want to search for and kill him. After 10 years of searching for Bin Laden, he was found in the city of Abbottabad, Pakistan. Osama Bin Laden was then found in a mansion. In my opinion, I believe that Osama Bin Laden’s assassination is justified because his planned…

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  • Prophet Muhammad Research Paper

    The Prophet Muhammad founded the religion of Islam. Muslims believe the Koran to be the words of God revealed to the prophet. Muhammad was born about AD 570 in the city of Mecca, an important trading center in western Arabia. He was a member of the Hashim clan of the powerful Quraysh tribe. Because Muhammad’s father, Abd Allah, died before he was born and his mother, Amina, when he was 6 years old, he was placed in the care of his grandfatherAbd al-Muttalib and, after 578, his uncle Abu Talib,…

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  • Prophet Muhammad's Cloak

    The significance of Muhammad’s cloak is integral to the division of Shia and the Sunni religious sects. The cloak is a symbol of family unity, which signifies the importance of Muhammad’s bloodline in regards to the Islamic faith, and who is and should be the true messengers of God. There is more than one story where Muhammad utilized the cloak in order to establish that he was the Paraclete or Comforter and a messenger of the Prophet Allah. The Event of the Cloak was the gathering of the…

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  • Terrorist Attack On Terrorism And Its Effects On Society

    15 Years ago now on September 11, 2001 at 08:46 EST the United States and the world was forever changed. After these attacks the world would see an increase in Security, surveillance, and military action. Terrorism is now the most talked about problem in society today, terrorist acts cause political, economic, and social problems for the area or country that these extremist groups attack or target. Terrorist events have major effects on society such as economic, political and social problems in…

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  • Compare And Contrast The Umayyad And Abbasid Empires

    Compare and contrast the Umayyad and Abbasid caliphates and the impact they had on the sciences, art and literature, and the initial spread of Islam throughout the Mediterranean, Middle East, and the Islamic incursions into India and Southeast Asia The strong and mighty empires of both Umayyad and Abbasid clans; spreading Islam throughout northern europe to southern asia. Yet how did Islam impact science, art, and literature between these two strong forces? Can we come to a logical conclusion…

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  • Shi Ites And Sunnis: A Comparative Analysis

    Introduction The factions of Islam among the Shi’ites and Sunnis involve different understandings of the Islamic succession. This paper will compare the Shi’ites and the Sunnis by exploring the differences and similarities between the two. Both factions of the Muslim faith have various perspectives that have molded the Islamic world. “This initial rift was compounded over the centuries by a recurring pattern of struggle within Islam between strains of militant puritanism and the less rigorous…

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  • How Did Islam Influence South Asia

    to south Asia and settle there, learning the local language and marrying the local women. This really paved the way for Islam to influence south Asia. The first attempt of conquering the Sindh was made by the second caliph successor of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), Caliph Umar Ibn Al-Khattab, but his expansion didn…

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  • The Islamic Faith

    I choose to complete my report on the Islamic faith because I feel that it is a relevant topic. It seems like every time I turn on the news or visit a news website, I am met with articles about the Islamic faith. I don’t think people fully understand what the religion stands for and only think about a few radical sectors of the religion. I think when most people think of Muslims they think of a radical group or terrorist. This is very unfair because most Muslims are very peaceful and tolerant of…

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  • Essay On Aniconism

    Aniconism, is the embodiment of medieval Islamic art. Traditional Islamic art consists of three different components: Geometric patterns, floral motifs, and calligraphy. These styles are masterfully, creatively, and alluringly integrated into complex arts, but there is a definite distinction between it and today’s art that mainly focuses on idolism and direct religious imagery. Understanding Islamic art helps one today understand why idolizing and depicting deities isn 't necessary to show…

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  • Rise Of Buddhism Essay

    Buddhism: (1 - 1750) Buddhism originated in N. India, and is traced back to Siddhartha Guatama’s search for an antidote to end suffering in the 5th century BCE. Early Buddhism was spread slowly along the trade routes by Buddhist merchants and monks. In the 3rd century CE, Ashoka, a ruler of the Mauryan Empire, converted to Buddhism. He did not forcefully convert his people, but he sent missionaries to East Asia and left edicts throughout the empire. Buddhism eventually made it’s way into places…

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