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  • Rise And Spread Of Islam

    having happened on June 8th, 632, where he was buried in the city of Medina. After his death, his succession became a disagreement amongst his followers, as some of them believed that the blood relatives of Muhammad should become the new leader, dubbed Caliph,( these people would come to be known as the Shia). The other faction, was known as the Sunni, who thought that the successor of Muhammad should be elected. Despite the schism between the Muslim people, Islam continued to gain great power,…

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  • Differences Between Sunni Islam And Shia Islam

    following the death of the Islamic prophetMuhammad in the year 632AD. A dispute over succession to Prophet Muhammed, as a caliph of the Islamic community spread across various parts of the world, which led to the Battle of Jamal and Battle of Siffin. The dispute intensified greatly after the Battle of Karbala, in which Hussein ibn Ali and his household were killed by the ruling Umayyad Caliph Yazid I, and the outcry for revenge divided the early Islamic community. The present demographic…

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  • Qu-Ranic Text Analysis

    Just as Mohammad was both the secular and religious leader of the Ummah, so too was his successor or Caliph. This joining of both religious and secular authority is present in one of the earliest uses of Qu 'ranic text as propaganda. All religions proselytize, and in religions which have a central text the easiest way to proselytize is to expose an outsider…

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  • Pillars Of Islam

    Muhammad did not leave behind any son just daughters so the Islamic community chose his father-in-Law as “caliph”- temporary leader, of the Islamic community” (Spielvogel, 205) As time progresses issues once again arose about the caliph, soon enough a man by the name of Muawiya became in charge and would take no time at all on making his presence known. Muawiya not long after being named leader created the Umayyad dynasty…

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  • Muhammad's Journey To Medina

    Like any religion, the formation of Islam is a highly disputed topic in regards to when and how long it took Islam to form. Along with that, what characteristics fall under the early formation of Islam is also contested among experts. Though Muhammad introduced a vague basis of the forming religion to the people of Mecca around 610, that does not necessarily mean that is when the religion of Islam took shape. Though there is evidence suggesting that Islam as a religion developed over a period of…

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  • Abu Bakr As-Sidiq Case Study

    leadership will always capture the history timeline and imagination of the grassroots as a great leader. This paper will explain how Abu Bakr As-Siddiq has successfully succeeded the Prophet Muhammad SAW (Peace Be Upon Him (PBUH)) by being the first caliph to brought changes across the world through the light of Islam. All this achievement could not be realize without the qualities of leaderships that has been instilled inside him. 2.0 Aim…

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  • How Did The Mongols Diminish Confucians

    Every single one of these projects required intensive labor, and most of that labor came from us, the peasants. This policy extracted great animosity from us, especially since many died as a result of these rigorous efforts to complete the projects. Since the projects were so costly, the Mongols resorted to deliberate inflation of currency to cover the costs. These financial problems lead to the undermining of the economy, which the Mongols could not maintain any longer. To add on to this…

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  • Abu Bakr's Major Accomplishments

    According to the reading, Muhammad’s trusted counselors believed that Abu Bakr deserved to be the leader. Abu Bakr led the prayers in the mosque and supervised the assemblies of Muslims during the last days of the prophet’s life. He was the first caliph to succeed Muhammad who was labeled as the successor of the messenger of God, or Khalifah Rasul Allah (Ochsenwald and Fisher 37-38). One of Abu Bakr’s major achievements was that he launched a series of military battles, known as the Ridda Wars,…

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  • Characteristics Of Umar Ibn Al Khattab

    Umar ibn al-Khattab was the second caliph after the demise of Prophet Muhammad. He succeeded Abu Bakr on 235 August 634. He ruled for about ten years with his very unique character and style. He was known of his powerful and firm personalities. During his administration, he enforced justice for all level of society emphatically. Umar was very concerned on the welfare of the poor and the weakest of society. He even mentioned that the poor should be protected more than the strong. People had…

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  • Pre-Islam And Al-Jahiliyah Age After Islam

    The overarching term or the notion of pre-Islam "Jahiliyah" which some researchers preferred , despite the claims of justification they offered; only deals with determining the temporal dimension of the-mostly-religious standpoints about pre-Islamic era and cannot (To a certain extent) alternatively be done from the scientific or social standpoints . This does not include another indications that Arabs lived in a complete intellectual dimness with no moralities before Islam nor does it indicate…

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