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  • Islam: Islam And The Misconceptions Of Islam

    With recent uproar of the influx of Muslims into western society, there has many misconceptions of what the Islamic faith is truly about. Moreover, it seems that the mere mention of the words; Islam, Muslim, or Qur’an can bring about emotional thoughts of fear and hatred. However, after taking the time to read the Qur’an and listening to class lectures I will put forth an effort to illustrating that it is not the Qur’an or the religion itself that is the root of this act. On the contrary, it is certain extreme group’s interpretation of these readings. I have found that the Qur’an appears to be a book that teaches peace, love, and forgiveness. However nowadays, the perception of Islam continues to be one of hate and terror so I will attempt…

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  • Religion In Islam And Islam

    When some people think of terrorism, they assume it has to do with the Islamic believers--cold hard fact. Reality is brought to a worldwide audience when, “The growth and regional migration of Muslims, combined with the ongoing impact of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and other extremist groups that commit acts of violence in the name of Islam, have brought Muslims and the Islamic faith to the forefront of the political debate in many countries,” (Lipka, Michael) is read and…

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  • The Bombing Of Islam And Islam In The World

    Since the bombing of 9/11 case, Islam and Muslim have been named terrorists. Muslims in countries where the majority of the people are Christians are being discriminated against and denied equal opportunities concerning employment, education scholarship, and health services. Furthermore, Islam has been branded as evil and an anti-Christ religion. There is proof that Islam is evil and anti- Christ movement which teaches it’s followers to kill the non-Muslims (Cornell 44). A study of Islam…

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  • The Five Pillars Of Islam And Islam

    discussion of Islam, we discussed the 5 Pillars of Islam which is the foundation of what Muslim life should entail. Islam considers the 5 Pillars of Islam to be important when building a life of meaning, purpose, and fulfilment. The first Pillar is referred to as the Shahadah, which means declaration of faith. Islam is a monotheistic religion; Muslims believe that there is only one God, Allah. According to the 5 Pillars of Islam, the first Pillar involves saying the Shahadah, “There is no god,…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Islam And Islam

    Nevertheless if you think again the violent terrorism acts can also built an unwanted question about Muslims and their belief. “According to the Quran” this is said as if that particular person clearly has knowledge of the Quran and then he is able to comment “they preach hate”. Therefore it just proves that terrorism has built this deadly lie in some people’s mind that it is unfortunately hard to remove. But Quran never provides with such teachings, then why this mess? Again in my opinion it…

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  • A Comparison Of Islam And Radical Islam

    A Comparison and Contrast of Traditional and Radical Islam Founded over one-thousand years ago in modern-day Saudi Arabia, Islam is one of the largest and most influential religions in the world. Originally, Islam was a religion that focused on peace and respect and it was respected by numerous cultures, but recently, Islam, in various Middle-Eastern and African countries, has become more radical and extremist, most notably in terrorist organizations like the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham…

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  • The Influence Of Islam And Radical Islam

    Christianity have views on the Islamic faith that are false and it is often due to the media and talk between different social groups. Many people relate the Islamic faith to violence and hate when in reality, it is a very peaceful religion; even I was surprised to learn this. Researched religions is new to me and without this class I probably wouldn’t have ever researched any, especially Islam. I say that because I too was once someone who thought Muslims were violent and hateful people who…

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  • Similarities Between Islam And Islam

    Islamic Faith one of the most powerful and popular religions around the world. I will introduce to you the facts about this religion and what the Islamic World has to offer. There are some similarities between Islam and other religions that also will be discussed. By the time I am done with this essay you will learn who is Islam the deity, understand their relationship with deity, cores and beliefs, rules and ways Islam live their faith, how do Islam understand life after death and what is…

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  • The Importance Of Islam In Islam

    Islam is one of the fastest growing religions and extends over many different regions. The Arabic term “Islam” means submission to Allah, which is the Arabic word for God. This is the basis of the Islamic faith, and it drives Muslims to strive to live a life that is in complete submission to Allah. Islam was founded by Muhammad (AD 570-632) in modern day Saudi Arabia. Muslims believe that Muhammad received a message from the angel Gabriel and was commanded to write down the words of Allah. These…

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  • The Tension Between Islam And Islam

    Christ himself (“Christianity vs. Islam”). Christians also believe the Qur’an did not come from the one true God because of the misconceptions or misunderstandings found inside. Christians further disagree with the Qur’an because it expresses Christ was born of the Virgin Mary, but claims Jesus was not the Son of God and He was not crucified on a cross (“Christianity vs. Islam”). Christian’s thoughts toward Muhammad would be they would have to disagree with him. They believed that if Muhammad…

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