John Allen Muhammad

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  • Oil And Water Two Faith One God Summary

    Oil and Water Two Faiths: One God by Amir Hussain seeks to address the misinformed interpretations of Islam that western people have by first explaining the history and values of Muslims, and then by relating that discussion to the current misconceptions that people have about Muslims. Aside from being a Professor of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University, Amir Hussain immigrated to Canada from Pakistan at the age of four. His bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree are all from the…

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  • Arguments Against Racism Today

    Racism is one of the most controversial problems in history. Imagine walking through a security line and getting pulled aside to be checked separately because you’re Muslim. Imagine getting shot just because you pulled out your I.D. People of color face problems every single day just because their skin is darker. Maybe you understand. Maybe you don’t. I’m about to tell you one of the greatest lessons you’ll ever learn. You are, who you are. Your skin doesn’t define you. You define you. Racism…

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  • Meaning Of Jihad

    UNDERSTANDING JIHAD IN THE CONTEXT OF HINDU-MUSLIM CONFLICTS In order to understand the concept of “Jihad”, let us first understand the culture it comes from, i.e., Islam. As the Quran states, “The word Islam means, “surrender” to the will of God (Allah in Arabic). Since there is only one God and mankind is one species, the religion that God has ordained for human beings is one.’’ Islam also preaches that God in His mercy had sent messengers to convey His message, to different…

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  • The Six Fundamentals Of Islamic Belief

    The testimony of faith is “There is no true god but God, and Muhammad is the Messenger of God.” When you say this (and you mean it) you become a part of the Islamic religion. The next pillar is prayer, Muslims pray five times a day following a certain way of praying. The prayers take place at dawn, noon, mid-afternoon…

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  • To Be An American Essay

    “To be an American is to be someone with access to tremendous opportunities and freedom. Our nation is founded on a pluralistic belief that together we are better and stronger than apart,” says Shakila Ahmad, the Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati (ICGC)’s president and board chair. She adds, “It doesn’t mean our nation is perfect. There are struggles we must overcome, but we’re making progress…there is no better place in the world.” Born in Pakistan, at age three, her family moved to…

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  • Ibn Battutah Research Paper

    The Life of Ibn Battutah Ibn Battutah was an incredible traveler and author in his lifetime. The web article, IBN Baṭṭūṭah Muslim Explorer and Writer by Ivan Hrbek, he stated that Battutah was "...the greatest medieval Muslim traveler and the author of one of the most famous travel books, the Riḥlah(Travels)” (Hrbek). Ibn Batttah was so memorable because of the distances he traveled and the reason behind his travels. Battutah traveled over 75,000 miles in his life and he embarked on these trips…

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  • Islam Misconceptions Essay

    Many misconceptions arose in the topic of Islam. The word “Jihad,” beheading Muslims who convert, beating wives, rejection of all other prophets, stoning those that commit adultery and superiority is for males with disregard of females are some of the many misconceptions taken upon Islam. Although one might not believe in a religion, one should educate himself or herself to better understand a religion instead of just believing whatever seems wrong about it, just because one does not believe in…

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  • Essay On Islamophobia In America

    Islamophobia in America A 2011 study by the Pew Research Center puts the number of Muslims in the U.S., at 2.6 million. So that is only 0.7% of the total population in America that follow the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad. Prior to September 11, 2001, Muslims were able to coexist in a pluralistic American Society, but since that tragic day in history, things have changed dramatically. The hideous acts performed by Islamic extremists that early autumn morning, has spawned a fear that has…

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  • Islam Theological Analysis

    religion is regarded as being revealed through Muhammad as the prophet of Allah. When it comes to theological analysis of Islam, the most important profession of faith to any Muslim is. There are various references in the Islam religion the most important is the Qur’an that means to read. This is a book that is considered as the holy book and as the overall word of God showing Gods revelation to man as reveled to the prophet of humanity called Muhammad over a period of 23 years through Jibril, a…

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  • Essay On Controversial Veil

    Controversial Veil Is the Burqa a safety risk for fundamentalism? Most non-Muslim people ask the question could there hide a terrorist under this mysterious cover? People of Western countries all over the world are terrified of the “Dark Black” veil over the entire face and body of Muslim women; Non-Muslim females feel threatened by the Ghost look cover which varies and comes in different form of shapes and colors and sizes. The most provocative intimidation look is when the veil is not…

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