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  • How Did Muhammad Encountered In Medina

    Muhammad and the Jews The eleven studies collected from various sources aim to provide a representative overview of each literature, drawing close attention to the difficulties Muhammad encountered in Medina by the three prominent Jewish tribes of the time: Banu Qaynuqa, Banu Nadir and Banu Qurayza as Muhammad strived for acceptance. Through exploring the main theme of theology as well as political leadership offers an understanding of different aspects of the relationship between Muhammad and these Jewish tribes. Moreover, the extent Muhammad was influenced by Jewish thought is portrayed within these articles, chapters and dissertation. In “Constitution of Medina” by Michael Lecker, he describes the Hijra of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina in order to escape persecution from his Meccan opponents. In Medina, he came in contact with a thriving Jewish community who were intrigued of his monotheism. Lecker favours Muhammad’s attempt to gain acceptance as a Prophet through the adoption of Jewish features of worship into Islam. Lecker emphasises Muhammad’s incorporation of Friday prayer as a community day of worship, perhaps stimulated by the Jewish tradition of preparing the Sabbath. Additionally, during Muhammad 's first year of the Hijra, he and his followers followed Jerusalem in prayer, which may have…

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  • Character Analysis: The Jewel Of Medina

    Intro and Thesis: The novel The Jewel of Medina by Sherry Jones, is an intriguing and engulfing story of A’isha, the wife of Muhammad. I found myself enjoying the reading and excited about what event was going to happen next. Although it is not all based in fact, it helps individuals grasp the concepts of early Islamic life. The novel shows many examples of strong women despite their lesser status that is expected at the time, especially when portraying A’isha. I think A’isha’s character helped…

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  • Prophet Muhammad's Cloak

    must be followed and is the determinant of who is the rightful Caliph. Lesley Hazleton in her book After the Prophet presents a differing version and her rendition is not titled the “event of the cloak” but she refers to the participants as the “people of the cloak.” Similarities abound in regards to the importance of the Prophet Muhammad’s lineage. Hazleton’s version begins with an incident referred to as the Affair of the Necklace. The incident involved Muhammad’s favorite and youngest wife…

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  • The Prophet Muhammad's Influence On Islam

    which is why he is seen as one of the four rightly guided caliphs and true leaders in Islamic history. Today many scholars consider Ali to be the most knowledgeable of all of Muhammad’s followers since he accepted the Islamic faith at a young age. “Prophet Muhammad said this about Imam Ali “I am the City of Knowledge, and Ali is the gate”” (Akhtar). With this immense knowledge, Muhammad labeled Ali as one of the main scribes that would write down many of his revelations in both Mecca and…

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  • Naguib Mahfouz's Zuqāq Al-Midaq Character Analysis

    Naguib Mahfouz’s Zuqāq al-Midaq and Arab Culture Naguib Mahfouz was born on December 11, 1911 in the district of Al-Jamaliyya in Old Cairo and lived with his father, mother, four brothers and two sisters. When he was twelve, his family moved to Al-Abasiyya, a new Cairo suburb. Although Mahfouz had left his earlier district, it remained in his memory to the extent that many of his novels e.g., Midaq Alley and the Trilogy were set in Al-Jamaliyya, the district of his birth. Mahfouz’s life in…

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  • Prophet Muhammad Research Paper

    Muhammad's vision is mentioned in 53:1-18 and 81:19-25, and the night of the first revelation in 97:1-5 and 44:3. At first in private and then publicly, Muhammad began to proclaim his message: that there is but one God and that Muhammad is his messenger sent to warn people of the Judgment Day and to remind them of God's goodness In Medina an organized Muslim community gradually came into existence under Muhammad's leadership. Attacks on caravans from Mecca led to war with the Meccans. Muhammad's…

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  • Rise Of The Islamic Empire

    goodness enthusiasm for the monotheistic convictions of the Jews and Christians and were ready to make space for another religious conviction framework in their general public. It was not until Muhammad started offending the customary Pagan gods and demanding that the Pagan Arabs and their predecessors will blaze in damnation for forever to worship false divine beings that they started to respect Muhammad and his devotees with despise. The Pagan Arabs set an exchange ban on them, mocked Muhammad…

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  • Struggle In A Diversity Workplace

    INTRODUCTION Organization Behavior is a social unit that sits goals and studies the impact of an individuals, groups and structure on the organization effectiveness. For that reason, organization aims to avoid negative attitude so that employees and groups can be motivated and functional and try to control and predict how group members will react under a certain circumstance In this research, we highlighted two main issues that Saudi women could struggle in a diversity work place. One of these…

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  • Horizon Analysis: Growing Up In Saudi Arabia

    Horizon Analysis Having grown up in a country like Saudi Arabia that is highly influenced by Islamic values, I was fortunate enough to learn about how to behave and act with others in an ethical manner. In Saudi Arabia, everyone is expected to conform to that ethical standard agreed by the culture. My family placed a great impact on my life since they taught their children manners and ethical standards. I still remember that my parents would sit us down and talk to us if one of my brothers…

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  • Theory Of Ibn Khaldun

    Ibn Khaldun (1332 M-1382 M) His full name is Waliuddin Abdurrahman bin Muhammad bin Muhammad bin Abi Bakr Muhammad ibn al-Hasan, who was then known as Ibn Khaldun. He was born in Tunisia on 1 Ramadan 732 AH / May 27, 1332 M. He died in 1382 at the age of 50 years old. He is well known as a historian and father of sociology who memorized the Koran Islam since childhood. As a Muslim politician, he is also known as the father of Islamic Economics, for his thoughts about the logic of economic theory…

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