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  • Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Center

    Selecting an Event Over the course of the semester, our class was told to participate in a community event different from our own culture. It was actually very hard deciding where I should attend, for the fact; I knew very little of what was available in the area. When it came to figuring out what type of event I wanted to attend I knew that I wanted it to be somewhere that I knew that I could learn from to help with my future practice in social work. I eventually decided on attending a Coffee, Cake and True Islam event hosted at the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Center. Details of Experience When it was time to actually enter the center I was honestly nervous. Before arriving, I did a bit more research on what would be viewed as appropriate in attending the community center. Learning that facility was a sacred place that Muslims would go and pray and enjoy each other’s company. I took in consideration to dress modestly and bring a friend along. Once stepping foot inside the center, with a group of other individuals, I was greeted with smiles and constant “hello’s, welcome, come in, and don’t be afraid”. Everyone that greeted me only ensured me that the community center was a place open to all. Shortly after entering the center a man who was an active…

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  • The Five Pillars Of ISLAMIC Adherent Essay

    Explain the significance of THE HAJJ for ISLAMIC adherents It is one of the five pillars of Islam, Muslims have to complete the Hajj at least once to fulfill the prophecy that was set for them in the Qur’an. Demonstrate how THE HAJJ expresses the beliefs of ISLAM The Muslims need to complete the Hajj because it is in the Qur’an to complete the Hajj, and is one of the five pillars of Islam, which Muslims are required to follow because it is in their faith and traditions to fully submit to the…

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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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  • To Be An American Essay

    Whether it was two days ago, two years ago, or 200 years ago, it doesn’t this change fact.” She further explains, how the forefathers, including Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin and George Washington, saw the beauty of a pluralistic society of immigrants. “It has since been our uniqueness and strength throughout the world.” It saddens Ahmad the way her faith has been twisted, distorted far beyond what the Prophet Mohammad and the Koran teaches. “It’s inappropriate to label a global religion…

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  • Differences Between Sunni Islam And Shia Islam

    SHIA & SUNNI MUSLIMS. Sunni Islam and Shia Islam are the two major denominations of Islam. Their division traces back to a Sunni–Shiaschism 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…

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  • The Beliefs Of The Case Of Muhammad Ali In 1967

    decision’s, they tested people’s ideas, shaped their knowledge and they attempted to build a community through their actions. Ali had no fear when it came to standing up for what he believed in. He took criticism left and right and did not care what people thought of him. He took a stand in 1967 when he rejected to go into the United States Army. As a result to this Ali was convicted of draft evasion, fined $10,000, sentenced to five years in jail as well as losing his boxing titles and banned…

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  • Muslim Argumentative Essay

    Robel Haile Professor Jay Shearer English 070 08/02/2017 Muslim The word I chose to write my argumentative essay is “Muslim.” It means a person who follows the religion of Islam. Islam began in Mecca and Media at the start of seventh century. According to history of Islam-Wikipedia, The Prophet Muhammad introduced Islam in 610 A.D. after receiving what he maintained to be “divine revelations.” Muhammad imposed the Quran, which is the holy book of Islam. However, Muslim is used differently in…

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  • Importance And Importance Of Waqf

    and cash money. Although the general idea of Waqf is as old as humanity, Muslim jurist argue that the first Waqf ever existed is the sacred building of Ka’ba in Makkah since the Quran(3.96)…

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  • Religious Violence In Islam

    Islam, the religion of the Muslims. A monotheistic faith regarded as revealed through Muhammed as the Prophet of Allah. Islam has gone through a great deal of scrutiny due to its violent history originating in the early days of the prophet Muhammed, who preached violence to his disciples in the Muslim religious text the Qur’an. A well known Christian evangelist and author Pat Robertson stated, “Although many Muslims are peaceful, Islam is not a religion of peace.” There is a consistent theme…

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  • Farid Attar's The Conference Of The Birds

    Farid Attar in The Conference of the Birds suggests that in order to enlighten an individual, the individual must have an educator who is willing to destroy their Self. Throughout “The Story of Sheikh San’an”, Sheikh San’an is displayed as an exemplary Muslim who follows the Islamic guidelines and is described as the people of Mecca’s “living symbol of belief” (Attar 1984: 68). Additionally, his pious attributes qualify him to be an educator to many people. However, “every man meets problems on…

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