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    Surah 2 Verse 30-34

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    Surah 2 verse 30-34 is piece of religious text from the youngest of three major religions, Islam. The text that this piece comes from is the holy book of Islam, The Qur’an. A surah is identified as a chapter in the Qur’an, and they are ordered by largest to smallest in length. At the beginning of each surah, there is a line that reads “IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, THE MOST GRACIOUS, THE DISPENSER OF GRACE” to emphasize Allah is the all empowering. Along with the most gracious and the dispenser of grace…

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    1. In your own words, define social stratification. What functions does social stratification serve? How do those in higher ranks use their status? In group dynamic there is a leader who tries to initiate things and followers. Social Stratification is not that far from this concept. It is the way a certain society arranges and categorizes the individuals in that dynamic in a pecking order. Grading people in different levels of the society scale according to their authority, importance, wealth,…

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    and Sassanians as well. The leaders of the Muslim community, the caliphs after his death continued the conquests and established a vast Islamic empire over subsequent centuries. However the Islam of Muhammad’s time apparently changed over the years and the Islamic culture is so very diverse that the idea of Islam as a whole seems like an illusion. Patricia Crone in her Slaves on Horses points out that under internal tensions and external attacks when the existing doctrines could no longer deal…

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    The Ideal Prophet Analysis

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    This book name is Muhammad: The Ideal Prophet A Historical, Practical, Perfect Model for Humanity from a work by a scholar of Maulana Sayyid Sulaiman Nadwi. This volume is a compilation of lectures given by the author in 1925 at Madras, India. In these lectures the author vividly presents the life of the Prophet as an abiding historical model - not a utopian ideal - for all humanity. This book is a must for every student of religion. And English translation by Mohiuddin Ahmad from Malaysia.…

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    charitable indicates one’s truthfulness in one’s servitude of Allah. Charity in Islam is associated with sincere devotion and stopping one’s self from vain speech, misdeeds, wrong to God and is a means to increase spiritual reward. Sadaqa is also believed to dispel troubles and repel affliction. Prophet (peace be upon him) said…“charity extinguishes sins just as water extinguishes fire:..continue”[7] According to Islam, “To give something to a poor man brings one reward, while giving the same…

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    Muslim Argumentative Essay

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    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 different communities. People in the United States, especially…

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    As mentioned in lecture, Muhammad was more than just a prophet. He was also political, social, spiritual, and religious leader. Of course after his death in 632, there was no prophet who could succeed him. The Sunnis believed that Abu Bakr, also known as Abdullah ibn Abi Quhafa, deserved to be his successor, while the Shi’ites believed that Ali ibn Abi Talib deserved this role. According to the reading, Muhammad’s trusted counselors believed that Abu Bakr deserved to be the leader. Abu Bakr led…

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    THE SCOPE OF MUSLIM WELFARE Introduction Islam highly emphasizes the concept of welfare in appreciating the true way of life and perfectly intertwined with the life of society, namely the concept of social responsibility among people whose caring attitude amongst each other as the sayings of Prophet .SAW which means: "Anyone who is not concerned over the affairs of the Muslims, then he was not among them. And anyone who on the morning of prioritizes things other than Allah, not from those people…

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    The Sunni-Shia Debate

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    In 632 CE, a crack was formed in Islam that has still not recovered to this day; in 632, the prophet Muhammad died without appointing a successor. After the death of the prophet disputes arose over who should lead the young religion; the majority of Muslims believed that the next leader should have been chosen elected and others believed that only the prophet’s relatives should have ruled and they eventually broke off creating the Sunni-Shia split that we see today. These two different ideas…

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    Burqah Woman

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    reason, these Islamic societies emphasis on women staying inside the house and men going out and working. If Islamic history is studied, back then women took part in battle, helped the sick and everything while maintaining their dignity. Therefore, Islam stresses on staying within the limits, dressing with modesty and avoiding promiscuity. If a person is able to…

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