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    different text as their sacred scripture. This is not to lessen the importance, rather reveal a distinctive difference from other religions. With Islam, the scripture is the Qur’an. The Qur’an is an extremely respected artifact in the aspect that they treat the scripture as if it is a part of their God, Allah. When Muslims read the scripture, they are speaking to God and the scripture is honored highly, along with the prophet Muhammad. The scripture is originally in Arabic and can be translated to other languages but it is understood that one cannot receive the full and complete message from Allah in other languages. Islam is a worldwide religion and it is portrayed as so in the Qur’an and it also “emphasizes the universality of the Qur’anic statements regardless of time and place” (Elmi, 2014, p. 273) with it written traditions. This statement exemplifies the idea that the Qur’an can establish the islamic religion throughout decades without any major variations. The Vedas are comprised of many texts, in the language of Sanskrit, that were originally passed on through many generations by word of mouth and it is said that “the preistly class composed the Vedas” into text (Leach, 2014, p. 16). The Vedas are said to be a direct word of god sent to the scholars just as Muhammad received the revelations for the Qur’an. The Qu’ran was also passed on by word of mouth until it was eventually written down many years later. This oral translation required memorization and an enormous…

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    Islamic Feminism In Islam

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    and it is a scheme that in the social and political context demises women (Osborne, 2001). Islamic feminism can be gathered through understanding the decree from Qur’an and hadith which defines the rights and justice for women and men. Islamic feminism is highly criticised and it is also acknowledged by a lot of people. Due to misinterpretation there is a lot of misunderstanding about what Islam says about women. Islam does show disrespect to women, but they are rather given a higher praise. For…

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    compassion. What is Islam? Islam was founded by Muhammad in 570 AD. It is the 2nd largest religion in the world. Followers of Islam are called Muslims. The word Islam means “submission”, as in submission to God, or “Allah” (Shorrosh, 1988). Muhammad claimed to receive revelations from the angel Gabriel. These revelations were compiled in the Qur’an, which means “recitations” (Halverson, 1996). The Qur’an is the holy scripture of Islam, and is revered among Muslims. They wash before they…

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    What is faith in the Muslims scriptures? Like any other religion, Muslims have their own religious text, the Qur’ân, which contains 114 chapters, called Suras. The Muslims use the Qur’ân for prayer and guidance. Michael Sells, in Introduction: Approaching the Qur’an, states “The Qur’ân reminders of a basic ethic are placed within a framework of lyrical meditation and existential confrontation” (Sells 19). In that case, Muslims should behave according to how God tells them to in the Qur’ân. From…

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    way that they are written. The Qur’an is the ancient sacred text of the Muslims It was delivered to the prophet Mohammed by the angel Gabriel over a twenty-three-year period. It is composed of 114 suras, and it lacks the lyrical style that the Hebrew bible text has. The Hebrew bible is the sacred text of the Jews. It is written with more detail and dramatization. The diction used to portray the character and moral values are different. The story of the prophet Joseph, told in both the Qur’an and…

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    Infidel: My Life by Ayaan Hirsi Ali and how it changed my view on the treatment and freedoms of women in other countries, specifically those living under the laws of the Qur’an. The Qur’an is an Islamic sacred book, which is believed, by followers, to be the word of God. Muhammad is said to be the prophet to which the archangel Gabriel recited the word of God, which became the Qur’an. It dictates all aspects of their life from daily activities, to politics and religion. Under the Qur’an women…

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    Ibn Ishaq Thesis

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    presented his narrative on the prophet Muhammad’s biography it influenced hundreds to thousands and arguably millions of lives, changing the perspective of believers (Muslims) and non-believers (sharik) . Ibn Ishaq’s superb use of literary technique to persuade his audience of this Meccan tribal-born man Muhammad Ibn Abd Allah’s prophetic existence. Although the sitar (biography) is far less reliable than any other antique Islamic resource; such as the Hadith, Tafsir, or Akhbar, does not mean…

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    Islam Theological Analysis

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    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 prophet of God (Veninga, 2014). The Hadith are the second after the Qur’an. They put down the actions, teachings and rulings of Mohammed as conveyed by his…

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    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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    The Qur’an engages the Islamic people into the development of cultural beliefs and laws. In the article Shared Stories, Rival Telling’s, Gregg develops the comparison of Sarah and Hagar’s story throughout a variety of religions. Also, Gregg calls into question the Qur’an legality in the story of Sarah and Hagar. Sarah and Hagar’s story represents the Muslim woman in a manner legally correct according to the Qur’an where both woman were wives of Abram, neither were left without any inheritance…

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