Qur'an

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  • Describe The Differences Between Joseph And Hebrew Bible

    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 The Hebrew Bible, are written in different styles and have differences within the plot In the Hebrew Bible the story of Joseph is told with detail. It has the lineage and historical value of the character incorporated in the moral of the story. “This is the lineage of Jacob-Joseph, seventeen years old, was tending the flock with his brothers, assisting the sons of Bilhah and the sons of…

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  • Islam Theological Analysis

    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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  • 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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  • What Is The Rivalry Between Sarah And Hagar's Story Summary

    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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  • Summary Of Infidel: My Life By Ayaan Hirsi Ali

    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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  • 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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  • John Kaltner: Book Review

    Professor John Kaltner, known award winner for his writing, has a new book which offers an introduction to the Qur 'an. It goes over the contents, use of the sacred text, origin of it, and the structure of the Qur’an. Offering a selection of views, the work allows the modern reader to openly discuss and analyze the issues and themes of the Islamic holy book. After the introduction to the book that elaborates and situates how the Qur 'an is studied by Muslims and experienced in life, Kaltner 's…

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  • Hinduism Compare And Contrast Essay

    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…

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  • The Role Of Human Trafficking In Islam

    Like the Hebrew bible and the New Testament, the Qur’an accepted the institution of slavery as an established part of their lives. The Qur’an sought to humanise and regulate the practice of slavery rather than seek its immediate abolition. This is evident in many Islamic sacred tests like the Qur’an. For example where it says, “If you fear that (in your marital obligations) you will not be able to observe justice among them, then content yourself with only one, or the captives that your right…

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  • Islamic Feminism In Islam

    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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