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    always run smoothly within other religions and cultures. A major world religion, Islam, strongly opposes a liberal democratic government, which causes some major conflicts not only in the War on Terror, but in the United States as well. For instance, Sharia, or Islamic laws, conflict with laws of equality and morals in the United States Constitution. The rules of…

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    Jean-Jacques, Reginald ********************************************************************************************************** 1. Select one of the challenges of Islam in the modern world described in our textbook; research on the Internet how this challenge is being met in major Muslim societies today; and write an essay on your findings. Student Answer: I do not know if I should consider this topic of Islam a challenge or cultural in the modern world. The covering from head to toe,…

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    March Against Sharia

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    ACT for America, the country's largest grassroots anti-Muslim group described by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) as an "extremist group", called for the nationwide "March Against Sharia". Islamophobia in the USA - Al Jazeera World In a statement on ACT for America's website, the group claims that Sharia - or Islamic law - runs contrary to human rights and the US Constitution. Yet rights groups and watchdogs, among them the SPLC and the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR),…

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    Quran Vs Sharia

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    created by Muhammad and includes Sharia Law, the Law of Islam. Sharia Law includes the words and actions of Muhammad on things private beliefs, public behavior and private behavior(“Sharia Law”). Sharia Law is the the most stringent in the world today. The Quran and Sharia law definitely promote violence and reveals oppression. However, The Quran and Sharia Law can be interpreted differently and given some flexibility by different Imams and caliphs, but the Sharia Law will always be demonstrated…

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    Blasphemy Law In Pakistan

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    “Blasphemy is the act of insulting or showing contempt or lack of reverence to (a) God(s), to religious or holy persons or sacred things, or toward something considered sacred or inviolable” This is morally wrong and is legally punishable under blasphemy laws. However due to the non-uniformity of their application, limitations on basic Human rights like freedom of thought, conscience and freedom of expression, blasphemy law has had a longstanding contentious history. There has been a great…

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    Once a religious commune and now a violent terrorist organization, Boko Haram is impacting the country and surrounding countries of Nigeria. Their activity includes killing civilians, targeting government buildings, and even sending children in as suicide bombers to bomb buildings such as mosques. The main goal is for the group to turn the country of Nigeria into a true Islamic state. They believe that Islam should be the main religion and the country should move away from western and secular…

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    Burqah Woman

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    In this article, the writer starts by talking about the burqah and how it is consistently being linked with the image of the Muslim women. The author argues that regardless of the spectrum of Muslim women around the world, Muslim women are always showed oppressed in the way that they dress. Speaking on this opening note, it is to be seen that many Muslim women are acutally fond of wearing the Burqa (Malik, 2011). This is their choice and what they want and no one is really forcing them to do…

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    words, ijtihad is the maximum effort expended by the jurist to master and apply the principles and rules of usul al-fiqh (legal theory) for the purpose of discovering God’s law” (Zia 119). If every mujtahid (an Islamic scholar competent in interpreting sharia by ijtihad) applied their own ijtihad to interpreting religious text, it is highly unlikely…

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    Sharia, an Arabic word meaning "the right path," refers to the customary Islamic law. The Sharia comes from the Quran, the holy book of Islam, which Muslims reflect the actual word of God. The Sharia also follows from the Prophet Muhammad's teachings and understandings of those teachings by certain Muslim legal scholars. Muslims believe that Allah exposed his true will to Muhammad, who then passed on Allah's commands to humans in the Quran. Between the seventh century when Muhammad died and the…

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    mind these few words and important guidance mentioned in Mansur sahib speech. Pay attention that the speech is not a Friday sermon of traditional cemetery speech. It is rather a message to mujahedin from the Amir that every word of it, according to Sharia, is peremptory. If you are ignoring it, then God Almighty will punish you for disobedience. Therefore, the Taliban and all mujahedin, who call themselves members of the Islamic Emirate, should pay serious attention to the…

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