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  • Five Pillars Of Islam
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    Islam It is averaged that there are 750 million people practicing Islam. Islam is actually derived form Christianity. History books indicates that one night in the year 610, the first of many revelations came to Muhammad from God by way of the angel Gabriel. The message Muhammad received told him that there was but one God, not many gods, as most Arabs believed. This God was creator of the world, and He would one day judge mankind. The word Islam means "surrender" or "submission", submission to ...
  • Our Beliefs In A Non Violent Way
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    Clingman page 1 Borders of Non-Violent Resistance When I think about violence towards another human being, I start thinking about the consequences that are going to come about afterwards and then I start thinking, what's the point? That's probably why I have never been a fight in my life, physically that is. I look at all these people on TV or in the media "standing up for what they believe in", but where do you draw the line from getting violent to get your beliefs across to just taking the cal...
  • Very Appealing Part Of The Sufi Belief
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    Islam, as a religion, is divided into two different sects, Sunni and Shi'i. These divisions have their own separate values and rituals that create an unconquerable schism between them. The gap, however, is somewhat bridged by a twist on the Islamic faith known as Sufism. The mystic ways of the Sufi society make it very appealing to both Sunnis and Shiites, not to mention the newcomers to the Islamic faith. Sufism uses the quality of unification and the quality of appeal to make it one of the str...
  • Muhammad Through Many Troubles By Discussion
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    The Start of Islam Out of the many interesting religions of the Far East Islam has quite a uniqueness to it. The name, Islam stems from the word "salam", that means peace. The word "Muslim", which means a follower of Islam, refers to a person who submits him or her self to the will of God. Many religious experts believe that the prophet Muhammad founded Islam in the year 622 CE. Muhammad was believed to have lived from 570-632 CE. This particular religion started when the angel Jibreel read the ...
  • Islamic Men
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    Many times when feminists looked at Islamic women they criticized the man for not treating women properly. However, as Jane I. Smith states, women of Islam are not really offended by that fact, on the contrary, they believe that it is better for them. The Holy Koran is the basis for the Islamic believers. It has many interpretations, however there are certain facts that are sure to be clear as to the position of women in an Islamic society. Koran did introduce very significant changes as to trea...
  • Message Of Islam
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    The literal meaning of Islam is peace; surrender of one's will i.e. losing oneself for the sake of God and surrendering one's own pleasure for the pleasure of God. The message of Islam was revealed to the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings on him) 1,400 years ago. It was revealed through angel Gabriel (on whom be peace) and was thus preserved in the Holy Quran. The Holy Quran carries a Divine guarantee of safeguard from interpolation and it claims that it combines the best features of th...
  • Pilgrimage To Mecca
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    The Hajj: Pilgrimage Mecca is also known as Makkah and its full name is Makkah al-Mukkaramah. Mecca is a city in the Hijab region of western Saudi Arabia. It is known as the holiest site in the Islamic religion. The history of Mecca goes back as early as the fifth century. It was an independent and powerful city in pre-Islamic times. It is the religious center for Islamic people and it houses the Kaaba and the Great Mosque. It is also the birthplace of Muhammad, the first capital of caliphate, a...
  • Islam Believes
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    Global History 9 March 23rd 1999 In the world today there are three major religions, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. Each having the same background but having different views of this religion. These religions all have originated from the same area, the Middle East, and each having branched out from there. The basic beliefs for Christianity, Judaism, and Islam is that they all should believe in one and only one God and believe that we should not worship idols. Christianity's basic belief is th...
  • Islamic's And The Christian Faith
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    In America there are more religious groups especially from foreign countries than I had suspected. There are more Islamic members than those of Judaism and more Buddhists than Seventh Day Adventist. All religions acknowledge that God is forever and exist everywhere at all times. Oftentimes a local congregation will have the same belief in one City, town, or country as they hand down their manner of faith and practices and these groups do not keep up with any new developing questions or reasons f...
  • Treatments Of Muslims Ss Government
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    Great White Americans 1990's - Bill Clinton Democrats Scandal Less aggressive than Bush about Foreign Policy Iraq first step "You are with me or not with me"o Cut money supplies for terrorism- Bush Republica no No social program so Oversea social program so Based on his father 911- Police Rescuer so Hand by hand, helped a lot. o America united they stando Majority of white people 356 died white- Bill gate so Born seattle o Harvard SS Dropped out First commercially successful PCo Microsoft One of...
  • Ancient Cultures Of Islam
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    Ancient Civilizations What makes us civilized Could it be the many ancient cultures before us We have learned everything we know from our ancestors, from the architecture we use to make our buildings to the way we speak and interact with one another. I am going to attempt to learn the many ways that us as human beings have evolved from the ancient cultures of Islam, Greece, and Assyria. The Islamic culture is located mainly in the middle ast. The ancient Islamic people consisted of Arabs which w...

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