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  • Founder Of Islam Mohammad
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    Judaism and Islam has been controversial today because of the war between Arabs and Jews. Though it may seem the conflict is over religion it's not at all, its over land. Palestine is considered be a holy land and the Arabs want the land they fought for fifty-four years. Islam was found in the Middle East. This religion was started because of the founder of Islam Mohammad. Mohammad was born into poverty in Mecca. Mohammad parents died and was adopted by his uncle. He later married a rich widow. ...
  • Human Beings And Almighty God
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    The word "Islam" is an Arabic word which means "submission to the will of God". This word comes from the same root as the Arabic word "salam", which means "peace". As such, the religion of Islam teaches that in order to achieve true peace of mind and surety of heart, one must submit to God and live according to His Divinely revealed Law. The most important truth that God revealed to mankind is that there is nothing divine or worthy of being worshipped except for Almighty God, thus all human bein...
  • Religion Of Islam
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    Since, the September 11th attacks the image of Islam has been bashed. I want to show people that Islam, no matter what anyone could possibly say, is a religion of peace. There are people who take things out of context of course but we should not let those people dictate the thoughts of the masses. The religion of Islam is a religion of peace and I want to prove this true by using the life of Prophet Muhammad as my reference. Many times I have seen on television people distorting the truth of Isl...
  • Hazrat Abu Bakr
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    Hazrat Abu Bakr occupies a unique and significant role in the history of Islam. He was the first adult male to accept Islam, and when he first accepted the new faith, he accepted it right away. The Prophet (S) said, "Whenever I offered Islam to any person, he showed some hesitation when embracing it. But Abu Bakr is an exception. He was the prophet's closest companion. It was Abu Bakr, who traveled with the Prophet (S) to Madinah for the Hijra. When Prophet Muhammad (S), made the hijra from Makk...
  • Islamic Religion And Muhammad
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    Todays Muslims are branded as terrorists or fundamentalist. But their religion is a gentle religion. Onthe Arabian Peninsula, home of the Arabs, was isolated and they were able to develop their civilization without outside influences. It is about 1 million miles square, that is located between the Red sea and the Persian Gulf. There are two distinctive regions. The first has well-watered valleys between mountains and the second is arid plains and desert. Grass grows quickly during the shoes of t...
  • Accepted Muhammad As The Messenger Of God
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    The Founder Muhammad was born in Mecca, Arabia, in AD 570. His father died before he was born and his mother died when he was only a child. He was first raised by his grandfather and later by his uncle Abu Talib. He lived with a desert tribe for a while and learned how to shepherd the flocks. At age 25, he began to serve a wealthy widow aged 40 by the name Khadija. They got married and had two sons and four daughters. The two sons died early. One of his daughters married his uncle Abu Talib's so...
  • Martin Lings Life Of Muhammad
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    Muhammad: His Life based on the Earliest Sources Acclaimed worldwide as the ultimate resource material on the topic, in the English language, Martin Lings' Life of Muhammad is unmatched by any other book. It is said to be the most definitive biography. First published in 1983, it is based on Arabic sources of the eighth and ninth centuries. Some important passages of these are translated in Martin Lings work. The volume owes the freshness of its approach to the words of the men and women who hea...
  • Hadith's In Sunni Islam
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    A Comparison Between the Sunnis and Shiites Have you ever wondered about other religions that are out there and why they are out there? I have and that is why I chose to write my paper on the Sunnis and Shiites. Read on to learn more about a brief history and then I will break each of them into separate religions. In books written on Islam the word 'hadith' usually refers to the sayings or 'traditions' which have been given from the Prophet. Muslims hold these to be the most important source of ...
  • Prophets Of Modern Times
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    What is a Prophet The most common definition of this word is spokesman, or one who speaks for or on behalf of someone. Prophets were sent out on a well defined and specified mission entrusted to them, by God, to guide mankind along the path of righteousness. They were charged with the responsibility of conveying to the believers the commandments. They were directed to carry good tidings in return for acts of piety and warnings of severe retribution for bad deeds. We can therefore define a prophe...
  • Prophet Muhammad
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    Muhammad the Just Profit Islam began in Arabia during the seventh century common era. Islam is the youngest of all monotheistic religions of the western world and despite its later development after Judaism and Christianity, there are nearly one billion believers in existence today. This makes Islam the third largest religion in the world today. Generally, there are many misconceptions about the religion of Islam today. To understand the Islamic religion, one must first understand the story of t...
  • Death Holy Prophet The Followers Of Islam
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    Islam is a universal religion. It is the second largest religion of he world after Christianity. "Islam is a religion for all people from whatever race or background they might be. That is why Islamic civilization is based on a unity, which stands completely against any racial or ethnic discrimination. Such major racial and ethnic groups as the Arabs, Persians, Turks, Africans, Indians, Chinese and Malays in addition to numerous smaller units embraced Islam and contributed to the building of Isl...
  • Limitation Of Women's Education In Islam
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    Introduction In the history of the world, Islam was the first religion and the first social system which recognized the human status of women and awarded them the highest dignity and honor. In addition, Islam granted women equal rights with men in every aspect, and abolished all discriminations on the basis of sex. Amina Muhsin, who is well-known Islamic author, claims that "Women's rights in the civil, political, social, economic and cultural areas are indivisible from one another in the realit...

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