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The Prophet Muhammad Ali and the Four Pillars of the Islamic Faith
Islam is one of the youngest yet most popular religions in the world. Founded by Prophet Muhammad Ali, the Islamic faith believes in one universal God. They follow the teachings of the Qur’an, believed to be the final word to humanity from God (Hop, Woo, Hen 244). Those who follow Islam view it less of a religion and more o...
A Look into the Prophetic Side of Islam
The fact that believers of the Islam religion believe that the world is capable of ceasing to exist is interesting, I wasn’t expecting to read that in a paper about religion. The fact their god is also believed to have no rival is intriguing, I didn’t know that they denied the existence of any sort of satanic figure. The f...
The Evolution of Islam Practices and Beliefs over Time
The Islamic world has remained constant in the way that its population is influenced by and follows the customs of the religion called Islam which determines their social/moral codes. However the Islamic world had changed over time as it expanded beyond its cultural territories and improved in its trade and education system...
The Five Pillars of Faith in Islam
How To Be a Good Muslim In order to be a muslim there are basic things that can be done to get by and still get into heaven. The foundation of Islam sits on five pillars of faith. These pillars are declaration of faith, prayer, fasting, alms, and the hajj (H 1:7). The statement or declaration of faith is the first step t...
The Importance, Implications and Power of the Book The Path of Muhammad
Al-Tariqah al-Muhammadiyyah, or The Path of Muhammad, more commonly referred to as the Tarikat, is a book providing guidance on Islamic morals and ethics written by Mehmed b. Pir Ali, also known as Mehmed Birgivi and most famously, Imam Birgivi. Written in the ‘glory days’ of the Ottoman Empire, the text promotes Islamic or...
An Evaluation of the View of Muslim Women in Islam
Essay 3 The Islamic culture has a tendency to draw controversial status and attention. Especially for their views on Muslim woman and what their roles are in their society. While some people in the Muslim culture argue that the woman of their society are being oppressed, some see this as a normal day to day routine in thei...
The Fear and Misconception of the Islamic faith
The Islamic faith is certainly a hot topic in today’s society. There is much fear associated with Muslims. This fear comes from misunderstanding. Many of the terrorist attacks that have taken place in the last few decades have been in the name of Islam. To some people, particularly Americans, Islam is seen as the primary so...
The Cultural and Religious Differences in the Role of Women in Traditional Islam
When it comes to combining woman’s rights with the religion of Islam it is hard for the two to coexist as the founding principles of both differ on how women should be treated and viewed in society. The two can co-exist without overlooking a belief of the separate issues as the two would not have to be altered without chang...
A Look at the Misinformation on Islam
IN AN ELECTION CYCLE where fear-mongering and anti-Islam rhetoric are seemingly at an all-time high, swept under the rug are intellectual conversations about certain issues, resulting from an also all-time high fear of being reprimanded, or worse, sued, for pondering a topic. No, this is not some holier-than-thou diatribe c...
An Analysis of Muhammad from the Sources of World Civilization Textbook in Relation to Islam
Having a Muslim mother, I have learned throughout my life that Islam, unfortunately, happens to be a misunderstood religion. Many people haven’t been given a good source of info regarding the religion, as well as of the founder himself – Muhammad. Some students, including me, were assigned to analyze Muhammad from the Sourc...