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Islam Terrorists and fundamentalist are common names used to express Muslims It is more to Muslims than that first off the meaning of the word The first thing that one should know and clearly understand about Islam is what the word Islam itself means The religion of Islam is not named after a person as in the case of Christianity which was named after Jesus Christ The Arabic word Islam means the submission or surrender of ones will to the only true god worthy of worship Allah and anyone who does so is termed a Muslim The word also implies peace which is the natural consequence of total submission to the will of Allah5 Islamic religion has done some amazing things and I will note a few On the Arabian Peninsula home of the Arabs was isolated and Arabs 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 Gulf4 There are two distinctive regions The first was a well-watered valley between mountains and the second is arid plains and desert Grass grows quickly during the showers of the rainy season In ancient times the Arabs were Bedouin nomads that herded sheep goats and camels3 They also lived in tents made of felt from camel or goat hair They ate fresh or dried dates and drank milk from their herds On special occasions they ate mouton Their tribes were made of related families They valued family ties because they ensured protection and survival In the Islamic faith the family is the foundation of the Muslim society The peace and security offered by a stable family unit is greatly valued and seen as essential for the spiritual growth of its members2 The sheikh ruled as long as the tribe allowed him They had a counsil of elders There was warfare over waterholes and pastures Their way of punishment
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