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Reflection Paper On Religion

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Islam is often viewed as a religious tradition which originates from the seventh century. An important part of Islam is based on the prophet Muhammad, and the great revelations in which he received from God, according to the Quran. However, it is most important to realize that Muslims do not view Islam as a new religion. Muslims believe that Allah is the same God who revealed himself to Abraham, Moses, and Jesus. Therefore, Jews, Christians, and Muslims are all followers of the same living God. Muslims believe that the Quran is the final and complete revelation of God to all people. It is not easy for some people to accept the fact that God exists when there have been so many throughout history. You cannot also say if someone’s religion is right or wrong or the God they believe in is a “Supreme” god. Why Islam and not Christianity? Why Hinduism and not Judaism? Every one of them different and they vary from one another; they have different rules and are all passionate about their belief. But the fact still remains that there is one who is above all and he is God. God is Omnipresent, omnipotent, and Benevolent. When I first registered for this class I was excited to learn more about different religion but as time passed I started asking myself questions if this class is teaching what I thought it would. My answer was no. It started…show more content…
The Quran states, “The heavens declare the wonder of God, the skies declare the work of His hands. Looking at the stars, understanding the massiveness of the universe, observing the wonders of nature, seeing the beauty of a sunset all of these things point to a Creator God.” If these were not enough, there is also evidence of God in our own hearts. Deep within us is the acknowledgment that there is something beyond this life and someone beyond this world. We can deny this knowledge rationally, but God’s presence in us and all around us is still
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