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Customs And Traditions Of The Muslim Population

- Customs and Traditions of the Muslim Population Muslims ' customs and traditions are to a great degree extraordinary when contrasted with western social orders traditions and customs. With more than 1.6 billion Muslims spread over the world, various societies focus the conventions a Muslim may practice of his religion. Numerous Muslims ' are accepted to be stuck in a "period case" and have not got up to speed with the same modernization as different nations. This is not valid for all Muslims, as some carry on with a more modernized western way of life....   [tags: Islam, Muhammad, Ramadan, Muslim]

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The Rights Of A Muslim Women

- Muslims, but also students, researchers, entrepreneurs, artists, politicians, volunteers, activities, etc” (Navarro, 2010, p. 100). The reviewed literatures demonstrate when implying to the rights of a Muslim women; the western media discourse tends to emphasize symbolic and religious issues such as the veil. She provides an example of how the French mass media represents the veil to the general public: In August 2006, when the British authorities decided to keep aero planes grounded at Heathrow airport in order to dismantle a series of terrorist attempts, the web page of the French newspaper “Liberation” announced “attempted attacks” which it described as Islamist and could not find anythi...   [tags: Muhammad, Islam, Muslim, Qur'an]

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Summary Of ' Days Living As A Muslim '

- Watching “30 Days Living as A Muslim” really did not teach me anything, but surely made me angrier. First of all I found it very offensive for someone to attempt to make most of the ignorant people in this world to comprehend what Islam, which is receiving such hatred and insult, and Muslims who are going through too many victimization just to survive and be treated equally as other followers of God’s guidance within 45 minutes. I felt ashamed and disgusting. What does it mean. If it is more than an hour, won’t people watch it....   [tags: Islam, Qur'an, Muslim, Muhammad]

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Muslim Terrorism in the United States

- Historical Background It is necessary to examine the historical context of Muslim terrorism in the United States to understand the evolvement of Muslim extremism today. Juergensmeyer (2003) supports this stance by stating that contemporary acts of violence are influenced by historical violence perpetrated in the religious past. The assumption could be made that Muslim extremism in the United States is a more recent phenomenon; on the contrary, this is not true. By understanding history enlightens to where foundations and structures were built to support Muslim extremism and terrorism activities that exist in the United States today....   [tags: Terrorism, Muslim Extremism]

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The World Of Islam And Muslim Integration

- Introduction In the most recent edition of, The Economist, Robert D. Kaplan essay ends with the following statement: “Europe must now find some other way to dynamically incorporate the world of Islam without diluting its devotion to the rule-of-law based system . . . in which individual rights and agency are uppermost in a hierarchy of needs. If it [Islam] cannot evolve in the direction of universal values, there will be only the dementia of ideologies and coarse nationalisms to fill the void.” This essay will explain Kaplan 's views in regards to Islam and Muslim integration, additionally about the rise of far-Right and far-Left political developments....   [tags: Islam, Qur'an, Muslim Brotherhood]

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The Muslim Brotherhood and Political Islam

- In recent decades, Arab governments have lost a lot of confidence from their citizens. Their failure to liberate occupied Arab lands and eliminate the Zionist entity, is a huge disappointment to Arabs everywhere. The Arabs have become discontented with nationalism and with the spread of corruption in their countries, and with their governments’ inability to achieve social justice and a decent standard of living for all. This has opened the way for Islamist parties to emerge as an alternative to Arab nationalism....   [tags: Why the Muslim Brotherhood will not die]

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The Religion Of Muslim People

- Every day in the society we will live in, people are stereotyped. People of a certain race, religion or social background are judged on preconceived notions of people with no basis for actual personal preference. Society lumps groups together into whole categories, like all Marquette is a bunch of rich white kids, or the only people that work as field workers are Hispanics. Stereotypes are everywhere and some of them are not subtle, like the disdain for people who practice Islam here in America in this world after that attacks on September 11th 2001....   [tags: Islam, Muhammad, Religion, Muslim]

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I Am A Muslim Pakistan

- “You stayed by the 9/11 memorial for thanksgiving break. How ironic” jokingly, said a friend of mine after I told her about my thanksgiving break. It wasn’t something new for me or something that deeply affected me. Being a Pakistani Muslim, there were many times I came across these jokes or even serious comments that applied that somehow I was linked to terrorism. Many times I ignored these comments and sometimes I even joined these jokes and made fun of myself. While I was not that effected by these comments , many times they can have severe consequences for people, such as Waleed, a student in Sugarland, Texas....   [tags: Islam, Muhammad, Pakistan, Muslim]

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Hate Crimes Against Muslim Americans

- Muslim Americans are a group of people that practice the religion of Islam. In America, some people are prejudice towards people who practice Islam, and can go as far as generalizing them as terrorists which is completely unfair. This prejudice is called islamophobia (Schaefer, 2015), and it is still a big issue in our country. This issue needs to be fixed- not all Muslim people were responsible for 9/11 and some people need to stop acting like they were. As a country, people in America need to rise above stereotyping, and move towards acceptance....   [tags: Islam, Muslim, Abuse, Discrimination]

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Hindu India vs Muslim India

- At first, the aim of the Muslim League was to establish friendly relations between the Muslims and the British Crown. After the Royal decision of the annulment of the partition of Bengal in 1911, Muslim League saw that in order to get their requests dealt with, they need to form relations with the Congress, the representative party of Hindus. Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the member of Congress, also joined the Muslim League in 1913. After witnessing the annulment, he worked on a pact to unite Muslims and Hindus which was eventually signed on 30th of December, 1916 at Lucknow....   [tags: Hindu vs Muslim in India]

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Bangladesh-Muslim World Relations

- One of the most significant factors of Bangladesh foreign policy is its close relation with the Muslim countries. Geographically Bangladesh belongs to South Asia and the Bengalees are not culturally as close to the Arabs, Persians or Turks as the Pakistanis or North Indians are. Some Muslim states even took this movement as an act of ruining the Islamic fraternity. The Indo-Pakistan war, starting in December 3 and the surrender of the Pakistani army to the joint command of the Indian and Bangladeshi army, both has fuelled this suspicion....   [tags: Muslim, Islam, Middle Easy]

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Reasons for the Formation of the All India Muslim League

- ... The birth of All India Muslim League at Dacca on 30th December 1906 came as an expression of that desire. OBJECTIVES OF THE MUSLIM LEAGUE Muslim League which became the mass movement of Muslims succeeded in establishing Pakistan in 1947 by forming the following objectives: 1. To inculcate among Muslims a feeling of loyalty to the Government and to disabuse their minds of mis-understandings and misconceptions out of it’s actions and intentions. 2. To protect and advance the political rights and interests of the Muslims of India and to represent to the Government from time to time, their needs and aspirations....   [tags: muslim delegation, hindus]

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The Media 's Portrayal Of Muslim People And Women People

- The news media is a way to broadcast information that is new and seems to affect a wide number of people or attracts attention to raise ratings. The platforms that news media utilizes is broad and aims to communicate to as many people as possible. Those platforms include television, radio, paper/print and more modernly through social media. These platforms can be used to relay information on a hurricane in another country, a massacre in Orlando, or the “conservative Republican agenda.” (Shaw, Lee, 2015, 261) All information is perspective based, but can be construed in a way that leaves little room for misunderstanding or a lot of room for misunderstanding....   [tags: Islam, Sociology, Terrorism, Muslim]

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The Islamic Muslim Scholars From Around The World?

- What is your reaction to this open letter directed towards the leader of ISIS from a collection of Sunni Muslim scholars from around the world. What is it attempting to argue generally. Why do you think they’ve written it. What are they hoping to accomplish. Do you find their interpretations of the Quran/Sharia convincing, or do you believe that the ISIS implementation of the Quran/Sharia are more accurate. I was surprised by reading this letter to learn of all the violent acts that ISIS has participated in....   [tags: Islam, Qur'an, Muhammad, Muslim]

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The Present-day State of Muslim-Western Relations

- This essay reflects my research and participation towards our collaborative project/presentation, and outlines the focus and arguments of the group presentation. At first, my group members and I chose to do our group presentation on the relationship between the West and the Muslim world, particularly the causes of why it's such an uneasy relationship, and how fantasy plays a part. We were planning on discussing “Park51”, as it's a current event and a good indicator of the present-day state of Muslim-Western relations....   [tags: Muslim-Western Relations]

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Why do Muslim Women Cover their Body

- If someone was to look up the meaning of veil in a dictionary the noun would state that it is “ a piece of material worn by women to protect or conceal the face” while the verb is describes the action as a way to “partially conceal, disguise, or obscure.” Unfortunately, in today's society both definitions have meaning when it comes to the veil and it’s role in Muslim culture. Whether or not women want to accept it the truth, still remains that the veil is a form of gendered violence. Even though people seek to reclaim it’s meaning they cannot change its origins and the reason it was established in the first place, to conceal and control Muslim women....   [tags: gender violen, muslim culture, veil]

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How do Muslim Families Transfer their Ethics and Values to Future Generations?

- ... In the Hadith is says, As a muslim parent they have the reponsiblity to instill all relgious morals, ethic’s and traditon’s into their young. It is different for girls and boys an example of this is prayer. The key purpose of Salat (prayer) in Islam is to stand before God and ask for guidance on the straight path (the correct way on life) and to give thanks and praise to their almighty God. Salat is an important act to perform correctly as it is one of the five pillars of Islam (Suliman, 2014)....   [tags: muslim culture, salah]

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Spiritual Lessons of Muslim Revolutionists Imam Ali and Jalal al-din Rumi

- A prominent element in regards to oral traditions surviving the testament of time is the simplicity, directness, and concision that such traditions tend to be composed of. This makes it appear as though these early simple teaching can have an endless stream of commentary stem from a small assortment of simple words. Certainly such phrases and sayings by highly revered Islamic revolutionists Imam Ali and Jalal al-din Rumi tend to be simple in design much like these oral traditions, but a careful analysis of their work will depict the true depth of their teachings....   [tags: Religion, Quotes, Muslim]

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Women in Muslim Society

- Women in Muslim Society           The role of woman, her position and status in society, and her nature have been issues of debate and discussion informed by religion, tradition and culture, misogyny, feminism and - many times - downright ignorance and bigotry. In discussing the role of women in contemporary society there are three main areas that can be addressed. The perceptions of woman within contemporary Muslim societies. The status, position and role of woman in the Qur'an and in early Islam from where we derive our aspirations....   [tags: Islam Muslim Female Essays]

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The Qur'An Shapes The Life Of An Everyday Muslim

- "The Qur'an - does it shape the life of an everyday Muslim?" Unlike many other religions Islam makes very little distinction between the spiritual and the secular parts of life. Islam means submission to the way of God and this can be seen in the way in which the vast majority of Muslims lead their daily lives through close adherence to the Qur'an and the teachings of the Prophet. Muslim society is ideological in that the followers of the faith are making a commitment to follow God and to accept the word of God as the truth, basing their concept of good and evil on these teachings....   [tags: Religion Islam Muslim]

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Analysis Of Yvonne Ridley 's Article, How I Came And The Veil, Curiosity Of The Muslim Culture

- In today’s society, a stereotype is more often used than the actual fact. In some cases, people do not even realize the negative impact it has on a certain race or religion. But, no matter what the stereotype is, there will always be a group of educated people ready to inform them on what is correct. In the article, How I Came to Love the Veil, Yvonne Ridley’s curiosity of the Muslim culture led her to being captured by the Taliban. After being held captive, she promised the group that she would read the Koran, if they let her go....   [tags: Islam, Qur'an, Muhammad, Muslim]

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The Religious Debate on Muslim Women Wearing the Hijab

- Should Muslim women be required to wear the traditional hijab is a religious debate I was never aware existed, I just always believed it was mandatory to wear the veil and that was that. There are many that say the hijab is a symbol of their religion but they are being challenged by the view that it is a personal choice. The Islam religion has five fundamental requirements: Ramadan fasting, believing that the only God is Allah and that Prophet Mohammed is Allah's messenger, praying five times daily, giving to charity, and making a pilgrimage to Mecca if possible....   [tags: Religion Muslim Islam Papers]

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Decline of the Muslim Empires: Safavid, Ottoman, and Mughal

- Decline of the Muslim Empires: Safavid, Ottoman, and Mughal Since the beginning, all empires have faced change in many ways, declining and rising in status. Many empires have collapsed, only to start again under a different name. Like all empires, the three Muslim Empires, the Ottomans, Safavids, and Mughals have faced this inevitable state. Although each individual empire is different, they each have similarities in their reasons for decline. Whether it is social, religious, economic, or political reasons, the empires, like many others, have fallen....   [tags: History Muslim Historical Essays]

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Muslim Violence And Muslim Religion

- Fear, instilled into our brains through violence and driven by a leader with a purpose. The rise of Islam is driven by fear, whether it be the fear of damnation through the divine or by the violence others bestow upon us. Gordon says, “History has shown repeatedly that ideas can provide powerful motivation for extraordinary deeds.” (11) Muslims are masters of using this fear/violence to make their religion dominant; Muhammad’s use of violence to spread the Muslim religion, how Muslim diplomacy leads to violence, and how it shaped our modern day views on the Muslim religion for the worse....   [tags: Islam, Muhammad, Abu Bakr, Qur'an]

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Visibly Muslim by Emma Tarlo

- In her textbook Visibly Muslim, Emma Tarlo outlines how Muslim clothing and fashion in the urban setting of Britain can affect the visibility of ethnicity. According to the 2001 census, there are over 1.6 million Muslims living in Britain. This population consists of individuals from many different backgrounds and descents, and all have their own distinct cultural dress and fashion. The most recognized and popular item among Muslim women is ‘hijab’, which has brought about much debate because of its conservative covering....   [tags: Muslin Clothing, Fashion, Urban Setting]

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Visibly Muslim by Emma Tarlo

- ... The media plays a massive role in the misrepresentation of Muslims throughout the world and many publications stimulate or assume stereotyping of muslims in societies (Aydin & Hammer 2009). When it comes to events such as 9/11, the London bombings of 2005 and the Danish cartoon controversy (Tarlo 2010) it can be seen that muslims are portrayed stereotypically in a violent way, creating conflict with being accepted into society. The cartoon controversy reasserted the association of Islam with violence and terrorism (Tarlo 2010) and this can have dramatic effects on the muslim population as a whole as it can create false judgement and feelings of injustice by being stereotyped as violent p...   [tags: british muslims, fashion, politics, faith]

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Transformations: The Changes Muslim Women Experience when they are Strong, Smart and Brave

- Transformations: The Changes Muslim Women Experience when they are Strong, Smart and Brave Works Cited Missing Many stereotypes present in modern day society portray Arab women, or more precisely, Muslim women, as having little to no independence or power. These stereotypes assert that Muslim women are oppressed both physically and psychologically, and that as a result of such outrageous treatment these women are psychologically weak. As with all stereotypes, this is a misconception. Blanket statements announcing one group of people as exhibiting the same characteristics are patently incorrect....   [tags: Arab Muslim Women Essays]

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Muslim Muslims And Muslim People With Kindness And Love

- “None of you has faith until he loves for his brother or his neighbor what he loves for himself.” (Sahih Bukhari)This is what Prophet Mohammed said, peace be upon him, so all Muslims should treat other people with kindness and love. In fact, they are a numerous of Muslims students in the USA some of them have a scholarship to study aboard and some of them immigrated also; there are American Muslim in the USA. However, some people do not have knowledge and they think all Muslims are terrorists after what happened in New York City on the September 11th....   [tags: Islam, Education, Respect, Muhammad]

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The Muslim Brotherhood

- The Muslim Brotherhood The Muslim Brotherhood was a large Islamic party. It founded by Hasan al-Banna in Egypt in 1928. Their goal was to create an Islamic nation, and they used shari’ah law. The ideas of the Muslim Brotherhood spread throughout the Arab World, and they had many branches in many Arab countries. Hasan al-Banna and his followers worked against the foreign companies “British imperial rule” in their country. What they had done were including charitable contributions and focusing on politics, economics, and societies problems, and they worked to find solutions for making all these things better....   [tags: Islam]

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The Muslim Culture

- Muslim, ever wonder what this word really means. Who is classified as Muslim. Someone that is Muslim is not a terrorist, nor a bad person. They are humans. Someone that is a Muslim only has an Islamic belief. This word originated in Arabia where this whole culture developed (BBC “Islam”). Islam followers, or Muslims, were introduced to their culture from the Prophet Muhammad (BBC “Islam”). The word Islam comes up very often, but who knows what it means. It is said to be the “submission to the will of God (BBC “Islam”).” Majority of the U.S....   [tags: Cultures, Cultural Identity Essays]

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The Muslim Culture

- This is a friend of the family. When I saw this picture I had so many questions about the Muslim culture. This observation assignment granted me the perfect opportunity to get all my questions answered. When Hassan came over to our house for the first time for me to do this interview. He immediately took off his shoes at the door.I said to him “you don’t have to take off your shoes”. He also brought lunch for our family. He explained to me that based on the muslim religion, the very first time you come to someone house you must bring a gift .This is a way of showing honor and respect for someone extending an offer to come to their house....   [tags: Marriage, Wedding, Islam, Mehndi]

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Muslim and Non Muslim Laws

- Islamic law and non-Muslims Some pro-Israeli opinion cite traditional interpretations of sharia (Islamic law) which requires, among other things, that Muslim territory encompass all land that was ever under Muslim control, as a source for the Arab-Israeli conflict. Since the territory of Israel, prior to being the British Mandate of Palestine, was once part of the Ottoman caliphate, some Islamic clerics believe it is unlawful for any portion of it to remain 'usurped' by non-Muslims. By contrast, pro-Arab opinion points at the pronounced religious tolerance of the caliphates, where Christians and Jews coexisted "harmoniously" with Muslims and were granted limited self-autonomy....   [tags: essays research papers]

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On The Distortion Of Islam And The Muslim World

- The Student Life article published by Taylor Schmitt “On the Distortion of Islam and the Muslim World” The Student Life recently published an article, “On the Distortion of Islam and the Muslim World,” in which the author, Taylor Schmitt, rejects the use of the name ISIS since this “gang of fools is neither Islamic nor a state.” Not only does the author state that Islam is not to blame for the cruelties committed in its name, but he goes on to say that ISIS is not an Islamic group at all, a statement which is totally false....   [tags: Islam, Middle East, Sharia, United Arab Emirates]

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The Pressures Of Being A Muslim

- The Pressures of Being a Muslim in America. What is a Muslim. Throughout history, muslims find it challenging to have a peaceful life in the United States of America. Well, there are a countless number of reasons as to why Muslims have a tough life in the United States. First, Muslims experience fears throughout their daily life. On the other hand, Muslims also have a painful procedure in the airport. Lastly and most importantly, Muslims face an extensive amount of stereotyping throughout living in the United States....   [tags: United States, Islam, Al-Qaeda, U.S. state]

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Poltical Parties and The Muslim Republics

- Definition of Poltical Parties: A party means an organization or a group of people who work together. A political parties can be described as ann organized group of people with similar political aims, interest and opinions, and that organized group of person exercise political power. Political parties try to control what happens in Parliament by securing a majority of parliament members. They work together so as to introduce new laws and they alter old ones. Most countries have single-party, two-party, or multiparty systems....   [tags: interests, opinions, democracies]

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Cruelty And Abuse Of The Muslim World

- But nothing compares in terms of cruelty and abuse than Islam, the religion we keep hearing is so peaceful... Unless of course you are Gay or an animal. After hundreds of hours of research I am still unsure which is worse in a Muslims eye being gay or being a dog. Yes the United States treats chickens cruelly but they are considered food and whatever your position is they are put down in a humane way and are never tortured like Muslims do to their dogs and cats. I have not come across many videos of workers at a chicken factory crucifying a chickens, laughing as it struggles and screams for life....   [tags: Muhammad, Islam, Qur'an, Pet]

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The Terror Of The Muslim Mohammed Mohamed

- On September 2015, 14-year-old Muslim Ahmed Mohamed was arrested in MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas because he brought a self made digital clock to school. Essentially, in society in 2015, the word Muslim sparked controversy due to the tragic events of the early 21st century terrorist attack of 9/11. Statistically proven, “4 out of 10 Americans have an unfavorable view of Islam. . . 46% of Americans believe that Islam is more likely than other religions to encourage violence among its believers” (Stopnowactnow, 2008)....   [tags: Barack Obama, Democratic Party, United States]

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The Threat Of The Global Muslim Community

- The winds of apostasy, atheism, and religious ignorance have wreaked havoc around the world. Many a people have left their religions due to religious ignorance, confusion, or even a sense of disgust toward their religious beliefs has caused people to live god-less lives. Many a people have wreaked havoc around the world due to their religious ignorance causing thousands of people to be hurt, ruining the peace and serenity in many countries, and atlas defaming the name of a religion. In the Muslim community, a strange phenomenon has been occurring within the last couple of years due to religious ignorance....   [tags: Religion, Islam, Faith, Morality]

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Fasting in the Christian and Muslim Faiths

- Would one dare to go a day without food. Food in the twenty first century can be used as medicine, energy and center piece for social gatherings. However in many religions people take time to separate themselves from such consumption in an activity called fasting. The practice of fasting is incorporated in several denominations of Christianity, the Muslim faith, and Hinduism. Fasting can be personal and completed any time of year or seen specific times of year in forms of a holiday. In particular some denominations of Christianity people celebrate Lent whereas Muslims commemorate receiving the Quran by celebrating Ramadan....   [tags: Islam and Christianity]

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Terrorism and the Muslim Community

- Much of the terrorism that occurs globally tend to have a link with the Muslim community. When a terrorism activity occurs, the media focus on the Muslim community as the potential masterminds of the criminal act. In most parts of the world, people associated with the Muslim culture receive a lot of discrimination considering that their colleagues associate with terrorism activities. The main question is that are all the terrorism activities that take place associate with the Muslim community....   [tags: Terrorism ]

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The Enhancement Of The Muslim Fundamentalism

- In both given articles, Lewis and Nicolaas argue about the enhancement of the Muslim fundamentalism with different perspectives; however, I believe that Lewis’ views may be quiet misleading to the actual perception. Bernard Lewis indicates that Muslim fundamentalism is conceived through the Muslim community’s oppression and dissatisfaction with the West’s political involvement as well as Islam being a source of aggression. In defiance of his opinion, the word ‘Islam’ comes from the word peace as well as the will of submission to God....   [tags: Islam, Religion, Muhammad, God]

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The Media Of The Muslim Community

- The thought of one person changing the entire world is a thought that has kept me fueled throughout the last few years. How does one begin this process of revolutionizing the world that surrounds one self and his peers. I sought to seek the answer out one step at a time. Over this fall break I saw an opportunity to not only relax from academics but also an opportunity to make the world a better place. I began this process by stepping outside of my comfort zone. As a muslim in todays society, stepping out and adventuring into other faiths and religions isn 't a typical situation for me....   [tags: Islam, Religion, Muhammad, Christianity]

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The Role of the Qur’an in Muslim Religion

- ... Muslims are faithful believer by being the one who submits him/herself to the will of God. “There is no god but God, and assuredly God is the All-mighty, the All- wise”(Sura 3:38-64, pg.108, Reader), explains that god is the only one worthy for worship. The purpose for their existence as a Muslim attains to be their search for peace and space during their lifetime, and achievement of eternal salvation in their afterlife. “But as for the believers, who do deeds of righteousness, He will pay them in full their wages”(Sura 3:38-64, pg.108, Reader), promise of salvation for followers. In order to reach Allah, Muslims go through the “Five Pillars” (Gordon 71)....   [tags: Allah, Mohammed, Obedience]

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The Rise Of The Muslim Society

- Prior to the appearance of the profit Muhammad’s appearance, Arab society was composed of a number tribal groups “loosely held together by loyalty to a strong leader and by the belief that all members of a tribe were descended from a common ancestor” (McKay, 246). The tribal leader, called a sheik, would be chosen by the heads of different families within the tribe from a pool of elite families who were believed to have superior bloodlines. The Qur’an changed things however by designating piety as the only means of becoming honorable....   [tags: Islam, Sociology, Qur'an, Muhammad]

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Muslim Women in the Entertainment Industry

- Muslim Women in the Entertainment Industry Imagine a world immersed in beauty, wealth, gloss, and fame. I may be generalizing, but lets just say it’s a world in which you are born with a streaming talent that most individuals could only dream of. You constantly have hordes of spectators cheering your success and everyone wants to be your friend. The greatest fear of most women seems to be being hideous or lacking capacity and you have no idea what that feels like. Seems spectacular, doesn’t it....   [tags: Islam]

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The Rise and Fall of Muslim Empires

- In Islamic history, various events have occurred in different time periods that have led to the rise and fall of Muslim empires. Muslim kingdoms flourished in a cultural, social, religious, political, and intellectual aspect in their time periods, due to Thanks in large part to religious and political conflict between Muslims, whether they be Sunni or Shia, Identify the major periods and empires in Islamic History. You must use at least two academic (non-digital) sources. For each of these periods or empires, you must identify the dates, major locations, major leaders, and major events....   [tags: kindoms, uthman, iran]

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Cultural Competence With Muslim Americans

- Lum- Ch. 13 Review: The purpose of chapter 13 in Lum (2011) is to discuss cultural competence with Muslim Americans. Muslim Americans are the fastest growing religious community in the United States, which is something that I had not realized. The reason behind this is due to natural births, immigration, and conversion. Within the Muslim American community, there are three generations. The first one being Muslim immigrants. The second one refers to children who were born in the United States to parents who were foreign-born....   [tags: United States, Islam, Islam in the United States]

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The Rights Of Muslim Americans

- Through history, and even more so after 9/11, the government of the United States has not fully protected the rights of Muslim Americans. Over the years, CAIR (Council on American–Islamic Relations) has processed and kept records of civil rights complaints from Muslim Americans. In 2008, CAIR processed “2,728 civil rights complaints”, with the largest increase at Mosques and Muslim organizations.(7, CAIR) For five years in a row, CAIR has registered an exponential increase in civil rights complaints....   [tags: United States, Islam, Rights, Law]

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The Conflict Of Arab And Muslim

- As a child I often played a game similar to monopoly called “tourism”, instead of avenues like monopoly, it had countries in sections like Egypt, Morocco, and Saudi Arabia, each was illustrated with a boy or a girl in traditional attire. The Middle East section had three countries with similar clothing, a cloth on their heads, long tunic & a camel. This was my first encounter with the typical stereotype of Arabs. Whenever I heard the term “Arab”, I immediately though of the game and the preconceive images it had engraved to my brain....   [tags: Islam, Middle East, Arabic language, Stereotype]

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The Islamic Faith And The Muslim Faith

- The Islamic faith is one of the fastest growing religions in the entire world. Along with Christianity, Judaism, and Buddhism, it makes up the four major religions of the world. But the followers of Muhammad, or Muslims, are not one big happy religious family. There are actually two predominate groups within the Muslim faith; the Shi’ites and the Sunnis. Early disagreements among Muslims leadership led to the division. The Sunnis and Shi’as have been at odds with each other since the beginning of Islam, and are still warring today....   [tags: Islam, Muhammad, Qur'an, Iraq]

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Islam And The Muslim Religion

- The most primary foundation of the Muslim religion begins with the prophet Muhammad, around 610 CE (Fisher, 378). Muhammad encountered God’s messenger, Gabriel, who ordered him to recite God’s words that subsequently became the Quran . With this revelation, Muhammad’s responsibility was to deliver and define the message of the word of the Quran to the society because it was a very complicated book to understand. Allah discussed many different topics including the life of jihad....   [tags: Islam, Muhammad, Al-Qaeda, Qur'an]

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A Community Leader For The Muslim Community

- In the beginning of this globalization class, one did not know what to expect. One knew that classes with Dr. Chin were always exciting. When one read there would be a group assignment, it was no surprise. Learning about different cultures and religion is what expands one’s knowledge. Learning about diversity is a part of the curriculum for health care providers. At first, our group chose the Muslim community. One wanted to choose the Jewish community, but all who favored Muslim community ruled....   [tags: Health care, Health care provider, Nutrition]

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The Meaning Of Muslim Marriage

- Meaning of Muslim marriage: Amir Ali: Marriage is an institution ordained for the protection of society in order that human beings may guard themselves from foulness or unchastity. Abdur Rahim: Marriage is partaking between ibadat (prayer) and muamalat (dealing with the world). Baillie: Marriage is not only for increasing the generations but also for solace for life and companionship, so that you have someone who can take care of you and can be taken care of by you. Nature of Muslim marriage: Abdul Kadir v Salima : J....   [tags: Marriage, Islam, Alimony, Divorce]

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The Muslim Majority State of Pakistan

- INTRODUCTION The Muslim majority state of Pakistan was created in 1947 when the Indian sub-continent was divided. Since then, Pakistan has been plagued with domestic political hostility and regional conflicts. Originally, Pakistan was divided into two parts (east and west) to appease the complaints of Indian Muslims. The eastern part is present day Bangladesh, while the western part is the present day Islamic Republic of Pakistan (Human Rights Watch 2014). Over the past few decades, Pakistan has faced much corruption and inefficiency....   [tags: ICCPR, religious minorities]

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Muslim Teaching on Wealth and Poverty

- When it comes to wealth and poverty, there are many significant roles that Islam plays in a Muslim’s life. Poverty is the term used when people live without the basic essentials that all people need in order to live adequately. These conditions are always below standard. There are two types of poverty. The first type is ‘absolute poverty’ : when a person does not have the basic essentials needed to live and the second is ‘relative poverty’: when a person does live an adequate life style but sees people richer than them and yearns for what the richer person has....   [tags: religion]

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The Society of the Muslim Brothers

- In 1928, Egyptian schoolteacher Hasan al-Banna (1906-1949) formed the Jam’iyyat al-Ikhwan al-Muslimin (Society of the Muslim Brothers) with the aim of “providing an Islamic education (tarbiya) and moral orientation (tahdhib) to their members and a wider public, in order to make them understand Islam correctly.” From this innocuous beginning, the Muslim Brotherhood grew to influence rulers and religious figures across the Middle East. Perhaps the most controversial figured tied to the Muslim Brotherhood is current al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri (Born 1951)....   [tags: education, moral, orientation, rulers]

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The Reality Behind Muslim Terrorism

- The reality behind Muslim terrorism, disguised with multiculturalism, diversity and equality propaganda, and its effects on Western society. An alternative reality based view. Importing Muslim Terrorism Everything which is now taking place before our eyes threatens to have explosive consequences for the whole of Europe […] Europe’s response is madness - Viktor Orbán, Hungarian PM. Often referred to as an invading army, mass Muslim immigration was introduced into Europe by the same people behind a world without borders, one-world government and the recent regime changes and invasions....   [tags: Islam, Islamic terrorism, Islamism, Jihad]

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The Roots Of Muslim Rage

- In both given articles, “The Roots of Muslim Rage” by Bernard Lewis, and “The Roots of Muslim Rage Revisited” by Nicolaas J.E. van der Zee, argue about the enhancement of the Muslim fundamentalism with different perspectives; however, I believe that Lewis’ view may be quiet misleading to the actual perception. Lewis indicates that Muslim fundamentalism is conceived through the Muslim community’s oppression and dissatisfaction with the West’s political involvement, as well as “Islam is a source of aggression” ....   [tags: Islam, Religion, Muhammad, God]

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Importance of Prayer in a Muslim's Life

- The praying time cannot be shorter than 3 minutes. The length of time depends on the persons and his state, sometimes one likes to pray more. Islam considers many activities in life as worship such as cleaning your house, working. In praying there is a pattern where people kneel and bow couple of times and repeat the words of Quran. Each prayer has a specific number of kneels and bows, so some prayer times is longer than others. The mosque is used differently during “Jumha” Friday prayer; people pray and listen to the “kutbah” speech afterwards....   [tags: islam, mosque, quran]

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Muslim Life in Islamic Culture

- On the board on Monday morning, there were numbers one through five and they each had a religion written next to them. 1 was Hinduism, 2 was Christianity, 3 was Judaism, 4 was Buddhism, and I was lucky enough to get 5: Islam. Oh, I know so much about Islam culture and their religion, are you kidding. I don’t even know where Islam is. I’m just kidding, it’s not a country. There are many differences between Islam and the United states like our religion, clothes, and food, and becoming a Christian or a Muslim, but Islam is the second largest religion in the world, so it’s important to a lot of people....   [tags: allah, mecca, religion]

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Islam And The Muslim Communities

- Islam arose in the city of Mecca in the early seventh century AD. Until this time, the Arabs were still mostly polytheistic with a few Christian and Jewish tribes scattered around the Arabian Peninsula. Neither Christianity, nor Judaism had made any significant success in converting the idol-worshipper Arabs to either religion. In 570 AD, Muhammad was born in the city of Mecca, and in 610 AD, he received the first revelation of Quran. During the next 23 years, until his death, Muhammad continued to receive revelations of the Quran and spread the message of, uniting most of the Arabic tribes under the banner of Islam....   [tags: Muhammad, Islam, Judaism, Qur'an]

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Marriage Rituals Hinduism and Muslim

- ... All eight symbolize different groups of people and their beliefs in humanity. The eight types include: Brahma, Daiva, Arsha, Prajapatya, Gandharva, Asura, Rakshasa, Paishacha. The first four are considered proper (Brahma, Daiva, Arsha, Prajapatya), whereas the last four are considered not to have religious sanctions (Gandharva, Asura, Rakshasa, Paishacha). The “Brahma” marriage is when the father gives up his daughter to a man after the man has spoiled her with costly jewels and presents. Secondly, the “Daiva” marriage is when the daughter is given away with ornaments to a priest at a religious ceremony....   [tags: social events and religious beliefs]

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Stereotypes in the Muslim World

- “If a person commits an act of terrorism, it does not negate or change the principles of the religion he claims to follow. If a Catholic Irish republic army terrorist encourages terrorism. Similarly, if a Muslim commits an act of terror, it does not mean that Islam condones or encourages terrorism” (Khan, 2003, pp 102) It is difficult in this world to form an opinion about an issue without experiencing some sort of stereotyping. Stereotyping is defined as a generalization of a group of people, wherein a very simple pattern is used for judging an entire group....   [tags: terrorism, religion, hate crimes]

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Activism for the Muslim Woman

- Spare the world around you a glance. Chances are you are going to find a whole spectrum of races, religions, lifestyles or even appearances. How bland and dull would it be if our daily encounters consisted of people who thought and looked just like us. We were not created to be the same. We were fashioned to be unique and to embrace that something special that makes us different. But sadly, another part of our human nature is to shun people who are not quite the same as everybody around them. We expel minorities from society because they’re “different” when in reality the term “different” could be used both ways....   [tags: races, religion, appearances]

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The Stereotypes Of Muslim Women

- Western films have exemplifies the myth of Islam as inherently patriarchal and sexist and shown Muslim women as bombers rather than exotic. Starting from The film Nila that is considered the first western Muslim terrorist portrays an Egyptian woman who tries to eradicate American federal agents by using a gun and throwing a bomb at the infidels. Others films such as Wrong is right 1982 portrays a group of Muslim female students wearing headscarves and robes in times square shouting death to America....   [tags: Marriage, Gender, Love, Wife]

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Islam And The Muslim People

- Before the advent of Islam there was very little stability in all areas of the country. There was no political or economic foundation. The slaves of the time were treated atrociously and the status of women was all but nonexistent. Islam is the religion of the Muslim people, the Muslim people follow the Quar 'an. The religion of Islam spread at an extraordinary rate with the many prophets that supported it. The Muslim people live every day to be close to Allah. Islam brought about an amazing amount of change over the years....   [tags: Islam, Muhammad, Qur'an, Prophets of Islam]

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Gener Gaps in the Muslim World

- Discrimination lives, separation prevails, and oppression will always remain.“Why do they hate us?” writes Mona Eltahawy, a freelance Egyptian-American Journalist who writes publications about women issues and social welfare in the Islamic world. She talks of a short story written in the book entitled “Distant View of a Minaret” by another Egyptian writer, Alifa Rifaat. The book begins with a piece about a woman who feels nothing about her relationship with her husband. She remains unmoved, as Eltahawy would say, by intercourse with her husband as he only does the act for his own pleasure.The woman is distracted during sex and notices the simplest things around the room--a spider web hanging...   [tags: inequality for women in Islamic countries]

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The Muslim Tradition And Religion

- When thinking about religious affiliation we often think about what the religion entails. Moreover, sometimes we don’t think about the custom and the norm practice of the religion or the fact that each religion celebrates their masses differently. In addition, when we think of religion we often want to categorize a group of people to a certain religious belief. In reality we can have a within group variance, where people who might be part of a certain ethnicity may have different religious beliefs....   [tags: Religion, Islam, Faith, Human]

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The Muslim Tradition And Religion

- When thinking about religious affiliation, we often think about what the religion entails. Moreover, sometimes we don’t think about the custom and their norms practice of the religion, or the fact that each religion celebrates their masses differently. In addition, when we think of religion, we often want to categorize a group of people to a certain religious belief. In reality we can have a within group variance, where people who might be part of a certain ethnicity may have different religious beliefs....   [tags: Religion, Islam, Faith, Philosophy of religion]

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Muslim Islam And The Islam

- Sunni Islam is followed by the majority of Muslims and the minority consists of Muslims following Shia Islam. For this paper, Sunnis will be the main focus and how their following and teachings of Islam is used to legitimize specific issues in specific Muslim countries, such as Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia holds the holiest city for all Muslims and are kind of seen as the representatives of Islam which makes sense due to the fact that it is the birthplace of Islam. With that being said, when it comes to Saudi Arabia, there are many problematic issues that have been made as a norm in the country....   [tags: Islam, Sharia, Pakistan, Iraq]

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Islam : A Muslim Woman

- Over the weekend I had the opportunity to meet with a lovely Muslim woman who was able to tell me a lot about her religion. Her name was Eshraq AlKhabbaz who is from Saudi Arabia but is currently a recruitment coordinator for Southeast Missouri State. Some of her main beliefs are that there is only one god, Allah, and that the prophet Muhammad was the last prophet sent from Allah to restore Islam. She looks to the holy Quran as her scripture and believes in Ahlul-Bayt, which means she follows the immediate family of the prophet....   [tags: Muhammad, Islam, Qur'an, Allah]

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Religious Conflict in Muslim Countries

- While the Western world today is mainly interested in radical Islam and its posing a serious challenge to civil liberties as well as democratic countries all over the world, Muslim countries are to bipolarities within themselves. One of the most expressed forms of the conflict in many Muslim countries today takes place between secular and Islamic discourse. While the secular wing of the debate is sometimes represented the state elite, the media and / or the military, the Islamic language best expressed between the religious and social groups, if the chance given, in the political parties within the state structure....   [tags: International Conflict ]

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Muhammad And The Muslim World

- In the Muslim world the prophet (pbuh) is given the highest status among all of humanity. One of the other names of the prophet is Al Mustafa (the chosen one). This name was bestowed upon him by god. In Muslim poetry, Prophet (pbuh) appears as the dawn that stands between the night of creaturely life and the day of divine light, it is through the Prophet that one can experience the Divine light. Without following the path that Muhammad (pbuh) brought forth you cannot reach God, this point is evident through the Muhammadan reality....   [tags: Muhammad, Qur'an, Islam, Prophets of Islam]

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Stereotypes Towards the Muslim Community

- What does one think of when one says the word ‘Islam’. Is it the Quran. Or is it Allah. Is it the word ‘jihad’. Or is it simply 9/11. How much influence do images have on people today. Do they shape how we think or how we perceive “our world?” Is everybody’s vision of the world the same. Does religion define our world. Or do images define our religion. To what extent have we allowed ourselves to submit to blatant imagery. The terrorist attack in America on 11 September 2001 has been widely interpreted as an event so traumatic that it shatters the symbolic resources of the individual and escapes the normal processes of meaning-making and cognition....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Muslim Religion And Islamic Religion

- All religions have a backbone, a systematic instruction on how to demonstrate devotion to the religion and what it stands for. Those of Islamic faith have pillars; the most fascinating one is the Almsgiving, known as Zakah. The Zakah has been practiced for centuries, although it is not associated with Islamic religion. The Zakah has taught that financial gain and success is Allah’s gift, excess wealth that was not necessity needs to be shared with all of Allah’s children. The Zakah is a privilege that an Islamic person can bestow on others in the name of Allah....   [tags: Islam, Muhammad, Religion, Christianity]

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The Tradition Of Muslim Marriage

- Originally, after choosing my topic, I had planned on focusing on the traditions of Muslim marriage-- however, the more I researched the more corruption was unveiled within the sacrament. I don’t know about you all, but I find controversial things far more interesting. I would like to preface my speech by saying although many of the practices I am going to speak about are widely accepted throughout the Middle East—however, this does not make them justifiable. Like all controversial topics, there are two sides to this argument....   [tags: Marriage, Arranged marriage, Family]

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Muslim World Dominance And Religion

- In today’s culture, dominated by being right and shunning anyone who dares to oppose that right option, society is in a constant game of who can convert the most people to their beliefs. Since there were people to debate about it, even before there were Twitter memes of Kim Davis to retweet or website articles like The Plan For Muslim World Dominance, religion has been a staple topic to be right about. As society appears to be falling apart at its seams, it is time to set pride aside and find common ground....   [tags: Religion, Buddhism, Christianity]

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Muslim Discrimination in America

- At a time of growing tension between religious groups in America, a record number of Muslims have reported religious discrimination claims. Although Muslims only make up roughly 2 percent of the United States population, they accounted for about one quarter of the religious discrimination claims filed last year (Greenhouse 2010). Most Americans reported a heightened distrust and hatred toward Muslim-Americans after the 9/11 attacks and the War on Terror in the Middle East. Islamophobia continues to be provoked by anti-Muslim extremist and tensions between evangelical Christianity....   [tags: War on Terror, Generalizations]

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Muslim and Islamic Women

- When one thinks of the role of Muslim and Islam women, the first thought that comes in mind is a victim waiting for the right moment to approach Western Liberation. The ignorance of the people compels the woman to be portrayed as weak, and controlled on what they can wear and how they should act. What most people are not aware about is that the Prophet Muhammad was indeed pro women’s right, as he stated “To seek knowledge is an obligation on every Muslim, male and female” proves that women are treated as an equal....   [tags: women rights, traditions, stereotype]

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The Greatest Muslim Achievements

- The Greatest Muslim Achievements The Muslim community has achieved very much in the past. The Muslims wouldn’t have accomplished what they have without the smart minds of the past. Today the Muslim community would not be as progresses as it is now. The religion Islam has accomplished many different milestones that some religions only hope to accomplish. We find that Islam is a very strict and serious religion. They have rules and guidelines lines that seem silly or weird to other religions. To Muslim those rules are normal and need to be followed....   [tags: yathrib, medina, saudy arabia]

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