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Exploring Muhammad and the Quran

- Buddha once said, “Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.” He understood the need that men have for belief in a higher power. This belief transcends all religions and beliefs across the earth. With religion comes a sacred text provided through the words of a prophet. The problem we run into with these texts is that they have the potential to be flawed by historical revision. Every form of religious text can have this problem, including the Quran. This would be a concept difficult to understand for many Muslim’s today who belief the current text is the exact recitation of the prophet Mohammad....   [tags: Quran Essays]

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The Islam And The Quran

- In the name of Allah, the most merciful the especially merciful Since the revelation of the message to the Prophet Muhammad (S), Muslims have been eager to gain blessings from the Quran in many different ways. For example, the very act of learning the correct understanding of the Quran helps man gain perspective of why he has been put on this Earth. Similarly, memorizing the Quran raises the status of the believer, as the Prophet (S) told us, “It will be said to the companion of the Quran: Recite and rise in status, recite as you used to recite in the world, for your status will be at the last verse that you recite.” Lastly, Muslims recite the Quran to be led into paradise, as the Prophet (...   [tags: Qur'an, Muhammad, Prophet, Prophets of Islam]

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The Quran And The Bible

- The Quran and the Bible presents almost similar narratives centered on Joseph. From his childhood, Joseph seems to be liked and favored by his father, and his brothers despise him for it. They are also jealous and hate him for his dreams that reveal him rising above them in power. They plot to kill him, but out of request from one of his brothers, they spare him. In the Quran Joseph is sold off into Egypt directly to the king, al- 'Azeez. On the other hand, in the Bible he is sold to Potiphar who was the chief of guards in Egypt....   [tags: God, Jesus, Monotheism, Allah]

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Background to the Quran

- THE QURAN Background The Quran is a highly revered book in Islam. It is not only valued for its contents, but also more essentially for its status as Revelation. For this reason it is not a common practice among Muslims to make any significant reference to the history of the Quran. More appropriately, they make reference to the history of the Revelation of the Quran . According to the Islamic story, Allah revealed the entire Quran to Muhammad in the Night of Majesty. Afterwards, it then descended to the prophet Muhammad in stages over a period of 23 years....   [tags: Islam ]

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Jesus in the Quran and the Bible

- Jesus in the Quran and the Bible The three most influential books in human history, the holy books of the three main Abrahamic religions, share a common though checkered history. With a string of familiar figures and incidents, each book builds upon its predecessor, sometimes retaining the exact nature of the story and sometimes giving it a new version. Each book seems to have been influenced by its specific purpose and the circumstances of the time it was revealed, with the stories meeting the demands of the day....   [tags: Religion]

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The Quran And The Islamic State

- Serhan Tanriverdi Approaching the Quran Dr. Younus Y. Mirza Reflection Paper The Quran and the Islamic State Does the Quran command Muslims to establish a state or any specific political order. Many past and modern Islamic parties, religious movements, political actors and radical groups across the world assume that the Quran requires establishing the Islamic state based on the teachings of the Quran. Therefore, they are struggling in the political sphere to realize this idea. They also considered Islam as unified political framework to oppose foreign treats....   [tags: Islam, Muhammad, Qur'an, Hadith]

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The Quran And The Islamic State

- The Quran and the Islamic State The concept of Islamic state has received increasing attention among Muslim societies in the last century. It has been also articulated and promoted by famous ideologues such as Sayyid Outb, Abul A 'la Maududi and Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in the last decades. Thus, many Islamist movements and some radical groups have struggled to establish an Islamic state based on the teachings of the Quran. However, does the Quran really command Muslims to establish a state or any specific political order....   [tags: Islam, Qur'an, Muhammad, Hadith]

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The Quran vs. The Bible

- Why do people confuse Muslims and Christians for serving the same god if their books distinguish incompatible higher power characteristics. It is often hard to differentiate significant events in history, especially if they happened over two thousand years ago. Often times people confuse significant biblical events due to lack of education or preferential teachings. Both the Bible and the Quran claim to have been inspired by God; however, that would mean both conflicting religions are considered absolute truth....   [tags: muslims, christians, alah, god]

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Brides of Quran and Forced Marriage

- ... According to Friday Times of Pakistan, MPA Shabbir Shah's sister, ex-minister Murad Shah's sister and two daughter, three daughters of Mir Awwal Shah of Matiari, daughters and sisters of Sardar Dadan and Nur Khan of the Lund tribe were married to the Quran (Akhtar and Métraux, 2013: 42). These are only a few examples of the people who are well educated and are members of parliament but are still practicing the marriage of girl with the Quran. In addition to patriarchal norms, social constructions of honor, purity and ideal femininity is another important concept that will theorize the marrying to the Quran as a form of forced marriage....   [tags: Islam customs, culture]

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The Islamic State Of Islam And The Quran

- The Islamic State grows rapidly not only by the adults, but by the children who are either being kidnapped, or join voluntarily. Soldiers take over cities, changing schools from normal educational systems to military camps who teach about Islam and the Quran. These new schools only talk about Islamic State ideology, creating new textbooks and curriculum. Essentially, these young boys are brainwashed into thinking one way, which is that their beliefs are correct while everyone else’s are not. The leaders that teach the classes make these boys feel special by giving them the invitation that they have been “chosen” to go to a special boot camp for their cause....   [tags: Islam, Qur'an, Caliphate, Black-and-white films]

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