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    Major Themes of the Koran

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    Major Themes of the Koran I. NATURE AND PURPOSE OF THE KORAN This is the Book, in which there is no doubt, a guide for the God-fearing, who believe in the unseen and perform the prayer and spend of that which We have bestowed upon them, and who believe in that which is revealed unto thee [Muhammad] and that which was revealed before thee, and are certain of the Hereafter. [2:2-4] It is a glorious Koran, on a guarded tablet. [85:21-22] Lo! We have revealed it, a Koran in Arabic, that ye

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    although this is true they seem to be timeless. I have learned a great deal throughout all of the readings, and changed many of my feelings about several different issues. The books that had then most impacts on my thoughts were The Symposium, The Koran, The Apology, and So Long A Letter. These books have all made me fight the beliefs that I had prior to reading them, which is a sign of a strong book. The Symposium was a unique book that had many stories and different books inside of it. This book

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    The Christian Bible, the Hebrew Scripture, The Muslim Koran: Words are Not Important, Our Actions Are Matt 13:3 "He told them many things in parables. 13:10 "Why do you talk to them in parables?" That's the crucial question: Did God, should God, have intended direct and final communication with us? If so, Jesus certainly failed his mission. There is little evidence that Jesus' appearance cleared anything up or gave us God directly. Wittgenstein, who wanted our language to be clear, knows

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    The Koran

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    Nowakowski 12/20/13 HI-216 Dr. Pursell Final Exam 1) The Koran has many different things to say regarding the religions being practiced circa 600 AD in the Middle East. Prior to Islam, Saudi Arabia had a lot of people who practiced paganism. When Islam arrived, there was absolutely zero tolerance of pagans and paganism. Things were different regarding Christianity and Judaism. Islam tolerates Christianity and Judaism as they’re Abrahamic religions. The Koran does not have an issue with Christians or Jews practicing

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    The Koran

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    The Koran The Historical foundation of Islam and the Koran is rooted in Arabia. This now major world religion is based upon the teachings of Muhammad who is considered and called the Prophet. Muslims, whom are the followers of these teachings view the Koran as the speech of god to Muhammad, mediated by Gabriel, the angel of revelation. The outcome of these revelations by Muhammad became the basis for all beliefs of the Islamic tradition. He was inspired to preach what he had learned and

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    Islam

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    2000 Islam and Love Love is an important aspect of Islam. In the Sufi Path of Love, written by Rumi, Love is the central theme. Rumi speaks alot about love and its branches and ramifications. According to Rumi, Love ddominateds most of the Sufi way of life. In a translation of Sufi Path of Love written by William C. Chittuck, Sufi says: "No matter what I say to explain and elucidate Love, shame overcomes me when I come to Love itself. Love cannot be contained within our speaking or listening/ Love

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    Intercultural Marriage

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    seemed to be more understanding. She showed this by allowing her mother-in-law to put tiny “medals” on Hilary, including a tiny disc “inscribed with the name of Allah” and “a tiny gold Koran, with a very effective prayer for long life folded up within it.” Elizabeth also conspired with Mrs. Ardavi to hide a miniature Koran inside the glove compartment of Hassan’s car. Even though the cultural difference was a factor this seems to show that there are certain commonalities in their personalities and beliefs

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    the koran

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    The Koran The document “the Koran” is written through God’s impact on people’s present situation and their situation in the next world, which is called the revelation of God. Further revelations to Muhammad were copied word for word in what came to be the Qur”an, or Koran. The message offered Arabs a faith founded on a book. The Koran also tells us that Muhammad was sent to all in order to present a message understandable to everyone in the world, the Koran had to speak a language that everyone

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    by Michael Cook, describes the impact Muhammad has had on the world as we know it. It explains why Muhammad chose the paths he did, and how certain laws came about. Cook offers a very objective view of the laws and policies Muhammad outlined in the Koran, and the traditions that are carried on that supplement his written law. The author first summarizes the historical life of Muhammad. This begins with his birth and life before he was given his mission. Next comes his struggle to spread his religion

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    Property

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    The Koran describes a prejudice attitude toward women. The women are regarded as chattel and reduced to the status of domestic animals. Women are treated like slaves owing servitude to their husbands. They are regarded as property and can be replaced on a whim. A man can choose to dismiss his wife if she does not please him. However, a woman does not have the same option. Once a woman has married, she has been ‘touched’ and will not be desired by another. Women do not have any rights and must conform

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