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  • Judiasm and Islam

    Judiasm and Islam

    Judaism and Islam has been controversial today because of the war between Arabs and Jews. Though it may seem the conflict is over religion it’s not at all, its over land. Palestine is considered be a holy land and the Arabs want the land they fought for fifty-four years. Islam was found in the Middle East. This religion was started because of the founder of Islam Mohammad. Mohammad was born into poverty in Mecca. Mohammad

    Essay Length: 260 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Mike
  • Christianity & Islam

    Christianity & Islam

    Many may be surprised to learn that Muslims believe in Jesus' miracles. But this shared interest goes much farther. Jesus of Nazareth is the most widely revered religious figure in the world. Not only is he central to Christianity, he is also venerated throughout Islam. In our scientific age, the miraculous side of Jesus' story has greatly obscured his role in the prophetic tradition. In this sense, there may be more important questions for Muslims

    Essay Length: 1,390 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Janna
  • Islam


    Islam Islam is a religion that has existed for millions of years. The followers believed that there is one God and Muhammad is his messenger. Muhammad was deeply troubled by the idols worship of Arabs and the moral ills of society. When he was about 40, he was meditating and heard a voice. According to Muslim the belief the voice was that of the angel Gabriel it said, “Proclaim.” When Muhammad asked what should I

    Essay Length: 493 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Saudi Arabia and Islam

    Saudi Arabia and Islam

    Religion and Folklore Religion is extremely important in Saudi Arabia. We have to have a basic understanding of it if we wish to conduct business there. Brief Information on Islam In order to understand Saudi Arabia, one must understand Islam. Saudi Arabia is the cradle of Islam, the second most populous religion on earth. It is the birth place of the Prophet Muhammad, the founder of Islam. People who follow his teachings are called Muslims.

    Essay Length: 678 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Anna
  • Polygamy in Islam

    Polygamy in Islam

    The definition of marriage in dictionaries is a legally recognized relationship, established by a civil or religious ceremony, between two people who intend to live together as sexual and domestic partners. Polygamy is described as having more than one spouse at the same time, and monogamy as the practice of having only one mate at a time or during a lifetime. Having more than one wife is illegal in the U.S; however it’s accepted in

    Essay Length: 305 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Anna
  • The Nation of Islam’s Elijah Muhammad

    The Nation of Islam’s Elijah Muhammad

    I am writing about the Nation of Islam's Elijah Muhammad because I'm trying to show how this group strived to amass economic stability, independence and religious freedom under the devout, pious, reverent, and pietistic leadership of Mr. Muhammad. In order to explain how under Elijah Muhammad's guidance the Black Muslims were able to gain economic wealth and stability, as well as independence from the federal and state welfare systems. Elijah Muhammad was born as Elijah

    Essay Length: 6,718 Words / 27 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Steve
  • Is Islam a Violent Religion by Nature?

    Is Islam a Violent Religion by Nature?

    Is Islam a Violent Religion by Nature? Islam and the worship of Allah (god) began with Muhammad and his revelations that lasted for 23 years of his life from (610 C.E.- 623 C.E.). In the Islamic religion it is believed that he was the last prophet sent by Allah (god) and this made all his teachings into to Law and are looked at as the will of God. These messages were given to him through

    Essay Length: 974 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: regina
  • Islam


    Recently in World Religions lecture, we learned about Islam. Surprisingly to me, someone who isn’t very familiar with much of any religion found Islam to be much like Christianity found in the United States. There are common stories that are apart of the Christian religion. Also Muslims believe in one God, Allah, much like Christians believe in God. Both religions also have faith in prophets, like Muhammad and Jesus, as well as angels. There are

    Essay Length: 647 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Islamic Religion

    Islamic Religion

    Islam has been characterized inequitably by historians and the media as a religion of violence. Islam was mainly spread through Arab territorial conquests. Upon examination, it is not fair to make the generalization that Islam is a religion of violence. One can see when looking at world religion on a whole that Islam was no more violent than any other religion. In fact, not only is Islam not a fundamentally violent philosophy, but we can

    Essay Length: 1,826 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Jon
  • Islamic Art

    Islamic Art

    Islamic Art Islamic art is perhaps the most accessible manifestation of a complex civilization that often seems enigmatic to outsiders. Through its brilliant use of color and its superb balance between design and form, Islamic art creates an immediate visual impact. Its strong aesthetic appeal transcends distances in time and space, as well as differences in language, culture, and creed. Islamic art not only invites a closer look but also beckons the viewer to learn

    Essay Length: 1,219 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Max
  • Christianity and Islam

    Christianity and Islam

    Christianity is an Abrahamic religion based on the life, teachings, death and resurrection of Jesus as described in the New Testament of the Holy Bible. Although Christians are monotheistic, the one God is thought to exist in three persons called the Trinity. Most Christians believe that Jesus is the son of God, but according to other traditions, Jesus is thought to be a human messiah that instructs his followers to worship God alone. Christianity encompasses

    Essay Length: 1,582 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: July
  • Islam Today

    Islam Today

    Islam is a religion that is both controversial as well as at the height of American interest. Islam is the term used for the religion begun by Mohammed in Arabia in the early 600's. The word Islam translates to mean "Submission" or "to the will of God". The people who practice Islam are called Muslim meaning "one who submits". Muslims adhere to five main practices of Islam, often referred to as the "five pillars of

    Essay Length: 2,239 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Mike
  • Islam'


    The Islam faith was a very predominant one in the world's past history. When it first started to rise along with the teachings of Mohammed, it was very popular. Their military and cultural achievements were remarkable. When the Arabs first started conquering land, they had affected the language and cultures of those lands. Mohammed was a very spiritual man, who helped Islam rise and conquer. Mohammed was born in 569 B.C.E. Mohammed had lost both

    Essay Length: 442 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Islamic Empires

    The Islamic Empires

    The Islamic Empires In early modern history, there were three major Islamic empires that became prominent. The Ottoman Empire, the Safavid Empire, and the Mughals. We will discuss the Development of these empires by listing their similarities and differences, and their political, social and cultural backgrounds. Next, we will get into the three empires reign of power and also give a discription of some of the great leaders of these empires and their legacy.

    Essay Length: 1,062 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Artur
  • Islam Ritual and Worship

    Islam Ritual and Worship

    In a traditional Muslim society, how would you see ritual and worship lived? It should not be strange that the values cherished by all the three major religions are the same, since they originate from a common source. For example, Islam, the predominant religion in the Middle East, accepts as an integral part of its religious teachings both the Old and the New Testaments. If this commonality of moral traditions among the world's major religions

    Essay Length: 1,307 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Islam


    --The Prophet Muhammad (p) was asked by his contemporaries about Allah. The answer came directly from God Himself in the form of a short chapter of the Qur’an that is considered the essence of the Unity of God or the motto of monotheism. “Say: He is Allah, the One; Allah, the Eternal, Absolute; He begetteth not, nor is He begotten, and there is none like unto Him.” [Al-Qur’an 112:1-4] --Having achieved this knowledge of the

    Essay Length: 836 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Victor
  • Islamic Banking, Financials and Accounting

    Islamic Banking, Financials and Accounting

    INTRODUCTION When one mentions banking or financial institutions, Islam banks don’t necessarily come readily to mind. There are a few reasons for this, one of which is that Islam banks, which are primarily religious in nature, tend to be vastly different from their Western counterparts, and could even be considered confusing to them.In this paper, we’ll examine the Islam economic system, discuss banks and other financial institutions in this system, and will discuss some of

    Essay Length: 5,663 Words / 23 Pages
    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Mike
  • 5 Pillars of Islam

    5 Pillars of Islam

    The worship of Allah is principal in a Muslim’s mind at all time. There are also five formal acts of worship which help strengthen a the faith and obedience of a Muslim. They are frequently called the “Five Pillars of Islam”. The Five Pillars of Islam are the framework and guidelines of the Muslim life. They are the testimony of faith, prayer, supporting the needy, fasting during the month of Ramadan, and the once in

    Essay Length: 441 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Compare Women in Christianity and Islam

    Compare Women in Christianity and Islam

    Christianity Concept of God: Christians believe the image of God to be three Gods merged into one. The Trinity’s components are the Father, Son, and the Holy Spirit and they are all equal. Each form of God has the same attributes of all-powerful, all-knowing, always present, unchanging, and everlasting. (Dew) Concept of Prayer: For Christians, prayer is the foundation of their religion, but is less strict than Islam. Christian believers create and sustain a relationship

    Essay Length: 1,171 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Mike
  • Islam and the Media

    Islam and the Media

    Introduction In present day society, the information age, specifically mass media serves as a source of communicating information and messages that is of interest to the general populace. It is the multiple functions of this medium to inform, amuse, entertain and educate on local issues and general concerns around the globe. The mass media has become the major influence in shaping our views of reality and our understanding of the way the world functions. Statement

    Essay Length: 3,218 Words / 13 Pages
    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Islam in America

    Islam in America

    Islam in America In the early part of this century, waves of immigrants from various parts of the Muslim world, most notably Palestine, Lebanon and what is now Pakistan appeared on these shores. These people were mostly illiterate, unskilled Arabs who found work in the auto factories of Detroit. Then, beginning in the '50s, the picture changed drastically. An influx of Muslim professionals, many of them physicians, finding conditions in their homelands inhospitable, settled in

    Essay Length: 531 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Top
  • Exit Anti-Semitism. Enter Anti-Islam?

    Exit Anti-Semitism. Enter Anti-Islam?

    Exit anti-Semitism. Enter anti-Islam? This global issue concerning the editorial cartoons has made think really hard about one question, what were those illustrators thinking? Especially now, when many parts of the world have been experiencing terrorist activity and the growing notion of anti-Islam quietly being placed in the center of attention. Why would these people publish such hurtful drawings? According to my knowledge, Islam is the fastest growing religion to date. Its not a coincidence

    Essay Length: 379 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Monika
  • Islam's Influence on Ottoman Government and Law

    Islam's Influence on Ottoman Government and Law

    Islam’s Influence on Ottoman Government and Law When discussing Islam’s influence on the Ottoman Empire, it is crucial to examine its effects on the government and the laws of the empire. However, one must keep in mind that during its long term as an empire, there were many different rulers, thus, allowing for many changes in the structure of the government in terms of laws and regulations, in accordance to the sultans in power (Burak,

    Essay Length: 2,892 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Jack
  • Islamic


    For one to understand the Islamic world, one needs to interpret the way that society perceives women. The behavior in which Islamic culture convey to women reveals much about how the society is structured and how it relates to other issues such as basic human rights. Women are the beneficiary of family honor. The reasons for this are culture, authority, and fear. Culture is a major issue that affects Muslim women today. Women are prohibited

    Essay Length: 374 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Critical Analysis of Polygamy in Islam, and Muhammad Regarding the Same

    A Critical Analysis of Polygamy in Islam, and Muhammad Regarding the Same

    A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF POLYGAMY IN ISLAM, AND MUHAMMAD REGARDING THE SAME. ARGUMENTS POSED IN DEFENSE OF ISLAM: Polygamy means a system of marriage whereby one person has more than one spouse. Polygamy can be of two types. One is polygyny where a man marries more than one woman, and the other is polyandry, where a woman marries more than one man. In Islam, limited polygyny (up till four wives) is permitted; whereas polyandry is

    Essay Length: 4,577 Words / 19 Pages
    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Artur

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