The Islamic Religion Of Islam

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The Islamic religion according to the Quran, is supposed to be a nonviolent religion that promotes peace to others and especially people of there own religion. The way that the Islamic religion is now is much different than it was in the past based on the Quran. During the times we studied in class, the Muslims were very obeying of their ruler and their religion. An example of proper loyalty shown by the Muslims is during the crusades. In today’s society, people continue to break the rules of the Quran through terrorism. Terrorist groups like Al-Qaeda and Isis are two examples of Islamic terrorist organizations. Since the time we studied in class, the Islamic religion has turned to a much more violent religion The Quran is the most sacred document to the Islamic people and basically tells them the way that they need to live. The Quran forces Islamic people to obey the “Five Pillars of Faith”. These pillars include declaring the creed, which is “There is no god but God, and Muhammad is his Prophet.” They also have to pray five times a day facing the sacred city of Mecca, give alms to the poor in the community, fast each day during the month of Ramadan (the ninth month of the year), and make a hajj, which is a pilgrimage to Mecca once in their lifetime (Spodek 348). The Quran also directly states “[2:190] fight in the way of Allah with those who fight with you, and do not exceed the limits, surely Allah does not love those who exceed the limits”, This means that you may

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