decline in morality and the pornification of culture. These issues have become a serious problem around the world and it leaves a big impact on many people regardless of their age, culture and religion. Muslims and non-Muslims are concerned on what the future brings if actions are not taken to decrease these bad influences that are getting more influential especially to the youths. Morality issues mainly come from the mass media such as music videos, movies, video games, magazines also social networks
On October 7th, 1897, The Nation of Islam gained a new visionary with great talents. Elijah Muhammad is considered to be one of the most religious African American leaders to guide groups of converted muslims to fight for their beliefs. Little did he know, Muhammad would go face to face with a man who would impact his life through the religion and use his teachings to put wisdom through the black community. His life and stories have truly inspired many civil right activists and his name has also
Islam as the Fastest Growing Religion in the World  Shahid Athar, an American physician and devout Muslim said of Islam as a minority faith in the USA, "Although there is no restriction on the practise of Islam in this country, the environment is not always as favourable to new faiths as it may seem." Athar wrote this in an article called 'Reflections of an American Muslim'
tenderness of their parents, a life filled with joy and knowledge, as well as dreams of a bright future. The habits we teach our children in early childhood will determine whether a child will live a life of poverty or wealth. Productivity, lethargy, or good over evil the challenges for us to provide definition and direction, " then let us teach them healthy habits from an early age to guarantee them a secure future" is the banner among the people of Raqqa city. This
Islam, refers to the motion of submission. Practicing Islam is to practice "complete submission to Allah” in every aspect of a Muslim’s life. The origin of Islam is very different from that Christianity and other religions. While the disciples of Christ were a persecuted minority in a legal state and socially organized, Islam was in addition to religion, the state and the law that organized a society. Muhammad, besides being a prophet, was a statesman who raised an empire, and Islam not only organizes
Prophet”(Huda). This refers to the claims and process of prophet Muhammad as recorded in Quran. The Quran holds prophet Muhammad’s tacit approval or criticism of statements or actions that occurred during his lifetime. Sunni Muslims follow the five pillars of Islam, which are Shahada, Salat, Zakat, Sawm and Hajj. Shahada means you only believe in one god, which is Allah and prophet Muhammad is Allah messenger. Salat means you have to pray a distinct five times a day that changes according to the lunar cycle.
nations face a crisis of leadership, which affects both them and their relationship with other countries. In Muslim society the leader embodies both political and moral authority. Yet even the best-known thinkers who comment on Islam, like Professor Samuel Huntington and Francis Fukuyama, have failed to identify the importance of Muslim leadership. On the surface there is a bewildering range of leadership: kings, military dictators, mullahs, democrats, and, as in the Taliban in Afghanistan, young and
ISLAM AND MODERNITY: COURSEWORK 1 The document is an extract taken from the book al-Mar’a al-Jadida (The New Woman, 1900) written by Qasim Amin (1863-1809), an Egyptian lawyer ‘renowned for his support of women 's liberation in the Islamic world’. Amin’s strong will to stand up against public opinion in Egypt 's contemporary society as well as his aristocratic background and attitude toward the masses and politics, led him to see reform from a special position. Although Amin despised politics in
teacher, one book and one pen can change the world (Yousafzai 310).” Sixty-five million girls around the world can’t go to school. They can’t go to school because of stereotypes, money, and fear. Not receiving an education is a problem that many girls face worldwide because of financial issues and stereotypes, African countries are part of the many underdeveloped nations denying girls this right. The first primary school system was established by Fredrick William in 1717. In 1994, The Universal
The first female convert to Islam was Muhammad’s first wife named Khadijah. Muhammad was considered a feminist because he gave the rights to women that they never had before. This change improved the lives for the women of Islam. Women were now considered to be equal to men. This change granted women the opportunity for an education, and also gave them the right to own property