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    Comparing Allah and God Essay

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    Pakistan, 1986. Zahid was a Muslim priest who had been brought up to hate and kill those with conflicting beliefs, especially Christians. He often persecuted Christians in town, feeling that by doing so, he would please Allah (the Muslim god). One day when Zahid was persecuting Christians, someone dropped a Bible. Rather than disposing of it, as he normally would have, Zahid hung onto it because he felt compelled to read it and expose its errors. In short, Zahid converted to Christianity and shared

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    Islam Park University Desmond Hutchinson LE300   All Praise is due to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds and Allah Akbar Phrases that maybe more familiar to western culture in current times (Supreme wisdom 2012). Where do these statements originate from? Where do these beliefs come from? The people of Islam hold many core beliefs within their religion with the upmost importance; they utilize their interpretation of the Qur’an and the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad as a way to shape their lives. Origin

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    1) How is God (Allah) described in these passages? What Muslim religious practices do they reveal? These passages from the Qur’an described Allah as an indivisible merciful God who guides Muslims. Allah was described as the compassionate “Lord of the Worlds,” who is the king of the day of judgement. These few statements revealed that the monolithic religion of Islam believes there is only one true God that rules over everything, not multiple. Another practice that is revealed, was their belief that

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    Introduction Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus is a book written by Nabeel Qureshi, a devout Muslim who encountered Christianity after growing up in a Muslim home in America, which instilled Islamic practices, disciplines, and teachings in a non-Muslim culture. This book response identifies some of the significant challenges Muslims face as they attempt to preserve the traditions and teaching of their family in the Western world. It provides great insight into the life of Muslims and reveals why the

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    When I first read the book “Allah: A Christian Response”, I was thinking of brutality of Serbians in Bosnian war, but this book was beyond of my expectations. The author makes interesting points, compares person and ideas very efficiently, mentions some events from the past whose memories disturb the peace of present very wisely, and tries to find common grounds between two major populations in the world. The author states his interest that the proper Christian stance toward the God of the Qur’an

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    the Islamic beliefs about Tawhid, Akhira and the Books of Allah. Islam is described as a living religious system that applies to an estimated one billion people globally. The key beliefs in Islam revolve around the elements of Tawhid, Akhira and the Books of Allah. Tawhid is the most basic tenet in Islam, where each Muslim worships one omnipotent, omnipresent and omniscient deity and personality. It is the acknowledgment that Allah is the “Creator and Provider” and the belief in worshiping

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    Allah @ Noah

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    Main Points @ “The ground is an agent responsive to God’s will; it is resistant to human disobedience and violence” (705). The ground being God’s creation serves as an agent of God in administering God’s punishment of man. This singular theme echoes through the article. To illustrate this point the author refers to Cain and relies upon a comparison between Cain, Adam, and Noah. By comparing the similarities between the three and their intimate connections with the ground; the author attempts to

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    1. THE PROPHET MOHAMMED 1.1 What is the relationship between Mohammed and Allah? The relationship of Muhammad and Allah was based on complete faith and absolute sincerity, true love, obedience and surrender to Him. To summaries the relationship you could use the word ‘Islam’. 1.2 Do Muslims worship Mohammad? No, Muslims do not worship Mohammad. They worship Allah and they say that He lives and will never die. 1.3 How do Muslims view Jesus? Muslims respect and revere Jesus. They view

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    Religion of Islam

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    it named after a tribe like Judaism after the tribe of Judah and Hinduism after the Hindus. Islam is the true religion of "Allah" and as such, its name represents the central principle of Allah's "God's" religion; the total submission to the will of Allah "God". The Arabic word "Islam" means the submission or surrender of one's will to the only true god worthy of worship "Allah" and anyone who does so is termed a

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    worship but Allah, and that Muhammad (peace be upon him) is His Servant and Messenger. It must be based on a sincere and firm belief in the heart, as well as being uttered verbally. The first part of the declaration implies that No person, object or being has the right to be worshipped except Allah alone. The Arabic name “Allah” refers to the One True God of all mankind and everything that exists. Allah alone is the Creator and Sustainer of all that exists, and He has power over all things. Allah alone

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    The Concept of Peace

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    peace with yourself until you are also at peace with others. It will also not be possible to live at peace with others until there is a sense of peace with yourself. In Islam the concept of peace is two-fold. Individuals must firstly be at peace with Allah and secondly, be at peace with themselves and the rest of the world. In Islam the concept of peace is closely connected to the idea of submission. Islam has particularly effective methods for

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    Is Dar Al Islam?

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    resistance to it (Inglehart, & Norris, 2002, p. 27). 1.8 Al-Bassmala: the Verse of Mentioning the Name of God Being used to Instill fear in their Faithful Husain, (2004) in his study has observed that In Chapter 16, Verse 98 of the Holy Quran, Allah extol to Him teaches Muslims to "seek refuge with Him from the Stoned Shaitan (Satan)" when they begin narrating the Holy Book. The "Stoned Shaitan" is a citation to the tale of Ibrahim (Abraham), harmony be upon him, who tossed stones at Satan, while

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    Notes TABLE OF CONTENTS: Islamic Beliefs, Observances & Laws Sr. No 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) 9) 10) 11) 12) 13) 14) 15) 16) 17) 18) 19) 20) 21) 22) 23) 24) 25) 26) 27) 28) 29) 30) 31) 32) 33) 34) 35) 36) Topic ARTICLES OF FAITH Page No. Belief in Allah Belief in Angels Belief in Books Belief in Prophets Relationship between three articles of Faith. Belief in Prophets with Part b Belief in Predestination and Decree Belief in Resurrection and the last day. PILLARS OF ISLAM Wudu Adhan Friday Prayers

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    History of Islam

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    to the will of God. Muhammad founded Islam in the year 622CE. This particular religion started when the angel Jibreel supposedly read the first revelation to Muhammad. The Muslims believe in the “one true God” which they call Allah. Islam is totally based on the word of Allah, and Muslims believe that Islam was revealed to the prophet Muhammad. Muhammad was born in 570 in Mecca, a great trading city on the Arabian Peninsula. He became a successful merchant and he was famous for his honesty, but found

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    “There is no god but Allah and Mohammed is his prophet.” This simple statement is spoken aloud five times daily by the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims. It is the statement that establishes Islam as a monotheistic religion, identifies Mohammed as the final prophet of God [Allah], and is the first of the five pillars of Islam. The five pillars of Islam are required activities that provide Muslims with a foundation for practicing their religion. In addition to professing their faith, a Muslim must also

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    Subsequent to perusing substance of the book "Servants of Allah" by Diouf, clarifies and gets inside and out of the work of African American and religious history, there is very little thought about the historical backdrop of African American in Islam, however this book talks about the greatest effects that Islam and African American Muslims had on the Americans. Islam was the second Methodism religion brought into the post 1492 Americans. African Muslims were seemed, by all accounts, to be show

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    Five Pillars Of Islam

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    believed to be the direct word of Allah, revealed through the revelation to the prophet Muhammad. The five pillars are a crucial part of Islam, therefore being perfect examples of expressions of faith, as they shape how the Islamic faith is lived out. Both Sunni and Shi’ia Muslims agree of the fundamentals of Islam, and carry out practicing these beliefs in similar yet slightly altered ways. By living out these pillars, adherents are showing full submission to Allah and will assist adherents in gaining

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    acts of worship to show devotion to Allah that transform and develop individual adherents, and powers the foundation of Islam and its core teachings. Within the sacred texts of Islam, there are many Surahs (chapters) of the Qur’an and extracts from the Hadith that clearly demonstrate the importance of the Five Pillars of Islam to adherents worldwide and their lives. Shahada is the declaration of faith for Islam, Salat strengthens faith and reminds Muslims that Allah is above all else, Zakat maintains

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    Lecture. 1/21/14). They believed the prophet of Allah was Muhammad, who received the words of Allah through Angel Gabriel, and was passed on with the Qur’an during Ramadan. Angel Gabriel one night came to Muhammad “in clear human form” (“Scripture and Tradition in Islam- The Qur’an and Hadith” 104), and gave the messages from Allah to him. From the establishment of the Qur’an, Muslims have viewed the book as the last revelation of their god Allah, and thus are the true words from God for their ways

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    discontent (The Father Allah was noted to have been suspended several times for his actions). Nevertheless he and a few Muslims that understood the problem of the temple and the reality of Allah’s vision took to the streets. He decided to focus his attention on the youths who could not be reached by local religious organizations and law enforcement. He taught the youths who came from dysfunctional homes with no hope in sight; therefore they called him their ‘Father’ (Ja’mella God Allah expresses his love

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