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  • The Holy Of The Worlds And Allah Akbar

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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

  • 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

  • Islam and Christianity in Allah: A Christian Response

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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

  • Islamic Importance of: Tawhid, Akhira, Books of Allah and the Significance 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

  • Islam : The Six Main Beliefs Of Islam

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    however, I will only be covering three main beliefs; the belief in Allah the only God, the belief in the Prophets and the belief in the Angels. All these beliefs are mentioned in the Holy Qur'an, the Islamic sacred book, and also mentioned by Muhammad the Prophet, God’s messenger. The most central and important belief in all of Islam is that there is only one supreme God, who goes by Allah in the Arabic language. The belief in Allah as the only God is the foundation of the Islamic religion, as the

  • The Between Muhammad And Allah

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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

  • 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

  • Importance Of The Five Pillars Of Islam

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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

  • Why Muslims Have Used Amulets At Time And Don 't?

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    the healing and protective power of amulets. Before they knew, even some of the sahabah have used amulets. For example, a group came to the Messenger of Allah to pledge their allegiance to him. He accepted the allegiance of nine of them. They said, “O Messenger of Allah, you accepted the allegiance of nine but not of this one.” The Prophet said, “He is wearing an amulet.” The man put his hand in his shirt and took it off, then the Prophet accepted his allegiance

  • Essay The Significance of the Hajj on the Community and Individual

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    commemorates the trials of the Prophet Ibrahim. Hajj provides individuals with the opportunity for spiritual rebirth through developing a closer relationship with Allah as well as fulfilling the five pillars of Islam. The global Islamic community are also united through submission to the will and communal worship of their “one God” Allah. Hajj takes place during Dhul-Hajjah, the twelfth month of the Muslim calendar. Preparation before this time is highly important and involves redressing wrongs