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  • The Holy Qur ' An And From Authentic Hadith From Our Beloved Messenger Of Allah

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    Leadership in Islam is considered to be a necessity, no matter what time period we are in. This can be seen through some of the ayat in the Holy Qur’an and from authentic hadith from our beloved Messenger of Allah (Sallallhu alayhi wa salam). Authentic leadership is something that is beneficial for all people. Allah (subhanahu wa ta’ala) says in the Qur’an, "It is He Who hath made you (His) agents, vicegerent of the earth: He hath raised you in ranks, some above others: that He may try you in the

  • Robert Irwin 's Excerpt From Islamic Art

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    creature, however, which was not specifically covered in the class lectures about Islamic art. The defining line between what is acceptable and what is not in Islamic art is very blurry, and Irwin explains some of the grey area citing both the Koran and hadiths, as interpreted by various religious scholars, as well as some other writers that were known at the time. He starts by citing the Koran, which is a sacred Islamic book written by the Prophet Muhammed, in where the translation is disputed; it could

  • Women in Iran Essay

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    Women's rights in the Middle East have always been a controversial issue. Although the rights of women have changed over the years, they have never really been equal to the rights of a man. This poses a threat on Iran because women have very limited options when it comes to labor, marriage and other aspects of their culture. I believe that equal treatment for women and men is a fundamental principal of international human rights standards. Yet, in some places like Iran, discriminatory practices against

  • Women in the Middle East Essay

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    patient if she was wearing the required dress. Although the Quran states that women are equal to men, there are also man made books, called the Hadith, which put women on the same level as animals. As stated in the Hadith, “Women are naturally, morally and religiously defective.” Although this may sound odd, the more traditional Muslims prefer the Hadith, over the Quran even though it is their religious book. Not only are women not allowed to choose how they dress, they also aren’t allowed

  • Women 's Rights Of Islam Essay

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    teachings of the Qur’an promote gender equality and were very progressive for their time. The role of women in society, their marriage rights, and their right to decide to wear or not wear the hijab have been controversial topics for years. However, the Hadith, Qur’an, and other early teachings of early Islamic societies shed light on each of these issues. Ultimately, though, the role of women in Islamic society failed to fully materialize after the Prophet Muhammad’s death. Islam was the first religion

  • Sacred Texts And Core Beliefs

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    follows: The Qur’an, Sunnah and the Hadith. The Quran is the central text of the Islamic religion as a whole and can be interpreted in many different ways, it is believed to be the revelation of God written by the prophet Muhammad. The Quran is the primary source for Islamic law, ethical teachings and values. There are known to be 350 legal verses out of the 6235 verses that make up the Quran, meaning that it is fairly scattered and hard to follow. It is used with the Hadith to clarify Shari’a Law. The Sunnah

  • Showing a Different Facet of Saudi Arabia in Rajaa Alsanea's Girls of Riyahd

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    Introduction Rajaa Alsanea presents her readers with a society, Saudi Arabia, which is often labelled as archaic and suppressive. However, her novel, Girls of Riyadh (2007), portrays another facet of Saudi Arabia. The author takes Saudi society as standpoint to offer an insider’s account of the situations and conditions of four Saudi girlfriends; Gamrah, Sadeem, Michelle and Lamees. Although the four highly fashionable and stylish girls from the ‘velvet class’ lead a modern life, they still oscillate

  • The Sociological Impacts Of Ali Unal And The Spread Of Islam

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    However, Ali Unal implies there are many benefits and burdens that can be accomplished by participating in a polygamous relationship. Alongside reducing the possibility of any extramarital affairs, it also deals with the situation of gender ratios as many countries may have a larger female population as compared to their male counterparts. Ali Unal’s translation is in complete contrast to the view proposed by Muhammad Asad. The Turkish author highlights the religious and historical significance of

  • Life Of The Human Beings On The Earth

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    Islam means surrender before the GOD, because they have faith only in Allah and nothing else and Islam is the complete code of life of the human beings on the earth, it does not only cover the social life of the human beings but it covers also the economy. GOD means generator, operator and destroyer, Quran came through the Revelations made by God to the prophet Mohammed (P.B.U.H) and was compiled in a book form in the life of the third caliph and provides the direction to the human beings for the

  • Ethical Essay: Examples Of Etiquettes Of Drinking

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    Etiquettes of Drinking What is meant by Etiquette and what are its types Etiquette is being polite. It is good manners. Etiquette is a code of conduct, both written and unwritten, for basic behavior that is socially expected from individuals in a society based on cultural norms. These behaviors include the proper way of socially interacting with others, guidelines for handling yourself in public, to the manner of dress that is considered acceptable for various occasions and circumstances. Here