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  • The Qur ' An As Many Know

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    Sharia Law Punishments Andy Garcia Ms. Garland English 2 Period 3 15 April 2015   The Qur’an as many know is the Holy Book to the religion of Islam. Within the thirty chapters of the book are one-hundred fourteen Surah, which are like verses in the Holy Bible, where the Surah contains the words of the great prophet of Islam, Muhammad. Many examples of Sharia law are taken from the Qur’an and are still in effect. Similarly to the Catholic religion, the religion of Islam has their own set of Ten Commandments

  • The Birth and Rise of Christianity and Islam Essay

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    As of today, the world’s two largest religions Christianity and Islam share an estimated 3.6 billion members, more than half of the world’s population. On the surface, they appear to have almost nothing in common, however, as one goes beyond the surface and examines the other factors such as the rituals, beliefs, ethics, founders, and convictions, the two religions share many similarities. However, in order to truly see and understand these similarities and differences, one must date back to the

  • Should Schools Display The Ten Commandments

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    Why don't schools display the ten commandments To many people think that the ten commandments are out of date, but the ten commandments could help students more than a code of ethics. More and more schools are removing the ten commandments from their schools. Even though separation of state and religion is a law, it could be offensive to non-christian, and the ten commandments are viewed as out of date. The ten commandments should still be displayed in public government buildings and in schools

  • The Belief Of Righteousness And Justice

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    Two predominant topics run through the Bible involving justice; one being God 's compassion for all people and the second is our obligation to love and to care for all people. The notions of righteousness and justice are greatly associated in the Bible (Wallis, 2014). Both are suitably applied to many things from legal proceedings to personal conduct, to integrity and honesty, and from a judges’ verdict to government accountability with the distinct meaning of justice being what is right or what

  • The Pilgrim Festivals By The Jewish People

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    Jewish people. Shavuot is the second festival celebrated. Shavuot is a holiday that is celebrated by the Jewish community two days in a row each year. Shavuot is followed by the counting of Passover because the months are variable and determined by observation. Though, roughly the days of Shavuot fall on the 5th of Sivan until the 7th of Sivan.On the Gregorian calendar Shavuot is celebrated on Saturday the 11th of June for two days until Monday the 13th of June. Generally Shavuot falls in spring

  • Jewish Holidays

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    Jewish Holidays Passover: 15th of Nisan (spring, March-April) The Passover in Hebrew is known as Pesach. It begins in the Sunset of Monday, April 10, 2017, and ends at the nightfall of Tuesday, April 18, 2017. The Pesach is depicted in the book of Exodus 12:23. It describes the day when God passed over Israelites. During the Passover, the Israelites usually celebrate their Liberation from the Egyptian bondage. This is when God delivered them from slavery in Egypt. The Passover is also considered

  • The seven Jews celebrate seven important holidays throughout the year. These holidays represent

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    The seven Jews celebrate seven important holidays throughout the year. These holidays represent occasions where God steered the Jews down the right path. These holidays include Shabbat, Purim, Passover, Yom Kippur, Hanukkah, Rosh Hashana, and Shavuot. These holidays come around every year. They all involve their own ceremonies and customs. Jews all around the world take part in the festivities. More importantly, these holidays depict how and why people of Jewish value these celebrations. First

  • Circumcision As An Initiation Into The Jewish Community

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    Circumcision has be a topic that has been discussed and debated for centuries. This childhood ritual has had evolving purposes and has been used in numerous cultures. This research paper will be specifically focused on the male circumcision as an initiation into the Jewish community as one of its members. It will also discuss the other childhood ritual of introducing the Torah on cakes baked with honey. There are many questions associated with this topics and many myths as well. What is circumcision

  • Life For A Jewish Person

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    History has shown that life for a Jewish person has not been so easy. Everything started for the Jewish people in Mesopotamia were ancient Near Eastern myths were redesigned to meet the Hebrew people’s needs. Between the nineteenth and sixteenth centuries, Jews had formed their own nation. Abraham was the father of the Jewish people. Isaac and Jacob where the sons of Abraham. Jacob had a son name Joseph who was sold into slavery in Egypt. Around the same time that Jacob was sold into slavery the

  • Three Most Popular Monotheistic Religions

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    Three of most popular monotheistic religions that we have study this semester include: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. In each of these religions they have significate religious figures like Moses, the Virgin Mary, and Muhammad that ultimately play a vital role. This essay will look at the role they share and the significances for each religion. When looking at the three respected religions you will see in Islam case, Muhammad received the Quran, and gave the Quran to the world. The Quran is