However, Islam allows doing operation on a corpse in some cases but not for organ donation. All in all, it is true that Islam allows this type of donating, but it also wants people to believe in fate and fortune by Allah, plus that everything happens to a person is god’s will. Even though we believe that god grants and measures out his blessings upon us, we are required to work for our daily bread. Islam creed teaches people to find cure for their illness, and leave the last success or otherwise to god. As the holy prophet says: “Allah has given a cure for all illnesses.” (Hadith narrated by al-Bukhari) (Islamic religious Council of Singapore,
To begin with, the majority of Iranian families could not afford to replace both the veil and the chador with the European sense of style. It is also fair to say that Reza Shah’s method of modernization overlooked centuries of Iranian culture when it came to wearing the veil, and the meaning it had to conservative Iranians. Furthermore, it would have made more sense if the Shah took a more gradual path to modernizing Iran. In other words, Reza Shah should have granted women the privilege of deciding the clothing they wore, instead of trying to completely erase the veils existence. This would have probably resulted in the low class women sticking with their cultural attire, while the wealthier women seek beauty from European clothing.
Women usually wear hijab’s, a headscarf, and men also wear conservative clothes. This is to ensure that neither men nor woman are having improper thoughts. Many Islamic women view modesty and the hijab to demand respect from men; this makes them feel powerful and respected. Although many nations encourage modesty, others do not. In a family setting it is important the mother is educated because she will teach her children and family members morals, knowledge, and the religious beliefs.
Saudi Arabia is a country that has come extremely far with regards to their moral compass. As a country, Saudi’s truly take pride in their religion above anything else. In fact, everything from their economy, political system, and even legal systems revolves around their religious practices and beliefs. That being said, it can be assumed that religion in the country most sacred and taken most seriously in the eyes of Saudi Arabians. Sunni Islam is the state religion for Saudi Arabia and many Saudi’s are Muslim (McGuigan).
Islam and Christianity share the similar value of being monotheistic and worshipping a single God. Allah in Islam stands for God and carries the same meaning as in Christianity. In Islam, the angel Gabriel spoke to Mohammed and encouraged him to preach to the people and spread the word of Allah. Jesus was said to be the son of God but spoke almost exclusively to Jews (Woodhead, 2004, p 11). The prophets, Mohammed and Jesus, are looked at as symbols of God or Allah.
Kimball address. While reading, I found it mind boggling that I was being obedient but not blind because I didn’t truly believe in and followed behind certain aspects of what I was told how certain things supposed to go. Looking inwardly on my own perceptions of religion I was conforming and believing in only a portion of the teachings of my Preacher. This is what Kimball mentioned in the chapter as the what will diminish the opportunity of religion of becoming evil. When observing and witnessing the events in todays society majority of the people fall in this same category and there are religious leaders that are giving guidance to the people while also allowing them still have their own mindset of their outlook on
It is agreed that certain things are restricted to certain cultures such as wearing a sari to an Indian wedding and wearing a Hijab if you are a Muslim woman, and in showing respect to these cultures we do not dress up in there attire without cultural consciousness. However, we forget that despite the fact that the American headdress is an asthetically appealing item, it has huge significance to the Native American culture and should be refrained from being used as a fashion
They should cover their aurah to all males besides blood relatives, their father, brothers, paternal and maternal uncles. By covering ones’ body in Islam it is a way of one showing their closeness to God, as a female you have restrictions, but the upper hand at the same time as you have the choice as to who you will marry and show your aurah too. Humility and modesty goes hand-in-hand in Islam. There are common things found in each religion, like the veiling of women and making sure that modesty is a part of a persons’ characteristics. The veiling of women is also for the same reason, which is to abstain from pre-marital sex and to not gain attention from the opposite sex.
Religions like Islam and Christianity (monotheists) have similar texts for shared religious knowledge. Strict Muslims would follow Sharia law according to the Qu’ran and wear the Burkas interpretations are different out dates texts example from the Qu’ran people think differently e.g head scaf is fine or no need to wear because they