For example, in the beginning of the book, Ranya had a hard time finding a mosque that compliments her less traditional beliefs. This is because as an American Muslim, she does not favor the traditional rituals that Muslims perform. Although I am not a Muslim, I can relate to the feeling that Ranya had at that time. She wanted to belong to a community. Like her, when my family and I migrated to United States, I also felt that I did not belong in America.
Islamic Culture And Civilization Since Islam began and has created in an Arab society, different societies which have embraced Islam have had a tendency to be affected by Arab traditions. Hence Arab Muslim social orders and different Muslims have social affinities; however every general public has saved its recognizing qualities. Islamic society acquired an Arab society conceived in the desert, basic yet in no way, shape or form oversimplified. It has an oral convention in light of the transmission of society through verse and account. Then again, it has been the composed record that has had the best effect on human advancement.
While in prison Malcolm spent a majority of his time reading and becoming knowledged in law and other “forensic skills” (Epps). During this time he is frequently visited by his siblings, who had recently converted to the religion of Islam, his brother Reginald was part of the Nation of Islam (NOI)(“Biography”). NOI was a select group of black Muslims who believe in black pride and that to get equality and freedom they must establish their own state, completely separate from the white Americans. While in Prison Malcolm converts to the religion of Islam and joins NOI and shortly before his early release (A & E) changes his last name to X believing that his surname Little was his “slave” name (History.comStaff).
Around the 9th-12th centuries CE is the Islamic Science Golden Age. Now many people are saying that the golden age of science in Islam is slowly fading away and will soon be forgotten. So now people are trying to preserve and help people remember that some ancient Islamic scholars made this. Now this video did show us how math is made up of Islamic traditions, patterns, artwork and much more. That’s what’s so cool about this whole topic.
To experience a moral life, people were taught to be good to all people. Specifically, the Qur’an stated that “those who submit to God and accept the true Faith; who are devout, sincere, patient, humble, charitable, and chaste; who fast and are every mindful of God – on these, both men and women, God will bestow forgiveness and rich recompense [reward]” (Document B). Hence, the Qur’an described that paradise was available to all those who perform good works. Similarly, the emphasis on attractive ideas could be appealing to people who lived in a difficult lifestyle. Because of these positive ideas about Islam, many people were inspired to convert to this religion, which contributed to the growth of Islam.
The possibility of success factors that contribute to the spread of Islam is that of leadership in mosques, through a survey conducted by the Pew Research 45% of the imam of the mosque has a degree in Islamic studies that can provide information of the true Islam. Almost half of all Imams have a BA, MA or PhD in Islamic studies from an overseas
Malcolm X had a vigorous early life and through the help of the Islamic religion he was able to live a life of wisdom and knowledge. Malcolm was living a mis-guided life in boston and consequently he was dealt a 10 year prison sentence. When in prison Malcolm X was influenced to convert to the nation of Islam by his family. The Nation of Islam gave him a new outlook at life and motivated him to become educated. Before Malcolm X started his studies underneath the religion he was a naive and self centered person but shortly after his conversion his demeanor changed drastically.
The main character in Ready Player One and I have different beliefs in religion. Wade (the main character) does not believe in God or the Bible. I, on the other hand, believe in God and read the Bible. “I wish someone had just told me the truth right up front, as soon as I was old enough to understand it.
After the 9/11 attacks Muslims have faced incredibly difficult barriers including being victims of bullying, proactive aggression, egocentric peers, and also struggling with internalizing tendencies and biracial identity. Depression, anxiety, and even post-traumatic stress disorder has been found among a population some call doubted traumatized (Clay, 2011). Although, they have found some strong coping methods that help aid them in how well they handle ongoing discrimination and harassment (Clay, 2011). According to the former editor in chief of the Journal of Muslim Mental Health, prior to 9/11 there was virtually nothing published that related to the mental health of Muslim Americans’ well-being, so determining the impact on Muslims in the
E. the west found it very difficult to from a factual ideal of Islam, held back by its own closed mindedness as well as an overall ignorance. Christians knew nothing about Islam, and saw Arab people only as enemies. Two very different populations in the West expressed a vision of Islam. One was that of a common people, that was influenced by false information from the Chanson de Geste. The other negative propaganda from scholastics ,which the scholastics were Although sometimes it was saw as a reaction to see Islam as violent and fanatic, in general the scholastics vision of Islam was balanced and portrayed Islam more realistically than the stereotypes that influenced Christian Culture.
People are also not taught the basic lessons and morals through their parents in either book, which also completely alters how the kids grow up, they learn their lessons of only what the government wants them to learn. Lastly, the modern American society and family are changed in these books by the religion or beliefs that the people of the World State or the Party are forced to believe. All of these
One way that I can challenge my stereotypes and discriminatory behaviors is to immerse myself among Muslims. A good way to do this would be to attend a Mosque and experience the religion first hand. Another way to challenge these negative thoughts is to travel to a country that is primarily made up of Muslims. This will expose me to a different culture that relates to Muslim and may help me to better understand what the reasoning behind certain actions may be. Realistically, traveling to a different country would not be feasible.