Qur'an Essays

  • Jihad In Islam: The Wars Of Islam

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    Contrary to Maududi and Qutb’s views, Atkinson (2002) held the view that the Arabic word jihad appears in chapter 29 verse 69 of the Qur’an and the word strive has been used in its translation into English. The word jihad is a relatively short word but it has huge implications within Islamic society as a whole and especially for the daily life of the individual Muslim. Jihad. Jihad, as ordained by Islam, does not consist of killing and being killed but in striving hard to win the pleasure of Allah

  • Islam: Ethical And Moral Teachings Of Islam

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    Muslims like many individuals they seek purpose in their life, they arrive at their views on right and wrong by believing that the purpose of human life is to worship and God and fulfil the pursuit of achieving harmony and peace. Muslims look to the Qur'an and Hadith as their guide to this way of life. The word "morality" comes from the Latin word moralitas meaning " manner, character and proper behavior" Morality generally refers to a code of conduct, that an individual, group or society hold as authoritative

  • Oneness Of God

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    his word, the Qur’an, to the people of earth. The shahadah is the first words uttered into the ear of a new born child and all one must do to become a Muslim is recite the shahadah three times in front of a witness. In these two rituals, we see how highly regarded this profession of faith is within the

  • Abrahamic Religion

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    Islam is a monotheistic, Abrahamic religion articulated by the Qur'an, a religious text considered by its adherents to be the verbatim word of God, and, for the vast majority of adherents, by the teachings and normative example of Muhammad, considered by most of them to be the last prophet of God. An adherent of Islam is called a Muslim. Muslims believe that God is one and incomparable and that the purpose of existence is to worship God. Muslims also believe that Islam is the complete and universal

  • Islam Fundamental Principles

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    uses Sunnah more than Hanafi and analogy more than two others. Among Shia, Usuli school of Ja'fari jurisprudence uses four sources, which are Qur'an, Sunnah, consensus and aql. They use ijma under special conditions and rely on aql (intellect) to find general principles based on the Qur'an and Sunnah, and use usul al-fiqh as methodology to interpret the Qur'an and Sunnah in different circumstances, and Akhbari Jafaris rely more on Hadith and reject ijtihad. According to Momen, despite considerable

  • The Principle Of Ijtihad

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    other banned by it. Mujtahid is the qualified lawyer who uses it. The principle of Ijtihad is considered to have roots in a Hadith, Muadh Ibn Jabal, a qadi as judge. The Prophet asked how would he decide on problems arising and he answered, "If the Qur’an contains nothing to guide me, I will act on the ways of the Prophet". The definition of Ijtihad involves four main principles which

  • Jihad In Islam: The Five Pillars Of Islam

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    with the future through academic and intellectual efforts. Jihad bilmal explains that the financial dimension of jihad. This is an active charity. In this, the Qur’an has emphases particularly on two areas of jihad. The first jihad is a purification of self, lower self, spiritual self, social, and economic self. The chapter sura of Qur’an explains that charity or zakat is the migration of din. Spending money in society may eliminate the poverty from the society. For example, many Muslim countries

  • Essay On Holy Quran Translation

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    Abstract This research aims to discuss the translation of the Holy Quran from Arabic to different languages in different eras. It will go through different ages to find out the trials of translating the Holy Quran and if they really translated the Holy Quran literally or just translated the meanings of the words so the different kinds of translations for the Holy Quran will be raised here The problems that faced translating Holy Quran around the world also will be an objective for this study. In

  • Islam Liberalism In Islam

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    as a commentary and useful aids in following the constitution that is the Qur 'an. Nothing can be equal to the words of Allah. In some issue, the Al-Quran is silent about it. That does not mean that Allah has forgotten to place something in the Qur’an, It is clear that Allah’s intention is to gives our human to express our mind and collective genius to solve our own problem. For example, the system of ‘democracy’ is practiced here in Malaysia. In order to understand the interpretation of the Al-Quran

  • Political Importance Of Islam

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    believer in Islam sees life in the world as not long lasting life. Therefore in every aspect of life, the believers in Islam (Muslims) carry out mission that the aim of this life is in the hereafter life. Islam has al-Qur’an and Sunnah as the sources of the guidelines. Both al-Qur’an and Sunnah contained of problems, solutions, warnings, kindness and threats. Islam regulates all aspects of human life, from simple matters until the hereafter life. Furthermore, Islam is not for Muslim only but for the

  • Essay On Prophet Muham

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    mid-afternoon and sunset, between sunset and the last light of the day and then again between late evening when it is dark and midnight. A Muslim can pray in any clean place, by themselves or with fellow Muslims. While the Muslims pray they read from the Qur’an while standing, bowing or sitting. Muslims must wash themselves before each prayer and this process is called

  • The Importance Of Qadar In Islam

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    But those who are too arrogant to worship me will surely find themselves in hell, in humiliation. (Qur’an 40:60). The above mentioned Qur’an verse clearly shows the important of seeking help and supplicating to Allah. Dua’a in Islam is a spiritual means by which the believer praises, beseeching for help and guidance from Allah Almighty. It is a great form of worship in

  • Islam: The Importance Of Modesty In Islam

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    when a covered woman walks by, she is not looked at for more than just a glance. A scrutinizing gaze is avoided. Islam is half of faith. There are many verses in the holy Quran that cast a light upon it. “Do not incline towards vain talk;” (Holy Qur’an 23:03) “Say to the believing men that they should lower their gaze and guard their modesty: that will make for greater purity for them: And Allah is well acquainted with all

  • Murkam In The Quran

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    The Quran contains two types of verses which are Muhkamat and Mutashabihat verses. From surah al-Imran verse 7, “it is He Who has sent down to you the Book. In it are verses that are entirely clear, they are the foundations of the Book; and others not entirely clear. So as for those in whose hearts there is a deviation (from the truth) they follow (only) that which is not entirely clear thereof, seeking Al-Fitnah, and seeking its Ta'wil, but none knows its Ta'wil except Allah. And those who are firmly

  • Holy Quran Research Paper

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    ‘Sirat-e-Mustaqim’ authored by ‘Prof. Abdul Qayyum Natiq’ at page-01, and is also taken from the Holy Quran [15:9] ii. [1] is taken from the book ‘The Holy Qur’an’ authored by ‘Imtiaz’ at page number 337 to 339. iii. [2] is taken from the ‘Sirat-e-Mustaqim’ authored by ‘Prof. Abdul Qayyum Natiq’ at page-06 to 08, and also taken from the book ‘The Holy Qur’an’ authored by ‘Imtiaz’ at page number 340. iv. [3] is taken from the ‘Sirat-e-Mustaqim’ authored by ‘Prof. Abdul Qayyum Natiq’ at page-08 &

  • Islamic Religion Changes

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    Changes in Other World Religions [The Islamic Religion] [By Tristan 8D] Religions can change in many ways and for many reasons. Sometimes they change because of small impacts and beliefs of individuals that were seen and agreed with by the society. Other times it could be a war or a protest of a society that changes Religions. Most of the time, these changes have a big impact on the future and the lives of the people in that society because the people strongly believe in their gods and beliefs and

  • She Wore Red Trainers Analysis

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    Introducing Islamic Culture to Western Readers Prayers and supplications are standard practices in all religions and faiths though they take different forms and are performed in different ways. due to the growing interest in spaces and places and their effects on the lives of individuals. Alienation overcomes through Muslims faith as a Cultural response. She Wore Red Trainers is an Islamic text that reflects upon the five Islamic prayers as well as supplications (Du’a) in times of distress

  • Compare And Contrast Islam And Christianity

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    our history. Both religions trace back to the days of Abraham, although that’s the point at which they diverge. Islam and Christianity both have different beliefs regarding prayer, pilgrimage, their interpretations of the Bible, and the use of the Qur’an and the Bible. Muslims pray very differently then Christians do. To begin every Muslim’s prayer there is a call to prayer that comes from the mosque. This call says, “Allah is the greatest, Allah is the greatest, Allah is the greatest, Allah is

  • Prophet Muhammad Analysis

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    (Akhtar, 2014). As Muslims, our belief in Islam is not complete until we obey Allah and His Prophet (s). Allah commands us to do so in the same verse in the Quran: “And obey Allah and the messenger (Muhammad (S))”… (Quran, Surah Al-Maeda: 92) The Qur’an that is the actual word of God, describes him in many honorable terms, such as, “The best example to follow,” “Mercy to the worlds,” and “On a sublime morality.” (Akhtar, 2014) Brief life history of Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) He was born in Mecca

  • Shariah Law Case Study

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    5.2 Matrimonial issues 5.2.1 Judgment in the Absence of the Defendant and the Ex-Parte Judgment This is the rule in the Shariah law that both plaintiff and defendant must be presence during the judgment of the court. According to the narration of 'Ali bin Abi Talib (d.661) based on the hadith of the Prophet, muslim judge is instructed to hear arguments from both disputing parties before dispensing judgment . However, in another hadith, the Prophet was reported to give judgment to Hind bint ‘Utbah