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    The Sunnah is a way in which Muhammad's words can be adhered to as both law and also as a guide for an individual on how to live and what to do. The Sunnah serves as law because it comes from...

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    Islam does, in fact, recognize many prophets and messengers, all of whom predated Muhammed. Among those whom are acknowledged or recognized as prophets and messengers are Noah, Abraham, Moses, and...

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    The common themes between the spread of these religions is not in their ideological dogma but in the practical impact that they made. Buddhism is of a totally different philosophical background...

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    There are some ways in which we can trace Muhammad’s philosophy back to his life experiences, but in other ways, we simply cannot. Some of Muhammad’s philosophy is better explained by his...

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    The basic tenets of Islam help to establish the foundation of the religion. The idea of submission is critical. The very meaning of the word "Islam" means submission. Most of Islamic...

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    The Islamic schism occurred as a result of a civil war and internal squabbling over the right to succession in the early Islamic empire. After the death of the prophet Mohammad in 632 CE, the...

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    The regions of the world where Islam is the main religion, essentially, northern Africa, the Middle East, South and Central Asia, and Southeast Asia -- principally, Indonesia, Thailand, and the...

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    Modern Islam retains strong Arabic, Persian, and Turkish influences. The official language of the Qu'ran is standard Arabic, a regional tongue shared by diverse communities across the Arabian...

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    Islam expanded first across the Arabian peninsula and later into areas of Southwest Asia, Turkey, Southern Europe and North Africa. Each of these societies had its own gender-related customs and...

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    The fundamental distinction between Sunni and Shiite Islam involves differences of opinion regarding the rightful heir to the Prophet Muhammad, who advanced the cause of Islam throughout the...

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    The answers to these questions are beyond what can be provided in this space here. Scholars have spent oceans of time analyzing them. The only hope I have is to give a small glimpse of what has...

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    That depictions of God and of Mohammed are prohibited in Islam is a given among almost all Muslims. Many Islamic clerics, especially in the dominant Sunni sect, believe that it is also forbidden...

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    Islam can be described in a number of different ways. It looks different to adherents than to people who believe in other religions. In addition, there are different views of Islam even within...

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    Islam gained a ready following among many Hindu Indian groups; but was less successful with Buddhists. The Islamic principle of all being equal in the eyes of God readily appealed to the lower...

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    I think that one reality that Muslims face in the 21st Century is the constant association of their religion with fanaticism, fundamentalism, and terrorism. I don't think that this is right or...

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    Sura 4 has rule for inheritance. Different heirs get different shares, with fractions like 1/8, 1/6, 1/4, 1/2, or 2/3 of an estate. Along with zakat and qibla, the rules for inheritance must have...

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    I had to pare down the original question, but I invite you to resubmit the other part as I think that it is a part of a valuable and needed discourse. Putting aside just for a moment the...

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    The hajj, or pilgrimage to Mecca, is very significant to Islam. Indeed it is one of the "five pillars" of the faith, along with the belief in Allah and Muhammad his prophet, prayer five times a...

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    The Five Pillars of Islam are: Faith in the one God. Muslims are obliged to bear public witness to the idea that there is only one God and that Muhammad is the prophet of God. Prayer. Muslims...

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    If we are talking about core beliefs and not about the Five Pillars, the five most important beliefs of devout Muslims are: Complete monotheism. It is very important to Muslims that they should...

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    The spread of Islam was extremely rapid, but it causes are not entirely certain as much of the documentation we have from the 7th century is fragmentary, partisan, or otherwise unreliable. One of...

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    The pilgrimage to Mecca is one of the Five Pillars of Islam. Every Muslim who is able to both physically and financially must make the pilgrimage at least once in their life. The purpose of the...

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    First, we must note that it is not necessarily correct to say that Sunnis typically dislike Sufis. This varies widely depending on the country in which the Sunnis live. Many Sunnis accept Sufis...

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    The main purpose of fasting during Ramadan is to cleanse oneself and to become a better and more spiritual purpose. During Ramadan, Muslims are not just supposed to refrain from eating and drinking...

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    The Five Pillars of Islam are the things that every person who claims to be a Muslim must do. These Five Pillars are: The profession of faith. All Muslims must publicly state that there is not...

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    There are two major differences between Sunnis and Shiites. One has to do with history and the other with scripture and religious authority. Historically, these two Islamic sects differ as to who...

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    The major difference between Sunnis and Shiites has to do with the succession of Muslim leadership after the death of the Prophet Muhammad. When Muhammad died, a council met to select his...

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    There are many varieties of Islam, each with somewhat different beliefs and practices. However, there are the “Five Pillars of Islam” that are held in common by all Muslims. The first of these...

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    I think that part of where American or Western predispositions towards women and Islam arise in not being able to fully dissect and understand the complexities and nuances of the Islamic faith....

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    I don't think that you could really say that hadith has been significant either in the secular world or in the non-Muslim world. Since people who are not Muslim do not think Muhammad was anyone...

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    Hadith is a Muslim term that is used to refer to the sayings or acts or ideas of the Prophet Muhammad that are not included in the Koran. To Muslims, the Koran is, of course, the word of God....

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    The term "Insha' Allah" is an expression of hope. It is similar to the Spanish term, "Ojala que," intending to express a sense of optimism in the future. It is a conditional expression in the...

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    I’m going to assume that this question is “What is Islam?” The short answer to this question is that Islam is a religion that emphasizes the idea that pride is a problem and submission to God...

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