Essays Tagged: "islamic faith"

On of the 5 pillars of Islam.

The Five Pillars of Islam are the corner stones, the core beliefs of the Islamic faith. Each pillar is designed to help Muslims model their life towards Allah's wishes and l ... since all good things come from Allah (God). Yet for all willing and able Muslims, one month of the Islamic calendar year is set aside for fasting. This month is called Ramadan and the 'Festival of Ra ... ra only started being practiced 2 years before Saum was introduced).Ramadan is the 9th month in the Islamic calendar. It begins with the sighting of the new moon. This month is part of the Lunar Calen ...

(4 pages) 172 0 4.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Islam in contemporary Pakistan

Popular Islam of Contemporary PakistanThe Islamic faith was founded by the prophet Mohammed in the 6th century C.E. when the holy scripture of ... nto northern Africa, throughout the Middle East, and eventually into Asia. People have embraced the Islamic faith for several reasons including simplicity- Islam requires faith to only one god, and us ... en several different sects and types of the religion.Popular Islam is the Sufi-based portion of the Islamic faith to which the majority of the Pakistani population belongs. The minority of the populat ...

(3 pages) 64 0 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Islam and Architecture.

Islam and ArchitectureFrom the early days of Islamic religion, the Islamic architecture has been developed in many different territories with var ... es with various styles and cultures. Disregarding their different civilizations or backgrounds, the Islamic faith united them under one religion, allowing them to build unique religious architectures ... rnamentation and geometrical patterns as well as being a pious place for the prayers. Revealing the Islamic faith through the gorgeous decoration including calligraphic ornamentation and arabesque pat ...

(7 pages) 215 0 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Malcolm X life

vil rights movement. Malcolm X had become a member of the Nation of Islam in his earlier years. The Islamic faith borrows basic ideas from the orthodox teachings of Islam and combines them with the ve ... ll of his racist and segregational views about the American society, and he took on a more Orthodox Islamic approach of racial equality. Once he returned home from his trip, he began preaching about h ...

(5 pages) 63 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Tropical Africa and Asia: Comparison and contrast between tropical Africa and Asia during the 1200-1500 era

Capricorn and Cancer. New empires such as, Mali and the Delhi Sultanate were consolidated under the Islamic faith and cultures. Under its rule, these societies were able to expand their trade and adva ... dry season caused by the monsoons. They were the largest and richest tropical states. Both utilized Islamic administrative and military systems. Mali was founded by an indigenous African dynasty that ...

(2 pages) 39 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Religious Belief Systems of the Ancient Times: Islam and Hinduism

d Islam's dietary restrictions, belief in afterlife, and traditional values have influenced how the Islamic and Hindu people lead their every day lives, and how their nations have developed. ... eople lead their every day lives, and how their nations have developed.        The Islamic religion began in 622 A.D. in the Arabian Peninsula. In 570 A.D. Muhammad, who was at that t ...

(2 pages) 111 2 3.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

An overview of Hajj.

because Makkah is where Muhammad (pbuh) was born. Muhammad (pbuh) is particularly important to the Islamic faith because he is the last Prophet of Islam to spread Allah's word. Non-Muslims generally ... of Islam to spread Allah's word. Non-Muslims generally consider him the "founder" of Islam and the Islamic Empire. According to traditional Muslim biographers, he was born 570 CE in Makkah and died J ...

(5 pages) 53 2 4.1 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

What is Islam?

and cultures across the globe--from the southern Philippines to Nigeria--are united by their common Islamic faith. About 18% live in the Arab world; the world's largest Muslim community is in Indonesi ... smitted report of what the Prophet (SAW) said, did, or approved. Belief in the sunna is part of the Islamic faith.Examples of the Prophet's sayingsThe Prophet (SAW) said:'God has no mercy on one who h ...

(15 pages) 163 3 4.7 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Iftar in the Islam Religion.

Every year during the month of Ramadan people of the Islamic faith fast to follow in the footsteps of their prophet Mohammed. The main purpose for this m ... t have class till that time, and for people who live on campus. I went to one of the Iftars with an Islamic friend.When we got there boys and girls are seated on separate sides of the room and a separ ...

(1 pages) 1118 1 3.7 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Creation VS Evolution.

elieve just as firmly in creation as opposed to evolution from their respective points of view. The Islamic faith is a creationist faith (whether or not its proponents agree with this position).Since ...

(3 pages) 65 1 1.4 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Persian Rugs and Their Stories

n Persia, Shiism was already the state religion. Nowadays, 98.5% of the Iranians are Muslims. Their Islamic faith has influenced their traditions, customs and art greatly. Persian rugs are the epitome ... rugs are the epitome of Islamic art. And from them, we can easily see Persians' dedication to their Islamic religion.The Persian rugs have many motifs and designs from which I have noticed Iranian's r ...

(5 pages) 24 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

If I Became A Muslim

gion, my life has changed drastically due to the new standards and rules of Islam. The basis of the Islamic religion is the Five Pillars of Islam. These pillars are: the shahada, a profession that the ... rofession that there is no god but Allah, and that Muhammad is his prophet. To become a part of the Islamic faith, I had to announce this belief publicly, in front of other Muslims. The shahada was a ...

(5 pages) 28 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Christianity Vs. Islam

f time and their preeminence remains in tact today.In comparing and contrasting Christianity to the Islamic faith, it is important to note that both can be traced back to ancient polytheistic practice ... e theological basis of each stems into many similar and juxtaposing directions.Christianity and the Islamic faith alike, center on the belief of one supreme god; the Islam call him Allah and the Chris ...

(3 pages) 133 1 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Sikhism Interest Studies Project - Year Twelve

terms of beliefs, has its basic origins in Hinduism, whilst simultaneously being sympathetic to the Islamic faith. However, it has been the leaders (called gurus) of Sikhism that have influenced its i ...

(5 pages) 13 0 3.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

iran and new revolution

classes, including wealthy merchants -- some of whom were more Westernised and modernistic in their Islamic faith, and some of whom remained more old-fashioned. The Shah had support also from some Mus ... entary body between himself and the masses. Then in 1976 he upset some clerics by replacing the old Islamic calendar with a new secular calendar. And when a prominent critic of the change in calendar ...

(10 pages) 68 1 2.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History


reate an unconquerable schism between them. The gap, however, is somewhat bridged by a twist on the Islamic faith known as Sufism. The mystic ways of the Sufi society make it very appealing to both Su ... Sufi society make it very appealing to both Sunnis and Shiites, not to mention the newcomers to the Islamic faith. Sufism uses the quality of unification and the quality of appeal to make it one of th ...

(5 pages) 30 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Architecture and the Islamic Faith

s one of several of the great religions we know today. Following both Judaism and Christianity, the Islamic empire grew rapidly in a short period of time because of both the corruptness in the Christi ... d its belief about the idea of that all is united and at one with Allah. One good representation of Islamic building types is the mosque. Through both its function and use of geometry, mosques express ...

(7 pages) 35 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Islamic Faith

The Islamic Faith History. Islam is a monotheistic religion founded on the revelations received by the P ... .Myths in IslamThe Qur'an According to a recent posting on a Danish Web Site by Timothy Duncan, the Islamic Qur'an is considered the "holy book" of the Muslim religion."The original texts of most of t ... e many still believe that the Jihad is the ultimate and last pillar to complete in obedience to the Islamic faith. This main theme, taught by Mohammed, was that salvation came through Martyrdom in wha ...

(9 pages) 134 1 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Traditions and Encounters Chapter 14 Islam Outline

ilgrimage to Mecca by Muslims"Islam"- submission"Muslim"-one who has submitted(one who has accepted Islamic faith)"dar al-Islam"-house of Islam (lands governed under Islamic rule"Allah"- god"Quran"- r ... stoms(9th-11th centuries)"Medina"- the city of the prophet"hijra"- Mohammed's migration- starts off Islamic calendar"umma"- community of the faithful in Medina"ka'ba"- holy shrineFive Pillars of Islam ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Religion Of Islam

misunderstood. In the following paragraphs I will define the Five Pillars of Islam and compare the Islamic religion to Christianity in an attempt to develop a better understanding of this vastly misu ... Pillars of Islam are identified (Fisher, 2003). These are the corner stones and core beliefs of the Islamic faith as told by the Prophet Muhammad and are accepted and followed by all Muslims. The Five ...

(8 pages) 56 0 4.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers