Essays Tagged: "mosques"

Egypt

elds. The dreary routine of their lives is relieved only on a few occasions-the group prayer in the mosques on Fridays, religious feasts, and family events such as weddings or the circumcisions of you ...

(4 pages) 303 3 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Hate on the net

ans celebrating on the streets after the World Trade Center bombing and angry Americans vandalizing mosques and other Islamic places of worship within our nation have plagued our television following ...

(1 pages) 48 0 3.3 Aug/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Positive and Negative Ways of Decision-Makers Dealing With Sensitive Multicultural Issues.

, that religion is less widely part of research and informed discussion. As described by Bouma, G. (Mosques and Muslim Settlement in Australia, pp.iii, 1994) the role of religion in settlement, and th ... y of its planning permits regarding sensitive religious issues such as Muslims being able to access mosques at very early times during Ramadan are catered for, there is no real process in which such s ...

(6 pages) 138 0 4.1 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Muslim Cultural Influence on Africa and Europe

Muslims brought with them their unique architectural styles. For example, through the creation of mosques in order to convert the Africans and Europeans, they established centers of creative archite ... rder to convert the Africans and Europeans, they established centers of creative architecture. The mosques that were created introduced three intriguing and new architectural features, the pedestal, ...

(4 pages) 61 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

How Muslims affected Western Culture

s influence. For instance, Islam have introduced several new art styles into Africa, such as their mosques and geometric designs. Politically, they physically conquered Africa, forcing upon it their ... frica. The Muslims brought with them much of their lifestyle, such as their art. They resurrected mosques and unique types of architecture two these two continents. The most noticeable architectura ...

(3 pages) 80 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

ISLAM

Objectives:(Around 500 words per Question)1.Why are Mosques very important?2.Describe, explain and explore all the main features of a mosque. What are a ... rs? Explain how they affect a Muslim's everyday life.5.'Muslims can pray anywhere they may like, so mosques are not at all necessary to a Muslim's every day life.' Do you agree with this? Give reasons ...

(2 pages) 45 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Islam

Religious Studies Coursework on IslamObjectives:(Around 500 words per Question)1.Why are Mosques very important?2.Describe, explain and explore all the main features of a mosque. What are a ... rs? Explain how they affect a Muslim's everyday life.5.'Muslims can pray anywhere they may like, so mosques are not at all necessary to a Muslim's every day life.' Do you agree with this? Give reasons ... great worth to the community, both regionally, nationally, continentally and all around the world. Mosques are also community centres, schools, colleges and law courts. In the early history of the mo ...

(18 pages) 164 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

The Alhambra Palace, Granada

s and changes during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. Its walls enclosed a fortress, baths, mosques, industries, and a number of palaces and gardens.The existing palaces are the Partal Palace, ...

(9 pages) 39 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Ancient Africa.

ol. Some traders also got very powerful as well.All over most of Africa, boys went to school in the mosques. Mosques are a building for Islamic religious activities and worship. In the mosques, they l ...

(1 pages) 492 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Interviewing, and Observing Different Culture Perspectives.

e mayhem was caused by this disaster, and all anger was relinquished upon us. Cars were rammed into mosques, and families were crushed because of the loss of their loved ones. Before this tragedy, lit ...

(7 pages) 82 0 4.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Islam Religion

growing religion in the world, the U.S. holds up to eight million Muslims, and over eleven hundred mosques or Islamic centers.(2)""Islam was founded in the early seventh century by Muhammad.(1)" "Whe ...

(4 pages) 101 0 4.8 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

The Social Service Field

the main providers of our country's social services. The nation's 300,000 churches, synagogues, and mosques would each have to put up $225,000 to make up for the proposed social service cuts (Shapiro, ...

(5 pages) 35 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Mosques

MOSQUES A mosque is a building that serves as the main worship place for Muslims.Mosques are all dif ... ibla wall. It has a roofed area where prayers were recited. This same basic plan was used for later mosques. Three main elements were still used. The court- yard, the qibla wall and the roofed prayer ... s the mimbar, a pulpit where the Friday sermon is preached.In religion dominated Islamic societies, mosques serve social and political needs as well as religious ones. The mospue became a forum for ma ...

(1 pages) 436 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Scars of war

rtillery fire. Everyday the city was hit by some 4,000 shells. Targets included hospitals, schools, mosques, churches, synagogues, libraries, and museums.As you cross the last crest coming into the ci ...

(3 pages) 12 0 1.7 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

How Was Roman Architecture More Alborate Than The

rld you can see examples of Roman architecture spreading. In India the arch was used quite often in mosques. One great example of domes in India is the Taj Mahal. Used as a buririal site for a great k ...

(5 pages) 47 1 2.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

There are many religions in which people hold their faith

rld; however few people outside its confines know anything about. Unlike the churches, temples, and mosques that the primary religions use to congregate their people, the street corner religion uses t ...

(5 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Fasting in Ramadan

other months throughout the year. The fasters eat less food and drink more liquids, then they go to mosques to perform nightly prayers which are 4 and 20 prostrations. The are called in Arabic "Tarawe ... ey pay alms at the end of Ramadan for each family member to the poor. They prepare dining tables at mosques for poor people, students and Islamic communities. There are some customs in Ramadan, like f ...

(1 pages) 23 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Slay or Sacrilegious

vate, and personal matter because people never expect it to affect them. Many churches, synagogues, mosques, and other religious shrines, temples, and churches disagree with or frown upon. I personall ...

(2 pages) 362 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Muhammad Ali

sville Lip.? Ali was a member of the Nation of Islam and he use to preach in twenty- five different mosques around America as well as in churches in New York, Dallas, and in his hometown of Louisville ...

(4 pages) 33 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Architecture and the Islamic Faith

resentation of Islamic building types is the mosque. Through both its function and use of geometry, mosques express the idea of totality and unity behind the Islamic belief and can be thought of as a ... new converts would soon disappear and their group would soon die out. Because of this realization, mosques were eventually built but architects took care to make sure that the mosques didn?t have any ...

(7 pages) 35 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith