Essays Tagged: "Allah"

The Koran, the most influential piece of Arabic writing

must state publicly ' by the tongue and with full assent from theheart' that ' there is no god but Allah and Muhhammad is his prophet.' This is alsocalled Shahadah.The second duty is to pray five tim ...

(3 pages) 130 0 4.3 Mar/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam


celebrate this day after fasting during the holy month of Ramadan. The purpose of this is to thank Allah for giving us the strength to obey His order. This holyday starts night before, everyone wake ... sits around the dining table and a brief prayer is said usually by my father or grandmother in whom Allah (God) is thanked for providing us a delicious meal and a happy family. The main dish is Biryan ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Islam: The true religion

igion it is a way of life.The very esscence of islam is prayer as it is an unique relationship with Allah. One can not be a Muslim without belief (iman) in Allah, his book: the Quran and the hereafter ...

(1 pages) 98 2 2.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

In English class we were given the freedom to write on any personal topic. I chose to describe the effects that evolution in terms of ascension will have on biology and society.

Becoming the Authentic Self: A Journey into the Unknown"Fire," Sh'allah calls as a sphere of water passes from her hand to Manoe's. The scintillating globe transfigur ... rth," Manoe giggles and tosses it back as the sphere forms into a piece of onyx. "Air," calls as Sh'allah bounces the rock off her finger toward Zolan. The object is transformed into a ball of pure fo ...

(9 pages) 76 1 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Paranormality & Spirituality

This is a short paper on Muhammad the Prophet. It gives a definition, chief contribution, and historical origin.

be-- you still must know this man (comparekjv.html).Muhammad can be described as "the Messenger of Allah". The prophet Muhammad was born around 570 C.E. in a city state well connected to the caravan ...

(1 pages) 80 1 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Title: Muhammads Life and his Teachings. This paper is a chronological detail of the great Prophet Muhammad. It includes the details of the Islamic faith.

hooting stars and stones that were oddly shaped like people. They, like Muhammad, also believed in "Allah" who was the creator of the universe and the number one God. Muhammad was a part of a ruling f ... to a cave on Mt. Hira near Mecca to think and sort out what his visions had told him. He prayed to Allah and one evening a message came to him. The voice of the angel Gabriel, said "You are the messe ...

(4 pages) 64 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Muhammad, the prophet of Islam.

ation while spending time alone in a cave outside Makkah. He spent time praying and fasting there. Allah told him to RECITE!! RECITE!! RECITE!! Confused, Muhammad asked what he should recite. Allah i ... en has taught mankind things they did not know."Later, Muhammad experienced a second revelation. Allah had told him to "rise and warn" the people about divine judgment. In 613, Muhammad began his p ...

(3 pages) 66 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

On of the 5 pillars of Islam.

core beliefs of the Islamic faith. Each pillar is designed to help Muslims model their life towards Allah's wishes and live their life to the fullest.Muslims are encouraged to enjoy the good things in ... he good things in life (including food, drink and sexual relations) since all good things come from Allah (God). Yet for all willing and able Muslims, one month of the Islamic calendar year is set asi ...

(4 pages) 172 0 4.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Introduction to Islam.

het. Islam rejects the doctrine of the Trinity and considers Jesus to be one of the great prophets. Allah differs from the Jewish and Christian concept of God because Mohammed is morally capricious; h ... or evil, and his declaration makes it true. The Muslim has no assurance of what it takes to please Allah and be welcomed into eternal paradise. The word Islam means submission to God, and Muslim mean ...

(4 pages) 249 1 2.1 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Islam, Osama bin Laden, Priciples of Islam.

based upon five major points, the first of which is the belief that there is no other deity besides Allah. Bin Laden has interpreted this to mean that anyone who does not believe in Islam is a threat ... reason that suicide bomber's are so eager to give up their lives is so that they can go and be with Allah. The Hadith states that 'upon passing away one will enter a paradise [that he] will have faces ...

(3 pages) 128 1 3.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Description of traditional Islamic wedding ceremonies including quotations and bibliography.

m, and He has planted love and mercy between you." [30:21] This shows that marriage is an act which Allah has intended to take place. Marriage is also supposed to be a decision made by the individuals ... f worship. There is no set speech to be recited during the wedding, as long as it is in the name of Allah. The first part of the service is known as The Mienu, this is when the family and guests arriv ...

(3 pages) 41 0 1.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Islam and Christianity: A comparison of these 2 Religions.

Islam and Christianity1)5 Central truths of Islam are: Belief in Allah as the true god, Belief in Angels, Belief in Scriptures, Belief in prophets and judgment and e ... istians not individually but as a whole. Muslims consider the Trinity to be a sign of weakness that Allah is all-powerful and does not need help from any two other powers. Islam and Christianity both ...

(2 pages) 132 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Islam in contemporary Pakistan

the holy scripture of the Qur'an was revealed to him in a painstaking process, as he was chosen by Allah to spread the word of Ilsam. And so did Islam begin to spread once Mohammed traversed to Medin ...

(3 pages) 64 0 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This is a brief but informational outline of important points of the Middle East

b. The Koran c. Mecca d. Also the belief in one G-d, Allah, one prays in a mosque, 5 times a day. "There is no G-d but Allah and Muhammad is his messenge ...

(2 pages) 70 1 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This essay is about how Islam views racism. It gives an example on how racism came to be and how it effects society today.

as explained by Islam, goes back to the beginning of mankind's creation. Before the creation of man Allah had already created the Angels and the Jinn. With the Angels at that time was a Jinn by the na ... that time was a Jinn by the name of Iblis. Iblis had lived with the Angels and was very obedient to Allah.Theb Allah created humans. This new creation of Allah was created from clay. The first human t ...

(2 pages) 62 1 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

This essay compares the teachings of Muhammad and Jesus.

revalent religion in the area at the time of Muhammad was polytheist, though an idea of a dominant "Allah" was often prayed to in times of need. Because of this upbringing, Muhammad felt the need to s ...

(3 pages) 65 0 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

What is the ISlamic Meaning of Life

For Muslims, the purpose of life is Ibadah. Ibadah is submitting to Allah. The five pillars of Islam are the basis of their worship. They are Shahadah, Salat, Zakah, Sa ... worship. They are Shahadah, Salat, Zakah, Sawm and Hajj.The Shahadah is the declaration of faith to Allah. It is whispered to a new born baby and a dying person tries to make it the last thing they sa ... mmadun rasulu'Llah" - 'Muhammad is the messenger of God.' The Shahadah shows that Muslims submit to Allah and Allah only.Salat is the name given to the five compulsory prayers that Muslims must make e ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

The ultimate standard for Muslim leaders is the Prophet Muhammad.

the barometer by which any Muslim leader is measured continues to be that of the last Messenger of Allah.His dress was always clean, though simple. He was very mindful of cleanliness. He washed his h ... virtues and qualities of a believer described in the Holy Qur'an. None can describe him better than Allah who has said he possessed the noblest character.Kindness & ForgivenessMore than 1400 years ...

(5 pages) 54 2 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Killing For Religion Suicide

"And fight in the way of Allah those who fight you. But do not transgress limits. Truly Allah loves not the transgressors." ... things are clear ;Suicide is forbidden. "O ye who believe!... [do not] kill yourselves, for truly Allah has been to you Most Merciful. If any do that in rancour and injustice, soon shall We cast hi ... (i.e. the death penalty for murder), but even then, forgiveness is better. "Nor take life - which Allah has made sacred - except for just cause..." (17:33).In pre-Islamic Arabia, retaliation and mas ...

(2 pages) 54 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


reasons for your answers, indicating that you have understandably thought of another point of view.Allah (God)Islam is the complete submission and obedience to Allah (God).The name Allah (God) in Isl ... (God).The name Allah (God) in Islam never refers to Muhammad (pbuh), as many Christians may think; Allah is the personal name of God.What do Muslims believe about Allah?1. He is the one God, Who has ...

(2 pages) 45 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam