By Yahiya Emerick
Islam could be the so much misunderstood religion in heritage. such a lot folks study little or not anything approximately Islam at school; in truth, our wisdom of Muslims could be constrained to information reviews at the center East and Louis Farrakhan. Surprise--the overwhelming majority of Muslims are not Arabs, the Muslim Allah is particularly a lot the "one God" Christians and Jews think in, a few of the medical and clinical ideas we take without any consideration have been handed on through Muslims, and the preferred myths approximately Muslims frequently have little to do with the true ideals of Islam. the total Idiot's Guide(R) to knowing Islam finds interesting evidence approximately Islam; they settle for either the outdated and New Testaments as holy books and settle for Moses and Jesus as prophets. The publication deals tips about Muslim tradition, genuine prices from the Qur'an, the Prophet Muhammad, and famous students, and solutions to questions relating to daily life from the Muslim standpoint.
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With the passing of the Cold War, the deck has been reshuffled. ” Enter the Muslim world. Where once you had a patchwork of weak dictatorships, monarchies, and sham democracies that were manipulated by the Soviets and the West quite shamelessly, now you have legitimate countries, each with its own vision and aspirations. There are even many new nations, created out of the ruins of the Soviet Union, with Muslim majorities, whose future direction and orientation are watched closely by the West. S.
With the Muslim world no longer a threat to the West, the West could focus on other more important things. And it is a well-known fact that the victor often writes the history books according to his own version of events. ” Western writers, often called Orientalists, have expressed this simplistic and narrow view in their studies throughout most of the last 400 years. Only recently have modern scholars taken a fresh look at Islam and Muslim civilization and gained a new appreciation for its values, legitimacy, and contributions to the rise of the modern world.
Muslim scholars have long speculated that jinns may exist in the realm of thermal energy or in the x-ray or energy wave spectrums. They can Ask the Imam All Islamic teachings come from only two sources: the Qur’an and the Hadith, or sayings of the Prophet Muhammad. Think of the Qur’an like God’s Word and the Prophet’s sayings as the living application of the Book. Translate This The term jinn means hidden. Although the word can be applied to anything you don’t see, such as bacteria or people hiding behind a mountain, its main usage is to signify a type of invisible creature that is made by God and that exists in another realm or dimension.
Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding Islam by Yahiya Emerick