As in other religions, peace is a basic concept in Islamic thought. The Arabic term "Islam" itself (إسلام) is usually translated as "submission"; submission of desires to the will of God. It comes from the term aslama, which means "to surrender" or "resign oneself".
The Arabic word salaam (سلام...
religions because of their common origin through Prophet Abraham (Peace Be Upon Him). Muslims consider Prophet Ishmael [(Ismail)Peace Be Upon Him)], the first born son of Abraham, to be the "Father of the Arabs" and Abraham's second son, Prophet Isaac [(Ishaq) Peace Be Upon Him], is called "Father of...
ISLAM A RELIGION OF SWORD OR A RELIGION OF PEACE?
Islam is a monotheistic religion that was developed in Arabian Peninsula in the 7th century C.E. Islam, which literality means "surrender" or "submission" is known to be a religion of peace and justice. It as was founded on teachings of Muhammad...
Is Islam The Religion Of Terrorism?
Thesis statement: In fact, Islam is the religion of love and peace and the concept of Jihad is far from terrorism.
I. Islam is the religion of love and peace.
A. Allah is the...
ISLAM IS A RELIGION OF PEACE
Islam is universal religion for all the race and class of people. It is not inclined towards a specific class of people rather it fulfills the spiritual, moral, social, economical needs of all the humanity beyond the perspective of age, race, color and nation. Allah...
Islam, a name given by Allah to this religion (Quran 5:4), is an Arabic word which literally means obedience and peace. ISLAM is derived from the Arabic root "SALEMA": peace, purity, submission and obedience. So 'Islam' would mean the path of those who are obedient to Allah and who establish peace...
Peace and Islam
Islam as a Religion of Peace
Islam has taken a lot of flak in recent years, though not, that is to say, without any sort of reason. It is an unavoidable fact that the organization that attacked the United States on September 11th, 2001 was...
Why do we need a Religion?
By Yahya Ibrahim
Lecture delivered at UWA, Western Australia on 14 September 2002
The question posed in today’s lecture is "Why do we need a religion?" I am not going to answer this particular question directly. In fact, I view the "religion" itself as being...
. But a Muslim believes in all these prophets and also in the prophethood of Muhammad, peace be upon him.
The word Islam in the Arabic language is derived from the root SLM and means "peace" and "obedience". The religion is called Islam because it offers peace and requires complete submission to the...
Does Islam Promote Terrorism?
By Fatima Noori
Islam does not promote terrorism, Islam is derived from the word ‘salaam’ which means peace which fundamentals teach its followers to maintain and promote peace throughout the world. Unfortunately more and more often, Islam has been associated...
Islam is a widely-misunderstood religion. Those who are foreign with the faith are often confused about its teachings and practices. Common fallacies include that Muslims worship a moon-god, that Islam is oppressive against women, or that Islam is a faith that promotes violence. Here we bust these myths...
Islam and Peace Faith and Reason
looking at the second part of religion in the light of the first part of science. This meaningless comparison is responsible for the ill-considered conclusions he has arrived at in his article. Had the worthy Professor compared the first part of science to the first...
than a prevailing truth. In this sense, religion and peace are fundamentally united.
The role of religious expressions is largely guiding the individual adherent and community to a state of peace. In more ways than one, religion is simply a discipline, an ideology, of peace. Christianity and Islam...
Muhammad Rizvi, the author of An Introduction to Islam writes “Islam is a religion of peace. This is evident even from the name "Islam" itself. ("Islam" is an Arabic word.) The word "Islam" and the Arabic word for peace, "salaam" both come from the same root, ‘salima’”.
Although the word Islam means...
Shahada is the first pillar of Islam and it is recited “Ashhadu an la ilaha Allah wa ashhadu anna Muhammadan rasulullah” “None has the right to be worshipped but Allah and Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah.”
4. What is faith? Faith has six articles in the Muslim religion:
Faith in the unity...
Christianity VS Islam Christianity and Islam are two of the world's largest religions. The two are different in beliefsbut are similar in origin. Like many religions both Islam and Christianity claim to be the one and only true way to God. Although Islam and Christianity differ in major ways, they also...
. Islam means peace Islam is derived from the word ‘salaam’ which means peace. It is a religion of peace whose fundamentals teach its followers to maintain and promote peace throughout the world. Thus every Muslim should be a fundamentalist i.e. he should follow the fundamentals of the Religion of Peace...
Islam is a Religion of Peace
Islam Is A Religion Of Peace And Well-Being
The word Islam has the same meaning as "peace" in Arabic. Islam is a religion that came down to offer humanity a life filled with the peace and well-being in which God's eternal mercy and compassion is manifested in the world...
the name of God. Islam, as any other religion, is brought onto people with a notion full of idealism and peace. Terror on the other hand, promotes violence, hatred, and suffering. So how are terrorism and Islam related to each other? Much of what western societies comprehend about Islam comes from the...
Peace is a natural state which attracts each and every individual.
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of the terrorists' acts are committed in this world by people who consider themselves religious.
Like all the other religions of God, Islam (Submission to God in English) promotes peace, love and harmony among the people. Actually the word "Islam" in addition to meaning submission (to God), is...
citizens question our own opinions frequently of how we should view the Islamic religion. America is a place of diversity with many races and religions of all kinds, and they are all accepted into our society. But today’s Islam is a definite threat and challenge to not only America’s well-being, but the...
Judgments, and by acceptance of all that Allah has predestined for man on earth.’ according to Dr.Abdur-Rahman Abdul-Kareem Al-Sheha in his article Islam is the Religion of Peace. BBC also maintains that, ‘the word Islam means 'submission to the will of God'. And according to J. F Haught in his book...
Does Islam Encourage Terrorism?
Islam is derived from the word ‘salam’ which means peace and shows its followers how to preserve and encourage peace all over the world. Unfortunately more and more often, Islam has been associated with terrorism and violence due to the actions of a few...
word Muslim means one who surrenders to Allah. The words Islam and Muslim are closely related to the word “peace.” The words of Islam and Muslim propose the inner tranquility that is achieved with the surrendering to the divine. Islam teaches that all religions originally had the same essential...
Common grounds to promote peace against Jihad Antony Lazar, msc 12/12/08 Introduction: Terrorism is a common table-topic at public gatherings and family get-togethers. The cruelty and unreasonable perception of life of the terrorists result in frustration and haphazard conditions in societies. After...
An Imam explains Islam
By IMAM SHAMSHAD A. NASIR
Islam is the name of the religion that was founded 1,400 years ago by the Holy Prophet of Islam, Muhammad. Islam is an Arabic word which means peace, love and complete submission and obedience to God. There is no difference between Islam and...
Islam is a tradition of love and submission to God that ultimately strives for peace. The ancient religion emerged in the seventh century and was able to appeal to the public through its deeply entrenched attitudes to peace. Islam’s constant endeavour for peace can be presented through its ancient...
Peace; a word manipulated and misused too commonly when conversing. The term peace, referring to a happy and harmonious nature, whether within ones self or extending to the greater world, recognises a sense of contentment. Islam, in its entirety, is a peaceful and harmless religion. A Muslims...
the actual peace of mind is only brought by a religion called Islam. A modern world can be described as the present era which is based on new ideas, thinking, styles and methods that is relatively different from the past. People cannot escape from modernity but depending on the religion, they relate...