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Religion and the Moral Development of Man

The moral and ethical development of man is due to religion. That all that is good and noble in man has been inspired by faith in God is a truth at which perhaps even an atheist would not cavil. It is through the teachings of Prophets and Reformers that has been able to conquer his lower nature and to set before himself the noblest ideals of selflessness and the service of humanity. If we study the noble sentiments that inspire man today we will find their origin in the

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The effect of Quranic Moral Qualities on the Life of Man

It is a well-known fact that a society consists of individuals. If these individuals are good, the whole community will be good. The Quran praised the Prophet Muhammad as having a sublime character, for thus Allah said :

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Islam Resists Fanaticis and Isolation

The chief object of true religion should be the elevation of humanity towards that perfection which is the ultimate purpose of the creation of man. The religion of ‘Islam’ has a distinctive appellation; it is not derived from the name of its not derived from the name of its preacher. But the word ‘Islam’ means to surrender, admit or yield. The noun-salam or salamath derived from it means peace, safety, salvation and greeting in order that the religion of Islam is

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The Conception of Human Responsibility in Islam

One of the remarkable characteristics of Quran is the curious manner in which it combines the existence of a Divine Will, which not only orders all things, but which acts directly upon men and addresses itself to the springs of thought in them, with the assertion of a free agency in man and of the liberty of intellect.

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The Belief in the Day of Judgment and Its Effects in the Life of a Man

 

The belief in a life after death and in the Day of Judgment is one of the basic principles of Islam. The belief in future life and in the accountability of his (or her) actions in this world is the most vital force that incites man to perfection and elevation in his present life, in order to attain the highest grade in the hereafter. The Holy Quran states that the state of existence of everyone in his future life, with its reward or punishment abiding in Paradise or Hell, depends upon the

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Importance of The Prayer

The prayer (Salath) is the first worship obligated in Islam. It is a perfect and organized institution through which man is connected with Lord of the Universe. The prayer in the religion of Islam is not mere words of appeal or praise of God but it is both action and speech fulfilled by meditation with heart, tongue, and whole body. The importance of prayer may be judged from the following facts:

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The Sources of Islamic Laws

The religion of Islam is a complete and concrete system dealing with man and his affairs in all walks of life. It is not only laid down the fundamental principles of faith and the practical devotions but it also distinctly defined the rules of transactions, moralities, penal laws, and social, economical and political systems. The Holy Quran is the fountain – head of Islamic laws. There are beside this standing miracle of Islam, three sources of Islamic Jurisprudence; namely,

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The Role of Islam in Spread of Knowledge

The first of the Quran to be revealed-verses 1-5 of the Surah ‘Al-Alaq’-itself bore testimony to the supreme value of knowledge and learning. Commenting on the meanings of these verses, Imam Zamakshari explains: ‘God taught human beings that which they do not know, and this testifies to the greatness of His beneficence, for He has given to His servants knowledge of that which they did not know. He has brought them out of the darkness of

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The Significance of Hajj

 

Pilgrimage is a unique journey through which the Muslim reaches, with his soul and body, “the land made safe” (Mecca). There the visitor goes round the sacred house (Ka’ba), which is the symbol of unity of Islam and Muslim. Every Muslim should face the direction of “Ka’ba” every day in his prayers, and should visit and go round it once his lifetime.

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The Authenticity of the Holy Quran

 

The word ‘Quran’ is an infinitive noun from the root ‘Qaraa’ which signifies: he collected together things or he read or recited. According to some authorities, the name of this Holy Book, Al-Quran, is due to its gathering in itself the principal teachings of all the world Divine Books, rather its being a collection of the fruits of all the sciences etc. It also means a book that is or should be read. It was revealed in Arabic language to Prophet Muhammad ( peace be upon him) who delivered it to mankind. It was revealed in portions, every portion being written and committed to memory as soon as it was revealed. The revelation of it was spread over 23 years of the Holy Prophet’s life.

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