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The concept of Jihad "struggle" in Isalm Quotation: Many accounts in the media define "jihad" as a synonym for "holy war," -- a vicious, violent clash between followers of different religionseach of whom believes that God is on their side and that the other side is of Satan. This usage often appears on Western TV, radio, and other media during news about the Middle East, where it is used to describe a call for Muslims to fight against non-Muslims in the defense of Islam.
Some Muslims have begun to adopt this meaning of "jihad" as a result of Western influence. Others use the term as a synonym for a struggle of any type. This reflects the origin of the word from the Arabic verb "jahada" which means to struggle or fight.
Sponsored link The conventional interpretation of "Jihad": Considering each in turn: This is the most important form. This type of jihad, called the Jihadun-Nafs, is the intimate struggle to purify one's soul of evil influences -- both subtle and overt.
It is the struggle to cleanse one's spirit of sin. Putting "Allah ahead of our loved ones, our wealth, our worldly ambitions and our own lives.
Such are the truthful.
To strive for justice through words and non-violent actions. Muhammad encouraged Muslims to demand justice in the name of Allah. During his stay in Makkah [Mecca] he used non-violent methods and after the establishment of his government in Madinah [Medina], by the permission of Allah, he used armed struggle against his enemies whenever he found it inevitable.
This relates to the use of physical force in defense of Muslims against oppression and transgression by the enemies of Allah, Islam and Muslims. Allah commands that Muslims lead peaceful lives and not transgress against anyone.
If they are persecuted and oppressed, the Qur'an recommends that they migrate to a more peaceful and tolerant land: Those who believe, and those who emigrate to escape persecution and strive Jahadu in the way of Allah, these have hope of Allah's mercy If relocation is not possible, then Allah also requires Muslims to defend themselves against oppression by "fighting against those who fight against us.
In her book "Muhammed," author Karen Armstrong writes:Quran is the most important religious book of Islam religion and the Muslim community.
According to the Islam religion, the discourses contained in the Quran were first of all expressed by the messenger of Allah named Jabriel to Mohammad Prophet on the direction of Allah. Islam considers the Quran to be a holy book, the word of Allah, and a miracle.
 The text itself is believed to be a miracle on the grounds that the Arabic text would not conform to the standard poetry and prose categories commonly expressed by other forms of written and spoken languages and therefore is attributed to supernatural, esp.
divine, agency; esp. an act (e.g. of. Essays Related to Quran. 1. Islam and the Holy Quran Note that the Quran was revealed to Muhammad in Arabic only. So, any Quranic translation, either in English or any other language, is neither a Quran, nor a version of the Quran, but rather it is only a translation of the meaning of the Quran.
/5(5). Qur'an Recitation CDs in Arabic Audio - Arabic Quran Recitation CDs All CDs below are in Arabic only, unless otherwise noted. Each CD is an audio CD that will work in any normal audio CD player, or in a computer CD-ROM drive. Arabic Arabic Prose until end of 3rd Century Sally Al Nazer Essay Assignment The importance of the Quran in influencing the literary Arabic genres Quran is a very influential masterpiece in terms of religion, Islamic .
It (the Qur’an) is not a forged statement but a confirmation of that which was before it and a detailed explanation of everything and a guide and a mercy for the people who believe.” [Yusuf: ] The Holy Qur’an is a divine scripture that was revealed in the Arabic language over fourteen centuries ago.