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The derivation of "Muslim" is from an Arabic word meaning "submitter to God ". The majority of Muslims also follow the teachings and practices of Muhammad sunnah as recorded in traditional accounts hadith. As of , 1.
In order to understand the effects that Muslim beliefs and practices have on health, it is important to know exactly what Muslims believe. Here we closely examine those beliefs, practices, and attitudes that likely have influences on individual, family, and community health. Islamic practices such as prayer, giving to the poor, fasting, and going on religious pilgrimage are described. We discuss the ethical values of Muslims, the importance of optimism and hard work, the sacred nature of the family, and controversial topics such as adultery and polygamy. This chapter will be valuable reading for both Muslims and Christians who want to know what Muslims believe and why they believe what they do. Skip to main content.
From the Christian crusades of the Middle Ages to the fatwa on Salman Rushdie at the close of the millennium, the predominately Christian societies of Western Europe and North America have been suspicious and fearful of Muslims. Conversely, Muslim adherents of Islam find much in Western social values and practices antithetical to their tradition. T he arena of conflict between these communities is changing rapidly, primarily due to the technological innovations of the information age and the confrontation of cultures. No longer are geographical boundaries adequate to separate these cultures. At the same time, Muslims of the diaspora are creating religious and cultural enclaves using Arabsat and the Internet, as well as traditional channels. Yet, recent Islamic migrants to Western nations face the dilemma of finding their authentic voice in popular Western culture, balanced against their fears of cultural assimilation and loss of identity.
From the Christian crusades of the Middle Ages to the fatwa on Salman Rushdie at the close of the millennium, the predominately Christian societies of Western Europe and North America have been suspicious and fearful of Muslims. Conversely, Muslim adherents of Islam find much in Western social values and practices antithetical to their tradition. T he arena of conflict between these communities is changing rapidly, primarily due to the technological innovations of the information age and the confrontation of cultures. No longer are geographical boundaries adequate to separate these cultures. At the same time, Muslims of the diaspora are creating religious and cultural enclaves using Arabsat and the Internet, as well as traditional channels.
The lesson provides an overview of major introductory topics required in survey courses, written for middle and high school level, or teacher preparation at lower levels. Arberry and M. It is a feature of the Oxford Islamic Studies Online that requires access to the online resource. The third holiest site for Muslims, the mosque in Jerusalem, the Haram al-Sharif Virtual Walking Tour allows the viewer to see the tour in degree panorama, along with an outstanding description by Oleg Grabar, scholar of architecture and the leading western academic expert on this site. The site also has links to various reports on Islam in the U. The images are only available as thumbnails, but the names of the mosques would help locate the community mosque websites which usually have photos and lots of other information.
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The Islamic economic system is a theoretical construct of an economy whose members follow the Islamic faith. The core of Islamic economics rests on theological foundations — social welfare is valued above material gain and heavy emphasis is placed on a strong belief in and faithful obedience to God. The characteristics of, and principles which underlie, Islamic economics are surveyed. Particular attention is paid to the injunction against interest payments and to the requirement that the faithful pay a capital levy or wealth tax.
NCBI Bookshelf. Delivering high-quality care to patients of the Muslim faith requires knowledge of the differences in cultural and spiritual values. Important differences include diet, ideas of modesty, privacy, touch restriction, and alcohol intake restriction. Globally, Muslims represent substantial portions of society and remains the fastest-growing religion in the world.
David R. Muslims constitute a significant and growing percentage of American youths, yet no articles have appeared in the social work literature to orient social workers to this population. This oversight may result in ineffective, or possibly even detrimental, practice outcomes with Muslim youths. This article reviews the nature of Islamic discourse, significant Islamic values, and potential value-based conflicts with the dominant secular discourse. The article concludes with recommendations for culturally sensitive and effective practice with Muslim youths.
Please note that ebooks are subject to tax and the final price may vary depending on your country of residence. The second largest branch of Islam, with between and million adherents across the globe, Shi'i Islam is becoming an increasingly significant force in contemporary politics, especially in the Middle East. This makes an informed understanding of its fundamental spiritual beliefs and practices both necessary and timely. Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi is one of the most distinguished scholars of Shi'i history and theology, and in this volume he offers a wide-ranging and engaging survey of the core texts of Shi'i Islam. Examining in turn the origins and later developments of Shi'i spirituality, the author reveals the profoundly esoteric nature of the beliefs which accrued to the figures of the early Imams, and which became associated with their interaction between the material and spiritual worlds. Many of these beliefs have remained much misunderstood even within the wider Muslim world. Furthermore, Western scholarship has tended to follow the lead of the earlier orientalists and critics, viewing Shi'i teachings as marginal.
Islam , major world religion promulgated by the Prophet Muhammad in Arabia in the 7th century ce. Allah is viewed as the sole God—creator, sustainer, and restorer of the world. Retaining its emphasis on an uncompromising monotheism and a strict adherence to certain essential religious practices, the religion taught by Muhammad to a small group of followers spread rapidly through the Middle East to Africa, Europe , the Indian subcontinent, the Malay Peninsula , and China. By the early 21st century there were more than 1. Although many sectarian movements have arisen within Islam, all Muslims are bound by a common faith and a sense of belonging to a single community.
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Он знал, что для эмоций еще будет время, а теперь пора отправляться домой. Он попробовал встать, но настолько выбился из сил, что не смог ступить ни шагу и долго сидел, изможденный вконец, на каменных ступеньках, рассеянно разглядывая распростертое у его ног тело. Глаза Халохота закатились, глядя в пустоту.
PDF | On Sep 3, , Rahimah Embong and others published Islamic Belief and Practices: An Integrative Coping Approach to Life Problems.