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Unformatted text preview: Drinking alcohol is said to be a sin because alcohol, no matter how little of an amount, impairs judgment and ‘befogs’ the mind. 3. Capital Punishment: Muslims believe that capital punishment is needed to discipline those that go way out of line and commit “haram”, or wrongful acts. Forgiveness and peace are preferable, but the following can call for the death penalty: Treason, apostasy (leaving the religion and turning against it), terrorism, piracy, rape, adultery, and homosexual activity....
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This note was uploaded on 10/28/2010 for the course ENG 200901 taught by Professor Hodgkins during the Spring '09 term at UNC Greensboro.
- Spring '09