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Unformatted text preview: to be equal rights and respect for women, parents, and elders, to live honestly and that working hard to earn a living is also considered worship of God, the rich and poor are alike in the sight of God and that their good deeds will help them meet God in heaven, and God is called “Allah” in Arabic and for people to remember God at all times. Mohammed’s continuing significance within Islam tradition is he is the founder of the religion and can be considered the author of the Qur’an. He is viewed today and within the Islam traditions as the last and greatest in a series of prophets. Without his revelations of the Qur’an, which is still used by modern Muslims, would not have the monotheistic faith as they do today, ut the same polytheistic traditions of their ancestors. Therefore, his teachings and influential ideas are just as significant today as the day they were created and immortalized in the Qur’an....
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This note was uploaded on 02/25/2011 for the course REL 2000 taught by Professor Yadalapadi during the Spring '07 term at LSU.
- Spring '07