Qur'an Essay - What kinds of relationships between human...

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What kinds of relationships between human beings does the Qur'an promote? What is the role of the Muslim community in the individual's life? How are gender and class relations explicitly and implicitly presented in the text? How might these emphases relate to Mohammed's own life experiences? The Qur’an is the word, the life, and the way of all Muslim communication and relationships. It judges what one is able to do with fellow believers and non-believers. This text, comparable to the Bible and the Torah, has been in existence for thousands of years and has continued to shape and lead its Islamic followers, especially concerning relationships with fellow man. As a believer, one completely follows the Qur’an, which is essentially the word of God. In it, the Qur’an states that everyone who believes in one god will enter paradise. Yet many believe that Muslims hate everyone. It is the non-believers of Islam that initiate hatred and continue to ridicule Muslims. Gender roles are also quite clearly expressed in the Qur’an. For example, the Qur’an states that men and
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2011 for the course HUM 2210 taught by Professor Evans during the Summer '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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