A historian of islam explains the greatest misconception. When it comes to an apostate in islam, the quran sura 2. In this video adnan rashid speaks about the main misconceptions about islam spread in the current world and media. Top ten misconceptions about islam islam the modern.
Islamic law is structured to remove any oppression and exploitation according to rules of enjoining the right, forbidding the. Misconceptions about islam the religion of islam has been under intense focus and discussions in recent times mainly because of terrorist related activities around. In this booklet the author address human rights in the light of perfectly balanced system of laws and principles of islam. Answers to the most common misconceptions about islam. Common misconceptions about islam, muslims and the quran islam, muslims and the quran have become a subject of major concern to the world media, religious groups and people, especially after the events of september 11th 2001 in the usa. That all muslims are terroristsviolent or islam preaches violence. Read about malcolm x in relation to this misconception, where he found the true islam. Islam is a religion only for arabs of the two billion muslims worldwide, only 15% to 20% are arabs. Islam is the most misconception religion in the world. According to the teachings of islam, the only thing that distinguishes people in the sight of god is their level of piety. This paper aims to clarify three current misconceptions about the islamic faith and issues of human rights and womens rights in the west. Some culture like bright color but islam says simple and light color.
Misconceptions false claims commmon questions asked by. Islam is a religion of peace, which is acquired by submitting ones will to the will of the supreme creator, god. They choose this for their own personal and religious beliefs. Misconception 1 muslims do not share good and noble values with nonmuslims. I am fatima melim, i will like to let every know that there is a true and real spell caster out there and he has helped me in so many way just a few days since i came in contact with him through the help of my good friend who introduced me to him. Islam calls for the protection, defense and the support of the oppressed peoples of the world, by removal of root causes of oppression and exploitation. A very few nonmuslims may have counter arguments to. Big collection of islamic ebooks for free download in pdf, misconceptions, hadj, fasting, salaat, quran, hadith and much more. Muslim groups and leaders are constantly denouncing terrorism. Most countries in the middle east do not require their women to cover their hair or their face. Mar 21, 2016 misconception about islam 21 mar, 2016 in listen watch by believer the ongoing crisis in the muslim world and the misrepresentation of islam sometimes by the media challenges us to answer questions by our nonmuslim friends about our way of life in a simple and concise language. The responses in this lecture are based on actual questions asked from various nonmuslims in a very logical and simple way a common man can understand.
It is not civilized to have more than one wife at a time. One such evening we were driving home when, overawed by the beauty of the sunset i cried out allah akbar. Most nonmuslims are not convinced about the truth of islam because there are a few questions about islam at the back of their minds that remain unanswered. We avoid the word religion because in many non islamic societies, there is a separation of religion and state.
In the case of murder, capital punishment is an option for both male and female since they are equal in the sight of the islamic law. This beautiful animation giving you 6 main misconceptions about islam. Pdf communication is a social process in which individuals use symbols to establish and interpret meaning in their. Alaa murabit what my religion really says about women strong faith is a core part of alaa murabits identity but when she moved from canada to libya as a young woman, she was surprised how the tenets of islam were used to severely limit womens rights, independence and ability to lead. Read about malcolm x in relation to this misconception, where he found the true islam, realizing that. If one critically analyzes the teachings of islam with an open mind, one cannot escape the fact that islam is full of.
If so, share your ppt presentation slides online with. This is due to insufficient and incorrect knowledge of islam. I will be seeking truth by highlighting muslims men and muslimas ladies, in the community and world and organizations that love islam. The fight against oppression may, at times, require the use of force, and. Apr 24, 2008 this paper aims to clarify three current misconceptions about the islamic faith and issues of human rights and womens rights in the west. Misconceptions about islam alhamdulillahlibrary pdf title. Encountering the world of islam ewi guides you on a journey into the lives of muslims around the world and in your neighborhood. Muslims worship a different god from the one christian worship 2. Misconceptions about islam, muslims and the quran flyers.
All muslims that are working to spread islam and give the. Muslims worship a new god called allah if anyone murders an innocent person, it will be as if he has murdered the whole of humanity. The five pillars of islam text version pdf version. The misconception of following hadith and sunna sayings and practices traditionally and falsely attributed to prophet muhammad the religion of islam submission to god alone has been severely corrupted. Allah swt is the lord of the entire universe, and muslims have been entrusted. Ibrahim illustrated guide to abrief understanding islam dr. The key to understanding islam and muslims is to resist stereotypes and examine each situation according to islamic teachings and authentic sources. Islamic research foundation 3 for more queries contact.
Misconceptions about islam and muslims muhammad zafrullah. Misconception 3 islam permits terrorism the media generally portrays any muslim who fights as a terrorist, regardless of whether they fight justly or unjustly, or whether they are oppressing others or being oppressed. Thetablepodcast livingandministeringinthemiddleeast 5of12 initially,thenews,thenationalmediasaiditstheislamicand islamicgroupmusthavedoneit. The fastest way to prove that this is completely false is to state the fact that only about 15% to 20% of the muslims in the world are arabs. Misconceptionsask a muslim ask a muslim learn islam from. In this video, yusuf estes tackles various misconceptions surrounding the quran. The misconception of following hadith and sunna sayings. Through this course and textbook, you will learn about muhammad and the history of islam, gain insight into todays world conflicts, and dispel fears and myths about muslims. And if anyone saves a person it will be as if he has saved the whole of humanity. Pamphlets recommended for general distribution to nonmuslims. Information on the selected answers to particular questions as given by world renowned muslim scholar dr. Islam is the name of a way of life which the creator wants us to follow. As part of dawah work to mankind to understand islam, answers to frequently. This is the biggest misconception of islam, given unfairly by stereotyping and the public image that the media gives.
Islam promotes peace but at the same time, it exhorts its followers to fight oppression. Ppt misconceptions about islam powerpoint presentation. Common misconceptions about islam by dr zakir naik. An introduction about islam, clearing top misconceptions about islam, women rights in islam, miraculous quran, muslims, free download media about islam books, audio lectures, refutations, a brief introduction about prophet mohammad. Misconceptions about islam is the property of its rightful owner. Misconceptions of islam and muslim life see beyond the prejudice, stereotypes and thoughtless hate with these talks about the muslim faith.
Blood money misconceptions about women women in islam. Islam a brief overview of the history of islam the origin of islam is placed around 610 ce when muhammad, a highly spiritual and religious man who spent months in praying and self contemplation in a secluded cave near the town of mecca, is thought to have received divine messages. Encountering the world of islam embracing muslims with. In fact bahaism is not islam just as farrakhanism is not islam.
The author, in a very interesting chapter, titled muslims in the west, blames the evangelists for spreading the misconception about muslims and islam. The sikh religion is a blend of islam and hinduism or a sect of hinduism. This website is for people of various faiths who seek to understand islam and muslims. It contains a lot of brief, yet informative articles about different aspects of islam.
Zakir naik of bombay, india, on the misconceptions about islam, on friday, november 26, 1999 at the rakkah stadium, dammam, under the aegis of the islamic dawah and guidance center, dammam. The first misconception is that muslims are terrorists because they believe in jihad. Dispelling common misconceptions and stereotypes about islam. In conveying the message of islam to a nonmuslim, it is usually not sufficient to highlight only the positive nature of islam.
Chase robinson, a historian of islam says the greatest misconception about muslims is that they share a single set of fixed attitudes on the law and politics. Muslims consider this group to be just one of many cults using the name of islam for their own gain. While there has been all men in turbans are muslim. Thankfully, this one, despite being one of the biggest wrong impressions people had about islam, is now in decline thanks to more honest portrayals in some media outlets. Dispelling common misconceptions and stereotypes about islam not all muslim women wear a veil. A very important book talks about some misconceptions about islam such as. Three common misconceptions about the caliphate in islam are explored alleging.869 331 317 1467 1456 806 247 712 1094 1173 1216 115 1417 136 1477 354 892 351 591 422 809 899 480 703 1391 675 1200 1444 414 660 738 453 1017 1130